Awards open for promoting sustainable travel

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Are you a business which has worked hard to promote sustainable travel this year?

Entries to the annual Travelwest Business Awards are now open to recognise the organisations across the West of England which are making significant contributions to sustainable travel.

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Have your say on proposed road scheme

Residents and businesses are invited to have their say on multi-million pound transport plans for Weston-super-Mare town centre.

Highways and transport improvements are proposed for Station Road, Walliscote Road and Alexandra Parade thanks to a £4.45m grant from the Department for Transport and Local Growth Fund.

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Funding secured for Portishead Rail

The re-opening of Portishead’s railway line is back on track after the scheme received more than £31m of funding from the Department for Transport.

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The funding for MetroWest Phase 1, which includes the reopening of the Portishead to Bristol rail line, was announced last week.

It comes ahead of the submission of a Development Consent Order (DCO) to the Government in July. Continue reading Funding secured for Portishead Rail

Simple steps to avoid getting your bike stolen

Days are getting longer and hopefully the weather will soon be warmer so now could be the time to get your bicycle out of hibernation.

Cycling is a quick and convenient way to get out and about in your local area but it can be very frustrating if you’re unlucky enough to have your bike stolen.

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