Cumbria County Council announces work will start on Kendal’s new Gooseholme Bridge

A £2m project to build a replacement footbridge in Kendal has reached another significant milestone in its delivery. Cumbria County Council has appointed Story Contracting Ltd to carry out the construction of the new bridge across the River Kent at Gooseholme in Kendal. The new footbridge will replace the old structure damaged beyond repair during […]

HE allays LTC “overrun” fears

Highways England is reassuring people living near the site of the new Lower Thames Crossing that it’s working with local authorities to ensure the project does not cause undue strain on infrastructure in the area. It’s responded to a story in Highways News quoting a councillor in Thurrock who says he is, “really concerned that […]

JLR in hydrogen fuel cell research

Jaguar Land Rover has announced it is developing a prototype hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle based on the new Land Rover Defender, with testing scheduled to begin this year. The company says the FCEV concept is part of its aim to achieve zero tailpipe emissions by 2036, and net zero carbon emissions across its supply […]

Amey reduces Edinburgh’s carbon emissions

Amey’s Edinburgh Street Lighting team has announced it’s been working with the City of Edinburgh Council to upgrade more than 64,000 LED streetlights, which it says will save the local authority in excess of £54million over a 20 year period. It explains the upgrading and maintenance programme began in June 2018 and has involved more […]


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