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Traffic bulletin: M3 junctions 2 to 3 bridge maintenance starts

02 April 2013 17:50

Road users are reminded that work starts tonight (Tuesday 2 April) for a six-week bridge maintenance scheme between junctions 2 and 3 of the M3.

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Highways Agency

Traffic bulletin: M27 junction 9 overnight closures start

02 April 2013 17:45

Road users are reminded there will be overnight slip road closures from tonight (Tuesday 2 April) on the M27 at junction 9, followed by overnight carriageway closures next week. These are to allow for narrow lanes to be installed ahead of an improvement project.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of roadworks for M25: Tuesday 2 April - Sunday 7 April

02 April 2013 17:15

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: Tuesday 2 - Sunday 7 April 2013

02 April 2013 17:05

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: Tuesday 2 April - Sunday 7 April 2013

02 April 2013 17:00

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

Overnight bridge maintenance to start at the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing

02 April 2013 15:21

A scheme to improve the quality of journeys over the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at the Dartford-Thurrock River Crossing will begin this month.

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Highways Agency

Traffic bulletin: clockwise M25 closed near Thurrock, Essex

02 April 2013 14:12

Road users are advised that the clockwise M25 is currently closed between junctions 29 and 30 near Thurrock, Essex, following a serious incident.

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Health and Safety Executive

FIRM FINED FOR PUTTING WORKERS’ LIVES AT RISK

02 April 2013 13:01

NE/026/13

A Durham recycling firm has been fined for putting workers’ lives at risk after two machines were found to have vital safety mechanisms deliberately disabled.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

You’re hired – entrepreneurs in residence to advise government

02 April 2013 13:00

Business Secretary Vince Cable is set to get advice from two successful entrepreneurs appointed to help the government address the needs of small and medium sized businesses.

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Insolvency Service

Six land banking scammers banned as directors for £70 million fraud

02 April 2013 13:00

Baljinder Chohan, a former director of UKLI Ltd, has been handed a 12-year director disqualification order at the High Court in London for his role in a £70 million land-banking scam, following investigations by the Insolvency Service.

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HM Treasury

Speech on changes to the tax and benefits system

02 April 2013 12:30

Speech on changes to the tax and benefits system
By the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP
Sittingbourne, Kent
Tuesday 2nd April 2013

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY

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Highways Agency

A1033 Somerden to Marfleet resurfacing

02 April 2013 10:23

The Highways Agency will begin work to improve the road surface on A1033 Hedon Road between Somerden and Marfleet, near Hull next week.

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Health and Safety Executive

Building owner and sub-contractor in court for safety failings at former brewery

02 April 2013 08:31

The owner of a former Burton upon Trent brewery and the sub-contractor on a project to refurbish it have been prosecuted after a catalogue of safety failings was uncovered surrounding the unsafe removal of asbestos.

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Department for Transport

SHARP helmet rating reaches milestone as Government urges drivers to Think Biker over Easter

29 March 2013 00:01

Road Safety Minister Stephen Hammond urged drivers to think bike over the Easter weekend today as the total number of helmets rated under the Government's SHARP programme reached 300.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of Roadworks in North East 30 March – 5 April 2013

28 March 2013 16:46

A1 North Gosforth, Newcastle Western Bypass
Slight delays are expected overnight on the A1 at North Gosforth for layby improvement works. There will be one lane open southbound between 8pm and 6am. The works will take place 2 – 9 April.

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Health and Safety Executive

BLACKBURN LANDLORD FINED OVER CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING

28 March 2013 16:37

The landlord of a Blackburn business unit has been found guilty of a health and safety offence after two people suffered carbon monoxide poisoning from a dangerous gas heater.

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Highways Agency

Weekly Summary of Roadworks in Devon and Cornwall from 31 March - 6 April

28 March 2013 15:45

The following works are planned on the Highways Agency roads:

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Health and Safety Executive

COUNTY DURHAM CONSTRUCTION FIRM FINED FOR DANGEROUS SITE IN ABERDEEN

28 March 2013 15:42

A County Durham construction firm has been fined for dangerous practices on a building site in Aberdeen.

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Health and Safety Executive

Boatyard firm fined for crane danger

28 March 2013 15:03

An Isle of Wight boatyard business has been fined for safety failings after a poorly maintained mobile crane overturned during a lifting operation at Yarmouth Harbour.

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Health and Safety Executive

NORFOLK HEATING ENGINEER FINED FOR ILLEGAL GAS WORK

28 March 2013 14:49

News release

HSE-E-015/13



A Norfolk heating engineer has been fined for illegally carrying out sub-standard gas work at a newly built home in Dereham.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Payback time for crooked Essex jeweller

28 March 2013 11:38

An Essex man who was jailed in 2010 for a £250,000 tax fraud and handling stolen goods has been ordered to pay £271,000 or face another three and a half years in jail.

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HM Treasury

Government announces board members of new Financial Conduct Authority

28 March 2013 11:00

Today, the Government has announced the board members of the new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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Health and Safety Executive

North East London firm fined for worker's injury

28 March 2013 10:56

A London-based chemicals company has been prosecuted after a worker was run over by a forklift truck and had to have part of his leg amputated.

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Land Registry

Amended release with table included - February Market Trend Data from Land Registry - repossession volumes now included in the monthly HPI report

28 March 2013 10:45

* February house prices up 0.2 per cent since January: average house price in England and Wales now £162,606.
* 1,193 repossessions in England and Wales during December 2012
* South East tops the table of regional applications with 241,086 in February
* Over 49,300 residential properties in England and Wales lodged for registration in February ranging from £8,000 to £20.4 million

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Department for Transport

£16.3 million to tackle traffic congestion in Beverley town centre

28 March 2013 10:30

Work needed to cut traffic volumes in Beverley town centre can now start after receiving final approval from Local Transport Minister Norman Baker today.

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