Posts Tagged ‘focus’

Government launches review to improve university research funding

Comments Off | 12-16-2015

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson today (16 December 2015) launched a UK-wide review of university research funding to cut red tape so that universities can focus more on delivering the world-leading research for which the UK is renowned.
Following the decision to protect the £4.7 billion annual science and research budget in real terms during

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Up to £28.5 million improvements for East roads

Comments Off | 02-10-2015

This is the value of work either beginning or already taking place on the Highways Agency’s regional network in the run up to the end of the financial year (April 2015), with completion dates varying depending on the length of each scheme.
The focus of the work has been to improve safety and increase the capacity

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£17 million improvements for North East roads before Christmas

Comments Off | 10-30-2014

Between now and Christmas, over £7million will be invested in resurfacing projects on the A1 north of Newcastle. The main focus of the work will be along the A1 between:

Haggerston and Broomhill
Shilbottle and Felton
Stannington Vale
Earson and Burgham
Duns Road and Highfield
East Ord and Scremerston
A1 North Brunton roundabout

A further £4.5 million of resurfacing work is planned for

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Highways Agency and National Express announce closer operational working

Comments Off | 09-9-2014

The Memorandum of Understanding, signed between the two organisations today (Tuesday 9 September), is the first agreement of its kind between the Highways Agency and a commercial transport operator. National Express is an important stakeholder and partner and makes millions of journeys on the Agency’s network every year.
Graham Dalton, Chief Executive of the Highways Agency,

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More than £22 million for business communities in North East announced

Comments Off | 07-6-2014

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt. Hon George Osborne MP, today (Thursday 3 July) announced £22.5 million funding to support business growth in the North East – with special focus on rural communities over the next five years from 2015.
The programme will operate across County Durham, Gateshead and rural Northumberland, with the investments made

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