Posts Tagged ‘contribution’

£3 million flood defences boost protection in North East

Comments Off | 03-10-2016

The Environment Agency joined forces with local business Wilton Engineering to deliver the Port Clarence flood alleviation scheme.
Wilton has manufactured a removable section of defence, which protects their work site and the local community from flooding, but ensures they can still operate from the river.
This week the Environment Agency attended High Clarence

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Man handed £8800 penalty for operating illegal waste sites in Gloucestershire

Comments Off | 03-10-2016

Mr. Phelps was fined £400 for each offence, ordered to pay a contribution to the prosecution costs of £8,000, along with the victim surcharge of £40 following an Environment Agency prosecution at Cheltenham Magistrates court today.
Mr Phelps ran 2 sites in Gloucestershire, one at Pilning where he accepted wood waste and

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Fine of £17,469.50 for fisheries offences in case brought by MMO

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

Ocean Rover Limited were represented by the company director, Mr Kenneth Liddell and Mr Gerry Lafferty – the owner and master of the Ocean Rover (SN2) fishing vessel.
Vessel master, Gerry Lafferty, pleaded not guilty to the offences and will next appear in Crown Court on 18 March 2016.
Vessel owner Kenneth Liddell pleaded guilty to five

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Milton Keynes bankrupt censured for giving house to her husband-to-be and hiding the fact from the Official Receiver

Comments Off | 12-15-2015

She was also ordered to pay a contribution towards the prosecution costs of £1,000.00. This was following a hearing at Aylesbury Crown Court after pleading guilty to transferring a residential property for no consideration to a man she married 10 months later and failing to disclose that disposal of property to the Official Receiver.
Ms Sykes

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Signing of new law in Russia which could hamper work of NGOs

Comments Off | 05-25-2015

Minister for Europe, David Lidington, has expressed deep concern about the adoption of a law which could hamper the ability of international human rights non-governmental organisations (NGO) to work in Russia and support Russian civil society.
Following President Putin’s signing of a law allowing foreign and international non-governmental organisations operating in Russia to be labelled “undesirable”

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Cyber-security: £5 million investment in UK innovation

Comments Off | 03-29-2015

The funding, from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Innovate UK, will support the further development of theCentre for Secure Information Technology (CSIT) at Queen’s University Belfast – complementing £9 million core funding from Queen’s.
The funding will be used to:

enhance security in virtual environments and connected devices
tackle malware threats and detect and prevent

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Creative Industries now worth £8.8 million an hour to UK economy

Comments Off | 01-16-2015

Growth of almost ten per cent in 2013, three times that of wider UK economy
Accounted for 1.7 million jobs in 2013, 5.6 per cent of UK jobs
2015 set to be another bumper year for UK creative output

New figures published today reveal that the UK’s Creative Industries, which includes the film, television and music industries, are

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UK space industry set to rocket with over £200 million of new investment for Europe’s space programme

Comments Off | 12-14-2014

£47.7 million to play a leading role in Europe’s Mars mission and retain leadership of Mars rover development
£49.2 million to give UK researchers access to the $100 billion ISS programme
Increased investment in telecommunications, including £56.9 million for the development of a low-cost, flexible satellite worth over £1 billion to UK industry

This will provide the UK

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UK secures €1 billion European Ebola commitment

Comments Off | 10-26-2014

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has secured a €1 billion (£800 million) funding pledge at the European Council meetings in Brussels, following a call for European leaders to do more to fight the disease in West Africa.
As part of the commitment, the UK has boosted its own response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa

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State Pension £1,300 a year top up: the countdown begins

Comments Off | 09-29-2014

People can pre-register now and from 12 October 2015 until 5 April 2017 they will be able to make a contribution for a State Pension top up, allowing them to increase the value of their State Pension.
This scheme is open to all those who will have reached State Pension age before 6 April 2016 and

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