Hampshire County Council to approve latest round of cuts, including highway maintenance

Plans, including cuts to public transport, turning off street lights, fixing potholes and removing school crossing patrols, are all part of Hampshire County Council’s plan to slash spending. The council will meet next week (November 9) to approve, as recommended, the saving proposal to try to fill the £132 million budget gap forecasted by 2025/26. […]

SIGOMA writes to Prime Minister calling for urgent report to UK’s transport systems

Ahead of the King’s Speech, SIGOMA, (the Special Interest Group of Municipal Authorities representing 47 urban authorities in the northern, midlands and south-coast regions of England) and Key Cities (a national network of 28 cities across England and Wales, representing around 10% of the country’s population and contributing £150bn to the UK economy) have written […]

Thousands of litres pumped off Portsmouth roads as part of storm response

More than 44,000 litres of water was pumped off one Portsmouth road as part of work to keep the city moving during Storm Ciarán. Gully tankers removed the remarkable amount of water from the Eastern Road, in addition to thousands of litres removed from roads across the rest of the city. As well as pumping […]

NHS England launches Net Zero travel and transport strategy

NHS England has released its plans to fully decarbonise its fleet in a new travel and transport strategy. The organisation, which has the second largest fleet in the country, calculates its vehicles, combined with the impact of commissioned services and staff travel, directly contributes to the 36,000 deaths that occur every year from air pollution. It […]

Hundreds more EV charging points to be rolled out across Hillingdon

APCOA has been selected by Hillingdon Council to deliver a high quality, accessible and convenient electric vehicle charging network across the borough by 2030. As part of increasing, improving and managing EV infrastructure, the programme will include the introduction of new public charging points at off-street council property to help meet demand as more drivers […]

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