Monday’s visit to the memorial for Cape employees

Shelly Asquith addressing the gathering at Barking

Last Monday members of the UK Forum of asbestos support groups visited the memorial to employees of Cape who have died as a result of exposure to asbestos in Cape’s factories. The memorial is in Barking, where Cape had one of their factories until the 1960s. They were one of the leading manufacturers of asbestos…

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Remember the dead, fight for the living!

International Workers' Memorial Day 2023 was commemorated at the Workers' Memorial in the grounds of St Phillip's Cathedral Birimingham.

International Workers’ Memorial Day 2023 was commemorated today at the Workers’ Memorial in the grounds of St Philip’s Cathedral. There were speakers from the Central England Hazards’ Trust, Asbestos Support Central England, the regional TUC, Birmingham Trades’ Council, Unite, Unison and Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, as well as a song with new words specially written for…

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