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News from August 2015

25 August 2015

New Nottingham Tram Lines Will Boost City Economy

A pair of new tram lines to Chilwell and Clifton have opened in Nottingham, doubling the size of the current network. The expansion will bring benefits to commuters, businesses, students and tourists alike and connect key employment sites to underpin the
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18 August 2015

18-Metre Sculpture Installed

Midlands–based construction firm, GF Tomlinson will celebrate a key milestone in the construction of the Innovation Centre at Infinity Park, Derby, tomorrow.
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15 August 2015

Praise for Derby College Higher Education Programme

Derby College’s work to improve the employability of local people through its extensive range of Higher Education programmes has been praised by inspectors from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) in a report published this week.
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14 August 2015

Gearing up to tackle dementia

Three Nottingham professionals, Tim Garratt, of Innes England, and Chris Jagger and David Greenaway, of The University of Nottingham, will be cycling through lochs and glens to help support earlier diagnosis and better treatment for dementia.
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13 August 2015

NM Construction Announces Interim Results

North Midland Construction PLC (NM Group), the Nottinghamshire-based UK provider of civil engineering, building, mechanical and electrical services to public and private organisations, has announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 201
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13 August 2015

Motorway Link Road to Get £2.5m From D2N2

A £7.5m link road to the M1 motorway – which will help ‘unlock’ development land with the potential to create over 1,000 new jobs – is to receive a third of its funding from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.
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12 August 2015

Stubbing out illegal tobacco sales

The Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA) has launched a campaign at East Midlands airport to remind passengers jetting off on summer holidays that bringing tobacco products into the UK and selling them on is a criminal offence. The campaign will run d
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10 August 2015

Firms offered a chance to help special constables

Employers, staff and the police are joining forces to build the Employer Supported Policing (ESP) scheme - a network set up to support special constables in their duties and to increase public safety and confidence.
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6 August 2015

Notts Uni takes lead on better policing project

The University of Nottingham has won a contract from the Higher Education Funding Council and the College of Policing to deliver a two year project to 13 police forces and Police and Crime Commissioners across the country to help improve policing strategy
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6 August 2015

£3.8m to help D2N2 firms make smarter use of IT

Up to £3.8m from the European Regional Development Fund has been made available through the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership for project bids to help small and medium-sized firms and social enterprises grow through smarter use of information and communic
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4 August 2015

Pick Evarard expands into aviation

Independent management, design and construction consultancy Pick Everard, which has a base in Nottingham, is set to expand into the aviation sector following its appointment to the Manchester Airports Group (MAG) architectural framework.
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