Join us on the National Demonstration Against Cape at 1pm in Warrington on Friday 30 September

Caped  defenders of justice take on Cape offenders of justice On Friday 30 September at 1pm a demonstration will be held outside the head offices of Cape Industrial Services, a subsidiary of the Altrad multinational corporation. Members and supporters of the Asbestos Victims Support Groups’ Forum UK will be dressed as Caped Defenders of Justice. We…

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Action Mesothelioma Day in Dudley

ARC-AID (Asbestos Related Conditions – Allied Industrial Diseases) is a charity in our region which is dedicated to fundraising for research into asbestos related diseases and support for patients. It rus a charity shop in New Street, Dudley. Going Blue for Meso Founder Mary Law, 86, and friends wore ‘blue for meso’ on Action Mesothelioma…

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It’s time to mobilise aginst Cape

The Forum of Asbestos Victims’ Support Groups is calling patients, carers, friends and relatives to mobilise for a day of action. We intend to demonstrate outside the head offices of Cape International Holdings. Why we are mobilising against Cape This is the company which manufactured asbestos insulation board. It recently spent a fortune trying to…

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Hazards2022 says “Cape must pay”

This year’s Hazards Conference took place from 29 to 31 July. Attendees called on Cape, one of the leading manufacturers of products that contained asbestos, to pay £10 million for desperately needed research into mesothelioma. Attendees are pictured holding up placards. It’s worth zooming in to read their shocking contents! They say things like: Cape…

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Sign the petition to save Phoenix House

Readers of our blog will know that on 26 April, and in our summer newsletter, we asked you to write to your MPs about the plans to close Phoenix House. This is the DWP’s specialist centre that deals with asbestos and other occupational disease benefits. It is threatened with closure next year. The skills and…

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Ask your MP to support Early Day Motion 93

Please write to your MP about Early Day Motion 93. This asks Cape Holdings PLC to make a £10 million donation towards mesothelioma research. If you wish, you can use the following template. Remember to tell your MP how you have been affected by an asbestos related disease. Template for writing to your MP Dear Insert…

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Cape Must Pay Petition

We have been asked by our newsletter readers to repeat the link to the Cape Must Pay Petition.  So far we have collected  1,300 signatures, but we need many more than that if we are to bring Cape to account. Please sign the petition and ask your friends and family to sign it too.  You…

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We’re going blue for meso on Action Mesothelioma Day!

Mesothelioma kills more than 2,400 people each year so it’s time for action! Exposure to asbestos is virtually the only cause of the incurable cancer mesothelioma in the UK. Asbestos needs to be removed from as many schools, hospitals, public buildings and homes as possible. And it needs to be removed as soon as possible.…

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