Education Minister Huw Lewis says that a database informing parents which schools contain the hazardous substance would not help public safety, More than 400 people signed a petition...

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Nearly 700 council buildings in Worcestershire are infected with asbestos - despite the disease killing nearly 2,000 people a year. Worcestershire County Council has admitted nearly half of its 1,500 pieces of property contain the killer scourge...

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An engineering firm has been fined after asbestos was found at their factory and they failed to document or manage the risks to employees or visitors to the site. Darlington Magistrates’ Court heard how Blue Diamond Engineering Limited of County Durham, was notified of the presence of asbestos materials...

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THE cost of removing asbestos and carrying out a backlog of maintenance work at Hereford library will cost £1 million. The Broad Street building has been closed since September when traces of asbestos were discovered. Herefordshire Council has today said the options for the library will be debated by the...

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Campaigners who help families with asbestos-related diseases are launching a new craft project to raise awareness of the problem. Volunteers at Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team are going to make a patchwork banner that tells the stories of mesothelioma sufferers and encourages people to be aware of the dangers of...

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