Scenic 32-mile cycle trail through Manchester and Salford launches

A scenic cycle which passes through cemeteries across Manchester and Salford has been organised to highlight a new bike trial.  Launched as a partnership between ‘Friends of’ groups in Manchester and Salford, as well as the respective local Councils, the bike trail will see a route charted through eight cemeteries in total, linking the two […]

£101 million investment to boost cycling and walking nationwide

Communities across England will benefit from £101 million of government funding for high-quality walking and cycling routes, improving the quality of local public engagement for new walking and cycling schemes, free e-cycle loans, expanding trials of side road zebra crossings and developing new active travel routes in National Parks, government agency Active Travel England (ATE) […]

Youngsters in Leeds to champion active travel in local schools

Leeds school pupils get on the right track as they put forward their ideas for tackling some key transport challenges.  Leeds City Council and active travel endorsing organisation Modeshift invited pupils from four secondary schools to a Dragons’ Den-style ‘pitch’ event today.  The Brownlee Centre hosted secondary school pupils from Temple Moor High School, Boston […]

24 tonnes of litter collected across the South West in the last year

More than 24 tonnes of rubbish were collected from motorways and A-roads in the South West over the past 12 months. Since April 2023, a total of 6,000 bags of litter and rubbish were collected over as well as large items such as bed mattresses, electric cables and carpets along the busy routes between Gloucestershire […]

Roads’ investment brings steady improvement in Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute Council has allocated £8 million pounds to this year’s roads’ reconstruction programme, taking investment over the past 10 years to more than £80 million. Using this investment to focus on stopping deterioration, and where possible improve road condition, has been a successful approach, according to an independent evaluation of Argyll and Bute […]

Greener electric buses will soon be on roads in North Somerset thanks to £15M investment

New electric buses will be on North Somerset roads from early next year, after North Somerset Council successfully bid for £15million of new funding for greener buses across the region. North Somerset Council is receiving £12.8million from First Bus, to be invested into the Weston-super-Mare First Bus depot and services. In addition, the Council is […]


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