Manchester CAZ slammed

A Clean Air Zone (CAZ) proposed for Greater Manchester could see non-compliant buses slapped with a £100 daily charge. First Manchester has issued a statement saying it is disappointed in the additional taxation. The CAZ plan is part of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s (GMCA’s) ‘Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan’. The proposed Zone covers all […]

Sudden and unexpected Richardsons closure

Richardsons Travel of Midhurst, Sussex, has gone into administration, having ceased operations. The operator went into administration with immediate effect. Bohunt School in Liphook, which the operator served continuously for 30 years, described the news as ‘sudden and unexpected’. At the time of going to press, alternative services for the significant majority of students to […]

Passing the torch

Many reading this may well have bumped into Bob Winfield, Area Manager at Scania Financial Services. Quite a few might have even done business with him, helping finance your vehicles. But farewells might be in order as Bob switches off his spreadsheets for the last time as he takes a well-deserved retirement on 29 March. […]

Hot air rises…

I see the staggeringly stupid idea of ‘air taxis’ has gained enough traction to be the subject of an exhibition. A recent release seriously suggests VTOL aircraft seating two people as an alternative for commuting in road-level traffic to ‘avoid congestion.’ Such an idea, with aircraft at £500,000 a pop and landing limited to buildings […]


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