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Cabinet Office news
Celebrating 'Join In' and the volunteering legacy of London 2012
Cabinet Office
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 12:05

Minister for Civil Society Rob Wilson spoke at a reception about the work of 'Join In', a charity that encourages volunteering in sports recently.

 

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Celebrating 'Join In' and the volunteering legacy of London 2012
Department for Communities and Local Government news
Fire services improvement fund - public get a win-win: better local services and at lower cost
Department for Communities and Local Government
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 11:25

Fire Minister Penny Mordaunt recently (17 October 2014) announced the winners of a £75 million fund which will improve frontline services and save taxpayers over £300 million.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
Fire services improvement fund - public get a win-win: better local services and at lower cost
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary welcomes appointment of new Iraqi Ministers
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 11:20

Philip Hammond has welcomed the Iraqi government’s vital appointment of new Interior and Defence Ministers.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary welcomes appointment of new Iraqi Ministers

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EU News news
EU & Japan researchers join forces to deliver the 1 Gigabit Olympics
EU News
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 11:15

The European Commission and Japan have recently announced four research projects developing new technologies for high-speed networks in highly-dense user areas.

EU News | Official News Release
EU & Japan researchers join forces to deliver the 1 Gigabit Olympics
Scottish Government news
Tackling money worries
Scottish Government
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 11:10

Community projects which will help vulnerable families deal with debt and welfare problems are set to benefit from a £2.4 million funding boost.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Tackling money worries
Arts Council England news
Liverpool's Everyman Theatre wins prestigious national Stirling Prize
Arts Council England
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 11:05

Liverpool's Everyman Theatre, which re-opened in March 2014, has won the prestigious national Stirling Prize for the best building of the year, awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Designed by Haworth Tompkins architects, the Everyman beat off competition from the LSE's student centre in Aldwych, the Shard, the Olympic aquatics centre, Manchester School of Art and the Library of Birmingham.

Arts Council England | Official News Release
Liverpool's Everyman Theatre wins prestigious national Stirling Prize
HM Treasury news
Government sets out options to include peer-to-peer (P2P) loans in ISAs
HM Treasury
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 10:25

Government sets out options to enable savers to hold innovative P2P loans in their ISAs which will allow returns to be entirely tax free.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Government sets out options to include peer-to-peer (P2P) loans in ISAs
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
NICE consults on safe staffing advice for midwives
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 10:20

NICE has issued its second draft guideline for safe staffing in the NHS which provides advice on how to make the right decisions about safe midwife staffing levels for women and their babies, wherever they choose to receive care.

 

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
NICE consults on safe staffing advice for midwives
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
BIS confirms teaching bursaries to continue for top graduates
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 10:15

Nick Boles announces the continuation of a bursary scheme to encourage more top graduates to begin a teaching career in further education.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
BIS confirms teaching bursaries to continue for top graduates
Cabinet Office news
GOV.UK reaches 1 billion visits
Cabinet Office
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 10:10

On its second birthday, the award-winning government website has reached a major milestone of 1 billion site visits.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
GOV.UK reaches 1 billion visits
Wales Office news
Baroness Jenny Randerson: "We are a government for business"
Wales Office
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 10:05

Wales Office Minister Baroness Randerson demonstrates commitment to small businesses at Swansea conference.

Wales Office | Official News Release
Baroness Jenny Randerson: "We are a government for business"
Office for National Statistics news
EU Government Deficit and Debt Return, September 2014
Office for National Statistics
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 09:25

This release is consistent with the information on UK deficit (or net borrowing) and debt that the UK and other European Union (EU) Member States are required to report to the European Commission at the end of September and March each year under the terms of the Maastricht Treaty. This bulletin reflects the first report to be made under the new European System of Accounts 2010 (ESA 2010) that all Member States have simultaneously implemented this September.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
EU Government Deficit and Debt Return, September 2014
Big Lottery Fund news
Project aims to turn Roy’s long goodbye into a lasting legacy
Big Lottery Fund
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 09:20

A loving wife who noticed she could use sign language to better communicate with her husband who was suffering from dementia will help use a Big Lottery Fund grant ensure more people living with the disease and their carers benefit from the technique.

 

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
Project aims to turn Roy’s long goodbye into a lasting legacy
Science and Technology Facilities Council  news
Dark underground access tunnels, light diffraction and behind the scenes at a world-leading research centre amongst STFC Photowalk 2014 winners
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 09:15

STFC recently announced the winners of its 2014 Photowalk competition, which showcases some of the UK’s leading-edge science and world-class technical facilities.

 

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
Dark underground access tunnels, light diffraction and behind the scenes at a world-leading research centre amongst STFC Photowalk 2014 winners
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Dangerous dogs: tough new law to help prevent attacks
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 09:10

Police and local authorities to be given new legal powers to tackle irresponsible dog ownership.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
Dangerous dogs: tough new law to help prevent attacks
Ministry of Defence news
Army officers lead the way on the future of engineering
Ministry of Defence
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 09:05

Engineers in the British Army have been demonstrating the importance of engineering through the Bloodhound supersonic car (SSC) project.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Army officers lead the way on the future of engineering
Home Office news
OISC (Triennial Review)
Home Office
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 08:10

The Secretary of State for the Home Department (Mrs Theresa May): I am today announcing the start of the Triennial Review of the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC).

Home Office | Official News Release
OISC (Triennial Review)
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
NICE issues draft updated guidance on the use of dual-chamber pacemakers for some people with a slow heart rhythm
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 08:05

NICE has recently published draft updated guidance recommending the use of dual-chamber pacemakers as an option for treating some people with abnormally slow heart rhythms (bradycardia) caused by sick sinus syndrome without atrioventricular block, and who have started to show symptoms of the disease.

 

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
NICE issues draft updated guidance on the use of dual-chamber pacemakers for some people with a slow heart rhythm

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