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Nov 05, 2014 12:30 GMT Innovate UK Business Secretary Vince Cable will today (Wednesday) launch Innovate UK’s £50 million investment in nurturing the very latest world-changing technologies. Innovate UK’s 4-year ‘Emerging Technologies and Industries’ strategy will help UK business and academia transform concept into reality in areas such as synthetic biology, energy harvesting and non-animal technologies.

Nov 05, 2014 10:29 GMT Bury Council Residents are invited to the next meeting of Ramsbottom, Tottington and North Manor Township Forum on Thursday 13 November.

Is Renewable Marriage The Answer To UK’s Marriage Crisis?

Nov 05, 2014 09:34 GMT The UK’s leading affair dating website is seeking a parliamentary debate about the future of modern marriage. With the high rate of divorce, an increase of people choosing not to marry and hundreds of thousands of unhappy spouses joining dating sites looking for affairs, is campaigning for the UK government to introduce renewal dates on marriages.

Nov 04, 2014 16:20 GMT Bury Council A packed agenda awaits residents who attend the next Prestwich Township Forum which meets on Wednesday 12 November.

Business as usual for mayor following attack and robbery

Nov 04, 2014 14:21 GMT Bury Council The Mayor of Bury is back to her civic duties following a violent attack on her driver and the theft of two valuable chains of office.

Nov 04, 2014 10:57 GMT Bury Council Cuts to next year’s Bury Council budget will be discussed when Radcliffe Township Forum meets on Thursday 6 November.

Recognition of Palestine important step

Oct 30, 2014 07:00 GMT Church of Sweden The Swedish Government’s recognition of Palestine today may be an important step to help initiate the peace process and a two-state solution, but time is running out. The Government’s decision is in line with the decision made by the Church of Sweden’s General Synod two years ago. These are the words of Bishop Hans-Erik Nordin, Strängnäs Diocese.

Oct 17, 2014 16:24 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has today announced plans to relocate the outdoor market in Burton Town Centre from Station Street to the Market Place.

Oct 17, 2014 15:48 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Businesses in the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership area joining a leadership, coaching and mentoring scheme could get the programme for no cost – if they sign up quickly.

ESBC joins Actionaid’s Towns Against Tax Dodging Campaign

Oct 15, 2014 09:57 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council East Staffordshire Borough Council has backed ActionAid’s new Towns Against Tax Dodging Campaign, passing a motion urging the government to do more to tackle multinational tax dodging in the UK and developing countries.