Case study: Re-flow Field Management Review by Quality Marking Services

Context Quality Marking Services (QMS) is a line marking and surfacing company based in Newton Abbot, Devon, serving the local area. Founded in 2001, QMS is a two-generation, family-run business committed to ensuring the ultimate customer experience from initial contact through to delivery. Over it’s two decades in business, the company has fostered a talented […]

Scottish Government provides £28 million for zero emission heavy duty vehicles

The Scottish Government is providing £28 million across the next four years to accelerate the manufacturing and deployment of heavy duty zero emission vehicles. The Zero Emission Mobility Innovation Fund is delivered in partnership with Scottish Enterprise and links to other national funding programmes for manufacturing and supports Scotland’s Mission Zero for transport. The new Fund has been […]

Moray Council to bid for £18 million from the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund

The projects being submitted in the bid take in the Auction Mart and former Sawmill by Linkwood Road, which have been lying vacant for a number of years. Flooding issues and access constraints will be addressed before the sites are opened up for commercial development. The Central Elgin project will support the development of the […]

Further funding available for Southend-on-Sea to ‘unlock’ city’s potential

Southend-on-Sea City Council is set to bid for up to £26.5m of funding through round two of the Government’s Levelling Up Fund, which could see major improvements to the A127 and several projects to help unlock the High Street’s potential. The council’s Cabinet will discuss a report which outlines two bids for the Levelling Up […]

One million trees to be planted as part of Lower Thames Crossing project

National Highways plans to create two parks and a community woodland as part of the Lower Thames Crossing project, planting more than one million trees. This is part of plans to limit the £8.2bn project’s impact on the environment, reports the BBC. National Highways said it would work to create “green corridors” for wildlife to […]

New deal to tackle highways flooding in Dudley

Highways bosses have put pen to paper on a deal that will help tackle flooding on the roads by potentially clearing more blockages in the drainage system. Dudley Council has signed a deal with Onsite Central Limited worth £1million over the next five years. The agreement will allow crews to attend more of the gullies […]

Empowering local authorities to tackle climate change in Scotland

Guidance has been published so that local authorities can exercise their discretionary power to implement Workplace Parking Licensing (WPL) schemes. WPL would see employers pay an annual levy to the council for parking spaces they provide for employees, with revenue raised supporting the objectives set out in their local transport strategy. Parking places reserved for Blue […]

Bus cuts will save TfL £35m a year when £730m needed under govt plan

Transport for London’s (TfL) decision to axe or amend 78 of the current 620 bus routes will only lead to a £35m cost savings per year – when £730m is required from a government plan. TfL’s operating officer Andy Lord said the savings weren’t “an insubstantial amount in the context of savings we’ve got to […]

<strong>Marlborough Highways awarded London Borough of Islington Contract</strong>

Marlborough Highways has announced that it has been awarded the £32m five-year Term Service Highway Works Contract by the London Borough of Islington after a competitive bid process. The Contract – which is valued at approximately £4.57 million per annum – will deliver significant social value by supporting Islington Council’s net zero carbon ambitions, while […]

Tyne Tunnel improves payment times and reduces emissions by 90%

The management of Tyne Tunnel have said the transformation to a ‘cashless’ payment system has now been a success after an initial period of challenges. It has been half a year since the Tunnel moved to an open-road-tolling system in the hopes of cutting journey times and slashing CO2 emissions, reports Newcastle World. The change got off […]


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