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RSPCA Mobile Welfare Clinic

by Steve Middleton on 4 May, 2016

Bury, Oldham & District Branch provides a subsidised veterinary clinic service for people in receipt of benefits or on a low income*. Funding is limited and therefore they can only treat animals on a preventative care basis. The mobile clinic provides the following preventative treatments; Health Check Vaccinations Worming treatments Flea Treatments They are also […]

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The government are implementing a key Liberal Democrat manifesto pledge and changing the tax system to make it fairer, by lifting the poorest workers out of Income Tax altogether and cutting taxes for most people. This April 880,000 workers will stop paying Income Tax when the lower threshold is raised from £6,475 to 7,475. The Institute […]

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More help for pensioners as pension rises are announced

by Steve Middleton on 9 December, 2010

So much has been written about Tuition Fees of late, it’s not surprising this bit of good news for pensioners hasn’t made it to any mainstream media. The state pension will rise for single people from next April, it was announced today. Liberal Democrat Pensions Minister Steve Webb said the pension for a single person […]

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Marriage without Borders

by Steve Middleton on 19 September, 2010

I was honoured to be invited to talk this morning on Gaydio, Manchester’s first radio station for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. Gaydio became the UK’s first full time LGBT FM radio service in June of this year. It was a delight to talk about my involvement over the past few years […]

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