The deputy leader of Flintshire Council, Councillor Carolyn Thomas, wants the Welsh Government to hand over more powers to local authorities amid concerns that the dwindling number of bus routes is causing social isolation.
National Eye Health Week is scheduled for 23–29 September 2019, with the aim of encouraging more people to have regular sight tests and make lifestyle choices that benefit their vision and general wellbeing.
On Sunday 22 September 2019, World Car-Free Day will be marked in the capital with what Mayor Sadiq Khan has described as celebrations taking place on more than 20 kilometres of closed roads around Tower Bridge, London Bridge and the City of London.
As in most local authority areas, North Yorkshire County Council allows pupils who do not qualify for free transport to school to buy empty seats on the buses it has to provide for those who do, on a first-come, first-served basis.
A deal between the operators of Harrogate’s electric buses and the producers of the spa town’s most famous product — Harrogate Spring Water — will mean that buses on key routes will be kept free of charge on Sundays.
New analysis of the Government’s planned transport spending shows that, unless investment in the Northern Powerhouse goes ahead, London is set to receive almost three times more per person than the North.