Posts Tagged ‘dedicated’

UK Social Mobility: Lessons Learnt from International Development

Comments Off | 02-22-2016

Introduction
Good afternoon.
It’s a real pleasure for me to have the opportunity to speak to you today under the auspices of the Centre for Social Justice.
This is an organisation dedicated to putting social justice at the heart of British politics and policy.
And it’s great to be speaking here at 2nd Chance, which does fantastic work giving

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£500,000 to remove A66 bottleneck west of Penrith

Comments Off | 09-2-2015

A single lane carriageway section of the route near Troutbeck is to be widened to provide space for 2 new dedicated right turns which will relieve queuing behind vehicles waiting to turn into local roads and also reduce the potential for shunt style collisions.
The new right turns will serve traffic heading for 2 businesses on

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Digital media in Edinburgh: apply now for innovation funding

Comments Off | 06-10-2015

Edinburgh is home to 2,500 businesses working in digital media. They are typically small and agile, employing over 40,000 people and contributing more than £800 million to Scotland’s creative industries.
Innovate UK, supported locally by CodeBase, is seeking projects that can exploit this already vibrant and dynamic hub.
We have up to £1 million available to fund projects

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Rod licence money to fund yet more improvements to fisheries

Comments Off | 06-10-2015

Yet more fisheries are set to benefit from an additional £50,000 later this summer as part of the hugely successful ‘Fishery Improvement Fund’. The funding comes from the Environment Agency’s rod licence sales.
Building on the success of the first round of funding earlier this year, the fund will again be offering awards of up to

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Industrial biotechnology: funding boost for UK projects

Comments Off | 02-23-2015

He made the announcement during a visit to one of the winning companies, Edinburgh-based Ingenza.
23 projects, ranging from making biofuel from household waste to using bacteria to make the building blocks for new medicines, will share almost £20 million in grant funding from the Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst.
A catalyst for innovation
The Catalyst was set up in

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Work to start on £100 million M25 junction improvement

Comments Off | 02-23-2015

The interchange between the A13 and the M25 at junction 30 near Thurrock in Essex will be overhauled to reduce congestion and improve safety.
The A13 on approach to the junction will be widened to four lanes in each direction, and the junction itself will be improved, with new dedicated link roads between the M25 and

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