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The day I met Simon MacCorkindale at Headway Cambridgeshire

I was stunned to learn of the death of actor Simon MacCorkindale of cancer, aged only 58. He was a great supporter of Headway and was truly fabulous when he visited us at our Cambridge centre two years ago. Simon also had a local connection as he was born in Ely and retained close ties with his mother who lived outside Cambridge. At the time Simon was on tour with a theatre group performing in...
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Made in Dagenham – the real women behind it

I was confused when I saw Made in Dagenham last week as at the end it included some black and white news clippings from the 1960s showing older women on strike, while the film used much younger women. The successful and inspiring film is a dramatisation of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination over pay. But how...
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