General News (Archive)

MoD:  Over 100 opportunities for ex-service personnel as TfL signs the Armed Forces Covenant - (MoD:  UK visit strengthens Defence relationship with Kenya ~ Defence Secretary sees brighter future on Falklands visit ~ MoD:  Italian, German, Spanish and UK MAAs conduct Recognition)

Defra:  New data reveals the nation’s changing tastes

ScotGov:  Tax milestone passed – (ScotGov:  First steel cut on new ferries ~ ScotGov:  Farming hardship scheme ~ ScotGov:  Forth Road Bridge fully reopens)

WAG:  New President appointed to The National Library of Wales – (WAG:  Das ist Wales: The Year of Adventure campaign launches in Germany)

Food Standards Agency:  Views wanted on chia seeds by Wednesday 24 February 2016 – (FSA:  Are we losing touch with our food – and each other?)

LGA:  Starter homes will be out of reach for majority of families in need of affordable homes in England – (LGA responds to PAC report on Fire and Rescue Services)

TfL reminder ‘assistance dogs are your passengers too’ – (TfL hosts UK's first ever buggy summit ~ TfL funding for street-improvement trials)

Ofwat:  Many water customers in situations of vulnerability don’t get the help they need – new report finds ~ CCW:  Customer vulnerability research echoes CCWater’s concerns

Arts Council England:  Our investment from 2018 - join the conversation

National Archives:  Refreshing our relationship with Arts Council England – (NA: Call for papers for DCDC16 – Collections, connections, collaboration: from potential to impact ~ NA:  First World War related baby names revealed ~ NA:  Files from 1986-88 released)

TUC General Secretary to meet EC President ahead of EU summit

RoSPA improves experience for fleet safety customers

First ONS Fellows announced

WWF:  Major ivory trafficking network broken up in DRC – (WWF:  Aviation must do its fair share in cutting carbon emissions)

UNICEF statement on strikes against children in hospital in Syria – (Unicef: 1m children severely malnourished as El Niño wreaks havoc in Eastern and Southern Africa)

ESRC:  Investigating how South African cities can lead the way for the African continent

Electoral Commission teams up with Channel 4’s Hollyoaks for voter registration campaign – (Electoral Commission statement on allegations regarding Conservative Party spending return for 2015 General Election)

Land Registry extended maintenance: Friday 4 March to Monday 7 March

White Paper – How to Excel at Security Assessments Without EXCEL Spreadsheets