Young designer from Southend sees artwork used for local road signs

A local pupil with an interest in road signs has seen his creativity come to life with the installation of two ‘slow down’ signs near St Christopher’s School in Southend-on-Sea. Edward, a year 9 pupil at the school has always been interested in road signs and he has now seen his design produced and installed […]

Extra active travel funding for Cambridgeshire

An extra £1.1m worth of funding from Active Travel England, Active Travel Fund 4, for Cambridgeshire will be discussed next week at the Highways and Transport Committee (Tuesday, 23 July). A bid made by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority for more schemes under the Active Travel Fund 4 extension was successful and if agreed […]

Public consultation announced on highways proposals along the A64

Leeds City Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority announce a period of public engagement for proposals to improve journeys on the A64. As part of the ongoing plans to transform bus travel, Leeds City Council, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority , are showing proposals to improve bus, walking, wheeling and cycling […]

Marlborough Highways awarded Social Value Quality Mark

Marlborough Highways has announced that it has been awarded the Social Value Quality Mark (SVQM), achieving Bronze Certification. The accreditation reflects the company’s wide-ranging community efforts and dedication to effecting positive change across London and the South East. This significant achievement follows a comprehensive application process undertaken by Marlborough’s growing Social Value team, with Nick […]

Planning permission granted for new off-road greenway in South Gloucestershire

Planning permission has been granted for a new off-road greenway, including a two-way cycle track with segregated footpath, along Alveston Hill in South Gloucestershire. The greenway will run through fields from the B4061 Alveston Hill/Thornbury Road to Thornbury Leisure Centre, providing a convenient and safe walking, wheeling (the use of mobility scooters, wheelchairs and pushchairs) […]

Passengers get glimpse of future bus travel in Reading

Bus passengers in Reading have been enjoying a taste of the future while an electric double deck vehicle has been running on routes around town for two weeks. Reading Buses has ordered 24 zero emission electric double deck buses from manufacturer Alexander Dennis after securing £4.7 million Government funding in a joint bid with the […]

WJ celebrates hidden beauty of working on the UK’s highways

The UK’s leading line marking and road safety specialist, WJ Group, has shared a series of images taken by its employees in celebration of the hidden perks of working in construction. The images, which show the beauty of maintaining the UK’s roads, showcase the country’s charm – from the mountains of Scotland to stunning sunsets […]

B&NES Council launches consultations on long-term transport strategies

Bold new ideas for future transport networks in Bath & North East Somerset have been published today and the council is inviting people to have their say. Bath & North East Somerset Council has launched consultations on two transport strategies aimed at giving local communities a significant voice in shaping the future of travel over […]

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