Why Equality is Better for Everyone: Almost everything - from life expectancy to mental illness, violence to illiteracy – is affected not by how wealthy a society is but by how equal it is
Jun 12, 2011
from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
|Where||Shepherd's Dene Retreat Centre, Riding Mill|
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Cedarwood Trust will use local case studies to explore the impact of the widening inequality gap on:
- physical and mental health
- drug use
- life expectancy
- teenage births
“The parts of the body which seem to be weaker are indispensable ... If one member suffers all suffer together”
1 Corinthians 12:22,26
Refreshments will be offered before and after the debate.
All are welcome to come and explore the extensive and beautiful gardens in the early afternoon or evening.
Shepherd’s Dene is on the west side of Riding Mill village, signposted 3/4mile up the hill, access on left.
No 10 buses from Hexham or Eldon Square bus station pass through the village, and the Newcastle/Hexham/Carlisle trains stop at Riding Mill.
To arrange a lift from Riding Mill call 01434 682 212.