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News story: Flood risk this weekend

This is likely to cause large waves and spray which could lead to coastal flooding along the south and south-west coast.

Ben Lukey , National Flood Duty Manager for the Environment Agency, said:

Environment Agency teams are on the ground, checking defences and taking precautionary action to close tidal...Read More »


News story: New frigates opportunity for Ferguson as Defence Secretary visits

The Defence Secretary launched an ambitious National Shipbuilding Strategy last month, in which he laid out plans for a first batch of five of another new class of frigates – the Type 31e. Industry has been invited to provide high level plans to build an initial order...Read More »


News story: New frigates opportunity for Ferguson as Defence Secretary visits

The Defence Secretary launched an ambitious National Shipbuilding Strategy last month, in which he laid out plans for a first batch of five of another new class of frigates – the Type 31e. Industry has been invited to provide high level plans to build an initial order of...Read More »


Development Bank of Wales opens to help more Welsh businesses succeed

It launches with the new £100m Wales Flexible Investment Fund, more micro finance available and extended lending terms.  In total the Development Bank of Wales has around £440m available to invest in Welsh business.

The Wales Flexible Investment Fund will invest more and over longer periods than existing funds,...Read More »


Businesses need better support now

dean-choice

20 Oct 2017

The SNP Government have been criticised for not providing more urgent support for businesses by the Scottish Conservatives.

Speaking at a conference on inclusive growth, Nicola Sturgeon today announced the launch of a consultation on a national investment bank for Scotland.

However the Scottish National Investment Bank...Read More »


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