No speed cameras switched on in Northampton for ten years

A newspaper investigation has revealed that there has not been a single speed camera switched on in Northampton over the last ten years. The Chronicle and Echo asked West Northamptonshire Council whether there are any traffic light cameras to catch motorists jumping red lights in the town and county, to which the local authority said there is […]

Econ to expand its operation with the development of new engineering facility

Gritter manufacturer, Econ, is to expand its operation further with the development of a new £7m engineering facility near Thirsk and create 50 new jobs. The family owned-business, based in North Yorkshire has bought a 24-acre site at Sowerby, 11-miles from its headquarters in Ripon. When completed, this new North Yorkshire base – which will […]

Survey suggests drivers want lower motorway limits in the rain

A new survey is suggesting nearly three-quarters of drivers would like to see the standard 70mph speed limit on motorways reduced in wet weather. The RAC spoke to 2,100 drivers and found 72% want a reduction to improve road safety and encourage better driving habits. France is currently the only country in Europe to have […]


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