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Tower Hamlets, London Borough of

Tower Hamlets commitment to running a fair election

02 May 2012 15:48

Health and Safety Executive

STEEL FIRM IN COURT OVER EMPLOYEE’S INJURIES

02 May 2012 15:11

A Preston steel firm has appeared in court after a working platform slid off the forks of a forklift truck and struck one of its employees.

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Highways Agency

Drainage work on the A1 near Grantham postponed – update to news release issued on 25 April 2012.

02 May 2012 11:33

Drainage work scheduled to be carried out on the northbound carriageway of the A1 between the B1174/Great North Road junction and Toll Bar Road, has been postponed until next month.

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Tower Hamlets, London Borough of

Road safety initiative launched at Ben Jonson School

02 May 2012 10:17

Tower Hamlets’ primary school children will be safer when they are out and about thanks to a new road safety activity book produced by Ben Jonson Primary School.

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Health and Safety Executive

Illegal gas fitter prosecuted for endangering lives

01 May 2012 17:23

An illegal gas fitter has been prosecuted for endangering lives at a property in Surrey with shoddy and unsafe work.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Liverpool based agency leaves workers all at sea

01 May 2012 16:45

A recruitment agency supplying seafaring workers was ordered to pay £3015 in fines and costs yesterday at Liverpool Magistrates’ Court following a successful prosecution by the Government’s Employment Agency Standards (EAS) inspectorate.

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Health and Safety Executive

Bolton pallet manufacturer convicted after fingers severed

01 May 2012 16:35

A Bolton pallet manufacturer has been convicted for health and safety offences after a factory worker’s fingers were cut off by a rotating saw.

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Highways Agency

North East roadworks update 5 - 11 May 2012

01 May 2012 16:29

A1(M), Junction 58 to 60, County Durham
Slight delays are expected overnight on the A1(M) between Junctions 58 and 60 for resurfacing works. There will be a full carriageway closure with diversion in place northbound with a 50mph speed restriction between 10pm and 6am. The works will take place until 9 May.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Sunday Trading Bill receives Royal Assent for Olympic Games

01 May 2012 13:52

The Bill to suspend Sunday Trading Laws during the Olympic and Paralympic Games received Royal Assent today after it passed the remaining stages in the House of Commons last night.

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Land Registry

March market trend data from Land Registry

01 May 2012 11:00

  • March house prices down 0.6 per cent since February: average house price in England and Wales now £160,372
  • South East tops the table of regional applications with 271,010 in March
  • Over 55,000 residential property sale prices in England and Wales lodged for registration in March

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Highways Agency

Overnight resurfacing for A19 around Sunderland

01 May 2012 10:49

A Highways Agency scheme to resurface a section of the southbound A19 near Sunderland will get underway next week.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

‘Focus on Enforcement’ - opportunity for small businesses in food manufacturing to have their say on the way regulations are enforced

01 May 2012 10:00

The first review theme for the Government’s Focus on Enforcement campaign is now up and running. For the next five weeks, the Government will be focusing on enforcement that affects small businesses in food manufacturing; and inviting companies to feed back their experiences of working with national regulators and local authorities.

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Health and Safety Executive

Church Broughton man fined after worker seriously injured

01 May 2012 09:41

A Church Broughton man has been fined after an employee suffered life-changing injuries when his quad bike overturned at a farm in Derbyshire.

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Health and Safety Executive

FRESH SAFETY WARNING ISSUED OVER PESTICIDE STORAGE

30 April 2012 15:39

A fresh warning has been issued about storing pesticides safely, after a West Norfolk pest controller was prosecuted for keeping them in an unlocked garden shed.

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Health and Safety Executive

Global brick making firm fined after worker crushed

30 April 2012 14:49

A multinational brick making company has been fined after a worker suffered serious injuries when he was crushed on a conveyor belt at its Worcestershire factory.

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Health and Safety Executive

Dorset builder ignored asbestos risks

30 April 2012 13:04


A self-employed builder has been fined for demolishing a building without first carrying out an asbestos survey.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Deadline looming for employers

30 April 2012 09:50

The deadline is looming for UK employers to get their 2011/12 annual returns to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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Highways Agency

East Midlands Motorway and Trunk Road Works Programme; Monday 30 April to Sunday 6 May

27 April 2012 16:34

NEW AND ONGOING WORKS:

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Highways Agency

East of England Roadworks Update: Monday 30 April – Sunday 6 May 2012

27 April 2012 16:14

The following information summarises the work being carried out this coming week. It is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. Most work will be completed before the Easter weekend in order to keep traffic moving over the bank holiday. See www.highways.gov.uk/news/ for more information.

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Health and Safety Executive

ST HELENS STEEL FIRM FINED OVER WORKER’S INJURIES

27 April 2012 15:57

A St Helens steel manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker suffered serious injuries to his left hand when it was pulled into machinery.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of roadworks for M25

27 April 2012 15:28

Monday 30 April - Sunday 06 May 2012

A traffic management summary for both new and ongoing work

The information provided in this report is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of roadworks in Kent and Sussex

27 April 2012 15:23

Monday 30 April – Sunday 6 May 2012

A traffic management summary for both new and ongoing work

The information provided in this report is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of roadwork in Central Southern England

27 April 2012 15:17

Monday 30 April – Sunday 06 May 2012

A traffic management summary for both new and ongoing work

The information provided in this report is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

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Highways Agency

Weekly Summary of Roadworks in Devon and Cornwall

27 April 2012 14:54

The following works are planned on the Highways Agency roads w/c 29/4:

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