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NI traffic alerts: Delays after three-vehicle crash on A1

Delays following Belfast crash
There has been a two-vehicle collision on the Sydenham Bypass this evening. The incident occurred on the outer lane after Dee Street, in the Belfast-bound direction. It is passable in the inner lane but delays are to be e…

Easter Monday washout sparks travel warning

Heavy rain could spark travel chaos for an estimated two million Brits making return journeys following the Easter weekend.
The RAC has said that more than 2 million[1] journeys will be made on Easter Monday.
Meanwhile, the Met Office has warned of hea…

Heavy rain expected to disrupt journeys on Easter Sunday evening

Heavy rain in the south of England and parts of Wales will likely cause travel disruption and lead to difficult driving conditions on Sunday evening, forecasters have said.
The Met Office said heavy showers expected between 8pm and 11.45pm may affect b…

M25 Insulate Britain protesters convicted for blocking roads

The protestors, believed to be of action group Insulate Britain, blocked the key junction close to junction 31 of the M25, at the A282, early on September 13 2021.
The disruption on that day had knock-on impacts on the M25, A13, A282 and the A20.
The g…

Wolves show their teeth in north London

WOLVERHAMPTON Wanderers did the double over Spurs as the beat them 2-1 at the Tottenham Stadium.  The last time Wolves achieved this feat was in the 2009/10 season, reports the Voice of Sport. 
Spurs started on the front  foot and won a corner straight…

Transnet plans to partially reopen coal line after derailment …

Jan 17 (Reuters) – South African freight rail operator Transnet plans to reopen the first of two coal lines to the country’s major coal export terminal on Thursday after it was blocked following a train collision last weekend, the company said on Wedne…

New year honours 2024: Who got what in FE and skills?

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College principals, senior SEND leaders and two WorldSkills UK gold medallists are among the recipients of the 2024 new year honours for services to further education and skills. 
This year’s honours list[1] includes four CBEs, nine OB…

Tees Valley Combined Authority: Teesworks report date

An investigation was launched following allegations of “industrial-scale corruption” at the freeport by Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald. The claims have been strongly denied by Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen who dared him to repeat them outside of parlia…