LONDON - The government’s promise to ’substantially increase’ health visitor
numbers in the wake of the Laming review into child protection in England has
been welcomed by Unite, the largest union in the country.
HARROGATE, England - The annual Bridal Buyer Awards is a highlight of the year for designers,
manufacturers and retailers in the bridal industry, and a celebration of the
skills and creativity that firmly place British talent up there on the global
playing field. This year, a new category was added, Wedding Dress of the
BARDON, England - Benson Group, headquartered in Bardon, Leicestershire, the UK Packaging
Company of the Year, has announced details of its newly acquired “ISO 12647
Proficient Printer” status, as awarded by colour specialists Mellow Colour,
for its Benson Box printed carton operation.
LONDON - A new website will help local government and community activists to get
better broadband services in their areas. They will be able to use it to
identify local needs and develop the strategies to bring “superband” speeds
to the whole UK.
BRACKNELL, England - Coffee lovers all over the UK can now register for their free coffee
sachet to celebrate the launch of the Rogers Estate Coffees website. Rogers
Estate Coffees is the UK subsidiary of Rogers Family Coffee Co., one of the
largest coffee roasters in the States. With a UK operation, the coffee is now
roasted here and packaged within minutes, an efficient process that
guarantees absolute freshness and quality.
HAYWARDS HEATH, England - More black-and-white cats are taken in by charity Cats Protection than
any other colour, new figures show.
CHESTER, England - ACF Car Finance has reacted to international research which
reveals that music tempo increases driving risks, by launching its own music
chart which polls this week’s top ten in order of tempo to support safer
MAIDENHEAD, England - Improvements in Purification Process Represent Important Advance in the
Treatment of Haemophilia A
CAMBRIDGE, England, BOSTON and STOCKHOLM - Cambridge University Press Founded by Henry VIII in High-Tech Internet
Publishing Deal With Boston University and Swedish TransLegal
LONDON - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced that its air traffic
management systems subsidiary, Park Air Systems, will be showcasing its
latest air traffic control systems products and capabilities at the ATC
Global 2009 exhibition.
MILTON KEYNES, England - K International has announced that it has signed a major contract with
the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the provision of secure language
translation services in support of the British Armed Forces.
LONDON - While the days of the GBP5 Poms may be long gone, a new exodus appears to
be occurring from the UK. Working In, the organisers of the market-leading
emigration exhibitions; Opportunities Australia & Opportunities New Zealand,
have been amazed at the huge increase in advance ticket sales for the
forthcoming series of shows, which offer a fantastic insight into a new life
in a new world!
LONDON - With Photo
To mark this year’s No Smoking Day, three ‘mini’ entrepreneurs today went
head-to-head to win a GBP2,000 investment from TV Dragon Duncan Bannatyne. In
a re-enactment of the TV challenge, the school children faced their toughest
challenge yet when they presented their big ideas on how they could encourage
parents to give up smoking.
LONDON and WARRINGTON, England - With Photos
Virgin Trains has teamed up with Mills & Boon to bring romance, kissing
and fun to train travellers and raise money for Red Nose Day.