Posts Tagged ‘comfort’

£100,000 hangover for brewery after water pollution incident

Comments Off | 03-19-2016

In a case brought by the Environment Agency, MCB Ltd were in court on 17 March 2016 for polluting the River Wey and the Lasham Drain (which carries surface water runoff and is a tributary of the River Wey).
MCB Ltd pleaded guilty to 2 offences: causing a water discharge activity and breaching

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£12 million boost to local victims’ services

Comments Off | 07-6-2014

Successful projects put forward for funding by Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) include:

body-worn cameras to support victims of racial hate crime and capture evidence of new incidents
a specially designed audiovisual system to comfort young victims of sexual abuse during medical examinations
dedicated counselling for victims of female genital mutilation (FGM)

Most of the successful bids will support

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Council Tax bills waived until flood victims return home

Comments Off | 04-13-2014

Today (11 April 2014) Local Government Minister Brandon Lewis announced that the government will extend the Council Tax discount to all flood victims for as long as they are unable to return to their homes.
The recent winter was the wettest on record and although flood defences successfully helped protect over 1.3 million properties 7,700 homes

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Plans for £38 billion investment in railways unveiled

Comments Off | 03-31-2014

A route-by-route plan for how an ambitious 5-year programme to invest £38 billion in railways will take shape has been unveiled today (31 March 2014).
Millions of passengers across the country will benefit from the plan to transform the railways, giving passengers more trains, more seats, reduced congestion and bigger, better stations.
The 5-year plan for Network

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