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Five people seriously injured in M5 crash

Five people have been taken to hospital with serious injuries and a man arrested following a two-vehicle crash on the M5. The incident happened on the M5 northbound at junction 12 for Quedgeley, just south of Gloucester, at about 02:15 BST. The motorwa…

Tebay-style motorway services plan for Cheshire is delayed

A new service station from the company behind Tebay Services has been delayed after the government called in the decision.
Tatton Estates and the Westmorland Group[1], which runs the famous Tebay site and two sister service station and farm shop comple…

Pedestrian killed in A46 lorry crash near Gloucestershire border

A pedestrian has died on the A46 after being struck by a lorry. Emergency services were called to the crash, near Evesham, at around 6am today, Tuesday, May 7, after reports of a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian.
West Mercia Police has said…

Where 113 homes will be built near Cheltenham later in 2024

Work has started to build 113 homes[1] in Cheltenham. Platform Home Ownership, is working in collaboration with developer Lovell Partnerships to provide the homes in Bishop’s Cleeve later this year.
The development is named Cleeve Gardens. Of the 113 h…

New route between South Coast & West Midlands

National Express has announced plans to increase direct coach services for customers travelling between the South Coast and the West Midlands.
From Friday 12 April 2024, the UK’s largest scheduled coach operator will introduce a new daily 161 service d…

B4215 traffic: Key route closed as lorry crashes off road

A key route in Gloucestershire was closed for around three hours after a lorry crashed off the road this morning (Saturday, April 6). The incident happened on the B4215 near Dymock, north of Newent, at around 10.20am.
Emergency services were at the sce…

Interview with John Dunning, founder of Westmorland Group

As usual, the entrance to Westmorland Services Southbound is bustling with motorists, rushing through its doors to escape the weather and enjoy a comfort break and a cuppa before resuming their journeys.
Few seem to notice the smartly dressed gentleman…

M5 reopened near Bristol after lorry crash on slip road

There were delays on the M5 this afternoon after a crash involving a lorry. The motorway was blocked northbound near Bristol, leading to queueing traffic on the exit slip road approaching junction 16.
It happened at about 3.30pm on Saturday. The traffi…