Posts Tagged ‘equivalent’

Super pump saves economy estimated £500,000

Comments Off | 11-14-2015

Contractors for Highways England, A-one+, pumped approximately 2.5 million litres of water, the equivalent to an Olympic sized swimming pool, from the A1 at Catterick on Wednesday 7 October into the River Swale.
It is estimated the flooding would have cost the economy £587,000 more in time and delays if standard pumps had been used. But

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£1.7 million resurfacing for Port of Liverpool route resumes

Comments Off | 10-10-2015

Highways England is resurfacing a two and a half mile stretch of the A5036 from the junction with the M57 and the M58, known as Switch Island, to the junction with Hawthorne Road.
Contractors are resurfacing an area of road covering nearly 60,000 square metres – equivalent to the size of eight football pitches. They will

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£3 million investment planned for A194 (M)

Comments Off | 09-15-2015

Contractors for Highways England are resurfacing almost 4 miles of the northbound A194 (M) from where it leaves the A1 (M) at junction 65 to the Whitemarepool junction, the equivalent of nine football pitches.
Lanes 1 and 2, the hard shoulder and adjacent slip roads will be resurfaced as part of the work which is due

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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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National School of Government International joins Stabilisation Unit

Comments Off | 04-7-2015

This week Stabilisation Unit has welcomed our new colleagues to the unit. From 1 April NSGI will sit within SU governance and financial arrangements, but will retain its own identity and branding.
Previously based with the Defence Academy, NSGI is a cross-cutting civil service unit supported and governed by the Department for International Development, Ministry of Defence, Foreign and

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DVLA opening hours: Easter 2015

Comments Off | 04-7-2015

There are a range of electronic services available online, alternatively the opening times for our contact centre can be found below:

Date
Opening hours

Thursday 2 April
8am to 7pm

Friday 3 April
Closed

Saturday 4 April
8am to 2pm

Monday 5 April
Closed

Tuesday 6 April
8am to 7pm

View the DVLA contact details.

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