Absestos claims made against councils < Manchester Evening News own hall bosses throughout Greater Manchester are facing a ‘ticking timebomb’ of mounting claims from people struck down with conditions linked to deadly asbestos. Manchester council paid out almost £600,000 in damages to victims in the last year alone, an M.E.N. investigation has found. The 2013/14Continue reading “FOI Friday: Absestos claims against councils, zero hour contracts, councils with millions in the bank and police encounters with men in fancy dress”
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Arise, your newspaper: How regional newspapers covered the New Year Honours
If you saw the national newspapers or TV news on Saturday, then you’ll know that The New Year Honours were somewhat dominated by Olympians. And why not? 2012, after all, is a year which will be remembered for sport.
FOI Friday: Crime-ridden leisure centres, true truancy figures, NHS lay offs and Olympic torch costs
Apologies for the delay in the latest FOI Friday – a bad dose of chickenpox in our house has made keeping on top of it harder than usual! As ever, this is list is compiled using Google News and from suggestions sent to me on Twitter @davidhiggerson Crimes committed at leisure centres < < <Continue reading “FOI Friday: Crime-ridden leisure centres, true truancy figures, NHS lay offs and Olympic torch costs”