UK Health Newswire Archive
28-02-2006 18:57Muzzled climate change hydrologist wants you to counter foolish arguments by skeptic spammer Peter K. Anderson (Harlod) from Australia.
28-02-2006 13:28Transhumanism, human “enhancement” and eugenics: day of information for action
27-02-2006 23:10Death in the Air
26-02-2006 09:38British Lung Foundation’s Action on Mesothelioma Day
Monday 27th February. Manchester Town Hall:
Photo call 12.30pm Town Hall steps.
Meeting: Great Hall 1-3pm.
24-02-2006 22:30The County Council meets on 23rd February to consider a recommendation to approve the award of a 26-year waste PFI contract for Nottinghamshire to Veolia Environmental Services.
23-02-2006 13:55L'Oreal, the world's largest maker of cosmetics, has announced it may make an offer for Body Shop International Plc, the U.K. retailer of natural cosmetics started by Anita Roddick. Body Shop's share price gained around 13 percent on the news.
23-02-2006 10:53Appeal from Cambridge Trades Council
22-02-2006 17:21Pro animal testing protesters (!!!) have set up a nice little website to (mis)inform people about animal testing.
22-02-2006 15:24Students and staff at Oxford University are to defy animal rights campaigners
and demonstrate in support of a controversial £163;20m research facility.
20-02-2006 04:56"The reality is that of 580,000 soldiers who served in that war 325,000 are on permanent medical disabilty and 11,000 have subsequently died - an astonishing figure of 56% of those who served are now seriously ill with radiation related sicknesses, eupehmistically labelled "Gulf War Syndrome" by the medical and military establishments that refuse, of course, to acknowledge its true cause." And much more.
bi-monthly meeting of the Health and Safety Commission, the
government-appointed committee that sets the policy for the Health and Safety Executive.
The protest was drawing attention to the abolition of basic safeguards for workers which they say is happening at an increasing rate as profit takes precidence over people.
‘We love enforcement’ Valentine’s cards were delivered to the new HSE chief executive Geoffrey Podger along with a copy of the damning new report "Total Suck Up", which accuses the watchdog of going walkies from its legal duty to enforce criminal safety law in its haste to adopt the government’s business-friendly ‘better regulation’ agenda.
15-02-2006 01:12You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the East Anlgia Social Forum (EASF) which will be on Saturday at the Friends Meeting House, 12 Jesus Lane, Cambridge. Starts at 12 finishes at 4 pm, followed by a Wild Thyme Cafe.
map available here
14-02-2006 17:49Queer barbers and shoeshine boys,
12-02-2006 22:05A one day gathering for therapeutic horticultural projects, community gardens, school gardening and 'green' clubs, allotment societies, local small businesses (eg, growers, nurseries, cafes, wholefood shops, etc) and environmental and health promoting organisations in the Southend on Sea area.