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Nick Clegg meeting with French Prime Minister Valls

by Steve Beasant on October 30, 2014

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg met French PM Manuel Valls and discussed cooperation between the UK and France on a wide range of issues. The Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, today met with the French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls. They discussed a wide range of issues including building on the close UK-France cooperation in tackling […]

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Liberal Democrat MP for Cambridge Julian Huppert takes his fight for a change in the drug laws to Parliament today (Thursday, October 30) prompting the first full Parliamentary debate on the issue in a generation. He wants a major review of the country’s drug policy with a move towards decriminalising drugs for personal use which […]

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This written ministerial statement was laid on 30 October 2014 in the House of Commons by Norman Baker and in the House of Lords by Lords Bates of Banbaurgh. Minister of State for Crime Prevention (Norman Baker): In December 2013, I commissioned an expert panel to look at the challenge of NPS. In my written […]

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North East Lincolnshire Council’s Trading Standards team confiscated about £16,500 worth of illicit tobacco in an operation in the borough on Tuesday, 28 October. As the result of a partnership between North East Lincolnshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Health and Well Being Board, and the North East Lincolnshire Tobacco Alliance, tobacco detection dogs have discovered […]

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The collection of garden waste bins across North East Lincolnshire will stop after November 28, as winter sets in. The amount of garden waste generated by residents falls considerably over the winter months, so as in previous years, the collections will be suspended until week beginning Monday, March 2, 2015. While the service is suspended, […]

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Seven of North East Lincolnshire Council’s wards are to become controlled drinking zones. Members of the authority’s cabinet have today (Wednesday, October 29) approved recommendations that West Marsh, East Marsh, Park, Heneage, Sidney Sussex, Croft Baker and South are made these zones to reduce the potential harm caused by alcohol and alcohol-related antisocial behaviour in […]

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Today, the Secretary of State Edward Davey officially opened the West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm, which is located 20km off the Barrow-in-Furness coastline in North West England. He was joined by ScottishPower and Iberdrola Chairman, Ignacio Galan, and DONG Energy Executive Vice President Wind Power, Samuel Leupold. With 108 wind turbines, West of […]

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The Prince’s Trust ‘Team’ Programme, delivered by Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, has been running in Grimsby since 2011 and has recently been awarded a ‘grade 1 (outstanding)’ status following an annual audit by The Prince’s Trust. In partnership with the Grimsby Institute, the programme is open to 16-25 –year-olds and aims to increase confidence, […]

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The UK’s drugs laws need radical change, Liberal Democrat Home Office Minister Norman Baker has said today. Norman‘s call comes as the government publishes a major report on drugs policies around the world. The report finds that tough criminal sentences for drug users make no difference to the rates of drug use. The Home Office’s […]

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In the build up to Halloween and Bonfire Night, agencies from across North East Lincolnshire are once again joining forces to ensure that the season goes with a bang for all the right reasons. The Safer and Stronger Communities partnership involving North East Lincolnshire Council, Humberside Police and Humberside Fire and Rescue Services are taking […]

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