Leicester gets road maintenance funding boost

TWO of Leicester’s busiest roads are set to benefit from major investment in repairs and resurfacing thanks to additional Government funding. The city council has been awarded an extra £830,000 from the Government’s Network North fund to be spent during 2023/24 and 2024/25. Network North is an £8.3billion funding commitment by the Department for Transport, […]

£4.7bn of reallocated HS2 funding to be spent across North and Midlands

The Government says millions of people in the North and the Midlands will benefit from better public transport, reduced congestion and upgraded local bus and train stations thanks to the new £4.7 billion Local Transport Fund announced today (26 February).  Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Transport Secretary Mark Harper have confirmed that the North will […]

Boost for Scotland and UK-wide transport connectivity

A total of £36 billion in savings from HS2 will be reinvested in hundreds of transport projects across the UK, according to the government. Yesterday the government announced the Network North plan, which will build better connectivity across the North and Midlands with faster journey times, increased capacity and more frequent, reliable services, it said. And connections will also be […]


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