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Opinion- Autism

Autism is a complex condition which affects many people in very different ways. In recent times, great progress has been made in improving our understanding of autism.

Opinion- Race Horse Welfare

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) is the independent body responsible for regulating the sport of horseracing. It works closely with animal charities such as the RSPCA and World Horse Welfare to ensure that the highest of standards are upheld.

Opinion - Talking Buses

Audio visual equipment on buses can support a wide range of disabled passengers to feel sufficiently confident to use buses. It enables them to access education, employment and other services, whether or not they are familiar with the route they are travelling.

Opinion- HCPC Fees

First I would like to recognise the important work done by independent regulators like the HCPC. These organisations help to protect the public and to ensure high levels of service and professionalism.
 

Opinion- Christophobia

It is an extraordinary figure that nearly a quarter of a billion people are suffering persecution today because of their Christian faith. In addition, 80 per cent of people who suffer persecution because of their faith are Christian.

Opinion- Human Rights Defenders

Regrettably, human rights defenders face unprecedented attack in many parts of the world. In 2018 alone, I understand that more than 300 such defenders were killed, and thousands more imprisoned, attacked or tortured around the world.

Opinion - Live Prizes

Having looked into this matter I understand that when the Animal Welfare Act (2006) was being considered, there was a proposal to ban giving away live animals as prizes.

Local Event - Culter in Bloom Litter Tidy

Date: Saturday 11th May 2019

Time: 09:30

Venue: St Peter's Terrace car park, Peterculter, AB14 0UU

 

There will be a litter collection with volunteers from the local community.