Monthly Archives: February 2011

Video: Norwich shoppers taken by surprise

Norwich shoppers taken by surprise


If we had had law-making powers, these extra rights for carers would have been in place for 12 months now

by Madeleine Brindley, Western Mail
Feb 28 2011
The referendum this week will decide whether Wales’ law-making powers should be extended. Health Editor Madeleine Brindley looks at the current long process to get laws passed in Wales and its impact on the public

IN THE weeks leading up to the 2007 National Assembly election, Plaid Cymru AM Helen Mary Jones met a group of carers at a hustings event.

A “feisty” man in the crowd told her not to just heap platitudes on the hundreds of thousands of carers who work tirelessly and anonymously in the background.

Flipping heck! The pancake race is on

Flipping heck! The pancake race is on

Published on Mon Feb 28 07:00:00 GMT 2011

A NORTHUMBERLAND peer will be flipping pancakes for charity next month.

Lord Redesdale will compete in this year’s Rehab Parliamentary Pancake Race, which will take place outside the Houses of Parliament on Shrove Tuesday, March 8.

Rehab works with thousands of people with disabilities, older people and others with brain injuries, spinal injuries and mental health difficulties, to enable them to achieve independence and remain active citizens in their communities, and to undertake training and education.