A planning appeal by developers wanting to overhaul vehicle movements at a controversial warehouse in Milton Keynes so that lorries could operate 24/7 has been dismissed. Jersey-based GUPI 6 wanted to vary restrictions at the huge shed in Blakelands, so that HGVs could enter or exit the site outside of the current restricted hours of 7am to 9pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm on weekends. But in a decision by the Planning Inspectorate it said “the proposed amendment […]
The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) is calling on the government to make its workers exempt from self-isolation, with 40% currently isolating as a result of the “pingdemic”.
Defra has launched a consultation on live exports, proposing to ban livestock movements if the temperature falls outside of the range 5–30 degrees, unless vehicles have a thermo-regulation system.