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On this page we bring together short updates from throughout the South West Observatory to help you keep track of news, events, publications and jobs. Click on any of the links to find out more. You'll also find listed updates from our weekly Friday Update, which you can sign up to receive by clicking on this link.
  • SWO Core Unit
  • SWO Thematic Modules
  • Local Intelligence Networks
  • Today's Data Releases
  • Weekly Update
SWO Core Unit

Transport & Infrastructure
INTRODUCTORY STATISTICS - Do you need a recap on how to use statistics in informing your work? Or are you new to the field? Come along to our next 'Intro Stats' training course on 27 June in Taunton. Book now.
TRANSPORT & INFRASTRUCTURE EVENT - Find out about our recent policy event looking at 'Transport and Infrastructure' which took place on 19 March. See more.
SWO Thematic Modules

Modules What's New
ECONOMY - For more on the December PMI, Update to the South West Business Tracker, BERD Figures and the Annual Business Survey, see the See more.

ENVIRONMENT - The Environment Module is currently undergoing some re-development. If you have thoughts on what you would like to see or suggestions for improvements, please email.

PUBLIC HEALTH - Updates to the Public Health Outcomes Framework, new report on cardiovascular diseases
plus updates on public health transition. See the SWPHO website.

SKILLS & LEARNING - For updates from SLIM, see SW Skills and Learning Module

CULTURE - New Finding the Dots publications + new Culture briefings on Culture and Archives and Culture and Crime. See the Culture Module.

SWO Local Intelligence Network

LINS
BOURNEMOUTH - All the SINePostUpdate for the latest information on research and activities in and around Somerset.

TORBAY - For the latest information from i-Bay (Torbay's cross agency intelligence network) and latest statistics see the Torbay Council website.

WILTSHIRE - Superfast Broadband Survey analysis report now available.

Today's Data Releases


  • UK Overseas Trade Statistics - UK Trade with Countries outside the European Union - March 2013
    This publication provides details of the overseas trade in goods statistics (OTS) of the United Kingdom (UK) which are published as National Statistics by HM Revenue and Customs. The OTS are a detailed dataset covering the UK's trade in goods at a disaggregated country and product level. These are published separately for Non-EU and EU trade and provide access to both aggregated and detailed data for over 9,000 commodities and 250 partner countries.
  • Cancelled Operation, England - quarter ending March 2013
    Cancelled operations.
  • UK Trade - March 2013
    Latest monthly statistics on trade in goods classified according to Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) as well as monthly estimates for total trade in services.
  • Output in the Construction Industry - March and Q1 2013
    Construction output is a monthly series of the output of the construction industry in both the private and public sectors. In the months before the quarter month, current and constant price not seasonally adjusted data by sector are published. On the quarter months, additional constant price seasonally adjusted index data and value data by sector are published. On the months after the quarter, additional current price data by type of work and region are published.
  • Output in the Construction Industry - Seasonal adjustment of monthly output in the construction industry
    Construction output is a monthly series of the output of the construction industry in both the private and public sectors. In the months before the quarter month, current and constant price not seasonally adjusted data by sector are published. On the quarter months, additional constant price seasonally adjusted index data and value data by sector are published. On the months after the quarter, additional current price data by type of work and region are published.

SWO's Weekly Update


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UPCOMING EVENTS

Last Updated: Friday 10 May 2013