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CMA provisionally clears foundation trust hospitals merger

Comments Off | 08-14-2015

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (ASP) and Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RSC) provide clinical services from their sites in Ashford, Chertsey and Guildford.
The proposed merger was referred for an in-depth phase 2 inquiry in February after an initial Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation found that the proposed acquisition might

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M6 speed limit returns to 70mph near Sandbach

Comments Off | 08-14-2015

Contractors for Highways England began work on the bridges in January this year and a 50mph limit was introduced for safety reasons, due to the temporary narrow lanes on the motorway.
The northbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 10pm and 6am, on Tuesday 18 August between junction 16 at Crewe and junction 18 at Middlewich

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Derailment of a container train, Washwood Heath – Update

Comments Off | 08-14-2015

At 08:03 hrs, the failure of signalling equipment in the vicinity of Washwood Heath West Junction, following the passage of train 4O14, alerted the Network Rail signaller to a possible problem with that train. It was subsequently discovered that the train had derailed and then re-railed when crossing from the Up Derby Slow line to

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County Durham directors receive lengthy bans after overstating sales by over £1bn

Comments Off | 08-14-2015

John and Carmel Billany were disqualified as directors for nine years and three years six months respectively after they had inflated the company’s turnover from around £3 million, to an annual turnover of £1.2 billion in order to obtain finance.
The company, which supplied hydraulic components, became insolvent in September 2013 after owing money to a

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River Thames boaters to carry on cruising thanks to £1 million investment from Environment Agency

Comments Off | 08-14-2015

The Environment Agency confirmed yesterday (Tuesday 11 August) which of its 45 locks on the non-tidal River Thames are in line for improvement works during the remainder of this financial year.
In all, 8 lock sites will have a total of more than £1 million spent on them. The seven-figure investment will ensure the locks and

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£12 million to help people with mental health problems get back into work

Comments Off | 12-16-2014

Nearly half (46%) of people claiming Employment and Support Allowance have mental health conditions while mental ill-health is estimated to cost taxpayers and businesses £105 billion a year in health and police services, welfare benefits and sickness absence.
Four pilot areas will use the funding to test whether better coordination of mental health and employment services

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£9 million available for future of Maritime Autonomous Systems

Comments Off | 07-31-2014

The Ministry of Defence through the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory and in partnership with a number of associations and industry bodies is making funding available through four initiatives each addressing different areas of maritime autonomy.
Autonomy in Maritime Unmanned Vehicles offers the potential to transform the manner in which many activities are conducted at sea

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£1million energy advice programme opens for business

Comments Off | 07-17-2014

Householders up and down the country are set to benefit from an extensive programme of energy saving advice, thanks to further Government funding made available through the Big Energy Saving Network.
From today, £1million is available for charity and community organisations so they can reach vulnerable consumers and advise them on how to save money on their

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Details of £5 million fund to repair, protect, and conserve First World War memorials revealed

Comments Off | 07-6-2014

Details of a £5 million fund to conserve and protect war memorials were revealed today by Prime Minister David Cameron and Culture Secretary Sajid Javid.
The fund, originally announced by the Prime Minister at the end of last year, will support a range of different projects including:

Up to £3 million for the War Memorials Trust over

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£10m broadfund fund – winning bids announced

Comments Off | 06-24-2014

Government has today announced the successful bids for its £10m innovation fund to explore ways to take superfast broadband to the most remote and hardest to reach places in the UK. Eight different projects using a range of technologies have been shortlisted to progress to the feasibility stage, ahead of deployment later this year.
With the

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