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12/10/2016

Gwent Police Officers Bring in Results of Roads Policing Operation

A recent roads policing operation took place along the A465, Llangua, Monmouthshire.

Crews from across Gwent joined forces with partners to tackle illegal drivers and bring action upon them.

As a result:

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07/10/2016

Take Care on Country Roads as Deer Mating Season Approaches

Road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is advising drivers to take extra care in areas where deer are common, as their breeding season gets underway. The coming weeks mean deer are more mobile than usual, bringing them onto roads and increasing the risk of collisions.

Estimates indicate that up to 75,000 deer are killed each year in road collisions.

GEM road safety officer Neil Worth says: “We encourage drivers to be extra observant, especially as the mornings and evenings get darker. Be ready to take appropriate avoiding action if you come across a deer on the road ahead.

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04/10/2016

Delay to Public Inquiry Will Not Impact on M4 Project Completion Date

A delay to the start of the public inquiry on the proposed M4 Corridor around Newport Project, caused by actions of the UK Government, will not impact on the due completion date of the project in 2021, Economy and Infrastructure Secretary Ken Skates pledged today.

UK Government officials at the Department for Transport, have introduced revised methodology to their new forecasting for growth, an unexpected change not shared in advance with the Welsh Government, which has necessitated a delay to the inquiry start date.   

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