Category Archives: Equalities

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Gravesham Borough Council has achieved two RSPCA awards

The RSPCA’s Community Animal Welfare Footprint (CAWF) Awards is the only award scheme across England and Wales recognising good practice from local authorities, housing providers and contingency planners in relation to animal welfare. CAWF celebrates good practice by rewarding those organisations exceeding basic and statutory service requirements with the aim of achieving higher animal welfare… Continue reading »

Economy for the 1%

Oxfam recently released a report on global inequality titled: “An Economy For the 1%: How privilege and power in the economy drive extreme inequality and how this can be stopped” “The global inequality crisis is reaching new extremes. The richest 1% now have more wealth than the rest of the world combined. Power and privilege… Continue reading »

Southern Water employs cat King Loui as rat-catcher in chief

King Loui the cat has taken up duties as chief rat-catcher at Southern Water’s treatment works at Eastchurch. Kyle Rayner, the site’s manager, says it is the perfect solution to a tricky problem. Despite the company trying traditional pest control methods, the rats were still winning. So Kyle adopted a more natural approach. He said: “I’d been thinking… Continue reading »