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Local Proceedings.

5th January 1926
Page 8
Page 8, 5th January 1926 — Local Proceedings.
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Which of the following most accurately describes the problem?

Guildford Corporation is considering the purchase of a motor road-sweeper.

Salford Corporation is considering the question of the centralization of the whole of its transport.

Shipley Urban District Council has decided to obtain particulars and tenders of motor gully emptiers.

Battersea Borough Council has decided to purchase a motor mower for the sports ground at Morden.

Newport (Mon.) Corporation is con: sidering the purchase of a road-sweeper and also motor vehicles for refuse collection.

Battersea Borough Council proposes the purchase of a motorvan for the electricity department at a cost of about £500.

Newcastle Corporation proposes a circular route of motorbuses to cover Stoke, Trent Vale, Newcastle and Hartshill.

Shipley Urban District Council is to make inquiries regarding the purchase of a motor lorry for the electricity department.

Kensington Borough Council recommends the purchase of a motor roadsweeping machine from Lailly (England), Ltd., at a cost of £775.

The stores committee of the Coldsdon and Purley Urban District Conneit recommends the purchase of a Barford and Perkins motor roller at a cost of £206.

Worcester County Council is seeking an order to prevent chars-ii-bancs passing over Powick Old Bridge, because, in its opinion, such traffic will imperil the stability of that historic structure.

The works committee of the Kensington Borough Council recommends acceptance of the tender of Laffly (England), Ltd., at £1,170, for the supply of a motor gully-emptying machine.

Morecambe Corporation has now arranged terms with Mr. A. R. Fearnley, general manager of the Sheffield Corporation tramways, for advising the corporation in respect of the existing traction services in the borough, their alteration and amendment.

West Riding Mental Hospital Board is seeking tenders for the supply of a 30-cwt, motor lorry and a motorvan. Further particulars of the board's requirenaents can be obtained from the architect and engineer, West Riding Mental Hospital Board Offices, Wakefield.

Chorley Watch Committee has decided that, in future, the charge for the .services of the fire-brigade superintendent when the motor fire-engine is engaged for pumping from private premises be reduced from Sc. to 4s. per hour, and for the men the charge be increased from is. 6d. to 2s. per hour.

The 1924-25 report of the cleansing department of the Manchester Corporation mentions that the work of removal of patients and disinfection of houses and clothing is carried out at the Oldham Road depot for the public health committee, and ten motor ambulances and bedding vans, etc., are utilized in this service.

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