Lighthouse charity launches video to spread awareness around mental health

The Lighthouse Construction Charity has launched a new ‘hard-hitting’ video (which can be watched below) to help spread awareness around helping fellow workers that might be struggling in some way as a result of the implications of a tough year for the industry. Its mission is that no construction worker or their family should be […]

Chevron Traffic Management completes group reorganisaton

Chevron Traffic Management Ltd has completed a group reorganisation which will see the recently acquired Sun Traffic Ltd, TMS Ltd and Chevron Winchester (formerly R&W) Ltd businesses merging with Chevron Traffic Management Ltd to form a single harmonised traffic management business. As of 1 st December 2020, Sun Traffic Ltd, TMS Ltd and Chevron Winchester […]

Thriving at Work Survey results revealed

Over 65% of respondents to this year’s Safer Highways Thriving at Work Survey were SME’s, highlighting the survey’s growing reach and the fact that more companies in the highways sector are paying closer attention to mental health in the workplace. This year’s survey’s results, launched at today’s online Safer Highways Mental Health Summit, revealed that […]

CMA to investigate electric vehicle charging sector

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is launching a market study into electric vehicle charging, to make sure that this new and fast-growing sector works well for UK drivers. This sector is still in the early stages of development but is growing quickly. The UK currently has almost 20,000 chargepoints, up from around 1,500 in […]

Stoke-on-Trent to get £29 million to develop city’s transport network

Stoke-on-Trent is set to receive £29 million from the government’s Transforming Cities Fund, to help it to ‘revolutionise’ the city’s transport network. Plans for the funding include a dramatic revamp of the area around Stoke-on-Trent train station, where a brand-new transport hub is to be created that will offer local commuters and visitors to the […]

E-Bike developer secures £1.85m from funding round

A developer of a e-bike motor, has secured £1.85m from an over-subscribed funding round. FreeFlow Technologies (FFT), will use the new investment to fund a move to a new headquarters and R&D facility in East Kilbride, Scotland and further strengthen the team with senior technical positions and assembly engineers recruited. Its e-bike transmission system is […]

Essex to install ‘Dutch style’ roundabouts

Two congested roundabouts in Braintree, Essex are to be transformed to give both pedestrians and cyclists priority over vehicles, creating the first ‘Dutch style’ roundabout in the county. The scheme is playing a major role to make Braintree “greener, safer and healthier”. It is one of five Essex towns that the county council hopes to […]

Number of potholes being fixed in Lancashire has increased

The number of potholes being fixed in Lancashire has increased by 28% since last year, Lancashire County Council figures have revealed. Between 1 January and the end of September, 36,577 potholes were found and repaired by the county council’s highways service. Of those, 92% were fixed within their target time of 22 working days. This […]

Shropshire’s Shifnal scheme could get approval next week

A £2.7 million project to overhaul the road layout of a town centre in Shropshire is set to gain further approval next week. The Shifnal scheme, which has been in development since 2013, aims to address the mounting burden placed on the town’s infrastructure by significant housing development in recent years. Shropshire Council’s cabinet will […]


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