human trafficking campaign
A campaign by the Scottish Government against human trafficking and modern slavery is highlighting that many unscrupulous hand car wash operations are involved. In Aberdeen screen cleans were offered at the Golden Square Car Park as part of the campaign to draw attention to the different industries in which potential cases of human trafficking have been reported.
BP site creates 10 new jobs
Ten new jobs have been created with the opening of the new BP service station with M&S Simply Food on New Road, Torrington, Devon. The joint BP and Marks & Spencer development will offer motorists a wide range of M&S food alongside BP’s own Wild Bean Café drinks and hot food. Around £600,000 has been spent on the site which includes a toilet accessible to disabled people, and a baby changing room.
magor services in jeopardy
Roadchef claims plans for a relief road for the M4 in South Wales could jeopardise the future of its Magor motorway service area and damage road safety. The company says it supports the delivery of an M4 relief road, but the proposed route means Magor Services at junction 23A, will no longer be on the motorway, with drivers required to undertake a two-mile diversion to access Magor Services.
thieves blow up atm
Police are investigating after four people blew up a cash machine and stole money from a petrol station in Longwick, Buckinghamshire in the early hours of October 3. An Audi and a Ford truck were used to attempt to remove the ATM at the Shell petrol station on Lower Icknield Way.
more interest in electric cars
Nearly one in four UK adults (23%) is considering buying an electric car within the next five years, according to new research by Sainsbury’s Bank Loans.
police trial hydrogen scooters
The Metropolitan Police Service has launched a trial to test hydrogen-powered scooters, utilising fuel cell technology developed by Intelligent Energy.