Press Releases

Sep 30, 2015 14:41 BST Bury Council Bury Council staff have begun calling at homes across Bury encouraging people to make sure that they are registered to vote.

​Proposal to the General Synod: SEK 75 million for work with refugees

Sep 29, 2015 14:00 BST Church of Sweden The General Synod’s budget committee is taking the initiative to propose that the Church of Sweden earmarks extra funds of SEK 75 million, in addition to the cost framework, for work with refugees and asylum seekers both in Sweden and abroad in 2016. The decision will be made by the General Synod in November.

Sep 25, 2015 16:14 BST Bury Council Five candidates will contest the Tottington by-election on Thursday 22 October.

Sep 25, 2015 12:35 BST Chalmers University of Technology An international research study examined the hypotheses that vehicles meeting EU safety standards perform similarly to US-regulated vehicles in the US driving environment, and vice versa. The methodology is innovative and “first of its kind”, and the study indicates differences in performance between EU and US motor-vehicles.

Stronger focus on social inclusion key to future of Europe’s young people

Sep 23, 2015 10:00 BST Eurofound Eurofound’s new report 'Social inclusion of young people' gives an in-depth analysis of early Youth Guarantee implementation and reviews policies for social inclusion and participation in several Member States, and provides recommendations as to how to improve the levels of social inclusion of young people across the European Union.

​New report from the Church of Sweden on ILO No.169

Sep 23, 2015 09:00 BST Church of Sweden Today the Church of Sweden is publishing a report titled The right of the Sami to use the Church of Sweden’s land – a study of national and international law. The report describes how Swedish legislation and Sweden’s already applicable international obligations in the law of indigenous peoples affect the Church of Sweden as a landowner.

Death of former Mayor of Bury, Paul Nesbit

Sep 22, 2015 10:43 BST Bury Council Condolences have been sent to the family of Paul Nesbit, former Mayor of Bury, who died on Sunday (20 Sep).

Sep 21, 2015 10:00 BST Feedback Global Environmental organisation Feedback has uncovered systemic issues related to imbalances of power and unfair trading practices throughout European agricultural supply chains, resulting in significant impact on food waste levels, farmers livelihoods and food security in Kenya.

​General Synod opens next week

Sep 16, 2015 09:00 BST Church of Sweden

Understanding workplace innovation key to making better use of human talents and skills

Sep 09, 2015 09:30 BST Eurofound Eurofound’s new report on ‘Workplace innovation in European companies’ provides an understanding of why and how WPI is implemented in companies and organisations. The report will be presented to European social policy-makers and practitioners in Leuven, Belgium today.