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  1. Recycling up and costs down under new regime bedford

    Recycling up and costs down under new regime The amount of waste electrical and electronic equipment being recycled has ...

    Recycling up and costs down under new regime The amount of waste electrical and electronic equipment being recycled has increased under a new regulatory regime which has also delivered millions of pounds of savings to business. New Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)...

    27/02/2015
  2. Government cracks down on nuisance calling companies bedford

    Consumers plagued by nuisance calls and texts will benefit from the Government changes to the law, which will make it easier for ...

    Consumers plagued by nuisance calls and texts will benefit from the Government changes to the law, which will make it easier for those firms responsible to be hit with fines of up to £500,000. The law currently requires the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to prove a company caused...

    26/02/2015
  3. Metal thefts down by a third bedford

    Metal thefts have fallen by a third in the past year, as councils lead efforts to combat unscrupulous thieves targeting churches, ...

    Metal thefts have fallen by a third in the past year, as councils lead efforts to combat unscrupulous thieves targeting churches, desecrating war memorials and causing disruption by stealing electric cables and metal from railway lines. Latest figures show there were 40,680 metal thefts in...

    25/02/2015
  4. NHS foundation trusts tackle rising patient demand bedford

    NHS foundation trusts are working hard to provide patients with quality care in the face of sustained operational and financial ...

    NHS foundation trusts are working hard to provide patients with quality care in the face of sustained operational and financial pressures, according to Monitor. Analysis by the health sector regulator shows that foundation trusts saw 2.7 million people in their A&E units between October and...

    24/02/2015
  5. New measures will speed up housebuilding bedford

    Brandon Lewis has proposed new measures to speed up the planning system and provide new homes more quickly. So-called ...

    Brandon Lewis has proposed new measures to speed up the planning system and provide new homes more quickly. So-called “section 106” agreements, which attach conditions on a planning permission being granted, can often lead to extended negotiations that delay the planning application process....

    24/02/2015
  6. All Dogs Must Be Microchipped By April 2016 bedford

    From the 6th of April 2016, all dogs must be microchipped and registered to an approved database by the time they are 8 weeks old. ...

    From the 6th of April 2016, all dogs must be microchipped and registered to an approved database by the time they are 8 weeks old. For every dog that is currently not microchipped, you will have until 6th of April to get them microchipped and registered on an approved database. If a keeper...

    23/02/2015
  7. Some Parking Penalties Illegal say RAC bedford

    It's claimed drivers who've paid fines for parking infringements on private land could get a refund. The RAC Foundation ...

    It's claimed drivers who've paid fines for parking infringements on private land could get a refund. The RAC Foundation says it's because the penalties are, in many cases, illegal. The Court of Appeal will make a ruling next week, which could see millions of pounds going back into...

    23/02/2015
  8. Helping people avoid early death bedford

    Helping people avoid early death – NICE publishes new support for local government on tackling the causes of poor health. ...

    Helping people avoid early death – NICE publishes new support for local government on tackling the causes of poor health. Helping local authorities to tackle the direct causes of early death is the focus of a new briefing from NICE. Early death means dying before the age of 75. One in...

    23/02/2015
  9. Children to be more clearly heard in decisions about their future bedford

    Children will have a greater say in family court cases, Justice Minister Simon Hughes announced as he addressed the Family Justice ...

    Children will have a greater say in family court cases, Justice Minister Simon Hughes announced as he addressed the Family Justice Young People’s Board. Children involved in any type of family case - whether to remove them into care or disputes about child arrangements following divorce or...

    20/02/2015
  10. Officers warn residents after ‘police scam’ targets elderly victims bedford

    DETECTIVES have issued a warning following a series of telephone frauds targeting the elderly in the Central and East Lancashire ...

    DETECTIVES have issued a warning following a series of telephone frauds targeting the elderly in the Central and East Lancashire areas. Incidents have been reported to police after fraudulent telephone calls by a man purporting to be a police officer to residents living in the Preston,...

    20/02/2015
  11. Registration for new married couples tax break opens bedford

    The government has today opened registration for the new Marriage Allowance, a tax break for married couples, helping them save up ...

    The government has today opened registration for the new Marriage Allowance, a tax break for married couples, helping them save up to £212 a year. Applying online is straightforward. Couples can register their interest to receive the Allowance now at gov.uk/marriageallowance. From 6 April...

    20/02/2015
  12. Iain Duncan Smith: jobs-led recovery changing people’s lives bedford

    Employment under this government has reached another important milestone with an employment rate which has never been higher. ...

    Employment under this government has reached another important milestone with an employment rate which has never been higher. The figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal that on average over the last year over 1,600 more people were in work every day, bringing the number of...

    19/02/2015
  13. New National Homophobic, Biphobic and Transphobic Hate Crime Partnership bedford

    A major new initiative to tackle hate crime has been announced by the LGBT Consortium yesterday. It brings together a partnership ...

    A major new initiative to tackle hate crime has been announced by the LGBT Consortium yesterday. It brings together a partnership of 31 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) organisations from across England and Wales. Funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission the partnership will aim to...

    17/02/2015
  14. Take-up of plug-in car grant continues to rise bedford

    Number of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. The popularity of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) continues to ...

    Number of ultra-low emission vehicles breaks 25,000 barrier. The popularity of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) continues to rise sharply, with more than 25,000 plug-in car and plug-in van grant claims submitted since the scheme began in 2010. Even the traditionally quiet January sales...

    16/02/2015
  15. £1.6 billion to help ensure every child has a school place bedford

    Details of local funding allocations to support the creation of the new school places needed by September 2018. Details of how ...

    Details of local funding allocations to support the creation of the new school places needed by September 2018. Details of how £1.6 billion will be invested to create thousands of new school places across England have been outlined by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan and Schools Minister David...

    16/02/2015
  16. Morrisons is withdrawing its Fajita Meal Kit bedford

    Morrisons is withdrawing its Fajita Meal Kit due to undeclared almond in the seasoning mix Morrisons is recalling its ...

    Morrisons is withdrawing its Fajita Meal Kit due to undeclared almond in the seasoning mix Morrisons is recalling its Fajita Meal Kit because it contains almond protein in the seasoning mix, which is not declared on the label. Although there is precautionary allergen labelling on the outer...

    13/02/2015
  17. Man wanted for burglaries across Lancashire and Cheshire bedford

    POLICE are appealing for help to trace a man they would like to speak to in connection with a series of burglaries across ...

    POLICE are appealing for help to trace a man they would like to speak to in connection with a series of burglaries across Lancashire and Cheshire. Mark Fitton, 44, from Oldham, is wanted in connection with a number of burglaries which took place throughout Lancashire and Cheshire between...

    10/02/2015
  18. Chancellor pledges $50m to help countries fighting Ebola bedford

    The UK will continue its international leadership in the response to the Ebola outbreak by becoming the first country to pledge to ...

    The UK will continue its international leadership in the response to the Ebola outbreak by becoming the first country to pledge to a new IMF trust to relieve debt caused by the virus. The Chancellor has yesterday announced that the UK will contribute $50m to a new IMF fund to relieve the...

    10/02/2015
  19. 2m more homes and businesses in the UK can now get superfast broadband bedford

    Rollout has reached 272,894 homes and businesses in the North West · 4 out 5 UK properties can now access superfast ...

    Rollout has reached 272,894 homes and businesses in the North West · 4 out 5 UK properties can now access superfast speeds · Latest figures revealed as next stage of tackling the final five per cent of hardest to reach areas in the UK begins The Government’s nationwide...

    09/02/2015
  20. It's February....it's LGBT History Month! bedford

    LGBT HM is celebrated in February in the UK but our work to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia continues throughout ...

    LGBT HM is celebrated in February in the UK but our work to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia continues throughout the year. The overall aim of LGBT History month is to promote equality and diversity for the benefit of the public. This is done by: Increasing the visibility...

    06/02/2015
  21. Tech Nation: Prime Minister and Chancellor welcome launch bedford

    The Prime Minister and Chancellor welcomed the launch of Tech Nation, the first comprehensive analysis of the UK’s digital ...

    The Prime Minister and Chancellor welcomed the launch of Tech Nation, the first comprehensive analysis of the UK’s digital technology 'clusters'. Tech Nation is an interactive data project that shows the growth of digital businesses within specific areas/regions - ‘clusters’ - across the UK....

    06/02/2015
  22. Missing youngsters: Appeal bedford

    POLICE are appealing for help to trace two youngsters who have gone missing. Cara Maffeo, 15, was last seen on Whitworth Road, ...

    POLICE are appealing for help to trace two youngsters who have gone missing. Cara Maffeo, 15, was last seen on Whitworth Road, Rochdale at about 9.15pm on February 2nd. It is believed she could be with another youngster Liam Hopwood, also 15. Both youngsters are from an address in...

    05/02/2015
  23. 2 million families and pensioners to get money off energy bills bedford

    2 million low-income and vulnerable households will get £140 off their energy bills, thanks to the Warm Home Discount ...

    2 million low-income and vulnerable households will get £140 off their energy bills, thanks to the Warm Home Discount scheme. Next winter 2 million low-income and vulnerable households will get £140 off their energy bills, thanks to the government’s Warm Home Discount scheme. Changes to...

    05/02/2015
  24. Noisy dogs land owner with £380 bill bedford

    A dog owner has been fined £255 and ordered to pay £100 court costs and a £25 Victim Surcharge after Magistrates ...

    A dog owner has been fined £255 and ordered to pay £100 court costs and a £25 Victim Surcharge after Magistrates found her guilty of failing to comply with a noise abatement notice. Fiona Gray, of Albert Road, Southport, pleaded not guilty but was found guilty by magistrates on Thursday 29...

    04/02/2015
  25. Blackpool man missing from home for a month bedford

    POLICE searching for missing Blackpool man Calum Terras have released new photos of him, one month on from his disappearance. ...

    POLICE searching for missing Blackpool man Calum Terras have released new photos of him, one month on from his disappearance. Calum was last seen at his home address on Fleet Street on Monday 5 January by his grandmother at around 6.55am. He left the house after saying he was going to get a...

    04/02/2015
  26. Look! Don’t risk it! Crossing misuse endangers lives, say BTP bedford

    Look! Don’t risk it! Crossing misuse endangers lives, say British Transport Police Motorists and pedestrians are still ...

    Look! Don’t risk it! Crossing misuse endangers lives, say British Transport Police Motorists and pedestrians are still risking their lives and those of other road and rail users by routinely ignoring basic safety at level crossings. That’s the message from British Transport Police...

    30/01/2015
  27. Care crisis will require councils to divert £1 bn from other services bedford

    The escalating cost of caring for the elderly means councils will have to divert £1.1 billion from services like fixing ...

    The escalating cost of caring for the elderly means councils will have to divert £1.1 billion from services like fixing potholes and running libraries and museums from April, new analysis shows. It comes as local authority leaders warn that a crisis in elderly care funding will have...

    30/01/2015
  28. Benefit fraud clampdown as maximum penalty to be more than doubled bedford

    Plans to more than double the maximum administrative penalty that can be offered as an alternative to prosecution for benefit ...

    Plans to more than double the maximum administrative penalty that can be offered as an alternative to prosecution for benefit fraud are to be considered by Parliament today. The changes, if approved by MPs, will mean penalties of up to £5,000 can be issued. This will be in addition to...

    29/01/2015
  29. British Transport Police seek independent Advisory Group members bedford

    Have you ever wanted to voice your opinions on the policing of your local railway and station, or provide feedback on a police ...

    Have you ever wanted to voice your opinions on the policing of your local railway and station, or provide feedback on a police operation that you witnessed? British Transport Police (BTP) is offering you the chance by giving you the opportunity to volunteer to become a member of an...

    28/01/2015
  30. Crackdown seizes more than 2.5m illegal cigarettes bedford

    Crackdown seizes more than 2.5m illegal cigarettes England's first large scale operation by trading standards against illegal ...

    Crackdown seizes more than 2.5m illegal cigarettes England's first large scale operation by trading standards against illegal tobacco products saw a total of 2,594,858 cigarettes seized, with a value of £614,488. Operation Henry took place between May and November 2014 and involved 81...

    28/01/2015
  31. Reminder of advice on eating fish bedford

    The FSA is reminding people of its advice on eating fish, following publication today of a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) ...

    The FSA is reminding people of its advice on eating fish, following publication today of a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) report on the risks and benefits of seafood. EFSA concluded that limiting consumption of fish with high mercury content is the most effective way to achieve the...

    27/01/2015
  32. Young drivers more likely to drink and drive bedford

    The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has expressed concern for young drivers after a drink-driving campaign ...

    The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has expressed concern for young drivers after a drink-driving campaign revealed they were proportionately more likely to drive while under the influence. The December 2014 anti-drink-and-drug-driving campaign figures released recently...

    26/01/2015
  33. Four in ten families with children are struggling bedford

    Families with children are now at greater risk than any other group of having an inadequate income, with more than one in three ...

    Families with children are now at greater risk than any other group of having an inadequate income, with more than one in three having less than they require for a socially acceptable standard of living. According to new research for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, at least 8.1 million parents and...

    26/01/2015
  34. First analysis of national demand on policing published bedford

    The first national picture of the breadth and complexity of the work undertaken by the police has been published by the College of ...

    The first national picture of the breadth and complexity of the work undertaken by the police has been published by the College of Policing today. The analysis shows the incoming and ongoing work of the police and suggests an increasing amount of police time is directed towards public protection...

    26/01/2015
  35. Witness appeal after HGV and car collide on M6 northbound bedford

    OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses after a HGV and car collided on the M6 northbound. The incident happened at around 5.40pm ...

    OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses after a HGV and car collided on the M6 northbound. The incident happened at around 5.40pm on Friday 23 January just north of junction 34. A DAF HVG truck and a Citroen Synergie car collided in lane two resulting in the car spinning to the central...

    25/01/2015
  36. Commission to adopt measures to protect sea bass stock bedford

    The European Commission has announced a package of measures aimed at averting the collapse of the declining sea bass stock. In the ...

    The European Commission has announced a package of measures aimed at averting the collapse of the declining sea bass stock. In the first instance emergency measures will be implemented to ban pelagic trawling of sea bass during spawning season which runs until the end of April. These...

    23/01/2015

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