Monthly Archives: December 2013

The best place to live in the UK.

Halifax crunches the numbers for its seventh annual Quality of Life survey. The district of Hart in Hampshire is the best place to live in the UK, according to the seventh annual Halifax Quality of Life survey. The leafy district … Continue reading

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Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Excellent fund raising parade today in Cambridge by the Fire and Rescue service. Christopher Macgowan @chrismacgowan

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Alan Mulally for Microsoft?

Ford Motor Co’s board of directors plans to press Chief Executive Alan Mulally soon for a decision on his future, as speculation intensifies that he may be offered the job of CEO at Microsoft Corp. Mulally, 68, is one of … Continue reading

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Councils to be reined in on aggressive parking enforcement.

By Ray Massey Daily Mail New plans to crack down on ‘heavy handed and aggressive’ parking enforcement by councils who rake in £1.3billion a year from motorists were unveiled by the Government today. It includes giving drivers a decent ‘grace … Continue reading

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Promoting the UK as an attractive location for foreign investors.

Former Ford of Britain chairman, Joe Greenwell CBE, has hailed the work of the UK Automotive Council in aiding the rapid recovery of the British car industry and says he will vigorously promote the attractiveness of Britain for investors. Addressing … Continue reading

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The Autumn Statement summarised.

Sometimes described as a mini-Budget, the Chancellor revealed to the nation the state of the country’s economy and public finances, in line with the latest economic forecasts from the independent Office for Budget Responsibility. Mr Osborne said: “Britain’s economic plan … Continue reading

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Tax discs – funny old world…

For more than a decade I have been campaigning to rid ourselves of the no longer needed tax disc – or Road Fund Licence for those of a Certain Age. And for just as many years I have been presented … Continue reading

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