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£1.8 million training boost for language teaching

Comments Off | 09-9-2014

Thousands of teachers will receive extra training and support to improve the teaching of foreign languages, thanks to £1.8 million of government money to fund a series of new school-led programmes, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan announced today (9 September 2014).
From this week schools across England will teach the new, more challenging languages curriculum – including

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New UK investment to improve education for millions

Comments Off | 06-30-2014

The UK will pledge to support the Global Partnership for Education’s plan to help up to 29 million girls and boys in developing countries receive a decent education, International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone has announced.
The investment will ensure children can attend primary and lower secondary schools, improve the quality of teaching and reduce the number

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UK and China agree £14 billion of trade and investment deals

Comments Off | 06-24-2014

£14 billion of trade and investment deals have been signed between UK and Chinese firms as the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets Prime Minister David Cameron during a visit to the UK.
The annual UK-China summit takes place just 6 months after the Prime Minister’s visit to China and with bilateral trade at record levels – up by

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David Willetts welcomes Universities Week with £48 million investment in biomedical research

Comments Off | 06-17-2014

David Willetts today (9 June 2014) used his speech at Bournemouth University to announce £48 million of new investment in biomedical research.
More than 70 cutting edge research projects have been chosen. They include a revolutionary blood test which can identify Alzheimer’s, a potential new gene therapy for Parkinson’s Disease, a new approach for treating cancerous

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New deal could unlock £75 million investment in Salford’s council homes

Comments Off | 06-2-2014

Council tenants in Salford could benefit from up to £75 million investment in their homes, under the terms of a new deal announced today (28 May 2014).
Housing Minister Kris Hopkins gave the green light for Salford City Council to transfer ownership of its social homes to Salix Homes – by writing off the council’s £65.1

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Overnight lane and carriageway closures during £7m M6 widening work

Comments Off | 05-25-2014

The scheme at Broughton Interchange – where junction 32 of the M6 links up with the Blackpool-bound M55 – involves widening the northbound M6 carriageway right through the junction.
The project is one of 123 in the Government’s £317 million ‘pinch-point’ initiative – a two year programme of targeted works being delivered alongside larger schemes and

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Government confirms £2.7 billion deal to build new state-of-the-art trains

Comments Off | 04-18-2014

The transformation of rail travel on the key intercity route between London and Scotland has taken a major step forward after Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin confirmed today (16 April 2014) that funding had been secured to build a new fleet of state-of-the-art trains.
Under the new £2.7 billion contract, nearly 500 new carriages will be manufactured

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£19 million road upgrade to bring new homes and jobs for Norwich

Comments Off | 04-4-2014

Up to £19 million of government funding will be invested in a new transport scheme in Norwich, Transport Minister Baroness Kramer announced today (3 April 2014).
The funding will help two business parks to grow, creating over 5,000 new jobs and allowing 600 new homes to be built.
The Department for Transport funding will be used to

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£1.5 million funding to open up public data

Comments Off | 04-2-2014

The Cabinet Office investment will support organisations who want to improve their data publication data as part of a government push to increase transparency. The Open Data User Group (ODUG), which acts as a bridge between the open data community and government, will collect bids for funding.
Visit data.gov.uk to see what data is currently available

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UK knowledge investment continues to grow

Comments Off | 03-31-2014

New figures published today (31 March 2014) show that UK business is building success through ‘knowledge’ and ‘creative assets’. Investment in ‘intangible’ assets has increased by more than 10% to £137.5 billion from 2009 to 2011 and nearly half of this investment was protected by formal Intellectual Property Rights. Of this, 46% was protected by

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