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NEWHAM COUNCIL IN COURT OVER TEENAGER’S FIREBALL HORROR

25 January 2013 16:14

A London borough council has been sentenced for a serious safety breach after a 15 year-old girl was engulfed in a fireball from a cooking stove during a school camping expedition.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of roadworks for M25: Monday 28 January - Sunday 3 February

25 January 2013 16:10

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: Monday 28 January - Sunday 3 February

25 January 2013 16:05

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 Central Southern England: Monday 28 January - Sunday 3 February

25 January 2013 16:00

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 West Midlands – 28 January to 3 February 2013

25 January 2013 14:55

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 Bath, Bristol, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire – Monday 28 January to Sunday 3 February 2013

25 January 2013 14:43

The following roadworks are planned on the Highways Agency road network.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of roadworks in the East Midlands; Monday 28 January to Sunday 3 February

25 January 2013 14:31

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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Health and Safety Executive

MEDWAY NHS TRUST FINED OVER PATIENT DEATH

25 January 2013 13:37

Medway NHS Foundation Trust has today been sentenced for safety failings after a vulnerable patient died following a fall from a first floor window at Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham.

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Highways Agency

Traffic bulletin

25 January 2013 13:01

Traffic bulletin: M62 J29 - 30 - Saturday 26 January - reminder of overnight closure

Road users are reminded that, weather permitting, the M62 between junction 29 (Lofthouse) and junction 30 (Rothwell) will be closed overnight in both directions on Saturday 26 January.


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Health and Safety Executive

HSE CROWN CENSURE OF MOD OVER DEATH OF CADET, 14

25 January 2013 12:53

SCO/001/13

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has been censured today over safety failings that led to the death of a 14-year-old cadet.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of roadworks in the East of England - Monday 28 – Sunday 3 February 2013

25 January 2013 12:19

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.

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Highways Agency

Improvements for M4 near Chieveley

25 January 2013 11:31

A scheme to improve the surface of a section of the M4 near Chieveley in Berkshire will get under way next week.

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Highways Agency

Weekly Summary of Raodworks in Devon and Cornwall from 27 January to 2 February

25 January 2013 11:14

The following works are planned on the Highways Agency roads:

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Health and Safety Executive

Company fined after driver loses fingers on unsafe equipment

25 January 2013 10:49

A Dorset contractor has been fined for safety failings after a lorry driver suffered a serious hand injury while using unsafe wheel cleaning equipment on a construction site near Barnet.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

£24 million investment will make Glasgow a city of the future

25 January 2013 10:00

Technology Strategy Board
Glasgow has been given a boost today after it was chosen to receive £24 million of government investment to demonstrate how a city of the future will work. Glasgow beat off competition from 30 other UK cities to host the Technology Strategy Board’s ‘Future Cities Demonstrator’.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber – Saturday 26 January to Friday 1 February

25 January 2013 09:25

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

Keeping north east road workers safe

25 January 2013 09:05

NE/NDD/10/13

Motorists are being reminded of the dangers faced by road workers who carry out vital improvements and maintenance on motorways and major A roads in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Tees Valley, Durham and North Yorkshire.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Deadly fake vodka gang jailed

25 January 2013 09:00

Three West Midlands men who used industrial alcohol to make fake vodka that could kill were jailed today.

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Highways Agency

Drainage work on A500 near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire - UPDATE

24 January 2013 16:53

The Highways Agency is carrying out drainage work on the A500 between Talke and the M6 junction 16 near Stoke-on-Trent, which started on Monday 14 January.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Deadly fake vodka gang jailed

24 January 2013 16:09

Three West Midlands men who used industrial alcohol to make fake vodka that could kill were jailed today.

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Health and Safety Executive

DERBYSHIRE FIRM FINED AFTER WORKER’S FINGERTIPS SEVERED

24 January 2013 15:53

A Derbyshire engineering company has been fined for safety breaches after an employee severed the tips of two fingers on an unguarded bandsaw.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

New code ends ‘tick box’ regulation in sales of age restricted products

24 January 2013 14:30

A new Age Restricted Products Code of Practice published today will strengthen the protection of young people and reduce red tape for responsible businesses that sell age restricted products safely, legally and profitably.

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Highways Agency

Highways Agency warns road users to stay alert as more severe weather forecast

24 January 2013 13:35

With snow, wind and rain forecast tomorrow (Friday) and into the weekend, the Highways Agency is advising drivers to remain alert and take extra care as they set out on their journeys. The Agency has issued an amber alert for severe weather covering all regions of England.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

£600 million investment in the eight great technologies

24 January 2013 12:00

The ‘eight great technologies’ which will propel the UK to future growth and help it stay ahead in the global race have received a funding boost, the Minister for Universities and Science announced today.

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