Posts Tagged ‘change’

Planned roadworks in Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, BANES, Wiltshire, West Dorset and Devon: weekly summary for Monday 7 March to Sunday 13 March 2016

Comments Off | 03-6-2016

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.
Bristol
M32

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Planned roadworks in East Midlands: weekly summary for Monday 22 to Sunday 28 February 2016

Comments Off | 02-23-2016

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 19 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.
M1 junction 19, Leicestershire: road improvement

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Government response to report into closure of City Link

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

City Link went into administration on 24 December 2014 affecting around 2,700 employees, self employed drivers and firms providing services to the company on a sub-contractor basis.
The impact of the closure on employment was looked at in a joint Business, Innovation and Skills and Scottish Affairs Committee report published in March 2015. This report made

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Economic Secretary to the Treasury announces next steps for Pension Wise

Comments Off | 09-23-2015

Following the successful launch of the government’s Pension Wise guidance service in April this year the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Harriett Baldwin, today (16 Sept 2015) announced at an evidence session for the Work and Pensions Select Committee that responsibility for delivery of the service will move from the Treasury to the Department for

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Train manufacturing officially returns to the North East

Comments Off | 09-11-2015

Train manufacturing has officially returned to the North East as the Prime Minister, Chancellor and Transport Secretary today (Thursday 3 September 2015) opened Hitachi’s new £82 million facility in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.
Hitachi’s decision to move train manufacturing back to the North East comes just a few years after the government awarded them with the

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Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber – summary for Monday 7 September to Sunday 13 September 2015

Comments Off | 09-11-2015

There are currently narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit in both directions as part of the smart motorway scheme. The hard shoulder is also closed, and the project is due to be completed in the autumn. The northbound entry slip road at junction 31 will be closed overnight on Friday 11 September. The southbound

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Statement on Northern Ireland political situation

Comments Off | 09-11-2015

A Downing Street spokesperson said:
The Prime Minister and Taoiseach spoke yesterday afternoon about the situation in Northern Ireland. They agreed that the current situation in Northern Ireland is serious and without urgent progress there is a real threat to the stability of the devolved institutions.
The Prime Minister has also had separate discussions with the First and

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Bromsgrove recycling facility environmental permit application

Comments Off | 09-11-2015

The public drop-in session will be held on Thursday 10 September between 15:30 and 20:00 at:

Fairfield Village Hall
Stourbridge Road
Bromsgrove

The aim of the drop-in is to speak to local residents and answer any questions about the environmental permit application which has been applied for by Ballast Phoenix Limited to operate an Incinerator Bottom Ash (IBA) Recycling

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Give safely to refugee appeals: advice from the charity regulator

Comments Off | 09-11-2015

The news is currently dominated by the plight of thousands of men, women and children attempting to travel across Europe, and finding themselves in desperate need.
Many registered charities, experienced in this area, are currently working to give humanitarian aid and support. If you wish to support this work you can find a registered charity through

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£1 million improvements for M6 near Wigan and St Helens

Comments Off | 09-11-2015

Contractors for Highways England are resurfacing a two-mile stretch of the M6 between junctions 23 and 25, equivalent to the size of seven rugby league pitches.
Over 500 new reflective road studs are also being installed along the route, improving visibility, and road markings are being repainted.
All of the work will be carried out overnight, between

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