Midlands

Type: Province
Name: Midlands
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

East Midlands video forecast: Day starts dry and sunny

Starting dry with some sunshine. However cloud will build to bring some showery rain by the afternoon, this beginning to turn persistent and locally heavy during the evening. Maximum temperature 23 deg C (73 deg F).Tomorrow to MondaySaturday likely to ... [Published itv.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

NHS paid agencies £1,000 for nurses to work bank holiday shifts, 'shocking' figures show

One hospital in Bristol paid out an unbelievable £1,800 - just for one shift working the May Day Bank HolidayNHS hospitals across the country paid more than £1,000 for agency nurses and locum doctors to fill shifts on a public holiday, new figures sh ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 6 reports

Interim leaders named for United Way of Midlands

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Interim leaders have been named to lead the United Way of the Midlands after the death of its 47-year-old CEO, Karen Bricklemyer. She died after developing a serious heart problem last week. The organization's board said Thursday ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 12 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

UK public roads to host driverless cars

The UK transport officials are planning to outline measures to allow autonomous vehicles to head onto public roads by next year.The first generation of computer-controlled vehicles will be used on some British streets by January next year. Last December, ... [Published Press tv - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 5 reports

Demand pressures affecting ambulance response times

31 . 07 .14 Increasing demands on resources are contributing to pressures on ambulance services struggling to achieve the eight minute required response time.New figures from the Health and Social Care Information (HSCIC) reveal that, nationally, the ... [Published National Health Executive - 14 hours ago]
Entities: emergency, England, Handover
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Criticised 999 service 'improving'

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) has made significant improvements, according to the NHS Trust Development Authority (TDA).EMAS had been criticised over response times, patient care and leadership, which led to an increase in monitoring by the ... [Published BBC - 15 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

West Midlands Ambulance Service hitting response time targets

AMBULANCES in the West Midlands are getting to more than three quarters of emergency calls in less than eight minutes, new figures have shown.A report issued by the Health and Social Care Information Centre this week showed West Midlands Ambulance Service ... [Published Tewkesbury Admag - 15 hours ago]
Entities: NHS, emergency, England
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

East Midlands weather: Heavy, scattered showers

This afternoonRather cloudy with scattered showers, these heavy and perhaps thundery, but with some sunshine in between, especially later this afternoon when many parts will be dry. Maximum temperature 22 deg C (72 deg F). Still a chance of a heavy shower ... [Published itv.com - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Risk
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

Empa elects new chairman

A new chairman has been appointed to lead the East Midlands Property Alliance (empa).The organisation aims to save public sector bodies time and money on their built environment projects.Jeremy Goacher, head of property at Derbyshire County Council, has ... [Published Insider Media Limited - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

£8m tax fraud lands gang in jail

The 17 men and three women were arrested after an HMRC investigation revealed a web of tax and money laundering offences that had connections to the construction industry. In September 2009, investigators conducted searches at more than 40 residential ... [Published Economia - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 4 reports

Man in Birmingham tests negative for Ebola virus

A MAN was checked over in Birmingham for Ebola but tests for the deadly virus proved negative, a Department of Health spokeswoman said.Reports suggest the man was tested earlier this week after he travelled from Benin in Nigeria via Paris to the Midlands. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 9 reports

Government’s green light to driverless cars

Look – no hands! Government wants to fast track driverless car technology like thisDriverless car benefits improve safety reduce congestion and lower emissions, particularly CO2DRIVERLESS cars could be on UK roads as early as next January under government ... [Published Business Car Manager - Jul 30 2014]

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"On the 2nd of August 2014, Gweru city will be hosting a Midlands Provincial show and all our police officers will be deployed at the venue of the show where some government ministers will be present. Police cycle unit which is normally used for escorts will be engaged in the displays at the show" police said
"This is a significant day in the history of baseball in the Midlands," said Shanahan earlier this week. "We are grateful to Lexington County, who have been tirelessly working with us to bring these plans to fruition. The community of Lexington County is beautiful, it’s growing and it’s a baseball hotbed. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to be a part of it."
"Early quality data for milling wheat is showing some high Hagberg falling numbers" they said...
"I was basically looking for a place where you could go after school without feeling like a burden" said dad Roger Norlund

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Driverless Cars on UK Public Streets Starting J... [Published Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis - 10 hours ago]
The march for fully autonomous driverless cars marches on. In May, Google announced the Next Phase in Driverless Cars: No Steering Wheel or Brake Pedals . Google’s prototype for its new cars will limit them to a top speed of 25 miles per hour. The cars ...
Commuting patterns: Travellin’ all alone [Published The Economist - Britain - 15 hours ago]
NOTTINGHAM is 128 miles (206km) from London, and not normally thought of as a commuter town. But with a direct train that takes just 91 minutes—stopping only twice in its early morning service—the daily journey is not only possible but surprisingly ...
Jaguar: aluminum-intensive XE will feature fuel... [Published Green Car Congress - Jul 29 2014]
The aluminum body of the XE. Click to enlarge. In the second of four technology previews leading up to the introduction of the new Jaguar XE on 8 September, Jaguar outlined its extensive use of aluminum in the new model. Designed around Jaguar’s ...
PASSENGERS' TRANSPORT INDUSTRY * UK [Published Buses World News - Jul 27 2014]
* England - 'Ban older buses to cut emissions' ( Photo: Strict emissions targets in UK Cities)  Leicester,East Midlands,EN,UK - Leicester Mercury, by Dan Martin -July 25, 2014: -- Campaigners want old buses banned from the city centre to try ...
The West Coast mainline: Working on the railroad [Published The Economist - Britain - Jul 24 2014]
While you were sleepingIT IS 11 o’clock at night, and a dozen men are loading shovels and picks onto a trolley by the West Coast mainline. Two miles up the line, other workers have dug a hole under a portion of the track. Some have set out safety notices ...
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