UK Health Newswire Archive
14-05-2006 10:30Save Temple Cowley Swimming Pool!
Oxford City Council is planning to close Temple Cowley Swimming Pool, Gym and sauna suite, the only facility in the Oxford area with capacity for holding swimming galas.
This petition is sponsored by an ever-increasing group of residents who object to the proposed changes to their local swimming pool.
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14-05-2006 09:57City Council threatening to close or dramatically change our local pool againgt the wishes of the pool users.
11-05-2006 15:20We are still unsure of Tariq's condition. We urge all concerned individuals and organisations to contact the Home Office and Colnbrook Immigration Removal Centre and ask for clarification of his condition and furthermore put pressure on them to end to the barbaric practice of detention and deportation of refugees.
- Serco (For Colnbrook), Press Office: 01344 386 300
- Home Office Press Office: 020 7035 3535
10-05-2006 01:55Person with a Fig and Vine Planter conviction returns to Court for a ‘mercy hearing’ (see 4).
Shakespeare wrote: “The quality of mercy is not strain'd”.
(I’ve wondered about the meaning of this phrase and the way I see it, it means it’s stretchy but never breaks/snaps. Wow! Now I see sadly, it can be also blocked).
09-05-2006 18:55Channel 4 is showing a documentary called 'Mad About Animals'. It is doubtful that with it's corporate sponsorship from companies like Glaxco Smith Kline and Proctor and Gamble it will be a biased account.
08-05-2006 21:23The issues around nanotechnology closely resemble those of GM crops, a powerful new technology being rushed on to the market by profit driven corporations before even basic safety concerns can be addressed. The dangers of getting it wrong with nanotech are far greater and wider ranging than they ever were with genetic modification.
06-05-2006 21:23Today is the begining of 'global cannabis action' month, and there are events in 200 cities world wide.
05-05-2006 17:37Not a article a ssuch, more a plea for help to support individual under the cosh from developers in the East End vis-a-vis "The Olympics".
04-05-2006 14:29As the U.K. National Health Service (NHS) begins to roll out its patient records database, one of the centerpiece projects in the massive £6 billion (US$11.4 billion) IT infrastructure upgrade, concerns are being raised about security aspects involved in the retention and distribution of sensitive personal medical information.
Setting out from the usual meeting place [Outside the Savoy Cinema on Derby Road, meet at 5.30pm]
03-05-2006 21:10The Government has decided to keep the present Mental Health Act 1983, making a raft of new changes by asking Parliament to amend the Act.
The Safety and Wellbeing group would be really happy if you would
like to volunteer for any of the following at the Climate Camp: