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Transport Select Committee slams Government decision to cancel railway electrification

The Campaign to Electrify Britain’s Railway welcomes the report by the Transport Committee into Rail Infrastructure Investment. The Campaign... read more

Press Release • 28.06.2018 • By Campaign to Electrify Britain's Railway

Software firm & network of innovative humanitarian service providers partner to create H2H website

New H2H website for expertise-sharing for improved humanitarian response Software firm & network of innovative humanitarian service providers... read more

Press Release • 27.06.2018 • By Zapnito

Landmark Ruling for Tortured Laboratory Animals. Advertising Standards Authority (“ASA”) upholds Go Vegan World’s claim that animals are tortured for research.

Embargo 27 th June 2018 The Advert and Complaint The ASA decision followed a complaint about a Go Vegan World public information... read more

Press Release • 27.06.2018 • By Go Vegan World

LOCALIS RESPONDS TO £1BN HRA CAP LIFT TO USHER IN NEW GENERATION OF COUNCIL HOUSING

Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire, today announced plans to lift the Housing Revenue Account... read more

Press Release • 26.06.2018 • By Localis

Most people prepared to pay extra tax to fund better local services, study finds

The majority of people would be willing to pay more in council tax or voluntary one-off levies to better fund particular local services across the... read more

Press Release • 25.06.2018 • By Localis

Embargoed: 00.01 a.m. Monday 25 June: Most people prepared to pay extra tax to fund better local services, study finds

Embargo date: from 00.01 a.m., Monday, 25 June 2018 The majority of people would be willing to pay more in council tax or voluntary one-off... read more

Press Release • 22.06.2018 • By Localis

On US withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council – we need politicians to keep talking, says Director of Jewish human rights charity

Responding to the United States’ decision to withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council, Mia Hasenson-Gross, Director of human rights charity René... read more

Press Release • 20.06.2018 • By René Cassin

​7 in 10 people with liver disease in the UK don’t even know they have it

Although over 60,000 adults in the UK have cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver, nearly 75% percent don't know it, according to research published in... read more

Press Release • 18.06.2018 • By British Liver Trust

Official Launch of #GrimseyReview2 - Wednesday 4 July

Official Launch of #GrimseyReview2 ‘An Alternative Future For Our Towns And Cities’ Wednesday 4 July from 8.15 a.m. at the... read more

Press Release • 15.06.2018 • By Localis

Newcastle councillor and supporters determined to end sexual harassment

Shout-Up! – a campaign to declare some of Newcastle’s most popular pubs, clubs and bars ‘sexual harassment-free zones’ – returns this Summer,... read more

Press Release • 14.06.2018 • By Crystallised