Press Releases

Press Invitation: Welcome to three heavy-duty transport fairs!

Oct 02, 2015 13:37 BST Elmia AB On 6-8 October, the transport industry will gather for three important days at Elmia in Jönköping, Sweden to focus on the winning transport solutions of the future. Three days of innovations, discussions and debate about transport systems, railways and roads – everything related to infrastructure, future transport and intermodal solutions.

Independent candidate elected in by-election

Oct 02, 2015 13:04 BST Moray Council Heldon and Laich by-eklection sees Independent Dennis Slater elected

Nine finalists for prestigious industry award

Oct 02, 2015 12:22 BST Elmia AB Nine finalists have been announced for the transport industry’s most prestigious award – the Future Transport Award, which will be presented in celebratory style at Elmia Future Transport in Jönköping, Sweden on 7 October. Three finalists will compete in each of three categories: Public Transport, Intermodal Goods and Road Safety

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.

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.

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).

Kenyan farmers suffer unfair trading leading to huge levels of food waste

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.

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.