Iain Stewart chosen as new Transport Committee Chair

The Conservative MP for Milton Keynes South, Iain Stewart has been chosen to chair the important Transport Committee in the Commons. He beat five other Conservative candidates to take the position with more than 400 MPs voting. “I am delighted to have been entrusted by the House to Chair this vital Committee and thank all […]

£27 million investment to improve county’s travel and transport in 2023/24

Plans to invest £27 million in 2023/24 to repair roads and pavements, reduce flooding and improve local bus and cycle networks will be considered by Derbyshire County Councillors at this week’s Cabinet meeting (17 November 2022). Funded by the Department for Transport, the investment marks the final part of the county’s major 3-year, £120 million […]

Safer Roads for All: Kent promotes annual Brake campaign

Kent County Council (KCC) is promoting Brake Road Safety Week by encouraging its residents to take responsibility for making our roads safer. The national campaign runs this week and brings together partners from the Safer Roads for Kent Partnership who will be supporting us throughout the week to deliver key messages. KCC will be promoting […]

Aggregate Industries launches the industry’s first carbon reporting tool to offer customers accurate carbon data by product or project

Aggregate Industries has launched the construction industry’s first fully customisable carbon reporting tool that provides complete visibility of the carbon footprint of its products used by customers in building and infrastructure projects. The new carbon reporting tool produces a report using data from across Aggregate Industries’ business areas to provide a comprehensive cradle to site assessment. The […]

Road safety discussed with four leading experts on this week’s Highways Voices

Given it’s Road Safety Week, it’s the right week to hear from four leading experts about their thoughts on how we can reduce the number of collisions on our roads. In this discussion, recorded in the keynote session of Highways UK, you’ll hear from: Neil Greig, Policy & Research Director, Institute of Advanced Motorists Mike […]

Queen Elizabeth II honoured with hundreds of new trees on road that bears her name

Hundreds more trees have been planted along one of Scunthorpe’s major roads, delivering further on the council’s vision to plant 172,000. The most recent planting – along the Queensway – also pays tribute to the late Queen, who launched the Queen’s Green Canopy campaign last year with the King as part of the Platinum Jubilee […]

Lancashire consults on National Highways and Transport Survey

Local people in Lancashire are being asked their views on Lancashire’s highways and transport services – from the condition of roads and footpaths to the quality of cycling facilities. Lancashire County Council is one of 111 Local Authorities to sign up to the National Highways and Transport Public Satisfaction survey, which will compare their residents’ […]


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