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Carbon emissions from England's roads plan '100 times greater than government claims'

Carbon emissions from England’s planned Ł27bn roadbuilding programme will be about 100 times greater than the government has stated, according to expert witnesses in a court challenge.

Leeds Bradford Airport expansion decision delayed by communities secretary Robert Jenrick

Plans for the expansion of Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) face a delay after the Government said it needed more time to decide whether to 'call in' the application.

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  • Ł33m aid for light rail operatorsThe DfT has awarded a further Ł33m of emergency funding to support light rail and tram operators in England during the pandemic. The funding will be paid over 11 weeks from the 6 April to the operators of the systems in Nottingham, Sheffield, Newcastle, Blackpool, Manchester and Birmingham. It comes on top of more than Ł160m paid to operators in the last 12 months. The Urban Transport Group welcomed the latest funding but said extra funding would need to extend beyond the summer...
  • Bradford NPR station site selectedBradford Council has identified the site currently occupied by the Bradford’s St James’s Wholesale Market as the planned location for a new city centre Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) station.

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