Manchester drivers are set to benefit from the biggest increase in capacity on the region’s roads for 50 years after Highways England announced it plans to invest £1.5billion in the North West’s roads.
Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin believes improved transport links across the north of England will help proved economic benefit to the region.
Protect our pets petition: Family demand action as dog incinerated after M62 death… but not told for 13 weeks
A social media campaign is bringing deceased pets back to their owners throughout Greater Manchester as the Highway Agency’s (HA) duties are questioned.
Work underway to transform M60 and M62 into ‘smart motorways’ to cut congestion across Greater Manchester
Motorists will see a 17-mile stretch of network between junction 8 of the M60 near Sale and Junction 20 of the M62 near Rochdale kitted out with technology to tackle traffic jams
Manchester MP John Leech has backed plans for the North West’s first £200million smart motorway to be constructed this year.
Two Manchester animal-loving activists have set up a national appeal in the wake of an M62 lorry crash which killed more than 1,000 chickens.
Motorway memorial? Animal charities condemn ‘cruel’ conditions of chickens killed in Eccles M62 lorry crash
Hundreds of chickens were strewn across the M62 motorway in the crash after the accident, involving around 6,800 hens in total
Cock-up: Chicken run on M62 as lorry carrying 6,000 live poultry crashes – leaving birds to climb into cars
Dozens of live chickens were left to strut across the M62 motorway after a lorry carrying thousands of poultry crashed this morning – some getting into motorists cars.
‘You deserve better’: Scout, 14, leapt from Manchester motorway bridge over fears girlfriend would dump him
Inquest hears details of tragic voicemail
Protest camp is to be searched followed attack
Man was pronounced dead at the scene