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RIP Julia Kelly: Another Tragic Suicide After DWP Threats

A woman who founded a charity to help people suffering with chronic pain committed suicide after a battle to claim disability benefits ended with the DWP demanding that she repay £4000 in backdated payments. 274 more words


When in Rome: Rare Gallery Presents a Tile Work at Scope Inspired By Imperial Dinners

A little bit of ancient Rome will come to Scope this week in the ongoing collaborative series by artists Leslie Lyons and J.B. Wilson titled… 336 more words

Who doesn't like cupcakes?

After pizza (click here if you want to eat pizza) in Durham, we decided to walk in the freezing cold to a local cupcake shop that was much farther than we expected, BUT so worth it. 104 more words


Charles Cranfield (1915-2015)

One of the great things about my experience of Durham was learning about all the excellent scholars that had shaped the university’s past. In fact, I knew of many of the names of the scholars there, but never associated them with Durham before I arrived. 537 more words


Out-of-touch MPs ‘don’t get it’, says ex-Civil Service chief (#uk #politics)

From The Independent

Too few politicians in Britain have any idea what life is like for people living on benefits, the former head of the Civil Service has warned, criticising ministers who send their children to public schools and have private health care rather than use the NHS. 648 more words

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