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12/04/2024

Hop on for exciting Pembrokeshire e-bike trial

Residents and visitors to four Pembrokeshire areas are being invited to get on their bikes following the introduction of an exciting pay as you go e-bike trial.

Thanks to funding of £150,000 from the Swansea Bay and South West Wales Metro programme, the trial will run in Haverfordwest, Fishguard & Goodwick and Tenby for 12 months.

The trial, which starts on Monday 15th April, will see a fleet of e-bikes provided for members of the public to use for commuting, leisure and local activities.

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11/04/2024

More than £4m of path and road maintenance, bridge strengthening and other work approved across NPT

Neath Port Talbot councillors have given the go ahead for more than £4m of highways engineering, maintenance and other works in all parts of the county borough.

It entails bridge strengthening (£300,000), drainage (£300,000), carriageway resurfacing (£1,852,000), footway resurfacing (£143,000), road surface dressing (£260,000), minor works such as traffic signs, barriers, traffic regulation orders (£445,000), delivery of the highway tree management strategy (£170,000) and other highways maintenance and associated measures (£587,000).

The Highways Works Programme was drawn up by officers using information including inspection reports from technical officers and other surveys plus local councillors’ surgeries.

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02/04/2024

Police launch #OpDarwen Motorcycle Safety Campaign 2024

A campaign aimed at reducing the risk of motorcycle-related deaths and serious injuries on the roads is now underway across North Wales.

The annual Operation Darwen campaign runs from early Spring through until the autumn, covering a period that sees the highest number of motorcyclists killed or seriously injured. The campaign is aimed at promoting rider safety and will see high visibility patrols being carried out along key routes which have been identified as risk areas.

Over the coming months, officers from the Roads Crime Unit will be on active patrol across the region and will also be engaging with riders at popular biker meeting spots.

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