Posts Tagged ‘milestone’

Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: weekly summary for Monday 7 March to Sunday 13 March 2016

Comments Off | 03-6-2016

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.
Bristol
M32

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A Smart Power Revolution could save consumers £8 billion a year – Adonis

Comments Off | 03-6-2016

In October 2015, the National Infrastructure Commission was asked to consider how the UK can better balance supply and demand, aiming towards an electricity market where prices are reflective of costs to the overall system.
Today (Friday 4 March), the Commission publishes that analysis.
The Commission’s central finding is that smart power – principally

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Government to invest record £26.3 billion in UK’s world-class science until 2021

Comments Off | 03-6-2016

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has today (4 March 2016) set out the government’s commitment to put the UK at the forefront of research to tackle some of the planet’s greatest challenges such as flooding, famine and viral diseases like Ebola.
Announcing a record £26.3 billion budget for science for the next

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Government going further to cut red tape by £10 billion

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Comprehensive measures that will help deliver the government’s commitment to cut a further £10 billion of red tape were unveiled today (3 March 2016) at the BCC annual conference by Business Secretary Sajid Javid.
The UK already has the lowest burden of regulation in the G7, according to the World Economic Forum. Businesses

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Defence Secretary announces £642 million investment in next generation nuclear submarines

Comments Off | 03-6-2016

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has today announced £642 million of investment for the Successor submarine programme. The funding will help to progress work on the four new submarines that will begin replacing the Vanguard class, from the 2030s. The funding will go towards new parts and facilities, as well as further design

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£200m roadbuilding investment on course to deliver Central Bedfordshire economic boost

Comments Off | 03-6-2016

The 2 linked projects, which are a key part of the government’s long term economic plan for Bedfordshire, are passing their one year milestone this spring and will be completed in spring 2017.
The 2.8 mile, £162million A5-M1 Link scheme is being delivered by Highways England, while the £38million, 1.8 mile Woodside Link

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Digital economy: £120 million for innovative business projects

Comments Off | 02-21-2015

Innovate UK’s digital economy strategy will help to keep the UK at the forefront of digital innovation over the next 4 years.
We will spend £15 million a year supporting innovative business projects and provide a further £15 million a year as core funding for the Digital Catapult centre, the Open Data Institute and Tech City

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Major £4.2 million school rebuild gets underway in east Yorkshire

Comments Off | 02-21-2015

The school is 1 of 10 in Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire to be rebuilt under the first phase of the government’s priority school building programme (PSBP), worth £2.4 billion, which will address the needs of 260 of the schools in England in the worst condition.
Thanks to the PSBP, pupils and teachers attending the school

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Major £5.4 million school rebuild gets underway in east Yorkshire

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The school is 1 of 10 in Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire to be rebuilt as part of the first phase of the government’s priority school building programme (PSBP), worth £2.4 billion, which will address the needs of 260 of the schools in England in the worst condition.
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