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Three hurt in Port Talbot bus and taxi crash

Courtesy: BBC NEWS Three people have been taken to hospital after a crash involving a bus and a taxi in Port Talbot. The taxi driver and two passengers suffered neck and head injuries but those injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. South Wales Police were called to the accident on Western Avenue in the town shortly after 09:00 BST. Fire ... Read More »

Birmingham taxi driver postponed New Street strike action

Courtesy: BBC NEWS Taxi drivers have postponed strike action over a “lack of spaces” for them near Birmingham’s New Street station. As part of the £600m station revamp, the taxi rank has been temporarily moved to Navigation Street, which drivers said had spaces for 11 cabs. Some drivers went on strike for four hours on Monday, but have postponed further action ... Read More »

Car driver dies after collision with stationary A90 lorry

Courtesy: BBC NEWS A female car driver has died following a collision with a stationary articulated lorry on the A90 between Aberdeen and Dundee. Emergency services were called to the scene, south of Stracathro, just after 05:00. The woman, believed to be in her early 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The southbound carriageway is thought likely to remain closed ... Read More »

East of England Ambulance private staff ‘dangerous’, paramedic says

Courtesy: BBC NEWS An ambulance service criticised for not meeting response targets is putting patients at risk by using under-qualified staff, the BBC has been told. Two medical staff claim the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust’s (EEAST) employment of non-NHS staff on some shifts is “dangerous to patients”. Neil Storey, EEAST emergency operations director, admitted some private staff were ... Read More »

Brighton pursuit sees four police cars damaged

Courtesy: BBC NEWS Four police cars and several other vehicles have been damaged after a van failed to stop for police in Sussex. Officers had been alerted to the grey transit van being driven erratically in North Street, Brighton, at about 15:45 BST on Sunday. During a police pursuit it was involved in a number of “damage only” collisions with police ... Read More »

Somerset taxi firm’s legal threat over council’s volunteers drivers

Courtesy: BBC NEWS A Somerset taxi firm is threatening legal action against the local council over its use of volunteer drivers which it says is doing it out of business. CJW Taxis in Glastonbury says some drivers working on behalf of Somerset County Council should be licensed. The government says volunteers can receive 45p a mile in expenses up to 10,000 ... Read More »

Plans for new £9m railway station in Warrington

Courtesy: BBC NEWS  Proposals to build a £9m railway station in West Warrington are being put forward by the borough council. The council said a new station near Chapelford was needed to cope with an increase in passenger numbers. New housing developments and industrial estates in the area have increased the demand for public transport, the council said. Plans for the ... Read More »

Network Rail South West flooding

Network Rail South West flooding compensation cost revealed By Chris Ellis Courtesy: BBC News Online, South West  Railway line flooding – described as the worst in a decade – on the south-west of England’s rail network has resulted in about £12.5m in compensation being paid. The payments, from Network Rail, were made to train and freight operators because services could ... Read More »

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