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UNICEF - Ebola crisis in Liberia hits child health and well-being
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 16:40

As efforts to halt the spread of the Ebola virus intensify, UNICEF warns of its far-reaching impact on children. 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
UNICEF - Ebola crisis in Liberia hits child health and well-being
Welsh Government news
Analysing all patient deaths to improve standards of care in Wales
Welsh Government
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 16:20

A senior doctor will lead work to make sure the way the NHS reviews the records of all patients who die in hospital is consistent throughout Wales, Health Minister Mark Drakeford announced today.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Analysing all patient deaths to improve standards of care in Wales
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
Commuting by walking or cycling 'can boost mental wellbeing'
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 16:15

New research on walking and cycling supports NICE recommendations that active travel can help boost mental wellbeing.

 

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
Commuting by walking or cycling 'can boost mental wellbeing'
Arts Council England news
Strategic touring programme: two years of taking great art across England
Arts Council England
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 16:05

Today we publish an analysis of the second year of our Strategic touring programme, which aims to get more great art and culture to people across the country.

Arts Council England | Official News Release
Strategic touring programme: two years of taking great art across England
Sport England news
Nottingham named as City of Football
Sport England
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 16:05

Nottingham has been named as Sport England‘s City of Football, narrowly beating Manchester and Portsmouth. Nottingham will receive £1.6 million to get more people in the city playing football regularly.

Sport England | Official News Release
Nottingham named as City of Football
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
RoSPA - TIME TO STOP TALKING AND START ACTING - NEW ALLIANCE TO CUT THE QUEUES AT A&E
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 15:40

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents and the College of Emergency Medicine have formed an alliance to reduce injuries and relieve the pressure gripping Accident and Emergency departments.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
RoSPA - TIME TO STOP TALKING AND START ACTING - NEW ALLIANCE TO CUT THE QUEUES AT A&E
Welsh Government news
Minister confirms appointments to Education and Skills Ministerial Advisory Group
Welsh Government
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 15:20

Education Minister Huw Lewis has confirmed three new Public Appointments to the Education and Skills Ministerial Advisory Group.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Minister confirms appointments to Education and Skills Ministerial Advisory Group
Home Office news
Security Minister: UK communities are stronger together
Home Office
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 15:15

James Brokenshire meets religious leaders on visit to mosque in London.

Home Office | Official News Release
Security Minister: UK communities are stronger together
Big Lottery Fund news
Tragedy sparks drive to expand support network
Big Lottery Fund
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 15:10

A north Wales woman whose only child died in a drowning accident is using National Lottery money to help bereaved young people and families dealing with life-limiting illnesses. 
 

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
Tragedy sparks drive to expand support network
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Doing business in Russia and Ukraine: Sanctions latest
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 15:05

Latest information for UK businesses on Russia and Ukraine, including the Crimea, following the introduction of further EU sanctions on 12 September 2014.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Doing business in Russia and Ukraine: Sanctions latest
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Patients Association - STOP REORGANISING, INCREASE FUNDING, AND COMMIT TO FREE NHS, say the Royal College of Physicians in their report out yesterday.
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 14:40

The RCP’s five-point plan for the next government, published today – ‘Future hospital: more than a building’, sets out a series of clear messages to improve patient care and other worthy measures that will bring care closer to the patient

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Patients Association - STOP REORGANISING, INCREASE FUNDING, AND COMMIT TO FREE NHS, say the Royal College of Physicians in their report out yesterday.
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
UK and US join forces to tackle cyber crime
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 14:20

Business Secretary to announce £4 million of funding to counter cyber security threats at first ever US-UK cyber innovation summit.

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
UK and US join forces to tackle cyber crime
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Government gets red card for wildlife protection, flooding prevention and air quality
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 14:15

The Government has been given a ‘red card’ for its efforts to reduce health-damaging air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding in a scorecard assessment of its green policies during this Parliament produced by the Environmental Audit Committee. The report comes as the main political parties prepare for their manifesto-setting party conferences. 

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Government gets red card for wildlife protection, flooding prevention and air quality
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
Appeal to trace potential witnesses to fatal road traffic collision in Reading
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 14:10

The IPCC investigation into the fatal road traffic collision involving a Thames Valley Police car and Aston McLean is appealing for help to trace potential witnesses.

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
Appeal to trace potential witnesses to fatal road traffic collision in Reading
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
Doing business in Russia and Ukraine: Sanctions latest
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 14:05

Latest information for UK businesses on Russia and Ukraine, including the Crimea, following the introduction of further EU sanctions on 12 September 2014.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
Doing business in Russia and Ukraine: Sanctions latest
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA - Government urged by councils to outlaw all ‘legal high' sales
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 13:40

The Government must outlaw the sale of potentially lethal 'legal highs' which are becoming endemic on the country's high streets, councils say.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA - Government urged by councils to outlaw all ‘legal high' sales
Cabinet Office news
UK and US join forces to tackle cyber crime
Cabinet Office
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 13:20

Business Secretary to announce £4 million of funding to counter cyber security threats at first ever US-UK cyber innovation summit.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
UK and US join forces to tackle cyber crime
Financial Conduct Authority news
Financial adviser banned and fined £300,000 after clients lost out investing in companies he controlled
Financial Conduct Authority
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 13:15

Between 2004 and 2010, Peter Carron, formerly a senior partner at St James’s Place Wealth Management Plc (St James’s Place), advised 11 clients to invest a total of £2.4m in three companies of which he was director and majority shareholder without adequately disclosing this fact to them.

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
Financial adviser banned and fined £300,000 after clients lost out investing in companies he controlled
Care Quality Commission news
Chief Inspector of Hospitals finds significant improvements at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Care Quality Commission
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 13:10

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals has welcomed improvements in the quality of services provided by the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
Chief Inspector of Hospitals finds significant improvements at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Natural England news
Natural England Board determines outcome of General Licences Consultation
Natural England
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 13:05

Over recent months Natural England has held a wide-ranging consultation to seek views on potential adjustments to General Licences for protected species. These licences are periodically reviewed and this year’s consultation has sought views on 65 separate questions: 46 relating to specific proposals that Natural England were making and 19 where Natural England was seeking information rather than proposing a licence change.

 

Natural England | Official News Release
Natural England Board determines outcome of General Licences Consultation
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CAB - Payday loan adverts to children are "utterly unacceptable"
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 12:40

Citizens Advice has called on television viewers to "take a stand" against payday lenders and report irresponsible advertising to the Financial Conduct Authority. 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CAB - Payday loan adverts to children are "utterly unacceptable"
Think Tanks news
JRF CALLS FOR INCREASED REMIT FOR OBR AS POVERTY SET TO REACH ONE IN THREE CHILDREN BY 2020
Think Tanks
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 12:35

With one in three children and nearly one in four working-age adults forecast to be living in poverty by 2020, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) recently called for a powerful independent watchdog to hold the Government to account for its record on poverty. 

Think Tanks | Official News Release
JRF CALLS FOR INCREASED REMIT FOR OBR AS POVERTY SET TO REACH ONE IN THREE CHILDREN BY 2020
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
UK and US join forces to tackle cyber crime
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 12:20

Business Secretary to announce £4 million of funding to counter cyber security threats at first ever US-UK cyber innovation summit.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
UK and US join forces to tackle cyber crime
Skills Funding Agency news
UK’s top apprentices to represent the UK at EuroSkills
Skills Funding Agency
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 12:15

The team that will represent the UK at EuroSkills Lille 2014 has now been announced.

Skills Funding Agency | Official News Release
UK’s top apprentices to represent the UK at EuroSkills
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
MPs call for abolition of agency status of passport office
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 12:10

The Home Affairs Committee of the House of Commons publishes its report, Her Majesty’s Passport Office: delays in processing applications.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
MPs call for abolition of agency status of passport office
Department of Health news
First UK 'Promising Innovative Medicine' Designation Awarded
Department of Health
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 12:05

An innovative cell therapy for cancer has become the first designated ‘promising’ as part of a scheme to get medicines to patients quicker.

Department of Health | Official News Release
First UK 'Promising Innovative Medicine' Designation Awarded
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CAB - Protection from eviction good for four million
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 11:40

Citizens Advice has has welcomed news that the Government will support a Private Member's Bill to give greater protection to tenants in privately-rented housing. 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CAB - Protection from eviction good for four million
Think Tanks news
IEA - Drop the opposition: Advertising benefits us all
Think Tanks
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 11:35

Banning and restricting advertising has little to no effect on overall consumption, but it does create negative consequences for consumers. 

Think Tanks | Official News Release
IEA - Drop the opposition: Advertising benefits us all
EU News news
New EU support for the Civil Society in Ukraine
EU News
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 11:25

Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle and Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk signed a new programme to support civil society in Ukraine. The new programme, worth €10 million, is designed to enhance the role of civil society in promoting and monitoring democratic reforms and inclusive socio-economic development in Ukraine.

EU News | Official News Release
New EU support for the Civil Society in Ukraine
Care Quality Commission news
Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks people to tell him about the care provided by Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Care Quality Commission
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 11:15

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals is inviting members of the public to tell his inspection panel what they think of the services provided by Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks people to tell him about the care provided by Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Financial Conduct Authority news
Insider dealers ordered to pay £3.2m in confiscation
Financial Conduct Authority
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 11:10

In a case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and heard at Southwark Crown Court Confiscation Orders (the Orders) totalling £3,249,488.71 were made by His Honour Judge Pegden QC between 10 September 2014 and 15 September 2014 against Ali Mustafa, Pardip Saini, Paresh Shah, Neten Shah, Bijal Shah, Truptesh Patel and Richard Joseph.

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
Insider dealers ordered to pay £3.2m in confiscation
Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) news
Ofsted begins series of no notice school inspections
Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted)
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 11:05

HM Inspectors are mounting a wave of no notice inspections of schools across every region in England, Ofsted announced yesterday

Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) | Official News Release
Ofsted begins series of no notice school inspections
EU News news
EU leads an international demarche against whaling by Iceland
EU News
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 10:25

The EU, its 28 Member States and the governments of the United States, Australia, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand, Mexico and Monaco, have declared their opposition to the fact that the Icelandic government still permits commercial whaling, in particular the hunting of fin whales and the subsequent trading of fin whale products.

EU News | Official News Release
EU leads an international demarche against whaling by Iceland
Ministry of Defence news
The Invictus legacy for rehabilitation of service personnel
Ministry of Defence
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 10:10

The Games provided an opportunity to learn how best to support wounded warriors through the power of sport.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
The Invictus legacy for rehabilitation of service personnel
Insolvency Service news
Find an Insolvency Practitioner and Find an Official Receiver applications migrating to Atos’s data centre
Insolvency Service
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 10:05

Work is being carried out to move our Find an IP and Find an OR Office web applications from Savvis Data Centre to Atos’s data centre.

Insolvency Service | Official News Release
Find an Insolvency Practitioner and Find an Official Receiver applications migrating to Atos’s data centre
Ofcom news
Update on local TV in the UK
Ofcom
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 09:20

Ofcom has issued a progress update on local TV, two years since the first licences were awarded.

Ofcom | Official News Release
Update on local TV in the UK
Association of Police and Crime Commissioners news
Enhancing the democratic accountability of Police and Crime Commissioners
Association of Police and Crime Commissioners
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 09:15

The mandate for Police and Crime Commissioners comes directly from the people they serve. For the first time those responsible for policing are now locally elected and are directly answerable to the electorate.

Association of Police and Crime Commissioners | Official News Release
Enhancing the democratic accountability of Police and Crime Commissioners
Transport for London news
Explore London with free guided walks
Transport for London
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 09:10

Explore London this Autumn with 40 free guided walks

 

Transport for London | Official News Release
Explore London with free guided walks
Food Standards Agency news
Spiceway, Rutherglen products handled and packaged in an unapproved establishment
Food Standards Agency
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 09:05

The FSA is making local authories aware that GSR Distributions Ltd, trading as Spiceway, Rutherglen, Glasgow have been found to be operating as an unapproved cutting plant. The FSA has issued a Food Alert for Action.

 

Food Standards Agency | Official News Release
Spiceway, Rutherglen products handled and packaged in an unapproved establishment
Environment Agency news
Drainage work begins on Todmorden’s Centre Vale Park
Environment Agency
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 08:10
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police investigated
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 08:05

The IPCC is investigating the Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police, Patrick Geenty, an inspector and a detective constable from the force in relation to the way they dealt with complaints lodged in 2008 and 2009. Those complaints had been about the way the force handled allegations of sexual abuse. 

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police investigated
Scottish Government news
Fergusons’ Shipbuilders Task Force meeting
Scottish Government
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 07:10

Speaking after the final Fergusons’ Shipbuilders Task Force meeting Finance Secretary John Swinney and Inverclyde Council leader Councillor Stephen McCabe said:

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Fergusons’ Shipbuilders Task Force meeting
National Ombudsmen news
CYP issues
National Ombudsmen
Tuesday 16 September 2014 @ 07:05

New edition of newsletter for children and young people's advocacy organisations is now available

 

National Ombudsmen | Official News Release
CYP issues

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