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Chief fire officer ousted to make way for hatchet job on service, union warns

20 July 2018 Cuts South East

Surrey’s Chief Fire Officer Russell Pearson has been removed from post just months after he was awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal, it has been revealed today (20 July).


Wings & Wheels a Soaring Success!

Wings & Wheels pulled together the best all round show to date in the air and on the ground for visitors on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th August.

Aviation giants showed their precision aerobatics up close to the crowds, dispelling concerns Wings & Wheels was affected by new CAA regulations. Whilst the sun shone down on the Aerodrome Saturday, the rest of the UK faced torrential rain and storms forcing the Reds to cancel their display but they returned on Sunday and triumphantly showed just why they are the best pilots in the world.   Full Story


MPs use FE Week analysis to demand funding cuts reversal

More than 50 Labour MPs have urged skills minister Robert Halfon to reverse apprenticeships funding cuts exposed by FE Week.
The group led by David Lammy, former minister for higher education and MP for Tottenham, have all signed a letter to apprenticeships and skills minister Robert Halfon describing the potential cuts as “devastating” for apprentices in deprived areas.

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Association of British Commuters Ltd. are seeking to bring a Judicial Review (“JR”) against the Department for Transport (DfT).

Our initial target is £10,000 to get this case off the ground and we have a second target of £25,000. Find us on Face Book

HOT OFF THE PRESS - CROWD FUND PAGE NOW OPEN TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION AGAINST DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT. PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK TO DONATE WHAT YOU CAN AND SHARE THIS POST - THANKS!* Association of British Commuters Ltd. are seeking to bring a Judicial Review (“JR”) against the Department for Transport (DfT).

Clegg: Osborne casually cut welfare for poorest to boost Tory popularity

Former deputy PM says ‘cynical’ ex-chancellor was not bothered about human consequences

Nick Clegg has accused the former chancellor George Osborne of casually cutting the benefits of the poorest people in society because he believed taking the austerity axe to welfare would boost Conservative popularity

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