A maintenance manager at Exol Lubricants who rescued a woman from a canal next to the company’s premises has been honoured for his heroics. Andy Hague was presented with a District Commander’s Commendation by South Yorkshire police’s chief superintendent, who praised him for showing “humanity at its best”. Hague raised the alarm when he noticed ripples in the water near the Rotherham site and found the woman, who was experiencing mental health difficulties. He passed her a life ring, but […]
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TfL is to launch a Freight Compliance Unit (FCU) this summer which will act as the central point for enforcement activity against HGVs in the capital.
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