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COI Yorkshire and the Humber
 
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A Midlands based company that offered cash back incentives to members of the public to encourage them to sign up for expensive mobile phone contracts has been wound up in the High Court following an investigation by the Companies Investigation Branch (CIB) of the Insolvency Service.    ...more
5 November 2008 15:00 
Insolvency Service
 
Abnormal Load Notification    ...more
5 November 2008 14:04 
Highways Agency
 
Pupils are benefiting from school workforce reforms which have seen the introduction of staff wider range of backgrounds, skills and life experiences, according to a new report published by Ofsted, the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills.    ...more
5 November 2008 00:01 
Office For Standards In Education (OFSTED)
 
The Government today announced proposals to tighten up part of the formula used to allocate the Working Neighbourhoods Fund (WNF) - a three-year, £1.5bn Fund to turn around long-term unemployment in the most disadvantaged communities.    ...more
4 November 2008 16:44 
Communities and Local Government
 
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a warning to ensure that machinery is properly guarded, following the conviction of a company after a worker lost part of a finger in a machine.    ...more
3 November 2008 17:58 
Health and Safety Executive
 
Yorkshire and Humber drivers and passengers advised to belt up every time they get in a car    ...more
3 November 2008 00:01 
Department for Transport
 
Humberside drivers and passengers advised to belt up every time they get in a car    ...more
3 November 2008 00:01 
Department for Transport
 
M62 Gildersome Roundabout, south of Leeds    ...more
31 October 2008 14:16 
Highways Agency
 
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning employers and forklift users of the need to take forklift safety seriously. The warning follows the prosecution of a Halifax company after an employee fell from the raised forks of a forklift truck while transferring waste to a skip at the company's premises.    ...more
30 October 2008 15:27 
Health and Safety Executive
 
Highways Agency staff will be on hand to help people attending a Diwali event at Bradford's Foster Square this weekend with journey planning advice.    ...more
30 October 2008 13:31 
Highways Agency
 
Leeds City Council urge young people to take control    ...more
30 October 2008 13:10 
Department for Children, Schools and Families
 
Poll results released today confirm that teenagers in Sheffield have had enough of being labelled as lazy and want the opportunity to do more positive things in their free time.    ...more
30 October 2008 11:15 
Department for Children, Schools and Families
 
An historic hydro electric plant in the Yorkshire Dales is set to spark into life once again to supply power to the National Grid.    ...more
30 October 2008 10:29 
English Heritage
 
Organisations in Yorkshire and Humber are being urged to make health and safety a priority as statistics published today by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reveal that in 2007-8 an estimated 2.8 million working days were lost in Yorkshire and Humber due to injury and ill health in the workplace - an average of 1.4 days per worker.    ...more
29 October 2008 10:15 
Health and Safety Executive
 
Transport operators in Beverley, Grimsby, Hull, Bradford, York, Dewsbury, Batley, Doncaster and Rotherham are among those due to appear at public inquiries held in Leeds and Castleford by the Traffic Commissioner for North East England in October - November 2008. See further details below.    ...more
27 October 2008 14:25 
Office of the Traffic Commissioner
 
Footballer backs campaign in Yorkshire and Humber    ...more
24 October 2008 14:58 
Health and Safety Executive
 
M62 Gildersome Roundabout, south of Leeds Slight delays are expected at Junction 27 (Gildersome) of the M62 due to roundabout improvement work. There will be various lane closures on the roundabouts and approaches until mid-December. Work takes place overnight 8pm to 6am. Narrow lanes will be in place over 24 hours.    ...more
24 October 2008 12:06 
Highways Agency
 
Inspectors from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Hull City Council visited nearly 230 Hull businesses recently in an intensive one-week joint inspection campaign aimed at making the city a safer and healthier place in which to work.    ...more
23 October 2008 15:52 
Health and Safety Executive
 
Footballers back campaign in Yorkshire and Humber    ...more
23 October 2008 11:45 
Health and Safety Executive
 
The Highways Agency will begin a major road maintenance scheme on a 3.8km (2.4 miles) section of the M62 between Balkholme to Gilberdyke on Monday 27 October.    ...more
22 October 2008 16:56 
Highways Agency
 
Drivers are set to benefit from congestion-busting traffic lights to be installed at one of West Yorkshire's busiest motorway junctions.    ...more
22 October 2008 10:06 
Highways Agency
 
8PM ON SATURDAY 1 NOVEMBER TO 10AM ON SUNDAY 2 NOVEMBER    ...more
21 October 2008 16:52 
Highways Agency
 
Youngsters teaching adults about fire safety may seem like an unlikely role reversal, but this is exactly the approach adopted by South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue in a new initiative to keep people safe from fire and fireworks.    ...more
21 October 2008 15:16 
Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
 
Over £4.5 million will be handed out to 12 English seaside towns in the latest round of funding from the Government's Sea Change programme, which aims to reinvigorate our much-loved resorts by investment in culture and heritage. Restored promenades; spectacular beach-front redesigns and new exhibition spaces will enhance the local environment and help boost visitor numbers around the coastline.    ...more
21 October 2008 00:01 
Department for Culture, Media And Sport
 
A radical overhaul of the Blue Badge scheme was announced today by Transport Minister Paul Clark. Up to £55 million will be dedicated to ensuring that the disabled parking scheme meets the needs of the 21st Century.    ...more
20 October 2008 11:02 
Department for Transport
 
Humber Coastguard coordinated the down manning of non essential personnel from a jack up rig in the North Sea following a fire on board. RAF Rescue Helicopters transferred 34 of a total of 79 crew members from the rig to the nearby standby vessel overnight.    ...more
19 October 2008 03:03 
Maritime And Coastguard Agency
 
People in Leeds will today have the opportunity to shape Government policy and tell the Government what they think about the future of the care and support system in England.    ...more
18 October 2008 00:01 
Department of Health
 
Humber Coastguard is coordinating an air and sea search after members of the public reported seeing a light aircraft crash into the sea in Robin Hoods Bay, North Yorkshire.    ...more
17 October 2008 17:29 
Maritime And Coastguard Agency
 
JOINT DCMS/BERR PRESS RELEASE    ...more
17 October 2008 09:48 
Department for Culture, Media And Sport
 
Helping savers, small businesses and homeowners in Yorkshire & the Humber through the worldwide economic problems was top of the agenda at the first meeting of the Council of Regional Ministers today.    ...more
16 October 2008 11:20 
Regional Minister For Yorkshire And The Humber
 
M62 Gildersome Roundabout, south of Leeds Slight delays are expected at Junction 27 (Gildersome) of the M62 due to roundabout improvement work. There will be various lane closures on the roundabouts and approaches until mid-December. Work takes place overnight 8pm to 6am. Narrow lanes will be in place over 24 hours.    ...more
16 October 2008 10:58 
Highways Agency
 
For the first time Bradford Council and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) are joining forces to visit hundreds of businesses in the city in a hard-hitting new campaign aimed at making the city a safer and healthier place in which to work.    ...more
15 October 2008 16:50 
Health and Safety Executive
 
The Office of the Schools Adjudicator has published a decision on the proposal to vary the admission arrangements for Myers Grove Secondary School, Wood Lane, Sheffield for September 2009.    ...more
15 October 2008 15:00 
Office of The Schools Adjudicator
 
The Criminal Cases Review Commission has referred the conviction for murder Mr Ian John Lawless to the Court of Appeal.    ...more
14 October 2008 12:52 
Criminal Cases Review Commission
 
The number of Dignity Champions across the country has risen to more than 3,000, Minister of State for Care Services, Phil Hope, will announce today.    ...more
13 October 2008 16:56 
Department of Health
 
The number of Dignity Champions across the country has risen to more than 3,000, Minister of State for Care Services, Phil Hope, will announce today.    ...more
13 October 2008 14:49 
Department of Health
 
The number of Dignity Champions across the country has risen to more than 3,000, Minister of State for Care Services, Phil Hope, will announce today.    ...more
13 October 2008 14:39 
Department of Health
 
Marking the start of Not In My Neighbourhood Week, Home Secretary Jacqui Smith today warned persistent offenders in Yorkshire and the Humber that there is nowhere to hide as local agencies will be stepping up the pressure on local troublemakers.    ...more
13 October 2008 10:03 
Home Office
 
A1 Bramham to Wetherby, West Yorkshire    ...more
10 October 2008 12:48 
Highways Agency
 
UK Trade & Investment launches new report: 'Building South Africa: Opportunities for the UK Construction Sector'    ...more
10 October 2008 00:01 
UK Trade & Investment
 
Residents in Yorkshire and the Humber are taking to the streets for a week of action to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour.    ...more
9 October 2008 11:04 
Home Office
 
Regional Minister for Yorkshire & the Humber, Rosie Winterton, today commented on the statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on financial support to the banking industry. She said:    ...more
8 October 2008 17:00 
Regional Minister For Yorkshire And The Humber
 
Transport operators in Rotherham, Bradford, Doncaster, Wakefield and Sheffield are among those due to appear at public inquiries held in Castleford by the Traffic Commissioner for North East England in October 2008. See further details below.    ...more
8 October 2008 13:50 
Office of the Traffic Commissioner
 
9PM ON SATURDAY 11 OCTOBER TO 6AM ON SUNDAY 12 OCTOBER    ...more
7 October 2008 13:12 
Highways Agency
 
Transport operators in Bradford, Doncaster, Batley, Leeds and Sheffield are among those due to appear at public inquiries held in Castleford by the Traffic Commissioner for North East England in October 2008. See further details below.    ...more
3 October 2008 14:20 
Office of the Traffic Commissioner
 
Over 57,000 drivers take part so far    ...more
3 October 2008 13:07 
Highways Agency
 
A1 Bramham to Wetherby, West Yorkshire The A1 at Wetherby will be closed overnight in both directions between the Grange Moor and Walton Road junctions to allow for new bridge beams to be installed at Walton Road. The closure takes place from 9pm on Saturday 4 October until 9am on Sunday 5 October. Signed diversion routes will be in place along the new local access road and the A58.    ...more
3 October 2008 12:18 
Highways Agency
 
The quality of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) training is getting better, but a lot more needs to be done to ensure standards are lifted beyond 'satisfactory' levels.    ...more
3 October 2008 00:01 
Office For Standards In Education (OFSTED)
 
Ordnance Survey is giving away 'Free-Maps-for-11-year-olds' to encourage children to get out and discover the world around them, Ordnance Survey Minister Iain Wright announced today.    ...more
2 October 2008 16:17 
Communities and Local Government
 
This month sees the biggest change to the Self Assessment tax system since its introduction more than a decade ago - a new 31 October deadline for paper returns.    ...more
2 October 2008 13:03 
HM Revenue & Customs
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