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Planning applications submitted for two key Leeds park and ride schemes

Engineering consultants WSP is supporting Leeds City Council with two key Park & Ride planning applications this month, as part of the “Connecting Leeds” Public Transport Investment Programme. WSP, with two offices in Leeds, is Development Partner for the bus infrastructure elements of the Connecting Leeds Programme. Its Transport Team has

Sheffield crane company on shortlists to lift global awards

Street CraneXpress, the Sheffield-based national crane service provider, is on two shortlists for awards highlighting companies around the world that have done the most to raise standards in the lifting industry. Its record in training apprentices and improving the skills of its established engineers sees it on a shortlist of three

HS2 launches public consultations on plans to extend the railway North

Plans for the development of Britain’s new high speed railway between the Midlands and the North moved a step closer today, as HS2 Ltd revealed more detailed design proposals. Construction of the Phase One route between Birmingham and London is now well underway with 7,000 jobs already supported through the project.

Doncaster haulage firm accelerates growth with HSBC funding

Fenwick Haulage, a specialist frozen and chilled foods logistics company based in South Yorkshire, is set to expand following a six-figure funding boost from HSBC UK. The firm, which has been providing single and multi-drop deliveries across the country since 1986, has used the funding package to purchase a 2.5-acre site

Team at Doncaster Sheffield Airport win service excellence award

A specialist assistance team at Doncaster Sheffield Airport have won a Service Excellence award for their work. The PRM Team (Persons with Reduced Mobility) provide specialised assistance for all disabled passengers using the South Yorkshire airport which was recently named as the best airport in the UK by Which? Magazine for

First Bus appoints Delete to drive online customer experience

Following a three-month competitive pitch, one of the largest bus operators in the UK, First Bus, part of FirstGroup PLC has appointed Leeds and London digital agency Delete to lead a programme of customer experience (CX) website transformation. The appointment comes as part of a wider strategic commitment by First

Ecus secures prestigious rail project

Environmental consultancy Ecus has been commissioned by Network Rail to work on a prestigious project to renovate Barmouth Bridge in Wales. The national company, with a head office in Sheffield, will provide multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy support for the multi-million pound renovation of this historical UK landmark. The impressive Barmouth Bridge, also known

Aftermarket solutions supplier expands to enhance bus, coach and CV services

Alliance Electronics, an electronics manufacturer for the bus, coach and commercial vehicle industry, has rebranded to Alliance Transport Technologies (ATT) after expanding its services to provide a full range of aftermarket solutions under one roof. While the electronic remanufacturing business will remain a key growth area, the business will now be

Easy Bathrooms makes £142,000 investment in commitment to customer service

Birstall headquartered bathroom and tile supplier, Easy Bathrooms, has made a £142,000 investment in its distribution channels, in a commitment to improved customer service. Kate Hudson joins the firm as distribution and transport manager in a newly-created role, which will see her running the retailer’s 110,000 sq ft depot. She will