July, 2019


Officers to utilise mobile phone tech


Police officers in the North East will start using mobile devices as part of their operational duties which will increase their visibility within local communities. Officers will be able to access a wide range of police systems while out on... (Continue reading)

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Cardiff University secures £1 million EU funding for industrial research centre


Counsel General and ‘Brexit’ minister Jeremy Miles announce EU funding of more than £1 millon to advance research into magnetic and electromagnetic materials in Wales. This investment will support Cardiff University’s Magnetic Materials and Applications (MAGMA) project, enabling the university... (Continue reading)

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East of England businesses to benefit from £22m funding for low carbon initiatives


A successful bid to the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) by Norfolk County Council and the University of East Anglia (UEA) will see at least £22m invested in small and medium-sized businesses in the region. The new programme will allow... (Continue reading)

Potential Beneficiaries of Liverpool City Region’s £6 million Town Centre Fund Announced


At its meeting Liverpool City Region Combined Authority will be asked to approve up to £6 million – up to £1 million for each of its six local authorities – to support plans to revitalise town centres across the Liverpool... (Continue reading)

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Thrive and Bristol Energy agree wind power deal for almost 3000 homes


Thrive Renewables and Bristol Energy have unveiled an agreement for 3.55MW of renewable electricity, enough to power almost 3,000 homes, from two onshore wind farms in Suffolk and Aberdeenshire. The new power purchase agreement (PPA) for the electricity generated by... (Continue reading)

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Commercialising quantum technologies: apply for funding

Government Opportunities

Businesses can apply for a share of up to £33 million to work with others on developing new products and services that exploit quantum technologies. Quantum physics underpins the computing, media and infrastructure systems at the heart of modern life.... (Continue reading)

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Business Stream has hit £250m in new deals since 2017

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Scottish Water’s wholly-owned subsidiary Business Stream announced that it has generated more than £250 million in contract wins in the two years since the English retail water market opened. The Edinburgh-based water’s retailer recent successes include gaining the UK-wide portfolios... (Continue reading)

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£20 million funding to help 10,000 young people into NHS careers


Health and Social Care Secretary has announced £20 million funding to support 10,000 young people from all backgrounds to get a career in the NHS. This will be matched by £7 million from the Prince’s Trust. The 3-year pre-employment programme... (Continue reading)

UK to innovate new life-saving treatment and diagnosis technology


Diseases could be detected even before people experience symptoms, thanks to a pioneering new health-data programme as part of the government’s modern Industrial Strategy. Businesses and charities are expected to jointly invest up to £160 million, alongside a £79 million... (Continue reading)

CLA reacts to Boris Johnson becoming new Prime Minister

Boris Johnson

Commenting on the election of Mr Johnson as leader of the Conservative party and PM, Tim Breitmeyer President of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) said: “We congratulate Mr Johnson on his victory and look forward to working together... (Continue reading)

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