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Notice of important claims deadline for former British Steel coke oven workers

Clare Gammond
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Stephensons has been made aware of a deadline for all potential claimants to join an ongoing group action for industrial disease claims. The action is brought on behalf of hundreds of ex-British Steel employees suffering from illnesses such as chronic...

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Clare Gammond
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The Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation’s nationwide event ‘Lung Cancer Awareness Month’ takes place this month and staff at Stephensons are doing their bit to raise funds for the charity. We will be taking part in bake sales,...

Action Mesothelioma Day 2017

Clare Gammond
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Asbestos support groups up and down the country are taking part in this year’s Action Mesothelioma Day. In Manchester, the event takes place on Friday 7th July and will be marked by the symbolic release of doves, in memory of those who...

Deaf Awareness Week - 15th to 21st May 2017

Clare Gammond
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This year’s Deaf Awareness Week is taking place from 15-21 May 2017. It is promoted by the UK Council on Deafness, the umbrella body for voluntary organisations working with deaf people in the UK. Deaf Awareness Week is an opportunity to raise...

Global Asbestos Awareness Week - 1st to 7th April 2017

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An American non-profit organisation is preparing for its 13 th annual event, held during the first week of April each year. The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organisation (ADAO) is the largest independent asbestos victims’ organisation in the...

The Road to Wigan Pier

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It is now 80 years since George Orwell’s famous book was published on 8th March 1937. The author’s son, Richard Blair, will visit the town as part of a programme of events to celebrate its links with one of the most important writers of the...

Key report on mesothelioma treatment published

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December 2016 saw the publication of the National Lung Cancer Audit pleural mesothelioma report 2016 . Prepared by the Royal College of Physicians and funded by charity Mesothelioma UK, it suggests that the number of people who survive for more than one...