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Training voucher scheme launched to help industry install renewable heating systems

A £500,000 fund aimed at raising the skill set of domestic heating engineers so they can install and maintain renewable heating systems has been set up by Energy Secretary Edward Davey today. The voucher scheme will be backed up by an apprenticeship initiative that will encourage peop
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Open consultation – Review of UK and EU balance of competences: call for evidence on cohesion policy

The government is carrying out a review of the balance of competences between the UK and the EU. The review will provide an analysis of what the EU does and how it affects the UK. The Review of the balance of competencies detailed guide provides full details of the review programme. T
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Open consultation – Review of UK and EU balance of competences: call for evidence on competition and consumer policy

The government is carrying out a review of the balance of competences between the UK and the EU. The review will provide an analysis of what the EUdoes and how it affects the UK. The Review of the balance of competencies detailed guide provides full details of the review programme. Th
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Next round of RGF Announced

The next round of Regional Growth Funding is due to be announced on the 11th October 2013 (closing on the 9th December). Round 5 focuses on private enterprise proposals generating private sector investment and create sustainable jobs.To support business applications a Midlands briefin
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IPCC Report – Key Messages

                  IPCC – CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT 2013 KEY MESSAGES  1. Scientists are now 95% certain that humans are the dominant cause of global warming. The head of the UN WMO said “it is extremely likely that changes in our climate system in the past half century are due to human in
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MEBC supporting local flood scheme

The MEBC are supporting the Perry Barr & Witton Flood Risk Management Scheme in Birmingham which aims to reduce the flood risk to people and properties along the River Tame where there are 1408 properties at risk of flooding.MEBC are supporting the scheme to help develop partners
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