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Funding available in England towards replacing fishing vessel engines

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Through the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) funding is now available in England towards replacing of engines on fishing vessels. The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has made a number of changes to the EMFF scheme to make sure it... (Continue reading)

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Continued support for low income households

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More than 265,000 households have received £140 million since the creation of the Scottish Welfare Fund in April 2013. Figures published today show that between April and June of this year councils received 42,005 applications for Crisis Grants, an increase... (Continue reading)

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Record number of small businesses accessing relief

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The Small Business Bonus Scheme (SBBS) provided record relief to almost 104,000 recipients in 2017-18. The increased number of recipients benefitting from total relief under the scheme, which removes or reduces their rates bills rose to £226 million – an... (Continue reading)

Using augmented reality to boost tourism: apply for contracts

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Organisations can apply for a share of £70,000 to develop augmented reality technologies that help tourists to plan and make the most of their visits. Tourism Northern Ireland working with the Department for Communities, Digital Catapult Northern Ireland and Matrix... (Continue reading)

First of a Kind competition: transform tomorrow’s train journeys

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Innovative, real-time working models of ideas to transform rail passenger travel could benefit from a £3.5 million fund by the Department for Transport (DfT). The First of a Kind (FOAK) competition invites bids from companies to fund existing innovations that... (Continue reading)

£27 million flood scheme opens in Blackpool

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A £27 million scheme to reduce flood risk to 4,800 properties in Blackpool was officially opened yesterday (Monday 30 October 2017) by Blackpool Council Cabinet Member for Environmental Services, Councillor Fred Jackson and the Chair of the Environment Agency Emma... (Continue reading)

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Initial £3 million awarded for UK leadership of new space science mission SMILE

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UK teams will lead an international solar-terrestrial and space weather mission, taking on the development of a major science instrument thanks to funding from the UK Space Agency. The £3 million will support academics working on SMILE (the Solar wind... (Continue reading)

Glasgow hospital to see 43 new life science jobs

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Caledonian firm BioClavis is set to create a base at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital as part of a £10.5m investment in life sciences. The innovation zone has been supported by a £4.5m award from Scottish Enterprise and plans to... (Continue reading)

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Environment Secretary opens £40 million fund to boost farm productivity

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Farmers will get a £40 million productivity boost today (Monday October 20 2017) as the Environment Secretary Michael Gove announces the opening of a new grants scheme for investment in cutting edge technology and new equipment. Speaking at the 2017... (Continue reading)

Defence Secretary visits Tyneside shipyard as industry develops plans for new frigates

HMS Defender arrives at Portsmouth Naval Base for the very first time

As part of his nationwide tour of UK shipyards, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon paid a visit to A&P Tyne near Newcastle today, one of the yards that could be involved in building a new class of ships for the... (Continue reading)

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