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30m pot for communities taking over valued services & assets

Community groups wanting to bid to run local services or buy their local shop, library or pub will benefit from more than

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HSE provisional workplace fatality figures for 2011/12 need to be more forensic, demands PASMA

PASMA, the trade body representing the mobile access tower industry, comments on the HSE's provisional fatal injury statistics for 2011/12, which show a modest reduction in the number of workplace fatalities: 173 compared with 175 for 2010/11.

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Millions at risk from urban flooding

Research that was presented at the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) conference, which took place in Edinburgh on Wednesday (4 July), warned of the on-going flood risks to millions of city dwellers in the UK, as existing urban drainage systems struggle to cope with intense episodes of rainfall as has been seen in recent days.

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Acquisition unlocks ISS’ security & FM strengths in China

Today, ISS, a leading global provider of facility services, is announcing the successful acquisition of Shanghai B&A Property Management Co. Ltd. in China. With the acquisition ISS has also taken over an established portfolio of contracts especially in the Yangtze River Delta Economic Region of China. The acquisition has closed and has received full approval from local authorities.

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benugo founder wins prestigious Catey award

Ben Warner, Founder of benugo, has been honoured for his professional achievements with 'Food Service Caterer of the Year' at the catering industry's prestigious Catey awards.

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Fatally injured workers not statistics but lives cut short

New official statistics published today show the number of workers fatally injured in Britain last year remains largely unchanged. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released provisional data for April 2011 to March 2012, which shows 173 workers were killed - down two from the previous year.

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Incentive Lynx secures four-year deal at Borough Market

Borough Market, London's most renowned food market, has selected Incentive Lynx Security to be its security services provider. Under the terms of the four-year contract, Incentive Lynx will provide round the clock manned guarding services including the monitoring of CCTV systems.

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Flat-pack urban wind turbine could transform city landscape

A prototype for a brand new design of wind turbine that will generate electricity in urban areas, potentially revolutionising the renewables industry, has been installed for the first time in the UK at Keele University.

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Be prepared – as worst flooding yet this year predicted

85 flood alerts are in force as of this morning, as weather experts predict regions could see 40-60cm (over two inches) of persistent and heavy rain, predominantly affecting East Anglia and the Northeast, with further alerts in force in the Midlands, the Northwest, Southeast and Wales.

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BT system to defend MOD’s global IT estate

BT has announced a major extension to its cyber security agreement with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) in a deal that will see the company expand its world-leading cyber-defence solution..

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