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Have the IRA Bombs left an Asbestos Legacy.

24 Jan 2018, 6:08 p.m.

Manchester Arndale Bomb 1996

Those old enough to remember the 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s will probably recall a number of bombs being planted by the IRA throughout the United Kingdom. Warnings were frequently given before a bomb was detonated allowing those in the area a chance to escape and reducing the number of fatalities ...

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Turner Brothers Asbestos Site in Rochdale Continues to Cause Concern for Residents.

24 Jan 2018, 5:38 p.m.

Turner Brothers Asbestos Old Advert

Even though the site at Rochdale has long since been closed and the manufacture of any asbestos containing products stopped in the 1990’s, the legacy of the Turner Brothers Asbestos factory in Rochdale continues to cause fear for residents who worry about the amount of asbestos left on site and ...

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Asbestos in Yorkshire Power Stations

23 Oct 2017, 11:44 a.m.

From the 1940’s until the 1970’s a large number of coal fired power stations were built in Yorkshire.

These included:

Wakefield in 1948

Skelton Grange in 1955

Elland in 1959

Thorpe Marsh in 1963

Ferrybridge B and C in 1957 and 1966

Eggborough in 1967

Drax in 1974

These power ...

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Former Foyle & Kirk Painter and Decorator Diagnosed with Asbestos Cancer Seeks Former Work Mates Help

12 Oct 2017, 9:30 p.m.

Foyle & Kirk, Leeds

Our Client, a painter and decorator from Leeds who has sadly been diagnosed with mesothelioma, a cancer of the lining of the lung associated with asbestos exposure, is appealing for former work mates to help him bring his claim.

Our Client was employed between the 1960s and 1970s by Foyle ...

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Asbestos Law Partnership - Autumn 2017 Newsletter.

25 Sep 2017, 3:21 p.m.

Robin Howie

The Asbestos Law Partnership LLP's Autumn 2017 Newsletter ALP Review is now online.  Click this link to open a PDF version  ALP Review Autumn 2017 Newsletter

Inside this edition:-

  • HSE statisics underestimate mesothelioma deaths - interview with Robin Howie
  • 35 Years Since The Alice A Fight For Life Documentary was ...
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ALP Conclude Mesothelioma Case for Plumber in Two Months

25 Aug 2017, 1:40 p.m.

 

We were contacted by the family of Harold in June 2017. Harold had recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma and needed to know whether he was able to bring a claim for damages against his former employer.

He had worked as a plumber for a local firm RB Stead & ...

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Palliative Care – So what is it anyway?

8 Aug 2017, 2:21 p.m.

This was the theme of the Manchester “Living Well With Mesothelioma” Support Group July Meeting.

The talk was presented by Dr Samantha Kay, a consultant in palliative care based at Wythenshawe Hospital and St Anne’s Hospice and also Lorraine Creech, a Mesothelioma UK Nurse and despite the technical difficulties with ...

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Mesothelioma Mars 2 Patient Experience Report

20 Jul 2017, 5:52 p.m.

The John Pickering and Partners Charitable Trust has been funding the Mars 2 Patient Experience Study. The interim report has now been released and makes interesting reading for those involved with mesothelioma randomised trials.  The findings with regard to the understanding of the randomised trial process by mesothelioma patients merits ...

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35 Years Since Alice A Fight For Life Documentary

20 Jul 2017, 11:19 a.m.

 

35 years ago, Alice Jefferson (pictured above), made a claim against Cape Asbestos. She was diagnosed with mesothelioma from working in their Acre Mill factory (pictured above) in Hebden Bridge.

She only worked there for a few months when she was 17. Her story became the focus of the ...

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Muffins for May Cake Sale for Mesothelioma UK

19 Jul 2017, 10:02 a.m.

 

On Monday 22nd May at our offices in the Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre in Halifax, we hosted a Muffin for May cake sale raising £152.33 for Mesothelioma UK.

The event was well attended, with many people for the Centre popping by to buy a muffin or a piece ...

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