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Action Mesothelioma Day takes place this year on 5th July. Rally, MP speeches and dove release will take place on Barbirolli Square (next to the Bridgewater Hall) in central Manchester, starting at 12.30 pm. The public meeting takes place in the nearby Friends Meeting House on Mount Street, close to Manchester Town Hall. Our speaker this...

Thank you to everyone who supported Action Mesothelioma Day in Manchester last Friday.

The aim of Action Mesothelioma Day is to raise awareness of the asbestos cancer mesothelioma, and to campaign on issues affecting mesothelioma victims, for example by calling for more funding for medical research.

Thank you, once again, to everyone who supported this very important event!

Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer caused by asbestos. On Action Mesothelioma Day, people gather in cities across the UK to remember those who have died from this disease, and to campaign for justice for all asbestos victims. In Manchester, the Action Mesothelioma Day event is run by GMAVSG. We will be meeting at 12.30pm in Albert...

Action Mesothelioma Day in Manchester had a distinctly international flavour this year with a delegation from Japanese asbestos victims groups paying a solidarity visit to events in 5 cities on Friday. We were delighted to welcome Mrs Chizuko Hirachi, who lost her husband to mesothelioma aged 60 in 2007, Mr Tadao Hirata who lost his...

On Friday 7th July a delegation of asbestos campaigners from Japan will join UK campaigners, asbestos victims, bereaved family members and MPs at our annual Action Mesothelioma Day event. They will attend a dove release at 12.30 in Sackville Gardens in Manchester city centre in memory of all those who have lost their lives to...

Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer caused by asbestos.  Every year on Action Mesothelioma Day, groups like ours raise money for mesothelioma research, and meet to campaign for justice for asbestos victims and their families. This year Action Mesothelioma Day will be on Friday 7th July. We will be meeting at Sackville Gardens in Manchester at 12.30pm to release doves...

Dove release and speeches: 12.30 p.m. in Lincoln Square, Central Manchester Public Meeting: 'Time for a National Mesothelioma Strategy' 1.30 p.m., Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, Central Manchester Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group will again be commemorating all those who have lost their lives to mesothelioma alongside patients, family members, carers, campaigners, Trade Unionists and MPs....

Over 200 people – mesothelioma sufferers, family members, trade unionists and campaigners – gathered in Lincoln Square in Manchester on Friday 3rd July to commemorate all those who have lost their lives to the asbestos cancer, mesothelioma. Just this week the latest Government figures showed there were 7 new cases of mesothelioma being diagnosed every...