Monthly Archives: January 2014

Better Ferry Campaign (latest)

Ferry campaign repeats Wightlink concerns By Matt White (IOW Radio)   Wightlink has again come under-fire from the Better Ferry Campaign. It’s repeated concerns about the ferry company’s debts and its focus on tourism, and the group has questionned all … Continue reading

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PORTSMOUTH and Gosport to apply for assisted area status,

City to apply for extra funding through European Union initiative PORTSMOUTH and Gosport are to apply for assisted area status, which could unlock extra funding to encourage more businesses to move in. Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson, the leader of Portsmouth City … Continue reading

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Gas and Electricity should not be allowed to go up, they should come down instead.

Energy bill hikes to last 17 more years – watchdog     Customers could be faced with funding huge infrastructure projects Consumers face 17 more years of above-inflation increases in energy and water bills as they help pay for the … Continue reading

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NHS: Public Meeting at Charlton House

SPEAKER ADDED: ALLYSON POLLOCK, PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH, RESEARCH AND POLICY AT QUEEN MARY’S LONDON    

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Student protest in Birmingham

University of Birmingham protest: Fourteen arrested   Smoke bombs were thrown and protesters forced their way into buildings Fourteen people have been arrested after violence erupted at a student demonstration, the University of Birmingham said. It said smoke bombs and … Continue reading

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Information: City Deal

https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/giving-more-power-back-to-cities-through-city-deals Policy Giving more power back to cities through City Deals Organisations: Deputy Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office Added Greg Clark, who is Minister for Cities 12 September 2013 9:19am First published. 29 April 2013 12:09pm Topic: UK economy Ministers: The … Continue reading

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Solent Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Growing Places Fund

£3m fund to improve Solent infrastructure is open The Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has today (28/1) opened a fourth round of bidding to its Solent Growing Places Fund for infrastructure projects that will create new jobs and homes in … Continue reading

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