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IT’S IN THE CAN ABC Film ‘A Career in Professional Sport’ has taken first place in the Colchester Institute - Colins Awards – held at the Colchester, Odeon. The film features sailboard and kite-surfing ace, David White, or ‘Whitey’ as he is known int...

Extracts of Vince Cable's main conference speech "A disaster looms. Brexit. The product of a fraudulent and frivolous campaign led by two groups of silly public school boys living their dormitory pillow fights. "And now, thanks to Boris Johnson, they...

Reproduced from the Yorshire Post. Frank Field, Chair of the DWP Select Committee talks about children going without food in the holidays and the reasons behind the School Holidays (Meals and Activities) Bill. +++  It is a great shame that many...

Suicide Prevention North Lanarkshire teamed up with Motherwell, Celtic and Airdrie FC to host a special football competition to raise awareness about the high death rates in Scotland. Ravenscraig was the venue for the 7-a-side tournament on Wednesday...

The Liberal Democrats have called on Theresa May to use her speech next week in Florence to change course and unilaterally guarantee the rights of EU nationals, to prevent a 'Brexodus' of thousands of nurses and teachers working in Britain’s sc...

Lib Dems Seek Army Pay Rise

Sunday 17 September, 2017

The Liberal Democrats have called on the government to immediately lift the pay cap on the armed forces to address a growing recruitment crisis. Currently, a newly trained private on £18,488 would see a £351 real-terms pay cut n...

A five-week wait for Universal Credit has been a major factor in pushing some claimants into rent arrears, the government's own research has found. Universal Credit merges six existing benefits into one and is being introduced gradually across the UK...

Unemployment Figures Explained

Saturday 16 September, 2017

The number of people claiming out of work benefits in Sunderland has increased, according to the latest figures. Statistics show that 5,710 people were in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance and unemployment Universal Credit in August, u...

Irish people should receive the state pension at the age of 70 in order to protect the economy, it has been said. According newstalk.com, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has suggested that Irish citizens should work until...

Times Are Getting Very Hard Indeed

Friday 15 September, 2017

“It's getting harder for those on low incomes to make ends meet. The Monetary Policy Committee's decision not to increase the base rate will provide some respite for those paying into mortgages and loans. But prices have been rising faster...

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