Government to give more than £300 million to music and arts programs

The Department for Education announced on 18 November 2016 that the government will give more than £300 million over the next four years to a program network of 121 music education hubs designed to increase participation in music and the arts among children aged 5 through 18. This funding will...

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Councils bring in an extra £60m from parking charges and fines in 2015/16

The amount of money councils in England generated from parking charges and fines has risen by more than £60m in the past year, according to new research. The RAC Foundation said local authorities made a surplus of £756m in 2015/16; 9% higher than in 2014/15. Director Steve Gooding said the...

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London has lost air quality control

It has proved a telling couple of years for the growing air pollution disaster faced by city-dwellers worldwide. And in a year that has, according to the UN, been consistently the hottest on record and the third in a row of record-breaking years, it seems that the effects of human...

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