Rob Johnston

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Name: Rob Johnston
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Union bosses claim residents have escaped bedroom tax

THE MAJORITY of residents in social housing have been unable to escape the ‘bedroom tax’ union bosses claim.Members of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) say their research shows thousands of people on low-incomes have had to try and cope with significant ... [Published Redditch Standard - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Top Tax Day Schemes

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First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTOS: Firefighters help rescue animals from fairgrounds fire

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First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

'Cumbria's biggest' business event launched

Published at 13:13, Monday, 14 April 2014An business event described as 'Cumbria's biggest' has been launched by Cumbria Growth Hub.ROB JOHNSTONGrowth Twenty14 will take place at Energus, Lillyhall on May 28, and will feature exhibitions, mini-workshops, ... [Published In-Cumbria - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Prominent panel debate to launch business hub

A panel of prominent Cumbrian figures are set to lead a major debate on challenges faced by rural businesses next week.The debate in Ambleside is part of the official launch of the University of Cumbria’s Rural Growth Hub on Tuesday.The facility is designed ... [Published In-Cumbria - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Bedroom tax sees £37m benefits cut in the West Midlands

The controversial ‘bedroom tax’ has cut £37 million a year in benefits from people in the West Midlands – but six out of seven people have been unable to move to smaller homes to avoid paying more rent. The Government removed what it calls the ‘spare ... [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Carlisle street parking charge plans delayed

ByPublished at 14:41, Friday, 04 April 2014PLANS to introduce on-street parking charges in Cumbria have been delayed – but a council leader insists they will still come into force.TitleAuthorCopyrightDescriptionCumbria County Council is bringing in the ... [Published In-Cumbria - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

21,600 workers in Harborough earn less than the living wage

Comments (0)More than 21,600 jobs in a constituency pay less than the living wage, according to the TUC.The trades union organisation said 33.8 per cent of people working in Harborough earned less than £7.65 an hour.The figure was the highest in ... [Published Leicester Mercury - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

John Gormley Live - Are rail crossings marked well enough?

Audio File:Broadcast Date/Time:Thu, 2014-03-27 12:00The Transportation Safety Board has concluded a report into a fatal train-vehicle crash near Broadview. They recommend rail crossing warning systems be improved to prevent similar incidents in the future. ... [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Registration to exhibit at Cumbria’s biggest business event now open

Growth Twenty14 is continuing its series around the county this year & this time, they’re coming to West Cumbria.If you’re keen to promote your products or services to other Cumbrian businesses then don’t miss out on this great opportunity at Cumbria’s ... [Published Cumbria Crack - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

TSB: Faulty brake component not cause of fatal bus crash

Was the deadly bus crash that killed 6 last September caused by human error or mechanical failure? That's what the Transportation Safety Board is trying to figure out. While the investigation is not complete, the TSB can now say a part in the braking ... [Published CTV News - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Business Secretary praises partnership working

Tim Farron, MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale; SLDC portfolio holder for Town Centres and Small Businesses Cllr Giles Archibald; SLDC Chairman Cllr Evelyn Westwood; SLDC portfolio holder for Finance Cllr David Evans; The Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable; SLDC portfolio ... [Published Cumbria Crack - Mar 25 2014]

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Midlands TUC regional secretary Rob Johnston said: "the bedroom tax is one of the most spiteful and unfair measures introduced by this government."
TUC regional secretary Rob Johnston said: "extending the living wage is a vital way of tackling the growing problem of in-work poverty across the east midlands"
...While the investigation is not complete, the TSB can now say a part in the braking system  was not behind the crash. "it in no way would adversely affect the brakes, " says Rob Johnston, lead investigator for the TSB

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Union bosses claim residents have escaped bedro... [Published Redditch Standard - Apr 18 2014]
Top Tax Day Schemes [Published WPXI - Apr 15 2014]
PHOTOS: Firefighters help rescue animals from f... [Published WPXI - Apr 14 2014]
'Cumbria's biggest' business event launched [Published In-Cumbria - Apr 14 2014]
Prominent panel debate to launch business hub [Published In-Cumbria - Apr 14 2014]
Guest panel at Rural Growth Hub launch announced [Published Cumbria Crack - Apr 14 2014]
Bedroom tax sees £37m benefits cut in the West ... [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Apr 06 2014]
UK Trade & Investment explains how to be big in... [Published Cumbria Crack - Apr 04 2014]
Carlisle street parking charge plans delayed [Published In-Cumbria - Apr 04 2014]
21,600 workers in Harborough earn less than the... [Published Leicester Mercury - Apr 03 2014]
Gay Wyoming advocates share their stories amid ... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Mar 31 2014]
John Gormley Live - Are rail crossings marked w... [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Mar 27 2014]
Registration to exhibit at Cumbria’s biggest bu... [Published Cumbria Crack - Mar 26 2014]
TSB: Faulty brake component not cause of fatal ... [Published CTV News - Mar 25 2014]
Business Secretary praises partnership working [Published Cumbria Crack - Mar 25 2014]
Striking Numsa decries tax break for youth jobs [Published BDlive - Mar 20 2014]
Early-spring arugula brings March gladness [Published Washington Post - Mar 19 2014]
Budget delivers for Cumbria says Farron and Ror... [Published Cumbria 24 - Mar 19 2014]
Ferry users stranded in storm [Published Waiheke Marketplace - Mar 19 2014]
Cumbria's business leaders want further economi... [Published In-Cumbria - Mar 17 2014]
Cumbria Business Growth Hub release online vide... [Published Cumbria Crack - Mar 12 2014]
DUG Midcontinent speaker Rob Johnston of Apache... [Published Tulsa World - Mar 04 2014]
Made in Ulverston: World wonderdrugs in pipelin... [Published Westmorland Gazette - Feb 24 2014]
Wall Street Journal Economist Completes 2014 DU... [Published PRWeb - Feb 13 2014]
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