The Nationwide Asbestos Legacy

During the 1980s, James Nicol worked on council houses in the then Highland Regional Council area. Like so many buildings of the time, those houses contained asbestos. Now in his mid-80s, Mr Nicol suffers from mesothelioma, an incurable form of … Continued

Lumps of Asbestos Washed onto Prestwick Beach

After the closure of Prestwick Beach on 29th July, a specialist asbestos company has removed an incredible 80kg of asbestos from the sandy stretch. The asbestos material is believed to have washed ashore after floating in the Firth of Clyde … Continued