Category Archives: England

PHE Report says Water Fluoridation is Effective and Safe

Public Health England (PHE) has today published its Water fluoridation: health monitoring in England 2018 report on behalf of the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Public Health England (PHE) has a duty under the Water Industry Act … Continue reading

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£1.1 Million Fine for Company following Red Arrows Pilot’s Death

An ejection seat manufacturer has been sentenced and fined £1.1 million following the death of a Red Arrows pilot in 2011. Lincoln Crown Court heard that Martin Baker Aircraft Company Ltd made and supplied the ejection seat that failed on … Continue reading

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Drug Drivers Caught 25,000 Times within Three Years

Almost 25,000 motorists in England and Wales tested positive for drug-driving within three years, figures have revealed. Data from 40 forces showed 8,336 drivers tested positive for cannabis and 3,064 for cocaine between March 2015 and January 2018. The government … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Prompts Further Health Warnings from PHE

With much of the country experiencing very cold weather, and some places forecast to see conditions not experienced for several years, PHE doctors are again reminding people to take care. The Met Office has today repeated warnings that all parts … Continue reading

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Food from Tamworth FC’s Postponed Match Donated to Homeless Shelter

Big-hearted Salford City FC bosses made sure no food from the club’s postponed clash with Tamworth was wasted, by donating it all to a homeless shelter. Yesterday, Saturday 25 Feb, the Ammies were forced to call off their home game less than … Continue reading

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Taxi Driver used Costa Coffee Lid as Fuel Cap

An “irresponsible” taxi driver who used the lid of a Costa coffee cup as a fuel cap has had their Hackney Carriage licence suspended. The vehicle also had tyres close to the legal limit, its airbag light on and a … Continue reading

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Measles Outbreak in West Midlands and 4 Other Areas of England

Outbreaks of measles have been confirmed in the West Midlands and four other areas of England with a total of more than 120 cases. Public Health England says the cases in the West Midlands, West Yorkshire, Cheshire and Liverpool, Surrey … Continue reading

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