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  1. £3m funding provided for new endoscopy and day surgery services at Wrexham Maelor Hospital

    Posted: November 24, 2017 - 3:49 pm

    Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething has today announced that Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board will receive over £3m to install a two theatre suite modular development at Wrexham Maelor Hospital (November 24th). The two modular theatres are planned to open in March 2018. This capital funding, will enable the health board to address infrastructure issues which […]

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  2. Gateshead to build first council homes in 30 years

    Posted: November 24, 2017 - 2:13 pm

    The first new councils houses to be built and designed by Gateshead City Council in three decades have been given the go-ahead (November 24th). The new building programme will also include commercial and affordable developments delivered through its own trading company. The council is aiming to build 11,000 new homes by 2030. The council’s cabinet […]

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  3. Defence Secretary announces £250M investment in new homes for service families

    Posted: November 24, 2017 - 1:43 pm

    Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson MP has announced a £250 million investment to build new homes for Service personnel and their families on Salisbury Plain (November 24th). The significant investment will see nearly 1000 new homes built in three locations across Salisbury Plain, the British Army’s largest training area in the UK. The locations for the […]

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  4. Scotland and Ireland

    Posted: November 24, 2017 - 1:20 pm

    Links with close neighbours must continue to grow (November 24th). Staying within the Single Market and Customs Union will help ensure Scotland’s ties with Ireland continue to flourish, Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe Michael Russell MSP said today. Speaking at the conference of the Irish Association for Contemporary European Studies in […]

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  5. £30 million to improve road safety for communities along HS2 route

    Posted: November 24, 2017 - 11:44 am

    Fund allocations to improve cycle and road safety confirmed today as part of ‘National Road Safety Week’ (November 24th). A cash boost of £30 million will be handed out to towns and villages along the route of the new High Speed Two railway to help improve road and cycle safety. Funding for 13 areas along […]

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  6. Autumn Statement 2017: British Business Bank welcomes extra £2.5bn government funding

    Posted: November 24, 2017 - 11:22 am

    The British Business Bank has welcomed the extra £2.5bn of government funding (November 23rd), announced in the 2017 Autumn Budget. Prior to the Budget statement (announced 22nd November), the British Business Bank had £3.7bn of UK government funding. This has now been increased to £6.2bn. The funding will unlock up to an additional £13bn of […]

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  7. Glasgow to be transformed into one of the leading destinations in Europe

    Posted: November 24, 2017 - 10:08 am

    A new high powered group is to look at ways of transforming the city centre to cement its role as one of the leading destinations in Europe (November 24th). The independent body, which will be known as the ‘Connectivity Commission’, will rethink the area as a destination for business, shopping and leisure. The group will […]

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