Archive for July, 2009

July 31st, 2009

Copeland Borough Council

copeland-logoThe Borough of Copeland is in the Western Lake District area of the county of Cumbria, the most north-western county in England. It is an area of wonderful physical beauty and diverse culture and character…

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July 31st, 2009

Minister visits Lake District to mark National Parks Week

huw-lake-district-julyHuw Irranca-Davies, Natural Environment Minister, joined athletes hoping to make a splash when he visited the Lake District ton the 28th July…

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July 30th, 2009

Virgin Rail Summer Booking Boom

pendolino_at_mcr_piccadilly_3_iAs the summer holiday season approaches Virgin Trains, the leading West Coast rail provider, has seen a staggering 32% increase in bookings on the same period last year…

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July 30th, 2009

UK Identity Card Image Unveiled

identity-photo2The image of the ID card for British citizens was officially unveiled by the Home Secretary today in Manchester and London…

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July 28th, 2009

Universities Are Central To Economy And Social Mobility – Lord Mandelson Says In Keynote Speech

educationIn his first major speech on higher education since taking responsibility for it under the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), Lord Mandelson today outlined his views…

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July 28th, 2009

Extra finance to start flowing for wind power

clouds2Three UK-based banks start work today with the European Investment Bank (EIB) on a programme to lend up to £1 billion to onshore wind farms over the next 3 years…

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July 26th, 2009

National Pandemic Flu Service Goes Live

Log on to www.direct.gov.uk/pandemicflu or call 0800 1 513 100 or 0800 1 513 200 (Textphone) doctorsA new self-care service which will give people with pandemic swine flu symptoms fast access to antivirals was launched by Health Secretary Andy Burnham…

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July 19th, 2009

NWVM awards over £360k through the Regional Attraction Fund

Northwest Vision and Media, which works on behalf of the creative and digital industries in the Northwest to grow a world-class creative and digital economy within the region, has awarded over £360,000 to Nine Northwest companies through its Regional Attraction Fund…

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July 19th, 2009

Universities’ Support for the Economy Increasing in Tougher Times

educationUniversities and higher education (HE) colleges in the UK provided ideas and services worth £2.812 billion in 2007-08, according to an annual survey published…

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July 16th, 2009

NWDA announces investment to help region’s businesses

businessThe Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) has announced a £15 million package that is designed to help businesses…

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