Saturday, December 15, 2018

UK News

How does a Tory leadership contest work?

Later this evening Theresa May will face a leadership challenge from Tory MPs after delaying a Commons vote on her Brexit deal.

Why is the vote taking place?

Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the Conservative backbench 1922 Committee, has confirmed the threshold of 48 letters...

Theresa May to contest the no confidence vote


Theresa may has this morning announced she is going to fight the upcoming no confidence vote after it has been confirmed 48 letters from MP's have been received.

The contest will be staged between 6pm and 8pm this evening, when all 315 Conservative MPs will...

Students and Sanctuary Seekers gather to highlight Safety and Welcome

City of Sanctuary

On Tuesday 11th December, 4:00pm-5:00pm, at Drove Primary School, teachers from Drove Primary School and artists Rachel Pryor and Nicky-Ann Walker will be talking about the inspiration for the new mural, The Journey to Safety and Welcome, that hangs in the entrance of the...

Uber to offer NHS staff free rides over Christmas

From this week, NHS doctors and nurses through to support staff will be able to claim free rides to use over the festive period through the Uber website.

Staff will be entitled to two £10 vouchers which can be used between December 24th and December 26th.


Recycling Technologies returns to crowdfunding to launch a revolution in plastics recycling

Today Recycling Technologies opens its second campaign to raise a minimum of £1.3m with Crowdcubeas it seeks to build and open its first commercial plant in Scotland. This follows its successful debut Crowdcube funding round in February this year which closed at £3.7m, well...

Witness appeal to burglary in Swindon


Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary at a Swindon flat.

Between 2pm on Tuesday 20 November and 8pm on Sunday 25 November, unknown offenders broke into the premises on Broad Street, near to Alfred Street, and stole clothing and cash.

PC Keith Larkworthy...

Wiltshire Police receives further £3million from Government for Novichok incidents

Novichok, Salisbury

The Government has pledged a further £3million to Wiltshire Police to cover the ongoing costs of the Novichok related incidents in Salisbury and Amesbury.

Latest projections show the operational costs for the force are expected to reach nearly £11million, with the Government having reimbursed £6.6million...