Coughs in Mesothelioma 

Kate Slaven, the Mesothelioma Nurse based at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, is conducting a study on Cough in Mesothelioma. Kate is looking for patients or carers to help her with this. To volunteer you have to be a patient yourself, or someone who has cared for a patient, who is age 18 or above has…

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Open Letter to Ran Oren, Joint CEO of Altrad

On 26 October the Forum of UK Asbestos Victims’ Support Groups sent the following open letter to Mr Ran Oren, the Joint CEO of Cape’s parent company Altrad. He is also the sole director of Cape Intermediate Holdings. It was addressed to his office at 125, Rue du Mas de Carbonnier, 34000 Montpellier in France.…

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There’s a new Cape Must Pay video

A volunteer professional has now made a new Cape Must Pay video. It was made at one of the demonstrations outside Altrad’s offices in Rotherham and Warrington on Frday 30 September. You can watch it here.

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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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Asbestos Support Central England very much regrets the sudden death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and acknowledges her long period of public service to the realm

Asbestos Support Central England very much regrets the sudden death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We wish to aknowledge her long period of public service to the realm. Our services will continue as usual during the period of national mourning but we will be closed on the day of her funeral. This is likely…

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Our annual report and accounts for 2021-22

You can find our annual report and accounts here on the Charity Commission website. If you prefer to see a quick summary, the two pie charts below show where our income comes from and how we spent it.  We are pleased to say that we are using some of our income from last year to…

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Coming to terms with uncertainty

Benjamin Franklin, one of the architects of the America constitution, wrote in a letter to a friend, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” It wasn’t an original idea. He borrowed this joke from the forgotten English playwright Christopher Bullock. But he made it famous. All of us…

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