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30 April 2009

New bridges to be lifted into place on m4 near swindon
seen at 16:16, 30 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
Two new bridges are to be lifted into place over the M4 near Swindon.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

28 April 2009

Local media summit: helping local media in the digital age
seen at 13:19, 28 April in Bank of England News - South West.
Key figures from across the media industry will come together today to discuss the challenges facing local newspapers, in a summit hosted by Culture Secretary Andy Burnham.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Adjudicator publishes decision on the proposal by oldfield school (bath) to aquire a trust
seen at 12:24, 28 April in Office of The Schools Adjudicator News - South West.
The Office of the Schools Adjudicator has published a decision on the proposal by Oldfield School to acquire a trust    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

27 April 2009

Milestone reached as one third of england's fire appliances fitted with new high-tech radios including avon, devon and somerset
seen at 18:07, 27 April in Department for Communities and Local Government News - South West.
The task of fitting all fire appliances in England with new digital - Firelink - radios is well underway as one third of fire appliances in England have now been done. This is 3,000 vehicles.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Weekly summary of road works in devon and cornwall
seen at 13:12, 27 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
WEEKLY SUMMARY OF ROAD WORKS IN DEVON AND CORNWALL    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

26 April 2009

Unconscious diver airlifted in brixham
seen at 15:59, 26 April in Maritime And Coastguard Agency News - South West.
At 10.45 this morning South Western Ambulance service contacted Brixham Coastguard to inform them that an unconscious diver had been brought ashore by another diver and was now receiving first aid on Breakwater ... Read more Comment (0), Email this.

23 April 2009

Poole's community safety partnership urges support for government strategy to end violence against women and girls
seen at 20:01, 23 April in Home Office News - South West.
Lisa Dowry, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Co-ordinator for Bournemouth and Poole has backed the largest ever cross-government public consultation to tackle violence against women and girls.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Emergency call to coastguard
seen at 18:18, 23 April in Maritime And Coastguard Agency News - South West.
This afternoon a fire broke out on board the Motor Vessel 'Freedom', which was 1.5 miles off Weymouth. The vessel was carrying 11 passengers 9 of which had disabilities and 2 were carers, the vessel had ... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Exeter's community safety partnership urges support for government consultation to end violence against women and girls
seen at 16:11, 23 April in Home Office News - South West.
Community Safety Partnerships, support organisations and survivors of abuse in Devon are backing the largest ever cross-Government consultation to end violence against women and girls.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Get paid to learn with a social care apprenticeship
seen at 16:10, 23 April in Department of Health News - South West.
Find out how to kick start your career in Somerset with a social care apprenticeship scheme    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Report paints a mixed picture of opportunity and achievement in art, craft and design in schools
seen at 13:10, 23 April in Office For Standards In Education (OFSTED) News - South West.
POOLE SCHOOL PRAISED FOR ITS GOOD WORK    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Dobwalls celebrates as key bypass is officially opened
seen at 13:10, 23 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
Villagers celebrated today after Transport Minister Paul Clark officially opened the Highways Agency's £54 million Dobwalls bypass in Cornwall which is taking around 21,000 vehicles a day - including many... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Dsa business plan published
seen at 13:09, 23 April in Driving Standards Agency News - South West.
* Reform of learner driver training and testing process    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

22 April 2009

Budget 2009 for the south west
seen at 16:14, 22 April in Treasury News - South West.
Today, the Chancellor has announced a package of measures to help business, families, and pensioners in these unprecedented economic times. These include:    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Safer bristol urges support for government strategy to end violence against women and girls
seen at 13:06, 22 April in Home Office News - South West.
Lesley Welch, Domestic Abuse Strategy Co-ordinator for Safer Bristol, has backed the largest ever cross-Government consultation to tackle violence against women and girls.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Swindon's community safety partnership urges support for government strategy to end violence against women and girls
seen at 13:06, 22 April in Home Office News - South West.
Lin Williams, Domestic Violence Co-ordinator for Swindon's Community Safety Partnership has backed the largest ever cross-Government consultation to tackle violence against women and girls.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
South west air travellers urged to plan smartly to protect their holidays
seen at 03:53, 22 April in Department for Transport News - South West.
As peak travel period approaches, survey reveals consumers unaware of their rights and the financial protection available to safeguard their holiday    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

21 April 2009

Forty flood-hit families returning home each week - government funding still helping families with council tax bills in gloucestershire and wiltshire
seen at 16:12, 21 April in Department for Communities and Local Government News - South West.
Efforts to get families back home following the 2007 Summer floods continue at pace with almost 40 families returning home each week and many councils predicting that everyone in their area will be back in the next... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Hilary benn publishes draft flood and water management bill
seen at 16:10, 21 April in Department for Environment, Food And Rural Affairs News - South West.
The draft Flood and Water Management Bill, designed to improve how we prepare for and respond to flood emergencies and better protect water supplies during drought, has today been published for public consultation... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Together we can end violence against women and girls - roadshow comes to the south west - make your voice count
seen at 13:19, 21 April in Home Office News - South West.
The South West will get the chance to add its voice to the largest-ever cross-Government public consultation to tackle violence against women and girls this week.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
New homeowners mortgage support begins
seen at 13:18, 21 April in Department for Communities and Local Government News - South West.
New support to help homeowners remain in their homes if they fall on difficult times will be available from today, announced Housing Minister Margaret Beckett.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

20 April 2009

Businesses urged to look at a bigger, more cost effective, travel picture
seen at 18:19, 20 April in Department for Transport News - South West.
The National Business Travel network (NBTN)1, part of the government's ACT on CO2 campaign, is today calling on businesses to implement smart travel plans for staff to cut costs and significantly reduce carbon... Read more Comment (0), Email this.

19 April 2009

Kayaker rescued from cave
seen at 20:20, 19 April in Maritime And Coastguard Agency News - South West.
At five minutes past two this afternoon, Brixham Coastguard received a 999 call from a kayaker reporting that his colleague was trapped in a cave in his kayak.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

17 April 2009

South west employers urged - beat the deadline
seen at 12:24, 17 April in HM Revenue & Customs News - South West.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued a timely reminder to the South West's 118,000 employers - file your Employer Annual Return by the 19 May deadline, or you could end up with a late-filing penalty. &... Read more Comment (0), Email this.

16 April 2009

College celebrates pedal power
seen at 20:00, 16 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
Cornwall College is to hold a special day to encourage more staff and students to cycle to work to reduce traffic congestion on local roads and cut pollution.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Consultation on clarification of sw regional spatial strategy
seen at 16:02, 16 April in Department for Communities and Local Government News - South West.
The Government has published a clarification to proposed changes to the Regional Spatial Strategy for the South West, originally published in July last year.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

15 April 2009

M5 jct 29 - 30 near exeter: highways agency reduces the carbon footprint of motorway lighting in the early hours
seen at 13:15, 15 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
Motorway lighting on a short stretch of the M5 near Exeter will be switched off between Midnight and 5am from Thursday this week in a move to reduce carbon emissions and light pollution.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

14 April 2009

Empty shops revival plan to prevent high street decline in the south west
seen at 18:18, 14 April in Department for Communities and Local Government News - South West.
Temporarily converting empty shops in the South West into social enterprises, local art displays or learning centres will help innovative communities prevent high streets declining said Communities Secretary Hazel... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
"are you up for the challenge?" army to put public to the test in exeter
seen at 18:18, 14 April in Ministry of Defence News - South West.
The Army is throwing open the doors to the public at Wyvern Barracks in Exeter where they will be able to take part in the physical exercises alongside hopeful new recruits for the first time.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Weekly roadworks summary - devon and cornwall
seen at 13:15, 14 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
Location Expected Delays Traffic Management Start Finish    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

12 April 2009

Divers rescued from strong tidal conditions
seen at 18:29, 12 April in Maritime And Coastguard Agency News - South West.
Seven shore divers were rescued off Porthgwarra near Lands End this afternoon after the strong spring tides began to sweep them away.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

11 April 2009

Injured walker airlifted to hospital
seen at 01:06, 11 April in Maritime And Coastguard Agency News - South West.
A walker who injured his head after slipping on rocks is recovering in hospital thanks to the swift action of the Coastguard.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Concern grows for missing walker
seen at 01:06, 11 April in Maritime And Coastguard Agency News - South West.
An air, sea and land search co-ordinated by Falmouth Coastguard began at 5.15 this afternoon when a man who had been out walking near Morwenstow called the Coastguard to report that two others were stuck on rocks... Read more Comment (0), Email this.

09 April 2009

M5 j25-27 bridge refurbishment
seen at 16:22, 9 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
The Highways Agency will start refurbishing four bridges over the M5 between the Taunton and Tiverton junctions starting on 14 April.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

08 April 2009

Firm fined £50,000 after worker loses leg in transport incident
seen at 20:24, 8 April in Health and Safety Executive News - South West.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) issued a warning today about the potential risks of using incorrect workplace transport, following the prosecution of a Devon firm over the serious injury to an employee while... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Web improvements to ease holiday traffic
seen at 12:35, 8 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
Families heading off for an Easter break will find it even easier to plan their journey with improvements to the Highways Agency website just in time for the holiday getaway. A new service has been launched that... Read more Comment (0), Email this.

07 April 2009

Land registry celebrates 20 years in portsmouth
seen at 18:23, 7 April in HM Land Registry News - South West.
Land Registry Portsmouth Office celebrates 20 years in the town on Monday (17 April) and will open its doors to visitors to mark the occasion.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Extended roles for traffic officers in the south west
seen at 16:19, 7 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
Highways Agency Traffic Officers in the South West will start using new powers for the first time from today (Tuesday, April 7).    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Work still to be done on water companies' plans
seen at 16:15, 7 April in OFWAT News - South West.
Water companies in England and Wales today (Tuesday 7 April 2009) announce their final business plans for the five year period starting in 2010. These include proposed bill increases ranging from inflation only ... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Cracking down on burglary in the south west
seen at 04:26, 7 April in Home Office News - South West.
Police forces and partner organisations across the South West are undertaking a range of action today to keep crime down and help the public protect themselves from burglars.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Minister urges bristol, gloucestershire and somerset to get a bag habit
seen at 04:24, 7 April in Department for Environment, Food And Rural Affairs News - South West.
Shoppers in Bristol, Gloucestershire and Somerset use over 260 million carrier bags every year.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Minister urges devon and cornwall to get a bag
seen at 04:24, 7 April in Department for Environment, Food And Rural Affairs News - South West.
Shoppers in Devon and Cornwall use over 200 million carrier bags every year.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

06 April 2009

Two dogs over cliffs in two days
seen at 17:02, 6 April in Maritime And Coastguard Agency News - South West.
Falmouth Coastguard co-ordinated their second dog rescue in two days this afternoon, with Coastguard Rescue Teams from Falmouth and Porthoustock attending today, and St Merryn and Newquay teams being tasked yesterday... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Warm weather leads to string of 999 calls for falmouth coastguard
seen at 17:02, 6 April in Maritime And Coastguard Agency News - South West.
At 3 o'clock this afternoon, Falmouth Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre received a 999 call from a member of the public reporting that two boys had got into difficulty in the water in Trebarwith Strand and... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Two dogs over cliffs at portland and exmouth
seen at 17:02, 6 April in Maritime And Coastguard Agency News - South West.
A perfect day for walking the dog turned into danger today when two dogs fell from cliffs at Portland Bill and Exmouth, resulting in Coastguard Rescue Teams being tasked to their rescue.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Roadworks lifted in south west for easter bank holiday getaway
seen at 16:59, 6 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
The Highways Agency is helping people travelling on the South West's roads this Easter by suspending or completing more than 73 per cent of roadwork schemes on its motorways and major A roads.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Baby bonus for mothers-to-be in bristol and somerset
seen at 16:50, 6 April in HM Revenue & Customs News - South West.
Mothers-to-be in Bristol and Somerset can now claim a tax-free cash bonus of £190.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Baby bonus for mothers-to-be in cornwall and the isles of scilly
seen at 16:50, 6 April in HM Revenue & Customs News - South West.
Mothers-to-be in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly can now claim a tax-free cash bonus of £190.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Baby bonus for mothers-to-be in devon
seen at 16:50, 6 April in HM Revenue & Customs News - South West.
Mothers-to-be in Devon can now claim a tax-free cash bonus of £190.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Baby bonus for mothers-to-be in dorset
seen at 16:49, 6 April in HM Revenue & Customs News - South West.
Mothers-to-be in Dorset can now claim a tax-free cash bonus of £190.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Baby bonus for mothers-to-be in gloucestershire
seen at 16:49, 6 April in HM Revenue & Customs News - South West.
Mothers-to-be in Gloucestershire can now claim a tax-free cash bonus of £190.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Baby bonus for mothers-to-be in wiltshire
seen at 16:49, 6 April in HM Revenue & Customs News - South West.
Mothers-to-be in Wiltshire can now claim a tax-free cash bonus of £190.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.

03 April 2009

"great roads great rides 2": new dvd takes bikers in somerset out to read the clues the road can give
seen at 18:56, 3 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
The Highways Agency followed up on its highly successful Driver Information Programme for motorcyclists - Great Roads Great Rides - with the launch of a new interactive DVD-ROM at Taunton Deane Motorway Services... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Great roads, great rides success in cornwall
seen at 18:56, 3 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
The Highways Agency followed up on its highly successful Driver Information Programme for motorcyclists - Great Roads Great Rides - with the launch of a new interactive DVD-ROM in Bodmin this week.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Great roads, great rides success in cornwall
seen at 18:56, 3 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
The Highways Agency followed up on its highly successful Driver Information Programme for motorcyclists - Great Roads Great Rides - with the launch of a new interactive DVD-ROM in Bodmin this week.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Weekly roadworks summary - devon and cornwall
seen at 18:56, 3 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
Location Expected Delays Traffic Management Start Finish    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
"great roads great rides 2": new dvd takes bikers in wiltshire out to read the clues the road can give
seen at 18:56, 3 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
The Highways Agency followed up on its highly successful Driver Information Programme for motorcyclists - Great Roads Great Rides - with the launch of a new interactive DVD-ROM in Wiltshire at Leigh Delamere Motorway... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
"great roads great rides 2": new dvd takes bikers in wiltshire out to read the clues the road can give
seen at 18:56, 3 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
The Highways Agency followed up on its highly successful Driver Information Programme for motorcyclists - Great Roads Great Rides - with the launch of a new interactive DVD-ROM in Wiltshire at Leigh Delamere Motorway... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
"great roads great rides 2": new dvd takes bikers in gloucester out to read the clues the road can give
seen at 18:56, 3 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
The Highways Agency followed up on its highly successful Driver Information Programme for motorcyclists - Great Roads Great Rides - with the launch of a new interactive DVD-ROM in Gloucestershire this week.  ... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Weekly round up of road works in wiltshire, gloucestershire, somerset and bristol
seen at 18:56, 3 April in Highways Agency News - South West.
M5 Junction 15 Almondsbury    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Government backs improved swindon-gloucester rail line with £2.5m funding
seen at 18:54, 3 April in Department for Transport News - South West.
Much needed improvements to the Swindon to Gloucester railway line moved a step closer today after Transport Minister Andrew Adonis announced £2.5m of Government funding for preparatory research into double... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Colleges challenged to break the language barrier
seen at 02:16, 3 April in Office For Standards In Education (OFSTED) News - South West.
Yeovil College has won praise in a new report which highlights the best English and modern foreign language provision in colleges, placing an emphasis on cultural activities and employer links.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Major train order for derby train builder confirmed
seen at 02:14, 3 April in Department for Transport News - South West.
Jobs will be safeguarded at Derby based train builder, Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd, thanks to a new agreement between the Department for Transport and National Express East Anglia, (NXEA), Transport Secretary... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Major train order for derby train builder confirmed
seen at 02:14, 3 April in Department for Transport News - South West.
Jobs will be safeguarded at Derby based train builder, Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd, thanks to a new agreement between the Department for Transport and National Express East Anglia, (NXEA), Transport Secretary... Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Major train order for derby train builder confirmed
seen at 02:14, 3 April in Department for Transport News - South West.
Jobs will be safeguarded at Derby based train builder, Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd, thanks to a new agreement between the Department for Transport and National Express East Anglia, (NXEA), Transport Secretary... Read more Comment (0), Email this.

01 April 2009

Over three million people to benefit from historic council overhaul
seen at 21:44, 1 April in Department for Communities and Local Government News - South West.
Today marks the biggest shake-up in local democracy in one single day since the seventies - when 44 councils will be replaced by just nine serving over 3 million residents.    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Taxi testing takes off in north devon
seen at 21:42, 1 April in Driving Standards Agency News - South West.
* Testing new taxi drivers    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Dsa online services for business
seen at 21:42, 1 April in Driving Standards Agency News - South West.
* Services move to Business Link    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Dsa online services for business
seen at 21:42, 1 April in Driving Standards Agency News - South West.
* Services move to Business Link    Read more Comment (0), Email this.
Working towards 2012 and beyond: how a wider curriculum and increased funding boosts pupils' achievement in physical education
seen at 04:21, 1 April in Office For Standards In Education (OFSTED) News - South West.
Mountain biking, dance, martial arts, and yoga are putting physical education (PE) back in favour with a generation of pupils whose experience of the subject bears no relation to the stereotype of suffering sport... Read more Comment (0), Email this.