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‘I was threatened for complaining about a health hazard’

Housing

‘I was threatened for complaining about a health hazard’

Tom Wall01/10/2014 - 13:00

EHN investigates the ugly side of the UK rental boom: tenants evicted for complaining about poor conditions.

Worcestershire cuts at ‘tipping point’

Regulation

Worcestershire cuts at ‘tipping point’

Corin Williams01/10/2014 - 13:00

Worcestershire County Council has been warned it could face intervention by the Food Standards Agency if it goes ahead with plans to cut funding to regulatory services.

Government ‘drags feet’ over sunbed regs

Health and Safety

Government ‘drags feet’ over sunbed regs

Corin Williams01/10/2014 - 13:00

The shadow public health minister has backed local authorities’ pleas to be given greater powers to license sunbed salon businesses in England.

Councils warn obesity cost will rocket

Public Health

Councils warn obesity cost will rocket

Corin Williams01/10/2014 - 13:00

Local authorities have called for extra resources to compensate for increased spending on public health initiatives to combat a growing obesity ‘epidemic’.

NEHB 'makes EHPs voices heard'

Public Health

NEHB 'makes EHPs voices heard'

EHN reporter01/10/2014 - 13:00

The National Environmental Health Board, which met for the first time this week, will make sure the concerns of EHPs are heard in government.

Top five fictional EHP characters

Environmental Protection

Top five fictional EHP characters

Corin Williams01/10/2014 - 13:00

Environmental health professionals have only rarely been glimpsed in films, TV and literature. But EHN's Corin Williams has identified the top five fictional EHPs.

Leeds landlord ignored improvement notice

Housing

Leeds landlord ignored improvement notice

Corin Williams01/10/2014 - 13:00

A landlord has been fined £1,825 and ordered to pay costs of more than £2,000 after he failed to tackle ‘serious hazards’ at his property.

Trustees back Twitter-storm president

Public Health

Trustees back Twitter-storm president

Tom Wall01/10/2014 - 13:00

Faculty of Public Health (FPH) trustees have backed its beleaguered president John Ashton after he used ‘inappropriate language’ during a heated Twitter exchange on e-cigarettes.

FSA drops horse passport case

Food Safety

FSA drops horse passport case

Tom Wall01/10/2014 - 13:00

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has defended its decision to drop charges against five people due to appear in court this month charged with alleged horse passport irregularities.

Coming Events

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CIEH Events

2014 CIEH 114th National Cconference - Focusing on environmental health

Tuesday 7 October - Nottingham - DAY ONE

CIEH Events

2014 CIEH 114th National Cconference - Focusing on environmental health

Wednesday 8 October - Nottingham - DAY TWO

Housing

Understanding and applying HHSRS

Wednesday 8 October - London

Regulation

Introducing the Basics of Statutory Nuisance

Thursday 9 October - Staines Upon Thames, Surrey

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