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  • National Stalking Awareness Day (Thursday 24 April 2014)

    24 April 2014

    Today is National Stalking Awareness Day (Thursday 24 April 2014) and Devon and Cornwall Police are reminding people not to suffer in silence and report any incidents of stalking to the police.   As many as one in five women and one in 10 m...

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  • St Thomas Library under threat

    23 April 2014

    Libraries across the county are again under threat of closure due to County Council cuts, this includes our local St Thomas Library.   There is currently a consultation period running until the 17thJuly 2014 the Council are keen to hear what ...

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  • Unrepresented parties become the majority in family cases

    23 April 2014

    As the new provisions in the Children and Families Act 2014 come into effect (today) data has been revealed showing that over half of the parties in child related cases are unrepresented.  The Ministry of Justice data accessed by Marc Lopa...

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  • Cartridges help young people learn how to protect their property

    17 April 2014

    Devices such as mobile phones and tablet computers are among the most prized possessions of millions of young people. Our firm is therefore pleased to participate in a scheme that advises school pupils on how best to stop them being st...

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  • Cartridges still offer Legally Aided work despite over 300 legal aid offices closing in the last 2 years

    17 April 2014

    Since January 2012 more than 300 legal aid offices have closed according to data acquired by Legal Aid Watch using the Freedom of Information Act -  the South West being the worst hit region having lost more than 17% of its legal aid provider...

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  • 85% of people injured at work are not compensated.

    16 April 2014

    The Compensation Myth, a joint report by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Trades Union Congress states that more than 85% of people injured or who suffered an illness as a result of work do not recover compensation.  In...

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  • Cartridges will be running a stall at the Pride Emporium - Fri 9th May

    11 April 2014

    Friday 9th May, 11am - 2pm Exeter University Dana Mulligan & Joe Norman will be running a stall at Exeter University at the Pride Emporium in the Forum, Streatham Campus from 11am until 2pm on 9th May  promoting all the LGBT work we do a...

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  • Exeter Advice Centre Launch

    11 April 2014

    Members of staff attended the launch of the Exeter Advice Centre  at the ballroom of Exeter Community Centre.   Exeter Advice Centre is a partnership of established charities who are working together to combine their services in the Ex...

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  • UN expert on violence against women launches mission to the UK

    09 April 2014

    Reported in Family Law Week: Preliminary findings to be presented in mid-April United Nations Special Rapporteur Rashida Manjoo is visiting the United Kingdom to study the main manifestations of violence perpetrated in the family and in the co...

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  • New Employment Law Provisions

    08 April 2014

    The start of the new tax year on 6 April 2014 has brought with it a plethora of new employment law provisions.   Financial penalties for employers For employers there are potential financial penalties if an Employment Tribunal considers a ...

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  • Congratulations to James Durston on another marathon run!

    07 April 2014

    Fighting off a sore throat, blisters, and aching limbs, James Durston ran the Taunton Marathon on 6th April in 3 hours 30 minutes.  "It wasn't my best time but I felt ropey and nearly didn't start", said James, "especially when I heard the di...

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  • Exeter Pride 10th May 2014 - We will be there!

    03 April 2014

    We will again be at the annual Exeter Pride event on May 10th with our colourful cupcakes!  This year we are gold sponsors for the event and will have our usual stall where our staff will be on hand giving out goodie bags, cakes, privilege ca...

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  • Mediation is better – couples told as top ten divorce courts are revealed

    03 April 2014

    Mediation is better – couples told as top ten divorce courts are revealed Thousands of separating couples are being urged to spurn confrontational courtroom battles and use mediation to sort out disputes over their pro...

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  • Message from Stonewall

    03 April 2014

      Dear Supporter,  A message from Ruth Hunt, Acting Chief Executive When Stonewall was found...

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  • Mother’s Day Picnic in aid of SAFE

    03 April 2014

    On Sunday 31st March 2014 Penny Scott and Lisa McLaughlin attended a Mother’s Day picnic on the Cathedral Green to show their support in saving Exeter Refuge.   “It was great to see so many people turn up to this event and sho...

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  • Age UK 10k Run

    24 March 2014

      Sunday saw James Durston, Clare Aryeetey, Vivien Cocks and Dana Mulligan run Age UK’s 10k race around Exeter City Centre.  The run is organised to raise funds which go to helping change people’s lives for the better. The...

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  • Dissenters’ Graveyard Clean Up

    24 March 2014

    Bridget Garrood was getting stuck in and muddy this weekend when she volunteered to help clear up the Dissenter’s Graveyard site off Magdalen Street.    From the Exeter Dissenter’s Graveyard Trust website:   &ldqu...

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  • Exeter YMCA Sleepeasy Report

    17 March 2014

    It’s a record:  Exeter’s Sleepeasy 2014 was the biggest rough sleeping event in UK and we are very proud of Housing Case Worker James Durston for taking part and raising £266.70 for Exeter YMCA in the process – the...

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  • Fundraising for Exeter YMCA Sleepeasy event

    07 March 2014

    Yesterday staff member Vivien very kindly made leek & potato soup and the most amazing cheese scones for the office in return for a donation to the Exeter YMCA Sleepeasy event which housing worker James Durston is participating in.  Click...

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  • Financial Penalties upon Employers

    06 March 2014

    Historically employers who fought and lost employment tribunal claims may have been liable to pay the successful employee an award of compensation but rarely were employers required to pay costs or any other financial penalty. In July 2013 Empl...

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