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Leigh Day cyclists make light work of 66-mile Manchester bee bike ride
Leigh Day cyclists made light work of a Manchester-bee shaped route to raise awareness of safer cycling for all abilities at the weekend.
Former head teacher Duggie Speight jailed for sex crimes against boys
Former head teacher Duggie Speight has been jailed for 12 years after admitting 15 charges of sexual crimes against boys.
Gross failures and significant missed opportunities by Surrey authorities involved in the care of Oskar Nash
The inquest into the death of 14-year-old Oskar Nash from Staines has concluded that his suicide was contributed to by neglect from Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Rev Yvonne Clarke supporters challenge racism in proposals to dissolve her parish
Rev Yvonne Clarke, the first black woman to become a deacon in the Church of England told a hearing that plans to axe her south London parish feel “personal”.
Appeal to former work colleagues of late Northamptonshire plasterer
The family of Joseph Henri Labonte, a former plasterer from Northamptonshire, are appealing for information following his death from asbestos related cancer, mesothelioma.
Severely disabled benefits claimants win permission for third legal challenge over loss of income on Universal Credit
Two severely disabled men have been given permission to challenge the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) for a third time over its failure to provide transitional payments to protect them and others from a cliff-edge loss of income following their move on to Universal Credit.
Child-on-child sexual abuse reports double
Reports of children being subjected to sexual abuse by other children doubled in the two years up to 2019, BBC Panorama has found.
NHS safety alert over use of liquified phenol 80%
A national safety alert has been issued to halt the use of a highly toxic and corrosive nail treatment after NHS patients suffered burns.
Hearing for Rev Yvonne Clarke, All Saints Shirley
The first black woman priest to be ordained Anglican deacon, Reverend Yvonne Clarke will have a hearing on Tuesday, 7 September 2021 into proposals that would strip her of her vocation and her home in South London.
Sainsbury’s shop floor workers claim victory in first stage of equal pay battle
Shop floor workers employed by Sainsbury’s are one step closer to equal pay after the supermarket conceded that they can compare their roles to that of colleagues in distribution centres.
Families repeat their call for a review of the vaccine damages redress scheme
A group of individuals and their families who have been affected by severe adverse reactions to the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine have repeated their call for a review of the Vaccine Damages Payment Scheme (VDPS) following a response to their open letter to Sajid Javid.
Fear of being treated unfairly puts off two in five workers from taking legal action against their employers
Nearly 40%* of workers in the UK feel they have had reason to take legal action against their employer, but many are deterred by the prospect of victimisation, a survey by Leigh Day has found.