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REACH letter to MP’s regarding Chemicals & Brexit

(date) Dear (name) MP,   As your constituent, I am writing to you to express my serious concerns about the potential negative impacts of Brexit on protection of people and the environment from hazardous chemicals in the UK.  I am particularly concerned about the possibility of leaving the EU's chemical regulation, REACH, which, although it’s not...

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Ways to decrease stress

Living with a life-changing condition like environmental illness is incredibly stressful. It can impact every area of your life. In turn physical, mental and emotional stress can also exacerbate food and chemical sensitivities setting up a vicious cycle. If you have identified one of the sources of stress in your life...

Plastic Free July

The plastic bottles, bags and takeaway containers that we use just for a few minutes use a material that is designed to last forever. These plastics: break up, not break down – becoming permanent pollution are mostly downcycled (made into low grade product for just one more use) or sent to landfill ‘escape’ from...

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MCS-Awareness Month 2017

May is MCS Awareness month around the world. It is a great opportunity to raise awareness of this often misrepresented illness and to raise funds for the cause. Here are some ways you can get involved to show your support but also help with raising funds so we can move...

Tips for the Festive Season

Christmas Trees Pine pollen is a major allergy trigger for some people. Fir, spruce, or cypress may be a better bet. The Leyland Cyprus is a sterile hybrid tree, which means it does not produce any pollen. Although it will still release terpenes (the pine smell) which is unlikely...

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New Year MCS Beach Party

If EI is affecting your social life, here’s one party you can attend. You are cordially invited to join us for our virtual beach party. We will all be partying at the same time on the same date wherever you live. Date: Friday 8th January 2016    Time:...

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MCS-Awareness Month

May is MCS-Awareness month and this year we're asking everyone to go fragrance-free. We have a new poster and leaflet to help spread awareness of fragrance sensitivity. You can help by sharing them on social media, or why not put up a poster in your local shop, library or...

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Gift Subscription

Buy a year's gift subscription for a friend or family member who would love to receive 3 magazines a year, over 50 helpsheets and articles, discounts on products plus more to help support them with their environmental illness plus a bonus magazine at Christmas. We will send a personalised gift card...

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Smart Meters Introduction

Did You Know?  Old-style gas, electricity and water meters are being replaced by smart meters. The UK government intends to install wireless smart meters in every home, school and workplace by 2019 at a cost of at least £11bn. Installation has already started in some areas. Smart meters measure your exact...