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Bookmakers make millions from the pockets of punters placing high-stake machines in ELL boroughs

Eastlondonlines’ boroughs have the highest percentage of gambling losses in London despite being among those heaviest hit by unemployment, accordin...

A third of jobs to go at Walkers Lincoln snack factory

Job losses: More than a third of the jobs at the Walkers Lincoln snack factory on Newark Road will be lost as new state-of-the-art packing equipmen...

Your MP: Reducing youth unemployment is absolutely imperative

Youth Contract: Times are challenging and youth unemployment has been rising steadily even over the last 14 years, explains the Lincoln MP.

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December 28, 2012 Find out about Voluntary Action Swindon's 80 years of social action Martin Parry 26 mins 57 secs

Jobs focus by Ipswich politicians

With the jobless figures reaching the highest nationwide since 1994 it was not surprising that Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Ipswich, ...

Job concerns over local housing plan

Eastleigh’s Planning Policy officer has expressed doubts over the ability of the current Local Draft Plan to deliver jobs growth over the next 20...

Unemployment in Wales rises by 16,000 to hit 131,000

Unemployment in Wales rose by 16,000 between June and August of this year, according to new figures. The number of people in Wales out of work is n...

Paid work placements available for 16 & 17-year-olds in Caerphilly County Borough

Ystrad Mynach training firm Educ8 Training has been awarded European funding to offer 25 paid work experience placements to youngsters. Twenty-five...

Jobs fair at Caerphilly Leisure Centre

More than 20 companies are to looking to recruit people at a jobs fair being held at Caerphilly Leisure on Thursday. Companies such Argos, Asda, JD...

Local jobless figures edge up

The latest employment figures released today show that unemployment in Eastleigh is remaining obstinately high although the number of available vac...

News round-up 5 – 9 September

This week we cover government contractors squirreling profits from public money into tax havens, electricians gearing up for wildcat strikes as...

Panel examining the riots lacks independence and teeth

To ensure the avoidance of politically expedient explanations, a public inquiry into the unrest should have been established, says Patrick Vernon

Jobseeker claimants in Caerphilly County Borough rise by 4.6%

The number of people claiming jobseekers allowance in Caerphilly County Borough has risen by 4.6% in a month, according to the latest Government fi...

Hackney riots: why here? why now?

What were the reasons for this week's violent disturbances in the borough?

Freight company creates rail jobs

Rail Freight operator DB Schenker is looking for Management apprentices for their Eastleigh operations. The three year apprenticeship will cover a...

Hope for Britain’s ‘lost generation’ in apprenticeship programmes

According to the ONS figures released today, UK unemployment fell by 26,000 in the three months to May to 2.45 million.

South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle’s blog: July 13

In his regular blog for Caerphilly Observer South Wales East AM Lindsay Whittle gives his take on recent news. Youth Employment Tackling youth empl...

Unemployment in Wales falls by 9,000

Unemployment levels in Wales dropped by 9,000 over the last three months. Figures released by the Department of Work and Pensions show there are no...

Secretary of State for the Department for Work and Pensions pledges support to unemployed in Wales

The UK Government’s Secretary of State for the Department for Work and Pensions pledged support for 135,000 unemployed people on Tuesday duri...

Caerphilly Council approves training schemes for 150 youngsters

Council plans to create 150 new training places for youngsters in Caerphilly County Borough have been agreed. Caerphilly Council will put aside £4...

Latest stats reveal Lincoln’s unhealthy shame

Unhealthy: Figures show Lincoln is significantly worse than average in England for 13 out of 30 health indicators

5.2 job seekers for every Lincoln job

Unemployment: For every job advertised in Lincoln by Jobcentre Plus, there are 5.2 people in line for applications.

Unemployment falls but worrying underlying trends

Official Government figures from the Office of National Statistics out this morning have revealed that the underlying trend of rising unemployment ...

Unemployment shows a fall but trend amongst youngsters remains on the up

The jobless rate amongst young people is at 20 per cent with the trend in unemployment amongst 16-24 year-olds likely to rise and reach the 1 milli...

Local jobless count still rising

There was mixed news for Eastleigh jobseekers today as latest jobs figures released show a quarterly rise in local JSA claimants. Although the numb...

The real benefit thieves

From June the government’s new back-to-work scheme for the unemployed, run by multinational companies and farmed out to hard-pressed charities, w...

Hope for Eastleigh’s unemployed youth

Following the release of the latest unemployment figures which show one news that one in twenty of the Borough’s 18 -24 year olds are job seekers...

People spotted working in Eastleigh

Eastleigh News has uncovered evidence of manual work being undertaken in the town centre. In these remarkable photographs taken by photographer Mat...

Eastleigh job vacancies continue to fall

The latest unemployment figures released last week show the number of people in Eastleigh claiming Job Seekers allowance has risen for the fifth mo...

Unemployment declines except for worrying rise for youngsters and women

The number of jobless 16 to 24-year-olds increased by 12,000 over the quarter to 963,000, while the total for 16 and 17-year-olds increased by 14,0...

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