The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has today (13 March) begun consulting on measures to ban sandeel fishing to protect England’s treasured seabirds.
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Boost for equal access to sports.
Today on International Women’s Day (Wednesday 8 March) the Government is setting out new standards for equal access to sports making it clear that girls and boys should be offered the same sports during PE and extracurricular time in schools.
Government launches SEND improvement plan.
Following a consultation last year the Government has unveiled proposals to boost support for children with special educational needs or who are in alternative provision.
MP wants big team to support water quality bid.
Spring and summer are the most crucial period for the application to designate the Lido on the River Nidd as bathing water. The campaign is being led by Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones.
£7 million to help families in need in North Yorkshire.
£7,075,100 million of additional funding will be allocated to North Yorkshire from 1 April to help the most vulnerable households.
‘Off-grid’ households to benefit from £400 of Government energy bill support.
Households without a direct relationship to a domestic electricity supplier will be able to apply for Government support with their energy bills under the ‘alternative funding’ route of the Government’s Energy Bills Support Scheme (EBSS AF).
Communities invited to bid for a share of £16.9m fund.
Businesses, community groups, cultural and voluntary sector organisations in North Yorkshire are being invited to apply for a share of a £16.9m fund.
Cost of HRT set to be reduced in new prescription scheme.
Today (21 February) the Government announced a cut to the cost of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) saving women who suffer from negative symptoms of menopause hundreds of pounds.
New pet crematorium in Harrogate now open.
Harrogate Borough Council has today (21 February) opened a new pet crematorium on Wetherby Road in Harrogate.
MP’s welcome for drug and alcohol treatment boost.
Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, has welcomed news that North Yorkshire will receive £1,622,106 in Government funding to combat drug and alcohol misuse over the next two years.