French President Emmanuel Macron, who many blame for the violence unleashed on Yellow Vest protesters, said he hopes one elderly protester whose head was severely injured during a demonstration gains “wisdom” over her injury. Genevieve Legay, a French anti-globalization activist, was knocked over by officers wielding batons at an unauthorized rally in Nice last week. She fell and hit her head on a metal post before being rushed to the hospital for trauma care. The incident was widely covered in French media, and Macron predictably was asked to comment on it. His response is unlikely to sit well with the Yellow Vests: “I wish her a speedy recovery, and perhaps a form of wisdom.” In an interview with Nice Matin, Macron insisted Legay didn’t behave “responsibly,” as she decided to attend “places that are defined as prohibited.” The Nice rally wasn’t authorized by the city, but Legay came anyway to support the freedom of … [Read more...] about Macron wishes injured 73yo Yellow Vest protester ‘a speedy recovery and… wisdom’
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Vanuatu has taken the first step to develop its first ever National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF).A workshop will be held at Iririki Island Resort on Wednesday this week to obtain ideas from Government officials and local stakeholders on how the framework should be developed.Further discussions and consultations will follow up at the provincial levels and with international partners after this workshop.A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to announce the workshop this week stated: “Vanuatu is exposed to a wide variety of hazards, likely to be exacerbated by the worsening effects of climate change; some of these could happen simultaneously-so it is in our national interest to create a NDFR.“The NDRF has to be understandable, practical, relevant and accessible to Ni-Vans from from all walks of life.“It will guide all who are engaged in recovery efforts.“The Prime Minister (PM) has also stressed the importance of NDRF to ensure that … [Read more...] about First step for a National Disaster Recovery Framework
Red Rose Recovery and Lancashire User Forum offer the vital support and guidance needed by those who are dealing with their substance abuse issues Red Rose RecoveryRed Rose Recovery is known as a Recovery Infrastructure Organisation, providing a network of support for people with addiction. The service helps its users find activities and training opportunities to assist with relationships, housing, education, and employment. The organisation, which has offices in Fox Street, Preston; Fleet Square, Lancaster; and Cannon Street, Accrington, has links with the Lancashire User Forum (LUF). For more information visit www.redroserecovery.org.uk.Lancashire User Forum (LUF)The Lancashire User Forum was originally set up in 2006 and is a county wide group for individuals, family, friends and carers who have been affected by addiction. In its infancy it was made up of a handful of service users supporting each other. Now the LUF is made up and led by service users supported by their friends, … [Read more...] about Reformed addicts: What is Red Rose Recovery and Lancashire User Forum?
PUBLISHED: 10:35 14 March 2019 Dan Splarn Author Michele Kirsch's new book is about cleaning up, in multiple senses of the word. Picture: Jozef Ondko. Archant “It’s laugh-out-loud but it’s also cry-out-loud too.” Hackney resident Michele Kirsch is talking about her new book, titled Clean, which comes out today (March 14). The front cover for Clean, which is published by Short Books and out now.Pegged as a ‘remarkable, powerful and often funny memoir,’ Clean recounts the story of Kirsch’s addiction to prescription drugs, the many challenges she faced on the road to recovery, and an ultimately happy ending.Her short time spent working as a cleaner is a central theme of the story, too.At the age of 50 – post rehab and living alone in Hackney – Kirsch found herself cleaning the homes of a vast spectrum of busy Londoners.Taking cleaning jobs was useful because “first of all it’s very physically … [Read more...] about Michele Kirsch: Addiction, recovery and cleaning up
Fergus McFadden in line for Leinster return as Ringrose and Leavy continue injury recovery Independent.ie Leinster wing Fergus McFadden is set to return from injury against Zebre in the Guinness PRO 14 this weekend after recovering from a torn hamstring. https://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/leinster-rugby/fergus-mcfadden-in-line-for-leinster-return-as-ringrose-and-leavy-continue-injury-recovery-37804542.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37804539.ece/b7e7d/AUTOCROP/h342/1648012.jpg Email Leinster wing Fergus McFadden is set to return from injury against Zebre in the Guinness PRO 14 this weekend after recovering from a torn hamstring. McFadden hasn't played since early October, missing out on a number of important games for club and country. The 32-year-old has returned to full training this week, and is likely to feature against Zebre on Saturday. Dan Leavy still isn't fully fit after being sidelined with a calf injury, and will continue his rehab, as will wing … [Read more...] about Fergus McFadden in line for Leinster return as Ringrose and Leavy continue injury recovery