Matthew Lugg OBE appointed Chairman of Via East Midlands Limited

Via East Midlands Limited has announced the appointment of Matthew Lugg OBE as its Non-Executive Chairman. Lugg joins Via, which provides highway services on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council, with more than 40 years’ experience in public and private sectors. He has held several senior leadership roles at local authorities across the country and was […]

Peel submits £155m Wigan neighbourhood plans

Housing and infrastructure development company Peel has submitted a proposal in Mosley Common in Greater Manchester. Situated on 156 acres north of Mosley Common, the developer’s proposed masterplan includes three new parks, a transport hub, and sports and play facility alongside 1,050 homes, reports Place North West. Peel L&P has submitted two planning applications for […]

National Highways investigates Smart Motorway outage

National Highways says it does not believe there were any injuries or incidents as a result of a software outage on the smart motorway network yesterday (22 February). Operation Control Director Andrew Page-Dove told the BBC that engineers worked to repair the system as soon as possible, and that National Highways had increased patrols and […]

Another Jenoptik average speed scheme goes live in Cornwall

Average speed cameras are now in place along a busy section A-road in Cornwall in response to safety concerns from the local community. As a key transport route to and from St Austell, the A3058 in Trewoon carries a large volume of traffic including HGVs. With the road effectively cutting the village in two, local […]

Green light for £17.4million boost for West Sussex bus travel

The money will be used to increase bus passenger numbers, which in turn will help support the local economy and reduce traffic congestion. The green light has been given for a £17.4million boost for bus service improvements in West Sussex. West Sussex County Council successfully bid for the Government cash injection, aimed at increasing bus […]

£68million reroute scheme at Kex Gill set to start following government investment

There will be a new route built to replace the A59 at Kex Gill thanks to a government investment announced today (23rd February). The Roads Minister Richard Holden met with representatives from North Yorkshire County Council and Transport for the North in Yorkshire today to discuss this vital upgrade. This work is part of the […]


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