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Super pump saves economy estimated £500,000

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

Contractors for Highways England, A-one+, pumped approximately 2.5 million litres of water, the equivalent to an Olympic sized swimming pool, from the A1 at Catterick on Wednesday 7 October into the River Swale.
It is estimated the flooding would have cost the economy £587,000 more in time and delays if standard pumps had been used. But

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Regulator proposes action to fix financial failings at Midlands trust

Comments Off | 11-3-2015

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust – which provides services for approximately 1.2 million people in Birmingham, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield and South Staffordshire – has been subject to regulatory action in the past to fix problems with its performance and management.
Monitor opened a further investigation into the trust on 1 October after it ran up

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First of its kind green Indian rupee bond launched in London

Comments Off | 08-22-2015

Issued on the London Stock Exchange by International Finance Corporation (IFC) the bond, worth 3.15 billion rupees (approximately £31 million), is the first green Indian rupee bond to be issued outside of India
The government welcomed the launch of the bond, the proceeds of which will be invested via Yes Bank, one of India’s largest commercial

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Wave energy converters: apply for business funding

Comments Off | 06-17-2015

Wave Energy Scotland is seeking applications from businesses for 100%-funded SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative) development contracts for novel wave energy converter devices.
Devices should be specifically focused on the prime mover and structure that captures the energy of the wave.
Wave Energy Scotland is part of Highlands and Islands Enterprise and was set up to support and

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Oxford flood alleviation scheme events increase information flow

Comments Off | 06-17-2015

The Environment Agency and its partners have announced events to explain how they plan to reduce the risk of flooding in the city.
Over 6 days from 23 June to 3 July the Environment Agency and its partners are running a series of ‘drop-in’ sessions at various locations in and around Oxford. There will be information

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Public exhibition for A404 Bisham roundabout pinch point improvement

Comments Off | 06-12-2015

Drivers, business owners and local residents are invited to find out more about proposed options to improve the Bisham roundabout as part of a public consultation which starts on Friday June 19.
The Bisham roundabout lies on the A404 between the M4 and M40 near Maidenhead in Berkshire and suffers from significant congestion at peak times.
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Government announces Monitor and Trust Development Authority move to single leadership to deliver increased support to hospitals

Comments Off | 06-12-2015

Today the Secretary of State is announcing the move to a single leader of Monitor and the Trust Development Authority (TDA), the organisations who are together responsible for providing increased support to hospitals to continue to improve care and boost efficiency.
The NHS, along with Monitor and TDA, have risen to the challenge presented by the

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£1.4 Million resurfacing investment on M5 between Junction 9 and 10

Comments Off | 02-7-2015

The work, starting on the night of Monday, 9 February, will take place along approximately a three mile stretch of the sothbound motorway. It will be carried out at night between 8.00pm and 6.00am and will require various lane closures. The southbound entry sliproad at Junction 9 will also need to be closed on occasion.

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£1 million of improvements start on the M5 Junction 30

Comments Off | 01-23-2015

Junction 30 is located approximately four miles to the east of Exeter in Devon. The Highways Agency will be carrying out works to widen the southbound exit slip road and improve the traffic signals on the roundabout.
Installation of traffic management will commence overnight on Sunday, 25 January and will continue until the Spring.
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£3.27 million of improvements start at A38 Carkeel Roundabout

Comments Off | 01-22-2015

Carkeel Roundabout is located approximately half a mile to the west of the Saltash Tunnel in Cornwall. We will be carrying out works to improve the westbound approach and exit at the roundabout and installing a pedestrian footbridge on the A38.
Work starts on the night of Monday, 26 January and will continue until the Spring.
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