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  1. The Community Grants Scheme is back with up to £125,000 up for grabsthumbs up

    Posted: February 23, 2018 - 12:14 pm

    £125,000 is up for grabs as the ‘New Initiatives’ and ‘Your Kingston’ grants scheme for local voluntary and community groups launches in Kingston. Organisations can apply for up to £3,000 for a ‘New Initiatives’ grant or up to £750 for a ‘Your Kingston’ grant. The money is aimed at supporting voluntary, community, not-for-profit and faith […]

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  2. Multi-million pound Tolworth Mental Health Hospital plans approved

    Posted: February 23, 2018 - 11:50 am

    South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust are delighted to announce that the detailed plans for the new Tolworth Hospital have formally been approved by Kingston Council. This paves the way for building work to commence in late 2018 and for the brand new hospital to be fully operational by 2021. South […]

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  3. Work under way on Phase One of HS2 a year on from Royal Assent

    Posted: February 23, 2018 - 10:57 am

    Just one year after Her Majesty the Queen granted Royal Assent for Phase One of HS2, significant work is under way in preparation for Britain’s new high speed railway line, with over £13 million of homeowner payments still available for those living along the route. The government is encouraging eligible homeowners in rural areas to […]

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  4. Government commits £1.8 million to fund innovation in aviation security

    Posted: February 23, 2018 - 10:16 am

    Cutting-edge security technology could mean passengers see shorter queues and faster, more effective airport screening processes. Eight projects have been awarded £1.8 million in government funding to develop innovative technology, which has the potential to bolster airport security while also speeding up the screening process for passengers. The projects all apply novel approaches to aviation […]

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  5. Mayor’s Budget confirms additional £110m this year for Met Police

    Posted: February 22, 2018 - 12:17 pm

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will commit today to investing an additional £110million into the Metropolitan Police in the next year. The Mayor will confirm this investment as his Budget is considered for approval by the London Assembly. This investment means City Hall is paying a greater percentage of the overall police budget in […]

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  6. Funding for M.E research

    Posted: February 22, 2018 - 11:52 am

    New funding will support research into the causes, diagnosis and treatment of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). Funding of £90,000 will be provided for a Scottish university to host a new Ph.D studentship focussed on improving understanding of ME – a condition characterised by long-term fatigue and other symptoms that can make it more difficult for a […]

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  7. Learning outdoors – More than £860k to increase outdoor learning in the early years

    Posted: February 22, 2018 - 11:42 am

    The number of hours nursery children spend outdoors is set to increase, Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Maree Todd, has announced. Inspiring Scotland will receive £862,550 to encourage and support greater use of outdoor learning in the early years. Actions they will take include: Working with eight local authorities to deliver outdoor learning opportunities […]

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  8. Transforming food production: funding and events

    Posted: February 22, 2018 - 10:58 am

    UK businesses can make connections and find out about £90 million investment to improve food and farming, as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. It is predicted that 60 percent more food will be needed worldwide by 2050 to feed the expanding global population. To meet this demand, government has announced £90 million of […]

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