On the road to Net Zero as Marlborough Highways announces second meet the buyer day

Marlborough Highways is excited to announce that it will host a Meet the Buyer event at Wanstead Golf Club in East London on Tuesday 6 September 2022. Returning for its second year, the networking session will provide local suppliers to the highways industry with the opportunity to showcase their latest services, with a view to forging new […]

New team to carry out minor road repairs at no cost to Southend-on-Sea council

A new minor repairs team – whose aim will be find and repair potholes and minor road defects across the City – are about to hit the streets as part of Southend-on-Sea’s drive to improve the local road network. Marlborough Ltd has successfully secured a three-year extension with the council as part of a contractual […]

West Berkshire go out to consultation on it having Moving Traffic Offences powers

West Berkshire Council is to start a public consultation on it having the power to enforce MTOs (Moving Traffic Offences). Following on from the Safer Streets pilot in Calcot, the council is looking to expand on the work we already do to improve road safety, particularly around schools, and tackle congestion. “Feedback from the School Streets […]

Multevo win LCRIG Innovation Festival fleet category with low carbon innovation  

Multevo showcased its ultra-low emission dual-fuel highway maintenance machine at the recent LCRIG Innovation Festival, winning the category for Fleet & Equipment. The event which took place on the 6th and 7th of July, featured several live demonstrations of different innovations across the highways sector and attracted over 60 different local authorities. Judged by local […]

ITS (UK) Members invited to speak at Milton Keynes event

Any Member of the UK’s Intelligent Transport Society is being given the opportunity to discuss issues key to them at this year’s Members’ Day at the Connected Places Catapult. The event, on the 13 October, hosted by the Catapult and sponsored by Clearview Intelligence, Smart Video and Sensing and SWARCO.  These organisations will lead discussions […]

Environmental activist launches legal bid to block A47 dualling

A former Green party councillor has begun legal proceedings against the decision to dual a stretch of the A47 in Norfolk. Dr Andrew Boswell claims the decision breaks the government’s own commitments on climate change because it would “increase carbon emissions just when the Government says we must reduce them”. He claims the Government failed to […]

Charge points to be mandatory on new Scottish buildings

The Scottish Government has announced it will legislate to ensure developers provide electric vehicle charge points in the construction of new residential and non-residential buildings. The policy proposals have been published as part of a summary of responses to the consultation titled “Scottish Building Regulations: Proposed Changes to Energy Standards Including Ventilation, Overheating and Electric […]


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