Author: Duncan Newell

Regional Weather Forecast for West Midlands

Regional Forecast for West Midlands Headline: Very cold tonight with icy stretches. This Evening and Tonight: Dry overnight with largely clear skies, although a few freezing fog patches may form. With light winds, there will be another widespread and severe frost with a risk of ice for many. Minimum temperature -12 °C. Tuesday: Any freezing fog […]

X Factor Charity Song 2017 – Chancellor To Donate VAT To Children’s Charities

VAT collected on sales of the X Factor winner’s charity song will be donated to children’s charities, Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced today. Both charities, which provide vital support to children with life-limiting illnesses and their families, will benefit from the donation as the government […]

Government sets out plan to see more disabled people in work

The government will help to get more disabled people into work in the next decade, the Prime Minister said today, as a new strategy is launched to break down employment barriers. Working with industry, government will be taking further steps to help disabled people and people with health conditions get into work, and remain and […]

Urgent Action Needed Across The UK Care Home Market

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has today published its final findings following an extensive review of whether the residential care homes sector is working well for older people and their families. The year-long market study has found that: The current system for providing care is not sustainable without additional funding. The CMA’s financial analysis […]

November 2017 – 6TR Tech Team Show Podcast

Here is your chance to listen to the November 2017 edition of the 6 Towns Radio Tech Team Show podcast.  This is a podcast where we look back at the top technology news story’s from the past month.  Each show covers around 20 story’s, no adverts, no music just 100% technology news. Do you have […]

Registrars’ Drop-in Opening Hours Are Changing

The hours during which members of the public can go in to speak to the Stoke-on-Trent City Council registrars are changing. From Monday, December 4th 2017, you can go to see the registrars without an appointment during the following times: • Monday to Thursdays: 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4pm • Fridays: 10am to […]