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Hovercraft link set to create many new jobs

The people behind the construction of a hovercraft link that would connect Liverpool to Blackpool and Wales said that the project would create many jobs and boost tourism in the region. The full details of the project were released today by Hoverlink, which is based on Wirral following a concern by Chris Ruane who is the Welsh MP, about the need for a hovercraft link

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Road repair budget cut in Edinburgh due to cycling projects

Edinburgh’s road repair budget is facing cuts that come up to one million pounds so that the city can continue to invest money into cycling projects instead. As a result of the cuts, about 21,000 less potholes will be repaired over the course of 2014 with the money instead going towards additional bike storage facilities and many more miles of cycle trails. The city has

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Pennine Reach bus service sees a huge improvement due to £40m green grant

East Lancashire will soon benefit from a new green transport project that has received £40m to kick off new improvements for the Pennine Reach bus network. The funding will be used to upgrade the bus line and create new bus stations to increase the efficiency of the bus network at Accrington and Blackburn. The entire East Lancashire is expected to benefit from the upgrade that

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New bike hire locations in Nottingham set to be a big success

A new project in Nottingham is no doubt going to become very popular as it involves the setting up of new locations for bike hire. The fact that the project is environment friendly has also meant that the local authorities are likely to be considered when the Environment Awards are announced in the Nottingham Post.

Jane Urquhart, a local Councillor and the holder of the

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Government’s incentive to buy green motors proves to be a flop

The British government is still promoting a greener environment and zero automobile emissions, but its £5,000 subsidy/rebate for the purchase of an electric vehicle has turned out to be less effective than hoped or expected, and it’s going to be phased out and ultimately scrapped.

The decision and announcement comes after reports from various experts, but a withering report last September from the Commons Transport

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Germany accused of using shady ways to stop green car legislation

Germany has been accused of using threats, blackmail and intimidation, by diplomats of the EU states, in stopping legislation of green cars to be introduced. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is accused of using excessive pressure against EU countries to stop the debate on regulations that would see emissions brought down to 95 grams of CO2 per km by 2020.

According to rumours, the chancellor called

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New green project unveiled

The Low Carbon London EV lease project is actually a new project under the management of UK Power Networks. A total of 25 people were involved with the lease scheme and all of them already received their new LEAFs at the Nissan headquarters in Hertfordshire, UK. The said project decided to extend its trial period and this has made the handover very much possible. The

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Funding for community cycling projects with UK’s first flexible payment club for cyclists

A new club that offers savings on the cost of buying bikes and accessories, and also offers financial kickbacks for community cycling projects has been launched by the people behind UK’s first bike leasing company.

Bike SWANKY (www.BikeSWANKY.com), is the name of the club, which encourages cyclists to sign up and save while building a cycling legacy for all. 20% of the interest earned on

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Exploring Scotland in an electric car

If electric cars are going to figure largely in the UK’s transport future, this might be a good time for a scenic holiday in Scotland, as that will be an excellent way to get acquainted with one of the most progressive models, the Renault Twizy. First launched in 2009, the open-sided electric mini-car could be described as ‘space-age cute’ and from all reports, it’s a

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£12m set aside for green buses

The Department of Transport announced this week that they have set aside £12m in funds to help make sure that Britain’s roads are soon travelled almost exclusively by low carbon buses. The money will be used to purchase 213 new low carbon buses to help reduce the carbon footprint of the public transportation system.

The new measure is considered to be the fourth round of

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