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Beaulieu attraction revs up for full reopening | Newspress

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Things ARE slowly coming back to The New Normal

Sunday afternoon tea; outside; with friends. A lovely bit of normality. Christopher Macgowan @chrismacgowan

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Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour redevelopment completed for 50th anniversary.

SOURCE: click here The major £2m redevelopment of award-winning Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour will be completed in the year that marks the 50th anniversary of the Beaulieu River marina. Half a century since it was opened by Edward, Lord Montagu with round the world yachtsman … Continue reading

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Industry needs showrooms to open at the earliest possible moment.

SOURCE: SMMT – Mike Hawes, Chief Executive. Whilst the service and repair sector has been operating throughout lockdown, retailers have remained closed for all but click and collect during the majority of January, and, off the back of a £20.4 … Continue reading

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Williams Advanced Engineering and OXIS collaborate in marine sector.

Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) is collaborating with OXIS Energy to provide the world’s first battery system for a luxury electric boat Combining their industrial expertise, the two companies are working together for the advancement of a greener, cleaner world WAE … Continue reading

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Spending review.

Source: Dom Browne from Transport Review. Infrastructure gets pride of place in Spending Review Dom Browne 25 November 2020 The chancellor Rishi Sunak used to the 2020 Spending Review to launch a new strategy for UK infrastructure, supported by an … Continue reading

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Tailgating – incidents are declining.

The number of reported accidents in Great Britain when following too close was a contributory factor fell to 3,584 over one year, latest official figures reveal It means that tailgating accidents have halved over last five years Leading driving experience … Continue reading

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The Green Agenda – PM outlines 10 point plan for green revolution

SOURCE: Dom Browne, Highways Magazine The prime minister has outlined a 10 point plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’ including bringing forward a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans to 2030.   New hybrid … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Advisory Committee for Transport Safety

Constituency Road Safety Dashboard – launched today Today (19th November), the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety will meet with Roads Minister Baroness Vere to discuss the government’s policy on road safety.    To coincide with this, PACTS and Agilysis have launched the Constituency Road Safety … Continue reading

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The Ten Years of the Nissan Leaf

Government announces end of sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans in ten years’ time Nissan LEAF started its electric journey ten years ago, setting a template for electric vehicle success 92% of European LEAF drivers would recommend … Continue reading

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