26 June 2012
Cutting £10billion from the welfare budget
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced 17 further reforms aimed at cutting £10billion from the welfare budget, including removing housing benefit from under 25s and linking benefits to average earnings as opposed to inflation. But some senior Government and Labour sources claim that proposed new benefit Universal Credit is now over budget and running late.
Living with Lyme disease
Tony Bent, 38, talks about living with Lyme disease, contracted after he was bitten by a tick five years ago. "It’s astounding so many people – many wrongly diagnosed with CFS/M.E., among others – have ended up being diagnosed privately," he says.
Basildon Echo, p 22
Dress on display in London musuem
A dress designed by Cindy Beadman is on display at London's V&A Museum as part of its new exhibition, Ballgowns: British glamour since 1950. Cindy’s successful career in fashion was cut short in the mid-1980s when she became ill with M.E. She is now an author and healer.
Western Morning News (Devon), p 13
Emotional freedom technique
Caroline Rolling and Maggie Langton said their recent taster session showing how emotional freedom technique helped them was a great success. Both women used the technique to help them improve their symptoms of M.E.
Bridgnorth Journal, p 20
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