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  • 17 Apr 2014

    George Osborne set to announce £140m for flood defences in Budget

    George Osborne is set to announce £140 million of new funding for repairing and improving flood defences in his Budget statement on Wednesday, following the savage series of storms that buffeted England and Wales during the wettest winter for at least 250 years.

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  • 31 Mar 2014

    Green Investment Bank takes £241m stake in “critical” UK offshore wind farm

    The £3 billion UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has made its first investment in a UK offshore wind farm that will be built using giant turbines of the type set to be manufactured on British soil before the end of the decade.

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  • 24 Mar 2014

    Green crowdfunding start-up makes a splash with star-studded ‘clean water’ innovation

    A 'clean water’ initiative, which has already received support from a string of celebrities, including Keira Knightley, Lily Cole, Lewis Hamilton and Janet Jackson, is one of the first projects to launch on a new UK crowdfunding platform set up to raise money for social entrepreneurs and green innovators.

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