M4 relief road plans revived

Plans for a new £135.7million M4 relief road in Newport, which would relieve traffic on a major motorway, could be revived. The plan was abandoned in 2019 because of cost and impact on the environment after £43.1m of taxpayers’ cash had already been spent on it, reports The Daily Express. Then in 2023, Wales’ Labour […]

Sustainable travel plans proposed for Newport

Proposals to make major sustainable travel improvements in Newport city centre in south east Wales have been released. The plans by Welsh Government, Transport for Wales and Newport City Council set out a series of improvements to Newport railway station, Queensway and Old Green roundabout. Members of the public are being invited to give their […]

Newport City Council questions Welsh congestion charge plans

Newport council in Southwest Wales has raised concerns about Welsh Government plans to start charging drivers for using the nation’s roads. The South Wales Argus reports that the council fears making motorists pay to drive in the city could hit the worst-off residents hardest, and end up harming  councils if there is more demand for […]


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