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B1110 Thursford closed after pedestrian hit by lorry

A road has been closed after a pedestrian was struck by a lorry.Norfolk Police were called to B1110 at Swanton Novers, near Thursford, at about 09:45 BST.Officers said the East of England Ambulance Service was at the scene.”The road is currently closed…

M4 diversion route after motorway closed in Wiltshire

The motorway was shut by traffic officers between junction 18 at Bath and junction 17 at Chippenham after the large vehicle caught alight, at around 2.15pm on Saturday, July 20.
At the time of writing, the carriageway remains closed westbound heading f…

Electric vehicles and infrastructure

The UK has committed to net-zero carbon emissions[1] by 2050. Transport was responsible for 26% of total UK greenhouse gas emissions[2] in 2021, making it the largest emitting sector of the UK economy. Over half (52%) of the UK’s transport emissions[3]…

Hellmann weathers the storm to post profits increase

In its latest financial results for the year ending 31 December 2023 the company reported a 6.5% reduction in revenue to £110.5m, but it said its gross margin had grown from 20.6% to 25.6%.
Pre-tax profit jumped from £1.6m in 2022 to almost £6m.
“2023 …

£1 million boost secured for East Sussex road patching programme

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Investment in East Sussex’s road patching programme will be doubled after a £1 million boost was agreed by council leaders.
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Ultimate Professional Hygiene Range Launched

Ultimate professional hygiene range for the transport and logistics industry launched by global specialist
An international hygiene and decontamination specialist has unveiled its ‘ultimate professional hygiene range for the transport and logistics ind…

Edith Rigby Way: A year on from city’s £207m road opening

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Posted on – 15th July, 2024 – 7:00am | Author – Ed Walker | Posted in – Ashton-on-Ribble, Cottam, I…

M25 shut this weekend as drivers told only travel if necessary

Drivers have been warned to only travel if necessary as part of the M25[1] is shut this weekend. The motorway will be closed in both directions from 9pm on Friday, July 12 to 6am on Monday, July 15.
It is the third time Highways England has closed the …

Rehersal Rooms, Victoria Road

Move in during June and enjoy the benefit of up to two weeks of rent-free living! It’s a limited-time offer designed to make your transition smoother and more affordable. Take advantage of this opportunity to settle into your new apartment without the …

Speed limiters may be annoying, but their benefits are clear

The modern driver’s journey begins with a cacophony of bongs. First, a bong from the central locking lets you know the car is open, then as you clamber in, a bong from the satnav reminds you to “stay focused on the road and obey traffic laws[1]”. …