The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has welcomed the announcement that enclosed gamebirds are to be included within enhanced livestock worrying legislation in England and Wales. Listing enclosed gamebirds and increasing police powers for dealing with incidents of livestock worrying are just two parts of a wider Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill introduced… Read more »
Lindsay van Dijk has been appointed to head up the chaplaincy and pastoral care team at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which provides person-centred pastoral and spiritual care. As a head of service role, this is the most senior role a humanist pastoral carer has ever held in the NHS. She is also the… Read more »
The last bastion of free smoking in the UK is set to be shut down, after the Prison Service confirmed it was considering plans to ban smoking in prisons.
Nick Clegg’s call for a permanent seat in government was dealt a blow this morning after a new poll found an overwhelming majority do not want another coalition government.