Category: County Tyrone

Gerrard’s of Swinton mobilises to train more ex-forces HGV drivers

 
Lancashire tipper operator Gerrard’s of Swinton has opened a new training centre to expand its capacity to train ex-services personnel as HGV drivers. The company, founded in 1864 by Jonathan Gerrard, is now run by his great-great grandson, MD and fo…

New appointment for Europa Road to support its expansion

Matthew Camm has joined Europa Road, a dedicated division of logistics provider Europa Worldwide Group, as UK Network Development Manager and will be based at the company’s European road freight sales branch in Nottingham.
Matthew brings 17 years of ex…

Europa Belfast speeds ahead

Belfast Six Months, from left to right, Noel Moore, Eddie Cotter, Dan Rodgers, Dionne Redpath

The Belfast branch of Europa Road, a dedicated division of leading logistics provider Europa Worldwide Group, is celebrating a successful six months since …

What is a customs union and why does it matter?

Any compromise Brexit deal between the Government and Labour is likely to feature UK involvement in some sort of customs union with the EU. But what is a customs union and why does it matter?
What is a customs union?A customs union is a group of countr…

Van Drivers Must Follow HGV Rules

Tradespeople who use work vans to get to and from jobs could be hit with a fine of up to £300 if they exceed the UK daily driving hours limit, experts have warned.
Motoring specialists from LeaseVan.co.uk have highlighted the law which states that driv…

Brexit: Council adopts a series of contingency measures for a “no-deal” scenario

The Council today adopted a series of legislative acts as part of its contingency preparations for a “no-deal” Brexit scenario.
The aim of these acts is to limit the most severe damage caused by a disorderly Brexit in specific sectors where it would cr…

Tommy Fleetwood and Keegan Bradley charge up leaderboard at Bay Hill

Tommy Fleetwood took advantage of the par-five holes at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in spectacular fashion to move into a share of the halfway lead at Bay Hill.
The Englishman boosted his hopes of winning his maiden title on the PGA Tour this weeken…

Irish government 'not preparing to send soldiers to border post-Brexit'

Ireland is not preparing to send soldiers to the border post-Brexit, an Irish parliamentary committee has heard.
European Affairs Minister Helen McEntee said there were no plans to identify locations for customs posts at the border between Northern Ire…