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£350,000 road improvement scheme for Moneymore Road, Cookstown

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A £350,000 resurfacing scheme on the A29 Moneymore Road dual carriageway will commence on Wednesday 6 June 2018.  The work will be carried out on the northbound side of the road and will extend for a distance of approximately 1.9km... (Continue reading)

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£30 million of funding to tackle antimicrobial resistance

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The UK government has announced that it will be committing over £30 million of funding to the global fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The funding will be delivered through 4 new projects as part of the Global AMR Innovation Fund... (Continue reading)

Portree architect firm expands

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Portree based architects, Rural Design, is set to create three new jobs and boost its turnover (May 21st) after securing a £58,000 business expansion investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). Established in 2005 by Alan Dickson and Gill Smith... (Continue reading)

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CBI: ‘Prime Minister shows right ambition to build momentum on Industrial Strategy’

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CBI responds to a speech from the Prime Minister setting out further details of the Government’s Industrial Strategy (May 22nd). Matthew Fell, CBI UK Chief Policy Director, said: “Businesses across the country will welcome the Prime Minister’s ambitions to build... (Continue reading)

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EEF comment on Prime Minister’s Speech on Industrial Strategy

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Commenting on the speech by the Prime Minister on Industrial Strategy (May 21st), Stephen Phipson, Chief Executive of EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, said: “The industrial strategy is a whole of government endeavour so it is fitting to see the Prime... (Continue reading)

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Employment at historic level

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Progress made in tackling the gender gap and youth employment (May 22nd). Record numbers of people in Scotland are employed, the gender gap has narrowed and more young people have jobs. In 2017, 2,618,100 people were in employment and the... (Continue reading)

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Charging ahead with Dalry Bypass

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Electric vehicles help deliver the £31.2 million project (May 22nd). Using low emission vehicles in major roads projects is a key example of how public sector procurement can support the Scottish Government’s ambition to phase out the need for new... (Continue reading)

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Sheffield’s HS2 vision revealed as part of 10-year city centre development plan

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Sheffield City Council has released the first image of how a new HS2 station could look like if high-speed rail starts operating in the city (May 21st). The image has been unveiled as part of the council’s ‘This is Sheffield... (Continue reading)

Hundreds of firms from across the region win work on HS2 project

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More than 400 firms across the West Midlands have won contracts in HS2′s supply chain, just in the first phase of the new high-speed rail network’s evolution (May 22nd). Around half of the companies whose tenders were successful are small... (Continue reading)

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UK risks becoming ‘splintered’ if more powers are not devolved to regions, warns northern metro mayor

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The Government risks “splintering” the country if it fails to deliver further devolution in the English regions where large numbers of people voted for “Brexit”, a northern metro mayor has warned (May 21st). Steve Rotheram, who was elected as mayor... (Continue reading)

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