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Long term health complications for young diabetics

Long term complications for young diabetics

 A new report has warned that a significant number of children with type 1 diabetes are at risk of long term health complications... The future...
Review calls for Welsh teacher training reforms

Review calls for Welsh teacher training reforms

A new report has said teacher training reforms are critical in Wales as the system has deteriorated significantly over the last decade... An independent review...
PMI survey reveals weakening NI economy

PMI survey reveals weakening NI economy

According to the latest PMI survey the economy in Northern Ireland has fallen for the third month in a row... Ulster Bank said its monthly...
Dorset waste overspend due to 'total naivety'

Dorset waste overspend due to ‘total naivety’

Councils across Dorset have been left to pick up a £2.8m overspend on waste operations due to lax financial controls and a failure to...

Care in the home

Dominic Carter, Policy Officer at United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA) details how homecare can be more flexible and beneficial to the patient’s needs… Homecare is a...

WHO urges countries to reduce sugar intake

A new World Health Organization (WHO) guideline recommends adults and children reduce their daily intake of sugar to then than 10 per cent of...

Benefits of rail investment in Derbyshire

In a visit to Derbyshire, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has seen how the government’s record investment in the rail network is connecting communities and...

Council used Premier Inn to house homeless

A council has reportedly spent £3,600 on hotel rooms at a Premier Inn to provide accommodation for homeless people… St Albans City and District Council said the...

Leicestershire council £107m injection for jobs

Job creation and business boosting loans will benefit the Hinckley and Bosworth areas thanks to a £107m cash injection from the county council. The authority...

10 minute leeway announced for council car parks

Drivers who stay too long on council owned car parks are to get a 10 minute leeway before being fined, the government has announced… Expected...

Plumbers ‘should report cold homes’

New guidance from health experts has suggested that plumbers and heating engineers should join GPs in tackling problems caused by cold homes…. The latest guidance...

The Green Deal – a simple and robust idea?

Steve Cole, Policy Leader at the National Housing Federation discusses whether the Green Deal has helped to improve energy efficiency in UK housing stock… Green...

Investment needed for ‘Transport for North’

£15bn of investment is needed for a Transport for London style body to revitalise transport links in the north of England, a think tank...

Leicester launch campaign to tackle mental health

A new initiative has been launched in the City of Leicester to raise awareness and understanding for mental health in the city… The initiative launched...

New government funding to get kids reading

New funding for book clubs in primary schools to improve reading standards has been announced by the government… The action plan is part of the...

Homecare services underfunded says report

A new report has highlighted the national and regional picture of under-funding of homecare services for older people across the UK… The report published by...

Effective leadership in education

In a interview with AG, Dr Victoria Showunmi of UCL Institute of Education in London, sheds light of what an effective leader is, and...

Unused public sector land released for new homes

Over 103,000 new homes could be built on unused public sector land that has been released, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles announced today… The amount of...

Govt reach agreement to sell stake in Eurostar

The government has today announced an agreement has been reached for the sale of its entire interest in Eurostar International Limited (“Eurostar”)… The Chancellor George...

Promoting fair and sustainable growth

Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries at the European Commission gives an overview of his priorities for the coming year… The overall aim...

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