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Press release: James Brokenshire announces over £36 million for the Great British Coast

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 23, 2019.

70 projects from Cornwall to Cumbria receive a total of more than £36 million.

News story: Charity chosen to deliver £200m Youth Endowment Fund to tackle violence

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 23, 2019.

Impetus and partners chosen to deliver Youth Endowment Fund

Speech: Annual Asian Business Awards 2019: Chancellor's speech

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond's speech at the Annual Asian Business Awards.

News story: UK statement on the Golan Heights

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Statement following President Trump’s comments on recognising Israel’s sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights.

Press release: Yorkshire moorland rapist has sentence increased

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Malcolm Lockwood has been given 18 years in prison with an extension period of 8 years.

Press release: Minister for Europe statement on the resignation of President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Statement by Sir Alan Duncan following the annoucement of the resignation of President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan.

News story: ESFA introduces new arrangements for related party transactions

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

New online reporting arrangements aim to give ESFA, Parliament, the tax payer and other interested parties, assurance about the use of public funds.

Press release: Welsh Secretary celebrates 40 years of leading Welsh ‘green’ business

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Alun Cairns hails achievements of ROCKWOOL UK at 40th anniversary reception

News story: The wider benefits of space investments for the UK economy

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Investments in space programmes bring significant benefits for society, a new report shows.

Press release: UK signs trade continuity agreement with Caribbean countries

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

The UK has today signed a trade continuity agreement with a series of countries in the Caribbean.

Press release: Intimidation in Public Life: Lord Evans

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Lord Evans speaks to BBC Radio 4 'World at One'

News story: HMRC outlines extension of Transitional Simplified Procedures

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

HMRC has today (22 March 2019) announced further details of measures to support businesses with new customs requirements, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Press release: UK aid to fly heavy-lifting gear to cyclone-hit airport in Mozambique

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Forklift trucks and other equipment will help quickly unload aid from planes and cut the time it takes to get relief items to those in need.

Government response: Confirmation of UK Government agreement to Article 50 extension

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Letter from the UK’s Permanent Representative to the EU to the President of the European Council concerning Article 50 extension.

News story: Charity regulator encourages safer giving for Cyclone Idai Appeal

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Charity Commission advises the public on donating safely to help people affected by Cyclone Idai.

Press release: Dstl Unveils First ‘Searchlight’ Event at Cranfield University

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

The first industry innovation event launched under the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) “SME Searchlight” initiative is to be held on 3 May 2019 at Cranfield University in Bedfordshire.

News story: Reclassification of pregabalin and gabapentin to Schedule 3 drugs from 1 April 2019

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

The Home Office has placed pregabalin and gabapentin to Schedule 3 of the Misuse of Drug Regulations 2001 from 1 April 2019.

Press release: Operation Brock: ready for action

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

New measures that will improve Kent’s resilience when services across the English Channel are disrupted will be ready for use from next week, Highways England announced today (Friday 22 March).

News story: Emotional reunion for coastguard helicopter crew and Regan Green

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

It was an emotional reunion when the helicopter crew met Regan for the first time after his rescue

News story: Graves of two Irish Soldiers killed during the Great War are rededicated a century later

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

The resting places of Lieutenant (Lt) Gilbert Donnelly and Captain (Capt) John Forsythe Harvey, were honoured on Thursday 21 March during two rededication services held at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s (CWGC) Ste. Emilie Valley Cemetery and Noyon New British Cemetery in France.

Press release: Gigabit broadband voucher scheme boost for Wales

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Welsh businesses now eligible for £5,500 broadband vouchers

News story: Multi-billion-pound deal for early warning radar aircraft

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has signed a $1.98Bn deal to purchase five E-7 early warning radar aircraft.

Press release: Funding awarded to 23 projects to help those affected by alcohol

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Local authorities across the country will use £6 million funding to increase access to alcohol treatments, with a focus on helping parents and rough sleepers.

Press release: New trans-Pennine roads study announced

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Highways England is to lead a £300,000 study looking at major improvements to road links between the M65 in East Lancashire and parts of Yorkshire.

News story: Successful workshop on assessment of jelly mini-cups

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

The Government Chemist team run a very well received workshop providing practical knowledge for assessing the conformity of confectionery items known as jelly mini-cups

News story: Tuberculosis cases in England hit lowest ever levels

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

New cases of tuberculosis (TB) in England have fallen to the lowest levels since records began.

Press release: HS2 completes biggest demolition challenge yet at site of new Old Oak Common tunnel crossover box

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

HS2 has cleared a key construction site close to the new Old Oak Common ‘super-hub’ station, as work to deliver Phase One of the UK’s new high speed rail project continues to ramp up.

Press release: New £45 million Flood Defence Scheme for Shoreham Unveiled

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

The Environment Agency has officially opened over 7 kilometres of new river and sea defences in the coastal town of Shoreham, helping to keep the community safe from flooding from storms and rising sea levels.

Press release: The British firm pumping water in Africa

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Exmoor company’s solar water pump exports grew from 12% in 2012 to 52% in 2018 following support from the Department for International Trade (DIT).

Press release: Funding boost for victims of rape and sexual abuse

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

Government to fund more rape support centres than ever before across England and Wales.

Press release: 10,000 children to benefit from new £5 million performing arts programme

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 22, 2019.

BRIT School, BBC North and Lowry Trust to partner with schools across the country

Speech: PM statement at the EU Council: 21 March 2019

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 21, 2019.

Prime Minister Theresa May’s press statement at the EU Council.

Speech: Minister Field visits Paris to discuss anti-corruption and disinformation

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 21, 2019.

Minister Field gave a speech today at the Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum in Paris addressing disinformation and social media.

Speech: Steady investments in a changing climate

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 21, 2019.

Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency speech at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Press release: Marlow is now better protected from flooding

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 21, 2019.

Almost 300 properties included in flood-prevention scheme

News story: Dstl Reveals Venturefest Line Up for Small and Medium Enterprises

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 21, 2019.

Event to encourage new small-and-medium-sized enterprises to work with Defence is planned for 29 March

News story: Essex haven for nature gets new protection

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 21, 2019.

Natural England has confirmed a new Site of Special Scientific Interest on a network of land around Langdon Ridge in Basildon, Essex.

Press release: Three further batches of blood pressure and heart medication recalled from pharmacies

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 21, 2019.

MHRA has recalled 3 batches of Losartan tablets due to contamination with the nitrosamine N-nitroso-N-methylamino butyric acid.

News story: Sellafield unveils new plant to support clean-up

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 21, 2019.

A brand new plant is ready to help empty Sellafield’s most hazardous nuclear waste stores.

News story: The Insolvency Service newsletter: Winter 2019

From Announcements on GOV.UK. Published on Mar 21, 2019.

The Winter 2019 edition of our newsletter is now available.