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Decarbonisation of the Northern Powerhouse

15/11/2019Decarbonisation of the Northern Powerhouse

- PRESS RELEASE -   Covering a growing population of 15.3 million, home to over a million businesses and with an economy totalling £329bn, the Northern Powerhouse forms the very spine of the North of England. As such, it is a regi more >
Lincolnshire council sets 2050 net-zero carbon target

05/11/2019Lincolnshire council sets 2050 net-zero carbon target

West Lindsey District Council, in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, has unanimously passed a motion to target becoming a net-zero carbon authority by 2050. Councillors moved to support the creation of a strategy on sustainability and climate change more >
Government departments to benefit from £100m collaboration extension

04/11/2019Government departments to benefit from £100m collaboration extension

Seven government departments are set to benefit from a £100m, three-year contract extension signed with Shared Services Connected Limited (SSCL), in partnership with the Government Shared Services (GSS), continuing to provide a range of criti more >

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1 in 3 adults were in a collision or near miss on the road in the past year

18/11/20191 in 3 adults were in a collision or near miss on the road in the past year

Road safety charity Brake has revealed new research that nearly a third of adults were in a collision, or had a near miss, with a vehicle on a UK road in the past year. The findings from a survey of more >
“Sector-leading” mental health services announced for Greater Manchester’s students

18/11/2019“Sector-leading” mental health services announced for Greater Manchester’s students

A new mental health service aimed at Greater Manchester’s students is to be announced at an event this evening (Nov 18). The service aims to help students overcome significant mental illn more >
Border Force and Metropolitan Police operation highly commended at ‘World Class Policing Awards’

18/11/2019Border Force and Metropolitan Police operation highly commended at ‘World Class Policing Awards’

Operation Limelight focuses on raising awareness of forced marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) at the border and safeguarding potential victims. This summer, Operation Limelight focuse more >
Stop School Hunger campaign launched in Wales

18/11/2019Stop School Hunger campaign launched in Wales

A grassroots charity from Wrexham in Wales are calling for government to urgently increase free school meals allowance by 80p. According to the award-winning community charity, TCC (Trefnu Cymu more >
Safe Haven being provided for Wigan partygoers this Christmas

15/11/2019Safe Haven being provided for Wigan partygoers this Christmas

Over the Christmas period a nightlight safety scheme will be piloted in Wigan town centre to ensure partygoers stay safe and to ease pressure on front-line emergency services. The Safe Haven sc more >
Looking ahead with South Tyneside Council

15/11/2019Looking ahead with South Tyneside Council

South Tyneside Council leader Iain Malcolm spoke with Emily Rodgers for the new PSE podcast about the council’s green agenda and plans for the future. Like many UK councils, South Tynesid more >

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Utilising data to best deliver meaningful public services

14/11/2019Utilising data to best deliver meaningful public services

Public Sector Executive’s Matt Roberts explains how living in a modern, interconnected world, as we do, means public sector organisations cannot afford to ignore the role of data. Data is all around us in the modern age. Unseen, the digital environment plays a role in near on every aspe more >
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Artificial intelligence: the devil is in the data

17/12/2018Artificial intelligence: the devil is in the data

It’s no secret that the public sector a... more >
Digital innovation in the public sector: The future is now

17/12/2018Digital innovation in the public sector: The future is now

One of the public sector’s key technolo... more >
Keeping the momentum of the Northern Powerhouse

15/10/2018Keeping the momentum of the Northern Powerhouse

On 6 September, the biggest decision-makers o... more >

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Prevention: Investing for the future

Prevention: Investing for the future

Rob Whiteman, CEO at the Chartered Institute of Public Finance (CIPFA), discusses the benefits of long-term preventative investment. Rising ... more > more last word articles >