Daily Archives: 05/09/2013

Less Uninsured Cars on Staffordshire’s Roads

The number of uninsured vehicles on Staffordshire’s roads fell by over 1,000 in one month as an ongoing crackdown on insurance dodgers gathers steam. Cars Behind Bars was instigated by Staffordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis and the campaign has … Continue reading

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Entrance Charges for Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On Lead to £372,000 Loss

Organisers of Blackpool’s Illumination switch-on concert have said the event lost £372,000 after entrance fees for imposed for the first time. The two-day event to celebrate the switch-on of Blackpool’s Illumination, which included a concert featuring Gary Barlow, was the … Continue reading

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HSE Begin Unannounced Site Checks

From this week, HSE inspectors are carrying out unannounced checks at sites where refurbishment projects of repair works are underway. This has come as part of a nationwide drive aimed at reducing death, injury and ill-health in the construction industry. … Continue reading

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HSE to Prosecute Mid Staffs Trust Over Patient Death

The HSE has announced its intention to prosecute Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust over the death of one of a patient in April 2007. The Executive deferred a decision to pursue its own investigation into Mrs Astbury’s death until the … Continue reading

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Æthelflæd’s Statue Set for Rededication and New Inscription

Æthelflæd, the Lady of the Mercians, is set to be honoured in a special ceremony in Tamworth Castle Grounds on Sunday, September 15th. It is 1100 years since the Lady of the Mercians built a fortified settlement or burh in … Continue reading

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