Press Releases

Know Your Vital Statistics - Alcohol and Breast Cancer

Apr 10, 2014 23:47 BST The Alcohol-Free Shop Screen legend Joan Collins and One Direction drummer Josh Devine are helping raise awareness of the link between booze and breast cancer. The Pink Ribbon Foundation (Reg. Charity No. 1080839) and The Alcohol-Free Shop, the UK's leading alcohol-free specialists, are working in partnership to inform women of the risks through the Know Your Vital Statistics campaign.

Positive effects of steel workers’ direct participation in managing health, safety and psychosocial risks at the workplace

Apr 08, 2014 12:30 BST Eurofound Encouraging people to talk about their problems at work, especially psychosocial problems, is a key element in prevention strategies. Eurofound releases a new report that looks at industrial relations practices regarding health and safety strategies in the European steel sector by analysing company practices in ArcelorMittal (FR), Rautaruukki (FIN) and Salzgitter AG (DE).

How we make EuroPride in Oslo affordable for our international guests

Apr 07, 2014 05:31 BST Oslo Pride Today the EuroPass is launched for sale. Oslo Pride, the organizers of EuroPride 2014, in cooperation with the city tourist board, VisitOSLO, has made the EuroPass to make the stay of our international guest as affordable and comfortable as possible.

Record interest from Europe to contribute to the political programme of EuroPride 2014

Mar 26, 2014 07:28 GMT Oslo Pride “There is a record interest from Europe to contribute to the political programme of EuroPride 2014,” says Kathrine Veland, the manager of Pride House.

Increase in young people living at home across EU since onset of economic crisis

Mar 25, 2014 08:30 GMT Eurofound The number of young people living at home with their parents across Europe has increased from 44% to 48% between 2007 and 2011, according to new research by Eurofound. The ‘Social situation of young people in Europe’, presented to policymakers in Dublin today, offer comparative insight across EU Member States of the social situation of youth in Europe and evolving trends.

Call for volunteers

Mar 20, 2014 10:22 GMT Oslo Pride Today the volunteer manager of Oslo Pride, Bård André Bendiksen, calls on all old and new volunteers to sign up for EuroPride 2014 in Oslo.

Wage setting mechanisms and minimum wages under the spotlight in Europe

Mar 06, 2014 15:00 GMT Eurofound The 'Pay in Europe in the 21st century' report provides comparative time series on wage-bargaining outcomes across the EU Member States and Norway. It also investigates the different systems and levels of minimum wages in Europe at present, evaluating the implications of a hypothetical scenario of a minimum wage set at 60% of the median national wage.

Day of Action Tackles Crime and Grime

Feb 11, 2014 15:15 GMT Rochdale Borough Council A day of action by Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership has helped to make Heywood town centre and the Angel Meadows estate a ‘cleaner, safer and more inviting place to live and work’.

Toy appeal ensures Christmas will be a cracker for needy children

Dec 19, 2013 11:36 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Vulnerable children throughout the borough will wake up with a smile on their faces this Christmas after Rochdale Borough Council staff and local residents donated more than 300 gifts to a charity present appeal.

Dec 17, 2013 12:28 GMT FACT-Finder The “House of Confidence”, a central refuge house for abused girls, was built in the civil-war-stricken zone between Thailand and Burma in 2007 with the support of FACT-Finder. Here, victims can not only enjoy protection from people traffickers and drug dealers, but also receive regular meals and access to education.