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Transport laws to be reviewed to improve everyday journeys

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The biggest review into transport in a generation will pave the way for transforming the way people and goods move around our cities, the government has announced in its Future of mobility: urban strategy. The review will explore regulations around... (Continue reading)

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Homes England agrees £3.4million funding for Havant Civic Campus site

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Homes England has agreed a £3.4million funding deal with Havant Borough Council. The funding has been awarded through the Government’s £450 million Local Authority Accelerated Construction Programme and will enable development of new homes on the Council’s surface car parks... (Continue reading)

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£12m programme to transform delivery of health, care and support in West Wales

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Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething has announced £12m for an ambitious programme to modernise and improve health and social care in West Wales. The money will support a range of initiatives that shift services from hospital to people’s homes and communities... (Continue reading)

Progress on raising people’s qualifications and skills has stalled in pre- “Brexit” Britain

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Rapid increases in people’s qualifications and skill levels have stalled since the mid-2000s, and both policy makers and employers must restart this progress, according to a new Resolution Foundation report. ‘Pick up the pace’ – a comprehensive audit of skills... (Continue reading)

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World-leading UK aerospace designs: get funding for projects

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The UK’s aerospace sector is among the best in the world, with a turnover of £35 billion and hosting 123,000 direct employees in 2017. To remain at its peak, the UK needs to explore emerging opportunities and markets. Organisations are... (Continue reading)

£30m Homes England loan brings more new homes to Basildon

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The loan from the government’s housing delivery agency will help to redevelop the Craylands Estate, renamed as Beechwood Village, and the Laindon Shopping Centre, which will become Laindon Place. More than 550 new homes are being built at the Beechwood... (Continue reading)

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Quieter, smoother M6 in £7 million Carlisle upgrade

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Highways England has unveiled a package of maintenance and repairs along the M6 near Carlisle, which will keep drivers and the local economy smoothly and safely on the move. The work includes resurfacing the main motorway carriageway, upgrading the roundabout... (Continue reading)

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£9.75 million to clean our high streets

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Councils across England will receive an immediate cash boost from a £9.75 million fund to back their efforts in cleaning up high streets and town centres, Communities Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP confirmed. From Ashford to Wakefield, councils in... (Continue reading)

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LGA survey: councils to use borrowing powers to accelerate homebuilding programmes

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New powers to borrow and invest in new and existing housing look set to be used by the majority of councils but further reforms are needed to spark a genuine renaissance of social housing, a survey by the LGA reveals.... (Continue reading)

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Extra £6.6m for research in Welsh universities

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To coincide with British Science Week, the Education Minister, Kirsty Williams, has announced an extra £6.6m of funding to support higher education research in Wales this year. The funding will pave the way for a new, longer-term approach to research... (Continue reading)

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