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2014/10/31 09:26
2014/10/31 09:26
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A MAINSTAY of Redditch’s social calendar is set to be held for what could be the last time. Generations of people have enjoyed the spectacular fireworks show put on by Redditch Fire Station to mark...
2014/10/31 09:26
2014/10/31 09:26
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2014/10/31 00:37
2014/10/31 00:37
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The DEC, whose unprecedented Ebola Appeal was launched earlier this week, said that its partner agencies were planning to assist in the “safe and dignified burial of potentially tens of thousands of...
2014/10/30 14:01
2014/10/30 14:01
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We hate to be the ones to say it, but… Christmas is coming. Here’s where to bag your bargains in November. Extra smug points if you have your Christmas presents wrapped by the end of the...
2014/10/30 01:45
2014/10/30 01:45
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THE UK Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is launching an urgent appeal over the Ebola crisis – the first time it has ever called for donations in response to a disease outbreak. DEC, which is made...
2014/10/29 23:31
2014/10/29 23:31
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President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Tuesday. — AFP UK group to raise Ebola funds US President Barack Obama and the Red Cross have offered hope that the...
2014/10/29 15:39
2014/10/29 15:39
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Kitted out in space-age suits, gloves and goggles, the multinational Red Cross healthcare personnel at the Kenema Ebola treatment centre are among the protagonists in the fight against Ebola in Sierra...
2014/10/29 00:37
2014/10/29 00:37
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In a bleak assessment of the state of Britain’s asylum system, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said that the Home Office has still not resolved 29,000 asylum applications dating back to 2007 and...
2014/10/28 20:38
2014/10/28 20:38
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Run by a small team of permanent staff, the DEC co-ordinates the actions of 13 leading UK charities. It can launch large-scale aid appeals in times of crisis. Organisations involved include Oxfam,...
2014/10/28 13:08
2014/10/28 13:08
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THIS year marks 100 years since The British Red Cross opened its first charity pop-up shop at the start of World War One, and to commemorate it will set up a new one in Covent Garden next month, with...
2014/10/27 14:25
2014/10/27 14:25
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... someone you know is sick with sudden fever, diarrhea or vomiting, you should call 117 for advice." "Healthcare workers who take care of Ebola patients have to wear protective clothes do not be...
2014/10/27 10:31
2014/10/27 10:31
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Is there a cure? There is no known cure or vaccine for the virus and the disease kills between 25 and 90 per cent of its victims. The fatality rate of the current strain appears to be roughly 70 per...
2014/10/26 15:21
2014/10/26 15:21
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How to really dress a princess: Sixty years ago, high society fell in love with Dior Long before the ‘Kate effect’, Princess Margaret whipped the nation into a fashion frenzy when she became the...
2014/10/26 12:16
2014/10/26 12:16
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Volunteer "residents" helped St Albans City and District Council test its readiness for handling an emergency this week in an exercise involving an imaginary fire in high-rise flats. The residents,...
2014/10/25 16:41
2014/10/25 16:41
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A woman who rushed to give CPR to a man found collapsed in Bury St Edmunds says she was on ‘auto-pilot’ after completing a first aid course just four days earlier. At around 11.45am last Tuesday,...
2014/10/24 10:31
2014/10/24 10:31
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Ebola: 'protocol breach' blamed for first US transmission 13 October A nurse in Texas has tested positive for the Ebola virus, marking the first transmission of the disease on US soil. The...
2014/10/24 08:49
2014/10/24 08:49
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CHARITY -minded solicitors are urging people to use their services to write a Will this November and to make a voluntary donation to Will Aid, instead of paying the usual fee. All the money donated...
2014/10/23 13:24
2014/10/23 13:24
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A group of charities in Reading hopes to make the town a place of welcome for refugees and people fleeing persecution and danger. The charities launched their bid at Reading International Solidarity...
2014/10/23 13:09
2014/10/23 13:09
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Ukip have induced a from of catatonia in both the mainstream British parties. It is as if Nigel Farage has the eyes of the Medusa. Wherever he casts his gaze, mortal men turn to stone. Politics is a...
2014/10/23 07:13
2014/10/23 07:13
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Dozens of organisations have already signed up, and there is still time to get involved. Organised by Volunteer Glasgow, it's all part of the Legacy 2014 programme, with the success of Glasgow's...
2014/10/22 22:41
2014/10/22 22:41
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A leading charity has said it will refuse proceeds from sales of a controversial Ukip-supporting song as it is party political and contains an attack on refugees and asylum seekers. The anti-EU party...
2014/10/31 09:26
2014/10/31 09:26
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