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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…

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…

British motorcyclist dies 13 days after horrific road smash in Brazil as family hit out at insurance firms in treatment row

A British tourist who was touring the Americas by motorbike has died after a horrific road smash in Brazil.
Cumbria man Christopher Peck, 34, was just two weeks into the four-month holiday which would take him through South, Central and North America, …

Coniston endurance athlete talks about his bid to become the fastest person to cycle 4200 miles across Europe

The endurance athlete Sean Conway set off from his Coniston home this month in a bid to become the fastest person to cycle 4,200 miles across Europe.

THERE’S absolutely no danger of me not recognising Sean Conway when he turns up at a café in Conisto…

Long-awaited allotment site vandalised

Vandals who targeted a long-awaited village allotment site have been branded as “pathetic”.
Work started last weekend to erect sheds at Seaton’s new site on Meadow Vale, which is being built by the parish council.
It comes after a legal battle left the…

Lakeland man wins anniversary trophy for his unique vehicle

A GREENODD man won an award for his ‘interesting’ and ‘unique’ restoration of an ambulance from the Great War, as more than 100 classic cars attended a special ruby-themed event to mark 40 years of the Lakeland Motor Museum.
Ken Atkinson is the proud o…

A speeding Polish lorry driver wept as he was jailed for causing the death of a great grandmother.

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Jaroslaw Mieczan denied dangerous diving but was convicted after a trial  
44-year-old smashed into oncoming car killing Maureen Smith, 86, near Carlisle
He was jailed for two and a half years and handed a four-year driving ba…