The water regulator, Ofwat, has updated licences to ensure water companies take account of their environmental performance before paying out dividends.
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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.
£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.
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.
Year-on-year fall for unemployment in our area.
The latest unemployment figures for the Harrogate and Knaresborough constituency show a year-on-year decrease in those claiming unemployment benefits.
Commissioner Zoë invests £1.8 million to improve 999 and 101 call handling.
Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Zoë Metcalfe has announced that she will invest an extra £1.8 million into North Yorkshire Police’s Force Control Room.
Government announces its Environmental Improvement Plan 2023.
The Government has today (31 January) announced plans to restore nature, improve environmental quality, and increase prosperity as it publishes its Environmental Improvement Plan 2023.
Business Secretary tells energy providers to end forced prepayment meter switching.
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has launched a crackdown on energy suppliers following a sharp increase in the number of prepayment meters being fitted in households struggling to pay energy bills.
Pateley Bridge to Harrogate bus saved.
The 24 bus service from Pateley Bridge to Harrogate has been given temporary funding from North Yorkshire County Council in order to support the service. In a statement to local media, the Executive Member for Highways and Transport at North Yorkshire County Council, Councillor Keane Duncan, said “The 24 is a key route that manyContinue reading “Pateley Bridge to Harrogate bus saved.”
Local MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment.
Today (27 January) Harrogate and Knaresborough MP, Andrew Jones, signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment.