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Wales Office Minister urges country to support Northern Powerhouse

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Mr Cairns spoke as he and Northern Powerhouse Minister James Wharton met business leaders from North Wales and Cheshire.
Alun Cairns said North East Wales was a natural fit to the economic region which now spans England’s northern cities.
The Wales Office Minister was today (Tuesday 18 August) on a day long-tour of thriving North Welsh companies.

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Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme update

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During June and July the Environment Agency and its partners held 5 public events across the Oxford area. The aim of these events was to update local communities on the work to significantly reduce the risk of flooding in the city.
These events were also set up to offer local communities and residents the opportunity to

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Government starts sale of its investment in King’s Cross Central development

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The government announced the start of the sale process of its investment in the iconic King’s Cross Central redevelopment today (17 August 2015).
The decision to sell the government’s investment in King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP), which is developing land around King’s Cross Station, was announced by the Chancellor in June.
The sale of the government’s

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Government funds new speed mentoring events for female entrepreneurs to nurture talent across the nation

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Aspiring businesswomen are being given the unique opportunity to gain valuable wisdom and support from experienced female entrepreneurs at a new series of networking events.
The Meet a Mentor sessions are designed to introduce businesswomen to potential advisers through speed mentoring, as well as giving them the opportunity to network with their peers and learn about

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Foreign Secretary attends Egypt Economic Development conference in Sharm el-Sheikh

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Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond led a British delegation to Sharm el-Sheikh for the ‘Egypt the Future’ conference on Friday 13th March. A large range of British investors were represented including, BP, Vodafone, Barclays and BG Group.
BP will tomorrow sign a $12 billion investment deal in the West Nile Delta, the single largest investment deal in

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Schools given £5 million to work with local nurseries

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Young children across the country are set to benefit from the best possible start in life thanks to a brand-new initiative backed by £5 million of government funding to boost the quality of early years education.
The funding announced today (29 January 2015) will be awarded to more than 60 teaching schools across the country who

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Funding boost to safeguard Cornish language announced

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Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Communities Minister Stephen Williams today (13 March 2015) announced that the government is investing an extra £150,000 to help promote and develop the Cornish language.
The Cornish language is the only language in England recognised under the Council of Europe’s Charter for Regional or Minority Languages.
Recognising this unique status, the

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