• Transport biggest polluter as UK greenhouse gases fall

    Transport biggest polluter as UK greenhouse gases fall0

    By Emily Beament, Press Association Environment Correspondent Transport was the largest sector for UK greenhouse gas pollution in 2017, as emissions driving climate change fell 3% overall, official statistics show. Greenhouse gases were down 3% on 2016 to 460 million tonnes, and the main pollutant, carbon dioxide, was also down 3%, to 373 million tonnes

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  • Large-scale UK border test planned for no-deal Brexit

    Large-scale UK border test planned for no-deal Brexit0

    By David Wilcock and Alain Tolhurst, Press Association The Government is to use up to 150 lorries in a major test of its plans for UK border disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit. A “live test” on Monday will examine the proposal to use Manston airfield near Ramsgate as a mass “HGV holding

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  • New school bus service announced

    New school bus service announced0

    The Government of Gibraltar has announced the introduction of a school bus service which will come into operation next Monday. The new service is in keeping with the recommendations of the Sustainable Traffic, Transport and parking Plan (STTPP) and has been introduced following customer feedback which suggests that scheduled buses are often full to capacity

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  • Disability society reacts to taxi incident

    Disability society reacts to taxi incident0

    The Gibraltar Disability Society has expressed disappointment that there are only two adapted taxis in Gibraltar and these are only designed to take manual wheelchairs. In a statement the Society said: “Unfortunately there is only one wheelchair space on each of our local buses it is therefore important that the lack of wheelchair friendly taxis

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  • Govt announces changes to pilot Residential Parking Schemes

    Govt announces changes to pilot Residential Parking Schemes0

    The Gibraltar Government has outlined a number of changes to Zones 1 and 2 of the Pilot Residential Parking Schemes. According to the Government, this is a result of stakeholder feedback and consultation as part of the recommendations contained within the Sustainable, Traffic, Transport and Parking Plan with regards to the review and monitoring phase

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  • Cyclists raise their profile with public event

    Cyclists raise their profile with public event0

    Cyclists in Gibraltar are invited to ride down to Casemates this evening at 7pm for the first monthly cyclist gathering. The event is organised by the Gibraltar Cyclist, a non-political group that is campaigning for better and safer recognition of cycling around Gibraltar as a sustainable and beneficial form of transport. “We are hoping to

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