Press Releases

Kingsbridge Community Sports Welcomes Council’s Proposals to Safeguard Local Playing Fields

Feb 05, 2013 11:42 GMT Kingsbridge Community Sports Following several months of deliberation about the future of the ‘Holders Lane & Pebble Mill Playing Fields’, Birmingham City Council officials have put residents minds at rest by stating that their intention is no longer to “sell off or lease the site”, but rather to “safeguard its future for the benefit of the community.”

Jan 29, 2013 10:31 GMT National Union of Students The National Union of Students (NUS) today called on David Cameron to listen to the will of the House of Commons which today voted 116 to 49 in favour extending the right to vote to 16 and 17 year olds.

Christmas clean-up for Pimhole

Dec 19, 2012 13:56 GMT Bury Council 17 people from North West Employers managed to remove a staggering 17 bags of waste in one hour from the area surrounding the new Pimhole housing estate on 17 December.

Nov 22, 2012 17:37 GMT National Union of Students More than half (58%) of parents with children aged 18 and under say MPs who broke a pledge they signed in 2010 to vote against increasing tuition fees and to support a fairer model of funding education should not stand at the 2015 general election, a new poll shows.

Nov 19, 2012 17:28 GMT National Union of Students The National Union of Students (NUS) today criticised a speech by Prime Minister David Cameron to the CBI in which he said that the government would end "equality impact assessments", which he described as “bureaucratic nonsense”.

Nov 12, 2012 16:55 GMT National Union of Students A survey of participants of the ‘Be a Champion’ an inspire project of London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, led by the National Union of Students (NUS) and funded by Coca-Cola, has found that the projects have had an overwhelmingly positive impact on both the students involved and their local communities.

Nov 01, 2012 11:19 GMT National Union of Students ‘DRAGON’S DEN’ STYLE COMPETITION FOR DEVELOPMENT OF BUSINESSES BY STUDENTS’ UNIONS. The National Union of Students (NUS) has today launched The Enterprise Project to provide member students’ unions with a portion of a £100,000 pot of seed funding for social enterprise projects, and training and mentorship to support in their development and delivery.

Oct 31, 2012 00:01 GMT National Union of Students NUS ‘OUT IN SPORT’ REPORT SUPPORTED BY NATIONAL SPORTS STARS GARETH THOMAS AND STEVEN DAVIES. A report published today (Wednesday) by the National Union of Students (NUS) found that almost half of those in college and university who do not participate in any sport at college or university (46.8%) find the culture of sport to be alienating.

Sep 24, 2012 13:04 BST National Union of Students Just one in ten students (11.1%) are more likely to vote for the Liberal Democrats following Nick Clegg’s broadcast ‘apology’ for signing a pre-election pledge not to increase tuition fees, according to a new survey by the National Union of Students (NUS).

Sep 11, 2012 00:01 BST National Union of Students Investment in higher education improves employment prospects and earning potential and delivers public value, a new study from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) showed today (Tuesday).