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City region poised to play huge part in Heathrow Logistics Hub

It’s set to be one of the most significant and large-scale logistics projects in the UK, if not the world. And now Sheffield City Region can announce that eight sites within the region have been selected for the long list of sites for the creation of logistics hubs for the expansion

Doncaster Sheffield Airport through to next stage of becoming one of Heathrow’s Logistics Hub

Doncaster Sheffield Airport has been recognised as a prospective site for Heathrow Airport's expansion scheme as a key Logistics Hub in the North.  The highly accessible 1,600-acre Aero Centre Yorkshire site, Doncaster Sheffield Airport offers a unique proposition in the vast amount of land available in comparison to many other airports in the UK.  Following the construction of

Yorkshire vehicle-hire firm signs five-year contract

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm has entered into a five-year contract with Harrogate Ladies’ College. With headquarters in Huddersfield and eight depots across the region, Arrow Self Drive has agreed a long-term partnership with Harrogate Ladies College, after having supplied the independent school with short-term vehicle-hire for the last 15 years. The

Employers in dark over liability clock change triggers spike in staff car crashes, lawyer warns

Employers still sitting in the slow lane when it comes to harnessing the latest motoring technology face a greater risk of corporate manslaughter charges over the next fortnight than at any other time of the year. The warning comes Giles Ward, head of Litigation and Senior Partner at Leeds-headquartered Milners solicitors,

Council parking regimes stifle small business community

Responding to figures from the RAC Foundation which show that 8,000,000 local authority parking penalties are issued annually across England and Wales, Gordon Millward, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) regional chairman, said: “Councils are cutting their noses off to spite their faces when they try to fill revenue gaps with parking

The Piece Hall Trust and Grand Central Rail team up to bring visitors from London to Halifax

It is full steam ahead for a new travel partnership between The Piece Hall Trust and Grand Central Rail, which was announced  with a packed day of activities, designed to turn travellers’ heads when passing through Kings Cross Station in London. Members of The Piece Hall Trust team headed south to stop

MP’s Call For learner drivers to be protected from predatory instructors welcomed by Drive Dynamics

An MP’s call for learner drivers to be protected from predatory driving instructors has been welcomed by the owner of a West Yorkshire driving school – who was herself the victim of unwanted advances from her instructor! Richard Graham, MP for Gloucester, made the plea at yesterday’s Prime Minister’s Questions after

Nexus shortlisted for logistics award

Pudsey-based Nexus Vehicle Rental, the UK’s leading tech driven business mobility provider, has been shortlisted for ‘Logistics Partner of the Year’ in the Freight Transport Association’s flagship Logistics Awards. Nexus has secured a place on the shortlist for the award, which received a significant number of entries, thanks to its commitment

Government funding to be pumped into transport schemes

Almost £10m in Government funding is set to be pumped into three different transport schemes in Sheffield City Region. In Doncaster, £3.32m of funding has been secured for widening of the A18 Thorne Road railway bridge. In Rotherham, £3.24m will go towards improvements at the College Road roundabout, while in Sheffield,

WDH launches employee car club with Enterprise

Housing association WDH has partnered with Enterprise Car Club to introduce two dedicated car club cars at its head offices in Castleford. The cars will provide employees with a low-cost and low-emission alternative to using their own cars for business trips. The car club vehicles are brand new 1.0 litre EcoBoost Ford