Musselburgh Flood Protection Scheme outline design approved

The outline design of a scheme to protect Musselburgh from major flood risk was presented to elected members at the full meeting of East Lothian Council on Tuesday 23 January 2024. Incorporating community feedback obtained through extensive engagement, the outline design is focused on reducing flood risk using established and evidence-based techniques, while retaining the […]

School Streets scheme to launch at school near Anlaby to help ease congestion

A trial scheme aimed at reducing traffic congestion, improving safety and the outside environment and encouraging active travel, like walking and cycling, is due to launch at a school near Anlaby in February.  East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s sustainable transport team, in partnership with the school and supported by Humberside Police, is carrying out further […]

New bus journeys funded by the council to start this weekend

A raft of new bus journeys are set to launch across the East Riding from this weekend thanks to funding from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.  Extra runs are being added to the routes of nine bus services that already carry passengers, together with the creation of three brand new services, starting from Sunday 28 January.  They […]

Frequently-hit motorway bridge to be demolished

A bridge over the M42 which was hit twice in one week, and nearly 20 times in ten years, will be demolished. The structure between junctions 7 (M6 Junction 4) and 6 (Birmingham Airport) was struck by two lorries using the motorway below earlier this month. Since then the southbound carriageway has been reduced to […]

Safety checks on electric buses after third fire in a month

Bus operator Go-Ahead is checking around 380 electric buses after one was involved in a fire in south-west London. The BBC reports the bus caught fire at Putney bus garage on Wednesday morning. No-one was injured and the cause is being investigated. A letter to staff from Go-Ahead says a “precautionary” check of about 380 […]

Solar Gates UK Operations Director, Christopher Long, invited by HS2 to meet new conservative candidate for Weald of Kent, Katie Lam

Solar Gates UK, leaders in solar powered site security, are privileged to announce that Operations Director, Christopher Long, has been invited by High-Speed Two (HS2) to meet with the recently appointed Conservative candidate for the newly created seat of Weald of Kent. The meeting aims to foster collaboration and celebrate the contributions of local businesses, […]

Speed fines cancelled after camera vandalism – just in case

Dorset Police are cancelling almost 900 speeding tickets cancelled after a fault with speed cameras. The Dorset Echo reports 884 offences clocked by the average speed cameras on the A338 southbound between Blackwater junction and the Cooper Dean roundabout between November 7 and December 16 last year. It’s because the cameras were “moved out of alignment” causing a […]

Cruise admits reaction to pedestrian collision woefully short of our own expectations

General Motors’ driverless car subsidiary Cruise has published the findings of an independent report into a collision between one of its driverless vehicles and a pedestrian in San Francisco last October. The collision involved a driverless car hitting and dragging a woman nearly 20 feet after she was first struck by a human-operated vehicle. The […]


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