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Action Mesothelioma Day 2016

Domino Hall, Sheffield Cathedral Friday 1st July 2016 11am–1pm Speakers include Dr Chris Barber, Consultant Respiratory Physician Sheffield Northern General Hospital, Adrian Budgen, June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Fund, Helena Stanley, Mesothelioma Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist, Bob Jeffery, President Sheffield TUC

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Action Mesothelioma Day 2015

Sheffield Cathedral  |  Friday 3rd July 2015  |  11.00 – 1.30 SARAG is holding a meeting from 11.00am–1.30pm at Sheffield Cathedral on Friday 3rd July to mark national Action Mesothelioma Day 2015 to raise awareness about the asbestos cancer mesothelioma

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Barnsley Motorcycle Festival ‘Show With Go’ 2015

On Sunday 28th June the Barnsley Bikers Club are holding their annual “Show With Go” event. Each year they support a different charity and this year they’ve been kind enough to choose us! The event takes place at Wombell Go-Kart

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Action Mesothelioma Day 2014

Action Mesothelioma Day – Friday 4th July 2014 Sheffield Memorial Hall – 11am-1pm SARAG South Yorkshire Asbestos Victims Support Group is holding a meeting from 11am -1pm at the Memorial Hall, City Hall, Barker’s Pool, Sheffield on Friday 4th July

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SARAG AGM, Friday 11th October 2013

The SARAG AGM will be on Friday 11th October 2013 at 2.00 at The Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James Street, Sheffield S1 2EW. Guest speakers Adrian Budgen and Patrick Walsh, together with David Cass will be speaking about the

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Press Release: Charities furious at one-sided MoJ Mesothelioma reform consultation

Charities meeting the Justice Minister, Helen Grant on the 23 September, will express their anger and frustration concerning the consultation Reforming Mesothelioma Claims. The consultation constitutes the Review of the exemption for mesothelioma sufferers from legal costs under the Legal

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Asbestos Victims 100% Justice Campaign

Currently, if neither previous employers nor their insurer can be traced, asbestos victims cannot obtain rightful compensation through the courts. The Mesothelioma Bill seeks in part to redress this appalling injustice by making compensation available to asbestos victims who are

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SARAG Trustees

SARAG currently has five Trustees, who meet regularly to discuss organisational matters and the work of the charity. The Trustees have varied experience and we are always keen to encourage new Trustees to join SARAG to help manage and guide

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SARAG General Meetings

Everyone is welcome to come along to our monthly meetings, which take place at different venues around South Yorkshire and dates, times and venues are given below. If you would like any further information, please contact 01709 360 672. July

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SARAG was delighted to be awarded funding from the Big Lottery Fund, Awards For All programme for our Air-ways project, which is a 12 month health initiative aimed at people with respiratory conditions including asbestos-related conditions. There are six Air-ways

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