CROSSING WATER Glasgow City Council has given the go-ahead for
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the first new road bridge across the river Clyde in Glasgow for more than 30 years. It is expected to cost about £8m.
PROFITS UP WIncanton's year-on-year pre-tax profit rose 112% to £13.8m in the six months to 30 September. Turnover rose from £366.4m to £389.2m. Profits at rival logistics firm Gist rose 14% in the same period, but the firm faces an industrial dispute (see page 8).
EIR NIP The number of trucks on the A14 is set to fall after the Port of Felixstowe signed a deal with English, Welsh & Scottish railways to launch new railfreight services from the port. Five trains a week will carry freight to Widnes.
SMASH WI Turkish driver Yen ifakili Demirtas has been banned from British roads for six months after his truck smashed into a car on the Al2 near Ipswich. He pleaded guilty to careless driving and tachograph offences.
Welsh firm EPS Storage & Distribution, based in Hengoed, has no connection with West Bromwich firm Express Pallet Systems, which is also referred to as EPS.
NO DIFFERENCE In a letter to the FTA, Home Office Minister Beverley Hughes claims that an out-ofcourt settlement, In which 36 hauliers had their fines for carrying stowaways lifted last month, does not set a precedent for the remaining similar cases. She adds that it might take some time" for the Home Office to consider the outstanding cases, given their significant number,