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Tories call for vote on nuclear power stations

By staff Plans to fast-track a new generation of power stations were met with some resistance today, after the Tories called for a vote on the issue. The Conservatives support the plans but want a debate in parliament to give them democratic legitimacy. Climate change secretary Ed Miliband unveiled the plans, including a list… Read more »

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MDU appoints new commercial director as digital services grow

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), a mutual membership body offering indemnity and medico-legal support to doctors and dental professionals, has appointed Andrew Archibald to the role of commercial director. Andrew and team are responsible for leading the development and growth of the MDU’s products and services to 200,000 doctor and dentist members. Having worked in… Read more »

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Countryside coming to classrooms in Suffolk

Children in schools across Suffolk will have a chance to learn more about the countryside when a new roadshow launches next year. Bookings are now being taken for the Outreach Outdoors project, which aims to bring the countryside to children in primary schools across the county. The project has been launched by the Suffolk Agricultural… Read more »

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Brown apologises for letter of sympathy

By staff The prime minister has apologised after misspelling the name of a mother of a soldier killed in Afghanistan. Jacqui Janes said she felt “angry” after the letter of condolence sent to her from Gordon Brown began: “Dear Mrs James”. “He couldn’t even be bothered to get our family name right. That made… Read more »