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Health and Safety Executive

Firms prosecuted over asbestos danger at Bolton mill

24 August 2012 17:05

Two companies have been prosecuted after workers were exposed to potentially deadly asbestos fibres at a mill in Bolton.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of roadworks for M25

24 August 2012 17:02

Tuesday 28 August - Sunday 2 September 2012

A traffic management summary for both new and ongoing work

The information provided in this report is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of roadworks in Kent and Sussex

24 August 2012 17:01

Tuesday 28 August – Sunday 2 September 2012

A traffic management summary for both new and ongoing work

The information provided in this report is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of roadworks in Central Southern England

24 August 2012 17:00

Tuesday 28 August – Sunday 02 September 2012

A traffic management summary for both new and ongoing work

The information provided in this report is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

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Health and Safety Executive

Worker's death leads to fines

24 August 2012 16:55

Two companies have been fined after a man was killed when he drove a specialist machine into an unprotected pit in a factory floor.

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Highways Agency

Reminder: A23 slip roads closed from Tuesday

24 August 2012 15:58

Please be aware of the following traffic bulletin from the Highways Agency:

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Highways Agency

Weekly Summary of Roadworks in Devon and Cornwall

24 August 2012 15:22

The following works are planned on the Highways Agency network w/c 26/8:

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Highways Agency

East of England Roadworks Update: Tuesday 28 August – Sunday 2 September 2012

24 August 2012 15:15

The following information summarises the work being carried out this coming week. It is correct as of the above date but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. See www.highways.gov.uk/news for more information.

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Highways Agency

M5 Junction 2 to 3 closed overnight for gantry replacement work

24 August 2012 15:02

The M5 between junctions 2 and 3, near Halesowen, will be closed northbound overnight on Wednesday 29 August to lift signs onto the new gantry which was lifted into place last week.

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Highways Agency

Roadworks information for Highways Agency roads in the North West

24 August 2012 14:55

Seven days beginning Monday 27 August 2012

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Highways Agency

North East roadworks update 25 – 31 August 2012

24 August 2012 13:38

A1 Western Bypass, Lady Park to Lobley Hill
Moderate delays are expected overnight on the A1 between Lady Park and Lobley Hill for resurfacing works. There will then be a southbound closure 29 August and a northbound closure 30 August. All closures will have clearly marked diversions in place and be in place 9pm to 6am.

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Highways Agency

Weekly summary of roadworks in Bath, Bristol, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire

24 August 2012 13:29

Bristol
M4 M5 Managed Motorway Scheme
M4 Junction 19-20
The M4 eastbound and westbound from Junction 20 to Junction 19 will be closed overnight from 10pm until 6am the following morning on Wednesday 29 August. The following link road will also be closed from 9pm on the same dates:
• M5 south to M4 west link road

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Highways Agency

Advice to road users heading to CarFest this weekend

24 August 2012 12:00

Road users are advised to allow extra time for journeys if they are travelling in the area of CarFest in Overton, Hampshire, this holiday weekend.

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Highways Agency

Drivers advised to allow extra time for some journeys in Warwickshire this bank holiday weekend

24 August 2012 10:42

Road users travelling on motorways and major trunk roads near Warwick and Stratford Upon Avon this weekend are being advised to plan their journey and allow extra time where necessary as some roads could be busy.

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Highways Agency

A64 Hopgrove to Grimston Bar resurfacing works

24 August 2012 09:19

The Highways Agency will resurface sections of the A64 westbound carriageway from Hopgrove Roundabout to Grimston Bar Roundabout in York, North Yorkshire next week.

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Highways Agency

M1: Overnight rolling road-blocks between junctions 11 and 12 tonight (23 August) and 25 August

23 August 2012 17:37

Please be aware of the following traffic bulletin from the Highways Agency

Road users are advised that there will be overnight rolling road-blocks on the M1 carriageway between junctions 11 and 12 in both directions to allow for the installation of gantries.

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HM Revenue & Customs

Porn magazine distributor jailed for VAT fraud

23 August 2012 16:26

An adult magazine distributor has been jailed for 16 months today for falsely claiming almost £75,000 in VAT repayments.

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Highways Agency

Safety fence along A45 to be replaced

23 August 2012 15:23

The Highways Agency will be replacing the safety fence alongside the A45 close to Bagshaw Close in Ryton on Dunsmore in late August.

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Highways Agency

Yorkshire and the Humber Roadworks Update

23 August 2012 15:17

Saturday 25 August - 1 September

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Highways Agency

Public exhibitions for A27 drainage improvement work

23 August 2012 14:08

Drainage improvement work to help alleviate flooding on the A27 in West Sussex is due to start next month.

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Highways Agency

M20 resurfacing work starts

23 August 2012 14:00

Road users are to benefit from a new surface on the M20 between junctions 1 and 2 near Wrotham, Kent.

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Insolvency Service

Putting insolvency red tape under the spotlight

23 August 2012 12:45

Business Minister Norman Lamb today (23 August) urged individuals and groups with an interest in insolvency matters to help identify ineffective, burdensome or unnecessary regulation as part of the Government’s Red Tape Challenge.

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Highways Agency

Improved M56 access for M6 drivers at Lymm Interchange

23 August 2012 11:00

A £500,000 Highways Agency project to provide safer and smoother access from the southbound M6 onto the M56 at Lymm Interchange in Cheshire will get underway next month.

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Department for Transport

London councils given new powers to tackle roadwork disruptions

23 August 2012 09:54

DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT
NEWS ALERT

Utility firms and highway authorities in Bexley, Havering, Kingston, Merton, Sutton and Tower Hamlets will have to cut the disruption caused by their roadworks after Transport Minister Norman Baker approved the councils’ applications to join the London Permit Scheme today.

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