MUNICIPAL PURCHASES AND PROPOSALS.
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CHTPPENHAM Town Council is to buy a new motor ambulance.
Sanction has been given for NEWCASTLE City Council to purchase 12 additional buses at a cost of £20,000.
The tramways committee of BOURNEMOUTH Corporation is now inviting tenders for 12 single-deck motorbuses.
POCKLINGTON Urban and Rural District Councils have decided to purchase jointly a fire-engine,, at a cost of £900.
The tramways committee of EXETER City Council recommends the purchase of three new motorbuses at a total cost of £3,654.
The highways committee of GO-LW/ENE Urban District Council is obtaining tenders for the supply of a 30-cwt. motor lorry with tipping body.
A joint committee of Tiara° Corporation and the Rural District Council recommends the pnrehase of a motor ambulance at a cost of about £400.
The works committee Of BRIGHTON Corporation has appointed a sub-committee to consider the question of improving the existing methods of houserefuse collection.
STOCKTON Corporation has decided to expend £11,000 upon the purchase of
seven new buses. Five will be enclosed-top double-deckers, and two single-deck vehicles.
The health committee Of STRETFORD Urban District Council has inspected various types of motor for refuse collection and has appointed a sub-committee to consider the matter.
PLYMOUTH Corporation is arranging with the Eagle Engineering Co., Ltd.. SheWoke and Drewry, Ltd., and Walker Bros. (Wigan), Ltd., to carry out certain experimental tests in connection with the collection of refuse.
• The health committee of STRETFORD Urban District Council is considering the purchase of a second ambulance.
The fire-brigade committee of STANLEY Urban District Council has authorized the purchase of a Merryweather fireengine.
MERTHYR Town Council is applying to the Ministry of Health for sanction to borrow £5,160 for the purchase of four buses.
LEYTON Urban District Council has received sanction to borrow close upon 11,000 for the purchase of a roadsweeper and collector.
NEWPORT (Isle of Wight) Corporation has received sanction to borrow £620 for the purchase of a S.D. Freighter refuse collector.
The fire-brigade committee of BURTON-ON-TRENT Corporation has accepted the tender of Dennis Bros., Ltd., for the supply of a fire-engine at a cost of £1,485.
LIVERPOOL Corporation is inviting tenders for the supply of two 30-cwt. lorries, equipped with detachable tilt heads. Tenders have to be delivered not later than December 23rd.
TOTTENHAM Urban District Council is inviting tenders for the supply of two 80-cwt, end-tipping lorries. Further particulars can be obtained from the engineer to the council and tender's have to be delivered not later than noon on January 21st next.
The tramways committee of BRIGHTON Corporation has accepted the tender of Leyland Motors, Ltd., for the supply of four single-deck 32-seater motorbuses at £1,371 each. The makers of A.E.C., Crossley, Dennis, Guy and Thornycroft vehicles also submitted tenders.