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UK government funding to further international work of Scottish medics

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

Skilled health professionals within the NHS in Scotland are to benefit from UK government funding to help them teach and offer practical assistance to their counterparts in developing countries.
International Development Minister, Desmond Swayne, announced the support for two Scottish projects as he hosted a meeting in Glasgow today with Scottish medics and volunteers involved in

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Don’t let this beautiful bird bowl fly the nest: Rare £92k Hans Coper bowl at risk of leaving UK

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

A rare bowl by one of the most celebrated ceramic artists of the 20th century is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £92,291.14.
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on the bowl made by renowned ceramicist Hans Coper,

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Thames Tideway Tunnel to bring benefits worth up to almost £13bn

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The new state-of-the-art Thames Tideway Tunnel is set to bring environmental benefits worth up to almost £13bn, the Environment Minister Rory Stewart has announced.
New figures show the benefits of the tunnel, which include preventing millions of tonnes of sewage flowing into the river every year, improving water quality to better protect our precious marine wildlife

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Chance to find out more about £7 million roundabout upgrade near Silverstone this weekend

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

Highways England is carrying out the £7 million scheme to improve capacity and journey times by widening the roundabout junction, upgrading the layout, approaches, signals and crossing facilities.
The scheme will also give the roundabout the capacity it needs for the future, supporting thousands of new homes and jobs in the area and an expected increase

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£3.6 million for technology experts to train computing teachers

Comments Off | 01-21-2015

£3.6 million is to be provided to launch top technology experts – from firms including O2 and Google – into schools up and down the country to help prepare England’s primary school teachers for the new computing curriculum.
In a speech at the annual BETT conference in London today (21 January 2015) Education Secretary Nicky Morgan announced 5

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£1.8 million training boost for language teaching

Comments Off | 09-9-2014

Thousands of teachers will receive extra training and support to improve the teaching of foreign languages, thanks to £1.8 million of government money to fund a series of new school-led programmes, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan announced today (9 September 2014).
From this week schools across England will teach the new, more challenging languages curriculum – including

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