Posts Tagged ‘communities’

£40 million to help rebuild flood-hit roads for people in Cumbria and Lancashire

Comments Off | 12-28-2015

Highways England experts, backed by £40 million of emergency government funding, will help communities recovering from floods by assisting with repairs to damaged transport links, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced today (27 December 2015).
The Department for Transport (DfT) will provide the funding to help communities in Cumbria and Lancashire recover from the effects of Storm

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North west England floods 2015: government response

Comments Off | 12-14-2015

Government departments, councils and the Environment Agency are working together to do everything they can to help communities recover from the extreme weather during December 2015.
Latest situation: 14 December 2015
Work to identify additional flood protection measures for Cumbrian communities affected by extreme weather events like the recent record rainfall has been announced.
With flood alerts and warnings

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Community cricket project bowled over by Government’s £50K pledge

Comments Off | 01-22-2015

Sussex Cricket in the Community is to benefit from a £50,000 boost from the Government to help increase social inclusion, Culture Secretary Sajid Javid announced today.
The areas of Brighton & Hove and Crawley will receive the investment in a bid to increase community cohesion and bring together people from diverse backgrounds through sport for social

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Transport operators urged to apply for £25 million minibus fund

Comments Off | 01-8-2015

Vital community groups from across the country will receive additional support from the fund, which will provide new vehicles to community transport operators in rural and isolated areas.
The scheme will support voluntary organisations as they provide services for people in rural communities with limited transport choices – but applications need to be made by 15

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Power back in people’s hands to have a say over future development

Comments Off | 01-5-2015

Communities looking to have their say over the future development of their local area will have all the information they need at their fingertips, thanks to a new guide to the planning system published today (5 January 2015).
Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis published a new plain English guide to how England’s planning system works, making

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Broadband boost for rural Scotland

Comments Off | 07-18-2014

More than 90,000 homes and businesses in 18 local authority areas across Scotland will be next to get fibre broadband in the latest phase of the £410 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael welcomed the news, describing it as an important step in connecting communities.

Find out which communities will benefit from the

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