Category Archives: England

Happy St George’s Day

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Legal Street Racing just Around the Corner

Could the next British Grand Prix be literally just around the corner from you? New laws come into force on Monday, 10 April 2017, that will allow motor racing events to take place on closed public roads in England. The … Continue reading

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FA to Fund Study to Examine Links between Playing Football and Dementia

An independent university is to conduct a “six-figure” Football Association study into whether there is a link between playing football and dementia. It will examine if dementia is more prevalent in former footballers than the rest of the population. Three … Continue reading

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Schools to Teach 21st Century Relationships and Sex Education

The Government has tabled amendments to the Children and Social Work Bill, which will make it a requirement that all secondary schools in England teach relationships and sex education (RSE). The amendments also allow the Government to make regulations requiring … Continue reading

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Jaguar Land Rover Fined £900,000 after Worker Loses Leg in Accident

Jaguar Land Rover has been fined after a worker lost their leg following a car accident. Birmingham Crown Court heard that on Sunday 8 February 2015 at Jaguar’s Lode Lane plant in Solihull, a Range Rover Sport vehicle was driven … Continue reading

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Children Warn of Smoking Risks in Hard Hitting Campaign

A new PHE film shows children creating personal images and warnings about the damage smoking causes to convince smokers to stop. Public Health England (PHE) has launched a campaign to highlight the damaging effect smoking has on the heart, as … Continue reading

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Drayton Manor Park’s Chief Executive Receives OBE in Queen’s New Year Honours List

Drayton Manor Park’s Chief Executive Colin Bryan has received an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Colin Bryan, who runs the park near Tamworth, was recognised for his charity work and contribution to tourism. He said, “I feel … Continue reading

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