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Unique chance for public to have say on £220 million improvements to Derby’s busiest junctions

Comments Off | 01-26-2015

The Highways Agency is holding a six-week public consultation on proposals to create flyovers or underpasses to replace the current Markeaton, Little Eaton and Kingsway roundabouts.
The public can find out more about the plans, and give their views, at a special public exhibition in Derby on February 6 and 7. Mark Hartharn, project manager for

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Coastal Communities Fund: nearly £10m funding for Scotland’s coastline

Comments Off | 01-26-2015

As part of the third round of the government’s £116.6m Coastal Communities Fund – which has already contributed £7.6m to coastal areas across Scotland – communities from Stranraer to Shetland will receive funding for projects to improve the local economy, tourism, transport and the natural environment, creating hundreds of jobs.
Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the

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£266 million to be spent on new flood defences in Yorkshire

Comments Off | 12-3-2014

Homes in Leeds City Centre and West Hull will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion flood defence programme, benefitting Yorkshire to the tune of £266 million, which has been announced by the government today.
The new flood defence scheme in Leeds, just one of 207 schemes in Yorkshire getting the

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Monitor secures improvements for patients in Basildon

Comments Off | 08-23-2014

The health sector regulator has decided that Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is no longer in breach of its licence to provide healthcare services after it implemented a series of action plans to improve a range of its patient services.
More patients in Basildon are now being seen quicker in A&E and are benefitting

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Employment Allowance: New data reveals benefit of tax cut for UK employers

Comments Off | 08-3-2014

New data released today (Thursday 31 July) reveals how over 725,000 UK employers are benefitting from the Employment Allowance in each region and sector across the UK.
The Employment Allowance is a reduction in National Insurance Contributions (NICs) that an employer pays on their employees, and is worth up to £2000 for eligible businesses and charities.
By the

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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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