Category: Acton

The Weekly Look at News from the Freight and Logistics Sector

Some Industry Items You May Have MissedUK – We start this week’s round up of global road, rail, ocean and airfreight news with the announcement that winners of the British FLTA Awards for Excellence 2019 will be revealed at a black-tie dinner gala, hel…

UK in deadlock over Brexit 'Plan B' as May and Corbyn tussle

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s last-minute scramble to shape an EU exit, its biggest policy upheaval in half a century, stalled on Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn dug in their heels for competing visions….

Northern passengers in Greater Manchester are about to get MORE 'bus-train' Pacers

Northern Rail are finally bringing in more trains for passengers… but they’re second-hand Pacers shunted over from the North-East.
In a bid to make up the shortfall of carriages which has led to chronic overcrowding on the tracks around Greater Manch…

Infant girl remains hospitalized after Waterboro crash as truck driver appears in court

BIDDEFORD — The family of a 10-month-old girl seriously injured in a crash Thursday in Waterboro is seeking help for her medical expenses, and the man police say is responsible could face up to five years in prison.
Ellen Kennedy, 37, of Sanford was dr…

UPDATED: Road chaos as HGV accident results in closure of A1 from Wothorpe to Colsterworth

The A1 was closed this morning (Friday) in both directions between Wothorpe and Colsterworth.
A HGV lorry carrying a chemical load reported to be sulphuric acid has overturned, south of Colsterworth.
Highways England reported earlier that recovery oper…

Brexit could bring production to a halt, warns Rolls-Royce

Luxury car-maker Rolls-Royce warned British lawmakers that a hasty Brexit could hurt ts supply chain hard enough to bring production to a halt. The company builds its cars in Goodwood, West Sussex, England.
Like other car manufacturers, Rolls-Royce fol…

Opposition leader Corbyn calls for election to break Brexit impasse

WAKEFIELD, England (Reuters) – British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called on lawmakers on Thursday to help his opposition party “break the deadlock” over Brexit and support his call for a motion of no confidence in the government to trigger an election…

Labour leader Corbyn says election is priority over Brexit referendum

WAKEFIELD, England (Reuters) – British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called on members of parliament on Thursday to help his opposition party “break the deadlock” over Brexit and support his call for a motion of no confidence in the government to trigger…