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Nine ways UK gardeners can deter slugs and snails this autumn

Gardeners have been offered nine eco-friendly tips for deterring slimy slugs and snails from their backyards this autumn. Outdoors experts at have revealed the best ways to get rid of pesky gastropods without the use of pesticides that harm beneficial creatures and pollute our waterways. Slugs

Competition to find business ideas that are out of this world

The UK Space Agency will provide funding and the first space flight for the winning concepts, which could be anything from medicines and innovative materials developed in microgravity, to space-flown consumer products. Matched funding of up to £1 million is available via the UK Space

Groundbreaking new platform launched to support mental health

Public Health England (PHE), in partnership with the NHS, this week (Monday 7 October 2019) launches Every Mind Matters to help people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others. It is increasingly recognised that taking care of

£730,000 funding to boost diversity, wellbeing and skills in maritime

interactive roadshows launched to show young women the value of STEM studies and the full breadth of maritime careers £140,000 to safeguard the wellbeing of existing sailors, ensuring they are supported when returning from sea funding launched as part of London International Shipping Week, the leading global