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Bam Nuttall faces fresh battle over Cambridgeshire Guided Busway

Bam Nuttall is facing a fresh legal battle with Cambridgeshire County Council over alleged defects to its guided busway, which could total around £50m.


Labour would ‘take clear steps’ to cut HS2 cost

The Labour Party has pledged to support the construction of High Speed 2  while “taking clear steps” to cut the cost of the £42.6bn rail project.

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Highways England lays out £11bn investment roadmap

Highways England has released details of how it will deliver more than £11bn of improvements to England’s roads over the next five years.


Local roads network will need £12bn investment

One in six roads in England and Wales are in poor condition and a £12bn investment is needed to get the network back up to scratch, according to an annual survey of Britain’s roads.


HS2 is 'nine times' the cost of French high-speed rail

The government has yet to make a convincing argument for spending tens of billions on High Speed 2, according to the House of Lords economic affairs select committee.

Sadie Morgan to lead HS2 design review panel

Sadie Morgan to lead HS2 design review panel

Co-founder of dRMM Sadie Morgan has been appointed to lead a panel overseeing the design of High Speed 2.

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Cycle safety can only be improved with construction on board

People are taking to cycling in record numbers which has been recognised by government with the Cycle City Ambition Grants to improve facilities in towns and cities and get more people cycling.

Baroness Jo Valentine chief executive London First

Heathrow or Gatwick, action is essential either way

As politicians battle for votes, the business community is preparing for what might come next.

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M6 link early collaboration cuts both carbon and cost

Costain and Lafarge Tarmac have collaborated closer than ever before while working on the Heysham to M6 link road, merging staff onto single management teams and creating substantial sustainability benefits and cost savings.

Jon Hart projects lawyer Pinsent Masons

Powerhouse for the North: Can it get traction?

Does anyone else remember localism? 

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