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Terrifying moment lorry narrowly avoids head-on-collision with another HGV after suddenly veering onto the wrong side …

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Terrifying moment lorry narrowly avoids head-on-collision with another HGV after suddenly veering onto the wrong side of the road
Dash cam footage captured the moment on the A66, near Penrith, Cumbria
Two lorries come within i…

Record breaking deal for North East forklift company

North East forklift truck specialist Permatt has been awarded a record-breaking contract to supply a fleet of new machines to JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables owned by the TFKable Group.
The deal, est…

Husband of 74-year-old woman killed in crash near Brampton pays tribute to loving and devoted wife

An inquest heard how she died of multiple injuries and that a “momentary lapse of concentration” led to her death as she pulled out into the path of an oncoming lorry

The husband of a woman who died in a tragic accident has paid tribute to his loving…

Recycled plastic roads and clothes made from milk: The best green innovations of the week

A number of eye-catching and potentially transformational innovations have emerged that could help businesses and nations deliver on resource efficiency, low-carbon transitions and combat climate change. Here, edie rounds-up six of the best.

Waste-mil…

Parking warden slaps FUNERAL CAR with ticket 'as driver helps load dead body into hearse outside hospital'

A parking warden slapped a funeral[1] car with a ticket allegedly as the driver helped to load a dead body into the accompanying hearse.
The warden was seen ticketing the vehicle while the driver apparently went inside a hospital to assist with the loa…

Firm Marks Employee's Passing With Truly Fitting Gesture

Damien (Damo) Madden
Halton-based wood and coal fuel specialist, Logs Direct, has marked the unexpected passing of one of its delivery drivers with a touching gesture, prompted by the kind comments of many of its customers across north Lancashire and C…