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Welsh Government news
Enhanced Case Management approach paying dividends
Welsh Government
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 16:33

A collaborative approach to working with young people with experience of the youth justice system, has been praised in an independent report, which recommends it is implemented more widely throughout Wales.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Enhanced Case Management approach paying dividends
Ministry of Defence news
RAF Akrotiri opens newly-renovated runway
Ministry of Defence
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 16:32

RAF Akrotiri, Britain’s main airbase for operations against Daesh, is now better equipped than ever to combat threats to national security, after the official opening of its newly renovated runway yesterday.

 

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
RAF Akrotiri opens newly-renovated runway
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Brexit and the EU budget report debated by Lords
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 16:25
Information Commissioner's Office news
Garages, new homes and old offices: the records management mistakes that put health records at risk
Information Commissioner's Office
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 16:20

When Cabinet Office Minister Ben Gummer announced the government was spending £1.9bn on UK cyber security, he highlighted health data as needing strong protection.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
Garages, new homes and old offices: the records management mistakes that put health records at risk
techUK news
Tech Industry Calls for Brexit Negotiations that Secure a Bright Digital Future
techUK
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 16:15

Julian David, CEO at techUK comments on the historic triggering of Article 50, which begins the process of the UK leaving the EU.

techUK | Official News Release
Tech Industry Calls for Brexit Negotiations that Secure a Bright Digital Future
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory news
Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) testing
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 16:10

Early trials have been conducted as part of the LDEW project. Watch the video of a test laser melting a mortar bomb.

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory | Official News Release
Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) testing
Transport for London news
Enjoy Easter by planning your travel in advance
Transport for London
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 16:05

Customers are being encouraged to plan their journeys in advance this Easter to ensure they can get around easily and make the most of London.

 

Transport for London | Official News Release
Enjoy Easter by planning your travel in advance
Ofcom news
Ofcom outlines plans for regulating the BBC’s performance
Ofcom
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 15:25

Ofcom has today published detailed proposals on how it will regulate the BBC’s performance under its new Royal Charter, which outlines how it should deliver for audiences.

Ofcom | Official News Release
Ofcom outlines plans for regulating the BBC’s performance
EU News news
London Mayor: “We are still going to be part of the European family”
EU News
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 15:20

“Even though we may leave the European Union, we are not leaving Europe,” said London Mayor Sadiq Khan visiting the Parliament on 28 March. “For issues from security and defence to finance and culture, we are still going to be a part of the European family.” 

EU News | Official News Release
London Mayor: “We are still going to be part of the European family”
Ministry of Defence news
Joint Forces Command enjoy successful military exercise
Ministry of Defence
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 15:15

Cross-government working was strengthened in a real world military mission rehearsal.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Joint Forces Command enjoy successful military exercise
Department for Communities and Local Government news
Inspirational Muslims and the fight against terrorism
Department for Communities and Local Government
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 15:10

Speaking at the Muslim News Awards For Excellence, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid discusses how we should respond to terror attacks.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
Inspirational Muslims and the fight against terrorism
Scottish Government news
Parliament backs independence referendum
Scottish Government
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 15:05

First Minister – people of Scotland must be given choice on future.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Parliament backs independence referendum
Department for Communities and Local Government news
How LEPs can build the local foundations for a global Britain
Department for Communities and Local Government
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 14:38

Sajid Javid yesterday talked to leaders of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) about the important role they have to play in growing the UK economy.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
How LEPs can build the local foundations for a global Britain
Welsh Government news
Treforest Glass expands with Welsh Government support creating and securing 25 jobs
Welsh Government
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 14:25

A glazing manufacturer that operates in a niche market having developed a range of hi-spec innovative products is expanding and relocating to larger premises with Welsh Government support that will create and safeguard 25 jobs.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Treforest Glass expands with Welsh Government support creating and securing 25 jobs
Arts Council England news
A creative future in a changing world
Arts Council England
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 14:20

Sir Nicholas Serota gave his first speech as Chair of Arts Council England at No Boundaries 2017.

 

Arts Council England | Official News Release
A creative future in a changing world
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
FRC publishes Plan & Budget and Levies for 2017/18
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 14:15

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today published its Plan & Budget, including its levies, for 2017/18.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
FRC publishes Plan & Budget and Levies for 2017/18
Science and Technology Facilities Council news
Just like Wolverine, humans need metal to maintain strong bones
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 14:10

Newly published research has provided fresh insight into how bones grow and develop, and how the traces of metal found in bones play a vital part in this process.

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
Just like Wolverine, humans need metal to maintain strong bones
Innovate UK news
'Brain' for driverless cars: Oxford spin-out wins FT award
Innovate UK
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 14:05

Innovate UK-supported Oxbotica enjoys success with artificial intelligence software for the next generation of autonomous road vehicles.

Innovate UK | Official News Release
'Brain' for driverless cars: Oxford spin-out wins FT award
National Cyber Security Centre news
Girls impress judges in national final of cyber security contest
National Cyber Security Centre
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 13:45

TEENAGE cyber sleuths who travelled to London from all over the country have been praised for their security skills after impressing judges with their code-cracking abilities at a UK final.

National Cyber Security Centre | Official News Release
Girls impress judges in national final of cyber security contest
Department for Communities and Local Government news
Helping builders to get building
Department for Communities and Local Government
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 13:27

Sajid Javid yesterday talked to home builders about the Housing White Paper, the importance of good design, and the problem of unfair leasehold terms.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
Helping builders to get building
Scottish Government news
A90 casualty reduction
Scottish Government
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 13:18

Transport Minister Humza Yousaf has announced plans to improve safety on the A90, with average speed cameras to be installed between Dundee and Stonehaven.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
A90 casualty reduction
EU News news
Presenting New EDPS Website
EU News
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 13:13

The website has undergone quite a makeover! With new features and drop down menus.  Watch the video to learn more about it.

EU News | Official News Release
Presenting New EDPS Website
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Protest in York tomorrow over proposed axe to health visitors and school nurses
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 13:03

Families with babies & young children in York will bear the brunt of proposed cuts to health visitors and school nurses by the city council, Unite, the union, warned today (Wednesday 29 March).

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Protest in York tomorrow over proposed axe to health visitors and school nurses
Welsh Government news
First Minister Carwyn Jones – “We’re committed to a sensible Brexit that secures Wales’ future”
Welsh Government
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 11:25
Innovate UK news
Cancer innovation challenge in Scotland: apply for funding
Innovate UK
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 11:20

Organisations can apply for a share of £325,000 to find new ways of recording and integrating data on patient outcomes and experiences.

Innovate UK | Official News Release
Cancer innovation challenge in Scotland: apply for funding
Department of Health news
England world leaders in the use of whole genome sequencing to diagnose TB
Department of Health
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 11:15

Whole genome sequencing (WGS) is now being used to identify different strains of tuberculosis (TB), announced Public Health England yesterday.

Department of Health | Official News Release
England world leaders in the use of whole genome sequencing to diagnose TB
Department for International Trade news
UK government ministers attend first maritime trade mission in China
Department for International Trade
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 11:10

International Trade Minister, Mark Garnier and Maritime Minister, John Hayes, will visit China this week to attend ‘The Golden Era: Sino-UK Maritime Trade and Investment Forum’.

Department for International Trade | Official News Release
UK government ministers attend first maritime trade mission in China
National Crime Agency news
Gatwick rail station drugs bust ends in prison sentences for smugglers
National Crime Agency
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 11:05

Two men have been jailed after a National Crime Agency surveillance operation led to the seizure of almost two kilos of cocaine at Gatwick airport rail station.
 

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Gatwick rail station drugs bust ends in prison sentences for smugglers
Big Lottery Fund news
Funding boost for Northern Ireland Groups
Big Lottery Fund
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 10:25

Community groups across Northern Ireland are celebrating thanks to almost £2 million of National Lottery funding.

 

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
Funding boost for Northern Ireland Groups
Homeless Link news
Homeless Link launches annual review of support for single homeless people
Homeless Link
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 10:20

The 2016 survey of frontline homelessness services in England reveals innovation amidst a fall in funding and bed spaces.

 

 

Homeless Link | Official News Release
Homeless Link launches annual review of support for single homeless people
Scottish Government news
Drop in home repossessions
Scottish Government
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 10:15

Sharp drop in repossessions going through court.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Drop in home repossessions
Innovate UK news
Tackling healthcare challenges: apply for business funding
Innovate UK
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 10:10

Businesses can apply for a share of up to £12 million to develop innovative ideas that will help to detect, manage and treat disease.

Innovate UK | Official News Release
Tackling healthcare challenges: apply for business funding
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy news
Business Minister Margot James urges FTSE 350 chief executives to improve diversity and inclusion
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 10:05

FTSE 350 chief execs called on to take up McGregor-Smith Review recommendations on black and ethnic minority progression in the workplace.

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Official News Release
Business Minister Margot James urges FTSE 350 chief executives to improve diversity and inclusion
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
Emerging technology which aims to improve muscle movement is NICE’s 100th medtech innovation briefing
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 09:25
Welsh Government news
Online Safety remains a key priority as internet use rises
Welsh Government
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 09:20

95% of children in Wales aged 7 to 15 use the internet at home, a new report published show.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Online Safety remains a key priority as internet use rises
Scottish Government news
Bird of prey crime map
Scottish Government
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 09:15

26% drop in recorded bird of prey offences during 2016.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Bird of prey crime map
Charity Commission news
Trustees failed to report sex abuse allegation
Charity Commission
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 09:10

Serious governance failings due to lack of oversight on safeguarding.

Charity Commission | Official News Release
Trustees failed to report sex abuse allegation
NHS England news
NHS England to issue new guidance on low value prescription items
NHS England
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 09:05

NHS England will be leading a review of low value prescription items from April 2017 and introducing new guidance for Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), with a view to substantially saving NHS expenditure in this area. It follows extensive work by NHS Clinical Commissioners which identified significant areas where potential savings can be made, up to potentially £400m per year.

 

NHS England | Official News Release
NHS England to issue new guidance on low value prescription items
Transport for London news
TfL seeks partner to develop South Kensington Tube
Transport for London
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 08:15

TfL launches search for property partner for South Kensington restoration and development

 

 

Transport for London | Official News Release
TfL seeks partner to develop South Kensington Tube
Environment Agency news
Big fines for two Kent anglers caught fishing without a licence
Environment Agency
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 08:10

Two anglers netted hefty fines after being successfully prosecuted by the Environment Agency for fishing illegally in Kent.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Big fines for two Kent anglers caught fishing without a licence
Scottish Government news
Search for volunteers begins
Scottish Government
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 08:05

More than 3,000 people sought for Glasgow 2018 European Championships.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Search for volunteers begins
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Office expresses concern about Russian protest arrests
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 07:15

The widespread arrests in Russia contravene its international commitments to uphold citizens’ rights to association, peaceful assembly and demonstration.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Office expresses concern about Russian protest arrests
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
New app to report Asian hornet sightings
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 07:10

Asian Hornet Watch - new app launched to help people quickly and easily report sightings of this invasive species.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
New app to report Asian hornet sightings
Environment Agency news
Committee members sought to help shape future flood plans in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire
Environment Agency
Wednesday 29 March 2017 @ 07:05

Recruitment is underway for new members for the Anglian Northern Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (RFCC).

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Committee members sought to help shape future flood plans in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire

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