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Weston Mercury
Somerset villages ‘lagging behind’ in broadband battle Desktop mix on a wooden office table. Campaigners have warned the UK is faci
Somerset villages ‘lagging behind’ in broadband battle
Weston Mercury / Posted 8 hours ago
Desktop mix on a wooden office table. Campaigners have warned the UK is facing ‘rural digital apartheid’ if a major connectivity programme continues to ‘fail’ to provide superfast... Read more
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chroniclelive
Landmark church of St Chad's in Gateshead celebrates completion of major reroofing projectA landmark Tyneside church is celebrating the completion of four months of rero
Landmark church of St Chad's in Gateshead celebrates completion of major reroofing project
chroniclelive / Posted 8 hours ago
A landmark Tyneside church is celebrating the completion of four months of reroofing work. It was opened in 1903, in High Victorian Gothic and Arts and Crafts style. The work entailed replacing all the slates on the nave and tower, the highest... Read more
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Online Recruitment
CIPD joins forces with the Department of Culture, Media and Sport to tackle cyber security in the workplaceThe free online course ‘Cyber Security for HR professionals’ is part of a wider
CIPD joins forces with the Department of Culture, Media and Sport to tackle cyber security in the workplace
Online Recruitment / Posted 13 hours ago
The free online course ‘Cyber Security for HR professionals’ is part of a wider partnership between the Government, senior HR professionals, information and cyber security professionals and key influencers to promote the importance of cyber security... Read more
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thebee
National Grid's Holliday To Join DEFRA BoardThe boss of National Grid will join the ranks of business leaders recruited to
National Grid's Holliday To Join DEFRA Board
thebee / Posted yesterday
The boss of National Grid will join the ranks of business leaders recruited to Whitehall boards when he is named as the new lead director of the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Sky News understands that Steve Holliday,... Read more
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WA Today
Adidas show double standards over handling of Manchester United's style and FIFA sagaIt was a run of just one win in nine games and, let's face it, some pretty unin
Adidas show double standards over handling of Manchester United's style and FIFA saga
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
It was a run of just one win in nine games and, let's face it, some pretty uninspiring football from Manchester United that convinced Herbert Hainer enough was enough and, as chief executive of the club's £750 million ($1553 million) kit supplier... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tax avoider Google is PAID by the government to collect OUR taxMore than 100 HMRC offices are due to be replaced with 13 regional bases. Goog
Tax avoider Google is PAID by the government to collect OUR tax
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
More than 100 HMRC offices are due to be replaced with 13 regional bases. Google made an arrangement last summer with HMRC to provide office services such as Google Apps and Google Docs to speed up communication between staff and make the... Read more
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Gamasutra
Applications Open for the Brand-New Games Finance Market· Financing event will be the first of its kind in the UK · Ambitious games c
Applications Open for the Brand-New Games Finance Market
Gamasutra / Posted 7 days ago
· Financing event will be the first of its kind in the UK · Ambitious games companies and canny investors sought for intensive ‘speed dating’ sessions to connect creativity with finance at April’s inaugural London Games Festival · From Games... Read more
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Northern Echo
£1m to help flood-hit attractions - but poll reveals Government should have done moreThe Government’s advertising push from February 9 will target half-term and Eas
£1m to help flood-hit attractions - but poll reveals Government should have done more
Northern Echo / Posted 8 days ago
The Government’s advertising push from February 9 will target half-term and Easter breaks and "showcase the world-leading attractions and stunning countryside Yorkshire, Northumberland, Cumbria and Lancashire have to offer,” according to the... Read more
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Bury Times
MP welcomes Government plan to get tough on nuisance phone callsA CAMPAIGNING MP has welcomed Government plans to combat nuisance phone calls.
MP welcomes Government plan to get tough on nuisance phone calls
Bury Times / Posted 8 days ago
A CAMPAIGNING MP has welcomed Government plans to combat nuisance phone calls. Bury North MP David Nuttall has been working with consumer groups and Government ministers for two years in an attempt to take on direct-marketing firms. Mr Nuttall said... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Tourism sacrificed in money-saving merger?Money-saving measures which could merge two national tourism bodies could have
Tourism sacrificed in money-saving merger?
Weston Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
Money-saving measures which could merge two national tourism bodies could have a ‘detrimental’ effect on North Somerset according to one campaigner, but others say it will strengthen the district. The Government’s Department for Culture, Media and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
IOC medical officials support transgender athletes at OlympicsTransgender athletes should be allowed to compete at Olympics according to IOC
IOC medical officials support transgender athletes at Olympics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
Transgender athletes should be allowed to compete at Olympics according to IOC medical officials Photo: IOC medical advice opens the way for sports to accept transgender athletes for Olympic competition. (Wikimedia commons: Department for Culture,... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states millions of broadband... Read more
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This is West Country
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
This is West Country / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Bolton News
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Bolton News / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Northern Echo
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive said: "Over 90% of the UK can get super fast broadband toda
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Northern Echo / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive said: "Over 90% of the UK can get super fast broadband today - which means that 10% today cannot. Within the next 18 months that will only be 5% and we are working with the Government to find ways to address the last 5%." He... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Kingston Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Oxford Mail
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Streatham Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Bury Times
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Bury Times / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Gazette
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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guardian-series
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
guardian-series / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Gazette News
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Gazette News / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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Harrow Times
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband serviceThe chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Harrow Times / Posted 13 days ago
The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more to do" in the roll out of Openreach's broadband service. Appearing on Saturday's Today programme on BBC Radio 4, Gavin Patterson responded to a report by MPs that states m illions of broadband... Read more
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International Business Times
BT should be 'forced to sell Openreach service' report says BT should be forced to sell its Openreach broadband service because of poor per
BT should be 'forced to sell Openreach service' report says
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
BT should be forced to sell its Openreach broadband service because of poor performance, according to a new report. Despite £1.7bn of government subsidies "Broadbad" claims almost 6m people were receiving unacceptable download speeds. Openreach is a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service The report claims 5.7 million customers, especially in rural locations, have
BT chief admits there is 'more to do' in roll out of broadband service
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
The report claims 5.7 million customers, especially in rural locations, have internet speeds so low they break regulations The chief executive of BT has admitted there is "more... Read more
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Northern Echo
BT workers caught mocking report into poor broadband which is backed by Bishop Auckland MPThe former Tory chairman said members of the press office rang his office on Fr
BT workers caught mocking report into poor broadband which is backed by Bishop Auckland MP
Northern Echo / Posted 13 days ago
The former Tory chairman said members of the press office rang his office on Friday for a copy of a report by MPs, which found millions of broadband customers and businesses suffer "dire" connection speeds despite BT receiving £1.7bn in taxpayers'... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Calls to support grassroots sport in YorkshireSPORTS clubs nurturing the talent of the future could be missing out on million
Calls to support grassroots sport in Yorkshire
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 13 days ago
SPORTS clubs nurturing the talent of the future could be missing out on millions of pounds as investment is funnelled to other parts of the country. New figures are said to reveal a clear North and South divide when it comes to modernising... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Millions with 'dire' internet serviceThe research, published by Grant Shapps, the former Cabinet minister, says Brit
Millions with 'dire' internet service
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
The research, published by Grant Shapps, the former Cabinet minister, says Britain’s network of “outdated” copper cables must be entirely replaced with a super-fast “fibre” system. It recommends a radical overhaul of the internet market and calls... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Chichester sculpture given listed status - Chichester Observer with your email account {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddre
Chichester sculpture given listed status
Chichester Observer / Posted 14 days ago
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KTVN Reno
UK gov't ordered embassies to lobby for CoeLONDON (AP) - The British government ordered ambassadors around the world to lo
UK gov't ordered embassies to lobby for Coe
KTVN Reno / Posted 14 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The British government ordered ambassadors around the world to lobby athletics leaders to vote for Sebastian Coe in the IAAF presidential election, aiming to ensure "British interests are protected," diplomatic messages obtained by The... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
UK gov't ordered embassies to lobby for CoeLONDON (AP) - The British government ordered ambassadors around the world to lo
UK gov't ordered embassies to lobby for Coe
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 14 days ago
LONDON (AP) - The British government ordered ambassadors around the world to lobby athletics leaders to vote for Sebastian Coe in the IAAF presidential election, aiming to ensure "British interests are protected," diplomatic messages obtained by The... Read more
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BBC Football
'Clubs should meet fans twice a year'Premier League plans to help clubs as report released Football clubs and fans
'Clubs should meet fans twice a year'
BBC Football / Posted 16 days ago
Premier League plans to help clubs as report released Football clubs and fans should meet twice a year to discuss "major issues", according to a government report. Supporters' trusts should also be given the opportunity to bid for clubs that become... Read more
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London24
Why London clubs should meet with fan groups to avoid protests or divides Supporters arrive at the Valley (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images) A gove
Why London clubs should meet with fan groups to avoid protests or divides
London24 / Posted 16 days ago
Supporters arrive at the Valley (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images) A government report has recommended British football clubs meet supporters twice a year to discuss the... Read more
17d
Gamasutra
£1.2m investment to help make London the world’s games capitalTuesday 19 January · Ukie and Film London launch ‘Games London’ to promote the
£1.2m investment to help make London the world’s games capital
Gamasutra / Posted 17 days ago
Tuesday 19 January · Ukie and Film London launch ‘Games London’ to promote the UK’s wider games sector and make London the world’s games capital · Mayor of London features in Minecraft, launching new initiative with £1.2m investment from the London... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Barnstaple still awaits decision on Oliver Buildings listing Speculation still surrounds the future of Barnstaple's historic Oliver Buildi
Barnstaple still awaits decision on Oliver Buildings listing
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted 18 days ago
Speculation still surrounds the future of Barnstaple's historic Oliver Buildings. Picture: Andy Keeble Government says it has ‘not had chance’ to consider appeal and blames ‘case... Read more
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heraldscotland
Commons committee chair: creative industry 'not able to thrive as it should'The Scottish and UK governments have different definitions of what makes up the
Commons committee chair: creative industry 'not able to thrive as it should'
heraldscotland / Posted 18 days ago
The Scottish and UK governments have different definitions of what makes up the creative industries, its report said, adding: "This makes it difficult to understand how effective current policies are or to identify the areas where help is... Read more
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Scotsman
Scottish MPs to demand more TV shows are made in Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has called for the BBC to adopt a federal structure for a bett
Scottish MPs to demand more TV shows are made in Scotland
Scotsman / Posted 18 days ago
Nicola Sturgeon has called for the BBC to adopt a federal structure for a better balance. Picture: Lisa Ferguson The UK and Scottish governments should strike a deal to allow more BBC and... Read more
21d
Liverpool Echo
Heritage campaigners refuse to accept defeat over Lime Street plansHeritage campaigners battling to save historic buildings on Liverpool’s famous
Heritage campaigners refuse to accept defeat over Lime Street plans
Liverpool Echo / Posted 21 days ago
Heritage campaigners battling to save historic buildings on Liverpool’s famous Lime Street from demolition say they will appeal a judge’s decision to dismiss a legal challenge to the plans. Slamming the scheme as “bland”, the campaigners fighting... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
£35m Lime Street plans given the go-aheadMulti-million pound regeneration plans for Lime Street have today been given th
£35m Lime Street plans given the go-ahead
Liverpool Echo / Posted 21 days ago
Multi-million pound regeneration plans for Lime Street have today been given the go ahead. Campaigners SAVE Britains’ Heritage had submitted a legal challenge to the decision from city planners to approve the £35m scheme, which will see student... Read more
23d
walesonline
Government vows to honour S4C funding commitmentThe Conservatives had pledged to safeguard the funding for the Welsh language b
Government vows to honour S4C funding commitment
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
The Conservatives had pledged to safeguard the funding for the Welsh language broadcaster but it was announced in the Autumn Statement last year that cash would be cut. The amount of money allocated by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Should England have its own national anthem for sporting events? When English sporting teams play in the national arena they sing God Save the
Should England have its own national anthem for sporting events?
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 23 days ago
When English sporting teams play in the national arena they sing God Save the Queen. But should they have a different anthem, specific to England, as Wales and Scotland do? It is a... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Should England have its own national anthem for sporting events? When English sporting teams play in the national arena they sing God Save the
Should England have its own national anthem for sporting events?
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
When English sporting teams play in the national arena they sing God Save the Queen. But should they have a different anthem, specific to England, as Wales and Scotland do? It is a... Read more
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