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McIntyre welcomes Government backing for Birmingham 2022


West Midlands MEP Anthea McIntyre has welcomed Government backing for Birmingham’s bid to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022. She spoke of her “pride and joy” after Culture Secretary Karen  Bradley announced that Birmingham would be the UK’s official candidate city. Miss McIntyre said: “As a Conservative I am delighted ...

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McIntyre: Don’t let our ceramics industry be a victim of Brexit


Britain’s ceramics industry will need close care and attention during Brexit to prevent a flood of cheap crockery being dumped by China, a leading MEP is warning. Anthea McIntyre made the rallying call for British ceramics following a fringe meeting at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, which examined threats ...

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McIntyre: Workplace rights will be untouched by Brexit


Fears that Brexit will mean an erosion of workers’ rights are unjustified and ill-considered, a leading Conservative MEP said in Brussels today. Anthea McIntyre reassured members of the European Parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee after they had heard from Belgian MEP Guy Verhofstadt, the parliament’s co-ordinator on Brexit, about ...

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Sore eyes??


Do you suffer from dry, sore or tired eyes? If so, you are not alone. As many as 1 in 3 adults in the UK experience these symptoms, with uncomfortable and tired eyes being the most common complaint. Dry environments such as air conditioning and central heating can affect the ...

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Thank you to everyone who voted Labour in Coleshill South


The results of the Coleshill South By-Election are in and unfortunately the Conservatives held both their Town and Borough Council seats. The result was as follows: Borough Council Claire Breeze – 39% The Conservative Candidate – 61% Town Council Chelsea Collis – 43% The Conservative Candidate – 57% Speaking after ...

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Children’s Eyecare


Good eyesight is particularly important for children. If they have poor vision, they’ll find it difficult to learn at school, play sports or develop enough confidence to reach their full potential. Indeed clumsiness and poor academic performance may be entirely due to a problem with their sight. Yet it is ...

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Know diabetes, fight diabetes

Sir Steve Redgrave

November this year marks the twentieth anniversary of when I was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Having been at four Olympics, I thought my chances of competing in another one were non-existent but I quickly learned from medical professionals that the condition can be managed. Having said that, reaching my ...

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Help is at hand! Dementia Awareness Week


This month we mark Dementia Awareness Week. Did your readers know that an estimated 225,000 people will develop dementia this year alone – that’s one every three minutes – and, with people in the UK living longer than ever before, the threat of developing age related conditions such as dementia ...

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