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Understanding Glaucoma


The term Glaucoma is used to describe a set of eye conditions, which frequently lead to the fluid pressure within the eyes increasing. This in turn, affects the optic nerve and disturbs your peripheral vision.  In some cases, if not treated, this disease can even lead to the complete loss ...

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Daly and Mullan injury update

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Following injuries sustained against Northampton Saints on Saturday, Wasps’ prop Matt Mullan and centre Elliot Daly have undergone scans for further assessment. The club can confirm that Matt Mullan has torn a tricep tendon which will require surgery. It is unfortunately anticipated that he will be side-lined for approximately three ...

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McIntyre: Weedkiller deadlock threatens farm livelihoods and food prices

European Union officials and politicians are playing fast and loose with farmers’ livelihoods and food security in their deliberations over a widely-used weedkiller, a leading MEP said today. Anthea McIntyre MEP spoke out over the use of glyphosate, which farmers and gardeners are anxious to continue using, following two setbacks ...

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McIntyre: Horticulture must be nurtured post-Brexit


Horticulture must be treated as a prime asset and nurtured carefully as Britain leaves the EU, a high profile conference heard this week. Anthea McIntyre, Conservative MEP for the West Midlands, told the Growquip conference in Stratford upon Avon that farmers and growers were the major stewards of our environment ...

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Brexit won’t harm workplace safety – We lead the way


West Midlands MEP Anthea McIntyre has condemned false claims that Brexit will trigger a “race to the bottom” on worker’s safety. Miss McIntyre, Conservative employment spokesman in the European Parliament, stressed Britain’s leading role in improving workplace safety when she spoke in a Strasbourg debate on carcinogens. MEPs were assessing ...

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Housing and the greenbelt


Welcome to my latest column for The Coleshill Post. It’s hard to believe that this is my 54th column for this paper. It’s an amazing story – a paper born out of a desire to provide hyper local news, will next year celebrate its 5th Birthday! I’ve no doubt, there ...

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Dawn Hart, 45, from Coleshill Warwickshire, has today been ‘highly commended’ by Carers UK for two of her entries to their national Creative Writing and Photography Competition. Dawn has cared for her twin children Ethan and Grace,aged 7, the first of whom was diagnosed with brain damage and the latter with genetic conditions (trisomy X and Global Development delay) and short bowel disease. Dawn was the only photography entrant to be ...

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