Welsh Government to invest nearly £25m in four new digital scanners to cut waiting times and meet service demand
Thursday 23 Sep 2021

Welsh Government to invest nearly £25m in four new digital scanners to cut waiting times and meet service demand


The Welsh Government will invest almost £25m in up to four new PET-CT scanners across Wales to improve access to this cutting edge diagnostic technology.

Welsh Government News
Birmingham New Street prepares for Pride and passengers aplenty
Thursday 23 Sep 2021

Birmingham New Street prepares for Pride and passengers aplenty


Rail passengers are advised to prepare for a busy weekend at Birmingham New Street station as the Midlands' largest Pride festival returns.

Network Rail Media Centre
New plan for Stroke care announced for Wales
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

New plan for Stroke care announced for Wales


Health Minister Eluned Morgan has today (Wednesday 22nd September) set out a long-term plan for how stroke services will improve in Wales.

Welsh Government News
Arla Foods amba confirms October milk price
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Arla Foods amba confirms October milk price


The Arla on-account prices for conventional and organic milk will increase by 0.5 euro cents from 1 October 2021.

This month it will be impacted by a negative 0.13 pence per litre quarterly currency adjustment meaning that when applied to the standard manufacturing litre Arla’s milk price will increase to 32.62 pence per litre for conventional milk and 40.98 pence per litre for organic milk for Arla’s farmer owners, an overall  0.32 ppl increase.

Arla Foods News
Helicopters help railway engineers going 'down under' in the Peak District
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Helicopters help railway engineers going 'down under' in the Peak District


In a rare move construction materials have been airlifted into position by helicopter for essential repairs to a ventilation shaft in one of the deepest railway tunnels in Britain.

Network Rail Media Centre
Improvement works to begin at Cardiff Central
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Improvement works to begin at Cardiff Central


As part of Transport for Wales’ (TfW) Station Improvement Vision, work to deliver improvements to customer facilities at Cardiff Central station will begin next week (27 September).  

Transport For Wales News
Aerospace innovation centre opens in Prestwick
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Aerospace innovation centre opens in Prestwick


New research and development facility for more efficient manufacturing.

Scottish Enterprise Newsroom
Brave Freya, nine, has train named in her honour by Great Western Railway
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Brave Freya, nine, has train named in her honour by Great Western Railway


Young Freya Bevan today unveiled a train named in her honour as Great Western Railway paid tribute to her unstinting bravery.

GWR News
Leeds residents urged to play their part in ambitious tree planting project
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Leeds residents urged to play their part in ambitious tree planting project


Leeds City Council News
Leeds city centre enjoys bumper footfall weekend
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Leeds city centre enjoys bumper footfall weekend


Leeds City Council News
Car park upgrade at St Cyrus National Nature Reserve
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Car park upgrade at St Cyrus National Nature Reserve


As part of visitor improvements on St Cyrus National Nature Reserve, major works will begin shortly to improve the car park. 

NatureScot Newsroom
Moray Emergency Relief Fund to cease for Coronavirus-related applications from 1 October
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Moray Emergency Relief Fund to cease for Coronavirus-related applications from 1 October


CORONAVIRUS-related applications to the Moray Emergency Relief Fund will not be accepted after the end of this month.

Moray Council News
Network Rail begins vital railway upgrades near Newcastle this weekend – passengers urged to check their journeys over next five weekends
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Network Rail begins vital railway upgrades near Newcastle this weekend – passengers urged to check their journeys over next five weekends


Network Rail is carrying out vital railway upgrades near Newcastle this weekend to bring more reliable journeys for passengers.

Network Rail Media Centre
London maintains its crown as one of the world’s top startup hubs
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

London maintains its crown as one of the world’s top startup hubs


  • London and New York are top cities globally to build a successful tech company outside of Silicon Valley
  • UK capital ranks highly for funding, talent, and connectedness in latest Global Startup Rankings by Startup Genome
  • London tech firms raise record levels of investment in 2021, already more than the whole of last year
  • New report launched during London Tech Week 2021, the largest tech event in Europe
London and Partners News
Local nurses transform lives of triplets and their baby sister through Foster4Leeds
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Local nurses transform lives of triplets and their baby sister through Foster4Leeds


Leeds City Council News
Standing ovation and glowing tributes for retiring election chief
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Standing ovation and glowing tributes for retiring election chief


Keith Butler, West Oxfordshire’s Electoral Returning Officer received a standing ovation at the last full Council meeting and was thanked for his outstanding service to the District.

West Oxfordshire District Council News
Siemens targets F&B industry digitalisation with revamped Solution Partner Programme
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Siemens targets F&B industry digitalisation with revamped Solution Partner Programme


The module with top system integrators focuses on updated global best practices in sync with the productivity and decarbonisation agenda

 

Siemens News and Information
Welsh Government support helping Caerphilly business relocate and safeguard jobs
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

Welsh Government support helping Caerphilly business relocate and safeguard jobs


Welsh Government support is helping a Caerphilly county borough-based business to future proof its operations by relocating and safeguarding jobs, Economy Minister Vaughan Gething has announced.

Welsh Government News
National Rail ‘double arrow’ logo goes green in new campaign ahead of COP26
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

National Rail ‘double arrow’ logo goes green in new campaign ahead of COP26


  • Rail industry launches ‘We Mean Green’ campaign to encourage people to take the train, and businesses to consider rail freight 
  • On World Car Free Day, and in the run up to COP26, the classic double arrow rail logo is being given a green makeover to capture and convey the green benefits of train travel 
  • One passenger train takes on average 500 cars off our roads and one freight train 76 lorries 
Rail Delivery Group News
It’s not too late to reverse biodiversity decline by 2030, UK’s five leading nature bodies say
Wednesday 22 Sep 2021

It’s not too late to reverse biodiversity decline by 2030, UK’s five leading nature bodies say


  • Five UK statutory nature agencies call on all parts of society for greater action and investment in nature now.
  • Report recommends businesses, organisations, cities and governments adopt targets to become Nature Positive – putting the crises of biodiversity loss and climate change on an equal footing.
  • Natural England (NE), Natural Resources Wales (NRW), NatureScot, Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) recommend nine priority actions to achieve a Nature Positive UK by 2030.
NatureScot Newsroom
London Paddington closed to trains on Sunday morning; services at Bristol Temple Meads also affected this weekend
Tuesday 21 Sep 2021

London Paddington closed to trains on Sunday morning; services at Bristol Temple Meads also affected this weekend


Rail improvement works will impact train services at London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads this weekend.

GWR News