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Health and Safety Executive

HSE LAUNCHES SAFETY CLAMPDOWN ON CONSTRUCTION SITES IN BIRMINGHAM AND THE BLACK COUNTRY

02 September 2013 14:08

Unsafe practices on construction sites across Birmingham and the Black Country are to be targeted as part of a national initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Thirteen sentenced in £8.5 million tobacco conspiracy

30 August 2013 15:29

A 13-strong criminal gang have been sentenced today for plotting to steal £8.5 million of taxpayers’ money in a highly organised counterfeit tobacco manufacturing conspiracy.

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Highways Agency

Traffic bulletin: Drivers warned to expect busy weekend on M5 near Birmingham as Fusion Festival takes place

30 August 2013 14:23

Drivers are advised to leave extra time for journeys and plan ahead with up to 20,000 people expected each day to attend the Fusion Festival at Cofton Park in Birmingham this weekend.

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Highways Agency

Planned roadworks in West Midlands: Weekly summary for Monday 2 September to Sunday 8 September 2013

30 August 2013 14:22

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 30 August but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

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Highways Agency

Traffic bulletin: Overnight closures for M6 Junctions 5 to 8 managed motorway scheme

29 August 2013 15:17

As the scheme to convert the M6 between junctions 5 and 8 enters its next phase, the Highways Agency is advising drivers of overnight closures throughout the autumn.

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Health and Safety Executive

HSE PROSECUTES MID STAFFORDSHIRE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

29 August 2013 11:50

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is to prosecute Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust over the death of Gillian Astbury, it announced today.

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Highways Agency

Road users advised of overnight closures on A40, Ross-on-Wye for junction resurfacing and road markings

29 August 2013 10:54

The Highways Agency is advising road users that essential resurfacing, road stud and road marking work will be taking place along the A40 between the A4137 and M50/A40/A449, Travellers Rest Roundabout, and will involve overnight closures.

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Highways Agency

Road users advised of full weekend closures of the A46 in Ashchurch for improvement work

28 August 2013 16:54

The Highways Agency is advising road users that the A46 at Ashchurch, Gloucestershire, will be closed for three consecutive weekends from tomorrow night (Friday 30 August) so a new road surface and associated markings can be put down.

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Highways Agency

Traffic bulletin: Delays expected on M42 due to NEC event

28 August 2013 15:27

Motorists using the M42 next week are being warned of possible delays due to an event taking place at the NEC in Birmingham.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Convicted fake teacher given maximum employment agency ban

28 August 2013 15:15

A former director of a Coventry supply teaching agency was today given the maximum 10 year ban from running or being involved in running an employment agency.

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