5 ways to master Health & Safety with field management software

It’s no secret that health and safety has always been a highly relevant talking point within the industry. Construction has consistently been labelled as one of the most dangerous sectors to work in. So far in 2022/23 alone, 135 workers have lost their lives in work-related incidents, an increase of 12 fatalities from the previous […]

Essex County Council starts consultation on cycle networks

Residents are being invited to take part in a survey on walking and cycling networks in Essex. The council is asking residents their views on the development of Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs). The routes will guide and inform the future direction of the council’s active travel strategy. LCWIPs help create coherent cycling […]

Shropshire Council’s surface dressing programme improves 80 miles of road

More than 50 stretches of road across Shropshire have been treated this year as part of Shropshire Council’s annual surface dressing programme. This year’s surface dressing programme began on 27 April, and ended on 1 August, with 55 roads treated. In total, 80 miles of road have been dressed – the distance from Church Stretton […]

£43 million for A38 to tackle congestion in Worcestershire

Improvements to A38 Bromsgrove will reduce journey times and boost connectivity for residents in the West Midlands, according to the Department for Transport. It has announced that construction on the upgrades will start in the coming weeks to radically improve the A38 Bromsgrove, reducing journey times, creating new opportunities for cycling and walking and boosting […]

Highways contracts in Northumberland bringing social value to the region

A new range of contracts developed by Northumberland County Council’s highways and procurement teams will ensure a focus not just on quality and value for money, but also take into account social value and carbon initiatives when awarding work. Early results have already led to one of the council’s roads contractors providing community support worth […]

Senior West Midlands officer promises more police average speed cameras

West Midlands police’s Assistant Chief Constable is promising a further rollout of average speed cameras in the region. Birmingham Live reports senior officers are determined to expand the coverage of cameras in the region amid concerns over speeding and dangerous driving. It says Mike O’Hara told a force meeting that speeding was “the main area […]

TfGM and Network Rail partner to integrate more transport

Network Rail and Transport for Greater Manchester are partnering to deliver a joint vision for Manchester and Salford’s central railway stations. They say the collaboration agreement, the first of its kind between the two organisations, is a major step forward in bringing together both land and infrastructure to create a better-connected Greater Manchester. “Through the […]

BakerHicks wins place on framework to protect roads and other features of royal parks

Responsibility for helping to protect the beauty and integrity of the eight Royal Parks in London has been awarded to BakerHicks, one of a handful of companies appointed to the new The Royal Parks Highways Engineering Consultancy Services Framework. BakerHicks, the multi-disciplinary design, engineering and project delivery company, have agreed a four-year deal with The […]

Asda displays live fuel prices

Asda has become the first supermarket to publish local fuel prices online, aiming to allow motorists to check the price of petrol or diesel before they get in their car. The supermarket has confirmed that fuel prices at each filling station will be available alongside other key information on the Asda Store Locator pages https://storelocator.asda.com/ The […]

Government re-launch THINK! campaign

The Government’s THINK! road safety campaign has re-launched with the aim of improving road safety for all by reminding people to ‘Travel Like you Know Them’. The relaunch offers a snapshot into the lives of others, aiming to help people see beyond the mode of transport and improve understanding of how others see and use […]

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