Welsh Government set to prioritise Clean Air Bill

The Welsh Government has promised to introduce legislation to make sure Wales improves its air pollution. The Government has announced its intention to introduce a series of major environmentally-focussed legislative measures, including the introduction of a new Clean Air Bill. A Single Use Plastics Bill, banning or restricting items such as plastic straws, a Coal […]

Morgan Sindall Highways managing director Paul Gott leaves business after 15 years

Paul Gott, Managing Director of Morgan Sindall Highways, has left the business. Mr Gott was with the company for 15 years after joining Morgan Sindall as part of the Amec Projects acquisition in 2007. He was Managing Director of Highways at Morgan Sindall Infrastructure for more than four and a half years. Mr Gott orginally […]

Cornwall Council to start street lighting project

This month will see the start of a countywide streetlighting upgrade across Cornwall, according to the council. The project will run over the next three years. It will see the majority of our 55,000 streetlights replaced with new LED fittings. The project will be completed by Enerveo, the council’s maintenance contractor. This project is essential […]

Long-term investment and reliable infrastructure essential to successful second Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, says Sustrans

Long-term investment and reliable infrastructure is a essential part of the second Cycling and Walking Strategy, according to Sustrans. Commenting on its launch, Xavier Brice, CEO of walking and cycling charity Sustrans, said: “Sustrans welcomes the Government’s refreshed Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, which shows the urgent need to tackle inequality of access to active […]

Warrington Council set to approve £9 million spending on highways maintenance

Warrington Council set to approve £9 million spending on highways maintenance.. This would build on the borough council’s previous highways maintenance programme and ensure an ongoing commitment to highway improvements and critical maintenance of the road and footway network. A report to the council’s cabinet by highways and transportation chief Cllr Hans Mundry states that over a […]

A2 Bean to Ebbsfleet scheme opens to traffic

A multi-million pound scheme, which will tackle congestion, support local economic development and housing growth in north west Kent, has now opened to traffic. National Highways has seen both junctions (Bean and Ebbsfleet) upgraded at a cost of £112m to increase their capacity by adding new lanes to their existing roundabouts and slip roads. At […]

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