Nottingham City Council wins bid for £18m for cycle and bus improvements

Nottingham City Council has successfully bid for more than £18m of external funding for cycling and bus improvements which will help towards Nottingham’s carbon neutral ambitions. A segregated cycle corridor with improvements for pedestrians along St Ann’s Well Road, along with cycling and walking improvements along Lincoln Street in Basford and at Beechdale Road’s junction […]

Burton-upon-Trent flood defence work completes £30 million investment

The Environment Agency has completed additional flood defence work in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, to alleviate issues around the A38 at Branston. The work, which started last summer in 2021, reduces flood risk to some 397 properties, including 18 affected by the flood of February 2020. The whole investment in Burton, including £2 million from the National […]

Government unveils new plan to bolster freight supply chain

The Government has unveiled a multi-million-pound new plan to bolster the supply chain and create a more resilient and greener haulage sector.  A major campaign is underway to recruit and retain a skilled workforce in the logistics sector. The Government says it builds on its “unprecedented action” during the pandemic which has led to sector […]

London faces possible bus strike

Public transport users in London face more disruption as bus personnel may join their tube and train counterparts in strike action. London’s financial paper City AM reports the union Unite has warned of potential strike action across the capital’s bus network after TfL proposed to cut or change 78 of the current 620 routes. Unite […]

Protestors plan to block major roads on 4 July over fuel prices

Plans are circulating on social media to recruit people to block roads on 4 July over the continuing rising cost of fuel. A number of motorways and A roads appear to be targetted, including the two Severn Bridges from England into South Wales. Reports say plans to blockade roads, which also include the M62, M54, […]

£88m plan for bus services across West Midlands

Plans to introduce more transport safety officers and a streamlined fare structure have been included in an £88 million package of measures designed to transform bus services in the West Midlands over the next three years. Further proposals outlined in the region’s Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) will see greater coordination between Transport for West […]

Kier Highways awarded major highways maintenance works and services contracts by North Northamptonshire Council and West Northamptonshire Council

Kier Highways has officially announced it will be providing highways services across North and West Northamptonshire, having been awarded separate contracts by the new councils for the two areas. The awards will see Kier as the sole highway services provider to North Northamptonshire Council and West Northamptonshire Council delivering their new contracts, each valued at […]


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