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Local Proceedings.

5th October 1926, Page 46
5th October 1926
Page 46
Page 46, 5th October 1926 — Local Proceedings.
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Coventry Corporation has authorized the purchase of a motor ambulance.

Dover. Watch Committee is considering the purchase of a motor tender for the fire brigade.

Bexhill Watch Committee has granted ten bus licences to the Maidstone and

District Motor Services, Ltd. \ Wimbledon Corporation has authorized the purchase of a motor lorry for the parks department at a cost of about £200.

Chelmsford Corporation has asked a committee to report as to the provision of a motor ambulance at a cost of about £500.

Herne Bay Urban District Council has accepted the tender of Leyland Motors, Ltd., at £1,200, for the supply of a motor fire-engine.

Lowestoft Corporation has accepted the tender of Merryweather and Sons, Ltd .s at £1,125, for the supply of a motor fire-engine and equipment.

The fire committee of the Shipley Urban District Council recommends the purchase of a Leyland motor fire-engine with escape at a cost of £2,076. Grimsby Corporation has accepted the tender of Thompson and Co., Ltd., Louth, at £198, for the construction of a patrol van body for the watch cotnnaittee.

The Ministry of Health has dismissed the appeal of Mr. J. A.Uollyer against the refusal of the Gravesend Watch Committee to grant him a hackney carriage licence.

The omnibus committee of the Merthyr Corporation is considering the purchase of a Tilling-Stevens motorbus at a cost of £840, having had a trial trip in such a vehicle and expressed satisfaction with its suitability.

The general purposes committee of the Brighton Corporation suggests the consideration of the provision of a service of railless vehicles in lieu of the extension, at a cost of £25,000, of the tramways on the Lewes road route.

Marylebone Borough Council recommends acceptance of the tender of Karrier Motors, Ltd., at 12,540, for the supply of four motor sweeping machines. The council received other tenders front the Lacre Motor Car Co., Ltd.; Lally (England), Ltd.; Vulcan Motor and Engineering Co., Ltd. ; and Tithe and Bell, Ltd.

Newport (Mon.) Corporation has decided that it be one of the general conditions attached to all corporation contracts that all engines and motor vehicles used for haulage shall be equipped with rubber tyres or pads in order that damage to the highways over which the vehicles may travel may be reduced to a minimum.

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