UK motorway services rated by food prices, facilities and cleanliness of toilets

Smaller motorway service operators have the best user satisfaction ratings, a new survey of drivers has found. Extra and Westmorland achieved the joint highest score of 97 per cent in a poll of almost 10,000 motorists revealed by watchdog Transport Focus ahead of ‘Super Saturday’, when some 10 million motorists are predicted to be hitting … Read more UK motorway services rated by food prices, facilities and cleanliness of toilets

FTSE 250 oil services firm Hunting to cut 25% of its global workforce

FTSE 250 oil services firm Hunting to cut 25% of its global workforce after pandemic slashes demand for oil By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 BST, 29 June 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 29 June 2020 FTSE 250-listed oil services firm Hunting will cut more than 700 jobs by the end of … Read more FTSE 250 oil services firm Hunting to cut 25% of its global workforce

Emirates to resume services to London and Paris using its flagship A380s from July 15

Emirates to resume services to London and Paris using its flagship A380s from July 15 Emirates flights to the two capital cities resumed in May but on Boeing 777s   The carrier says it hopes to introduce the A380 to more routes gradually  The Dubai-based carrier currently flies to 40 cities, including Manchester Here’s how to … Read more Emirates to resume services to London and Paris using its flagship A380s from July 15

Emergency services race to Thames beauty spot amid fears several men are missing in the water 

Emergency services race to Thames beauty spot amid fears several men are missing in the water By Jack Wright For Mailonline Published: 21:14 BST, 23 June 2020 | Updated: 21:44 BST, 23 June 2020 Emergency services are at the scene of a serious incident at a Thames beauty spot. South Central Ambulance said it is … Read more Emergency services race to Thames beauty spot amid fears several men are missing in the water 

Refunds for homeowners denied annual boiler services during lockdown

Refunds for homeowners denied their annual boiler services during lockdown By Amelia Murray For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 BST, 16 June 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 16 June 2020 Many households were unable to get their the annual boiler services they paid for during lockdown  Households denied boiler services during lockdown may be entitled … Read more Refunds for homeowners denied annual boiler services during lockdown

Queen to open £3.2million monument to honour Britain’s fallen emergency services coronavirus heroes

A £3.2million monument to honour Britain’s fallen emergency service workers including those who died during the coronavirus pandemic will be opened. More than 7,000 emergency service workers have died in the line of duty over the last 250 years, with more than 180 NHS staff known to have died from Covid-19. The National Emergency Services Memorial … Read more Queen to open £3.2million monument to honour Britain’s fallen emergency services coronavirus heroes

How does YOUR broadband measure up? New map shows slowest services

How does YOUR broadband measure up? New map shows slowest services are in City of London and Wales while North Wiltshire boasts the best The City of London and Westminster has the slowest broadband speed in the UK The House of Commons published broadband speeds across each constituency Residents in the constituency have an average … Read more How does YOUR broadband measure up? New map shows slowest services

Commuters not wearing masks pack on to crowded Tube trains despite mayor vowing services are at 75%

Commuters not wearing face masks have again packed on to crowded Tube trains despite Sadiq Khan vowing services are running at 75 per cent. Huge numbers of travellers struggled to abide by social distancing rules on the Jubilee Line and at Canning Town, with many not wearing masks for protection. The Mayor claimed the services … Read more Commuters not wearing masks pack on to crowded Tube trains despite mayor vowing services are at 75%

Floods will get so bad in areas of England that emergency services will struggle to respond quickly

Flooding will become so bad in parts of England over the next 30 years that ambulances and fire brigades will struggle to reach locals within the seven-minute window for life-threatening incidents, study shows When flooding occurs, roads can become impassable or congested with traffic At the same time, demand for the emergency services often significantly rises  Experts … Read more Floods will get so bad in areas of England that emergency services will struggle to respond quickly

Families face higher council tax bills and worse public services

Councils facing a £5billion cash shortfall caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic could charge families higher council tax for worse public services. Before the lockdown local authorities bought shopping centres and office blocks to make up for lost money after government cuts.  Since 2016 local authorities have borrowed £6.6billion in total to pay for this type of retail.  … Read more Families face higher council tax bills and worse public services