Press Releases

Manchester crowned king of North West entrepreneurs

Apr 14, 2014 15:59 BST Virgin Trains Student entrepreneurs from across the North West have been given a valuable opportunity to pitch to top marketing executives and agencies, thanks to Virgin Trains.

Welsh Government Digital Inclusion Programme helps ‘harder to reach’ groups get online   /    Rhaglen Cynhwysiant Digidol Llywodraeth Cymru’n helpu grwpiau ‘anoddach eu cyrraedd’ i fynd ar-lein

Apr 14, 2014 07:33 BST Wales Co-operative Centre Communities 2.0, the Welsh Government’s Digital Inclusion initiative has supported the creation of three pan-Wales pilot projects which aim to provide ICT support to some of the groups least likely to participate in sessions. The projects will support Black and Minority Ethnic Communities; care leavers and young people at risk of offending; and people at risk of homelessness.

Rochdale’s World War One commemoration plans

Apr 10, 2014 14:53 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council has confirmed further details of events being staged this year to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

Apr 09, 2014 16:01 BST Rochdale Borough Council Budding baby book lovers can get their first step on the road to literacy and lifelong learning with a scheme launched by Rochdale Borough Libraries to encourage early library membership.

Truths about what today’s young workers want

Apr 08, 2014 16:38 BST Ashridge Business School New research conducted by Ashridge on behalf of MSLGROUP uncovers startling results

Schoolchildren Take Up Spring LEAF Eco Challenge

Apr 07, 2014 14:31 BST Rochdale Borough Council More than 3,000 pupils from 36 schools across Rochdale borough have taken part in a range of environmental and nature activities to herald the changing of the seasons.

Apr 07, 2014 14:11 BST Cambridge University Press Cambridge-Hitachi, a joint venture between Cambridge University Press and Hitachi Solutions, today announced that new titles from their best selling Penpals series will premier Hitachi Solutions’ new digital watermarking technology.

Apr 07, 2014 10:17 BST Uppsala University Although a greater proportion of teenage boys than girls watch and fantasise about sex they have seen in pornography, there are no differences between the sexes when it comes to what types of sex they fantasise about. This is shown in a new study from Uppsala University that is published in Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

Apr 04, 2014 08:01 BST Uppsala University In a new study a team of researchers lead from Uppsala University show how lactase persistence variants tell the story about the ancestry of the Khoe people in southern Africa. The team concludes that pastoralist practices were brought to southern Africa by a small group of migrants from eastern Africa. The study is now published in Current Biology.

Apr 01, 2014 09:03 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council The Greenhouse Centre, located in Stapenhill Cemetery, Stapenhill road, Burton, will be heralding the start of the spring gardening season this week. We will be holding our next open day and plant sale on Saturday 5th April between 10am – 1pm.