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Birmingham City Council Webcasting

Just watching http://www.birmingham.public-i.tv/core/share/open/webcast/0/0/0/0//webcast/0/0/0 - Cabinet - 29 June 2015 - Mon, 29th Jun 2015 - 1:30 pm - Birmingham City Council Webcasting on Birmingham City Council Webcasting [...] Read more ...

via Public-i
29 Jun 2015

Full steam ahead: Business attitudes towards the northern powerhouse

This paper looks at the emergence of the ‘northern powerhouse’ concept, and in particular at the response of northern businesses to it. The majority view of northern businesses surveyed and interviewed for this research is that devolution in England is to be welcomed and that the northern powerhouse should proceed ‘full steam ahead’. The pa [...] Read more ...

via Ippr
29 Jun 2015

VCSSCamp Four

Yes, we're doing it again! After the success of VCSSCamp in 2013 and again in 2014 in Birmingham and then in Barnsley we thought it would be a great idea to once again make a space for people from VCS Local Infrastructure Organisations (that's CVSs and Volunteer Centres etc) to meet and talk about the ways they use digital tool and technology in th [...] Read more ...

via Eventbrite
29 Jun 2015

President Obama’s immigration actions face skeptical judges

Two judges who dealt a significant blow to President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration last month will again play key roles in deciding whether the controversial programs are legally sound. Fifth Circuit Court Judges Jennifer Walker Elrod and Jerry Smith, both Republican appointees, in May ruled against the Obama administration’s. Read more ...

via Politico
29 Jun 2015

George Osborne on Twitter