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Contracts signed for town centre hotel

Contracts signed for town centre hotel

Thu 11 Aug 2022

TRAVELODGE has exchanged contracts for its 69-room hotel on Forge Island — part of its £160 million expansion programme.

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  • MOTORS REVIEW: Mazda CX-5

    MOTORS REVIEW: Mazda CX-5

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 22 Jul 2019

    SOMETIMES there are advantages to being outwardly a little “square”, it seems.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Fiesta Active X

    MOTORS REVIEW: Fiesta Active X

    By Admin on Mon 10 Jun 2019

    Watching Willow star Warwick Davis join chief scout Bear Grylls for one of his televised celebrity survival shows remains some of the best television I’ve ever watched.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Hyundai Santa Fe

    MOTORS REVIEW: Hyundai Santa Fe

    By Admin on Mon 03 Jun 2019

    This Korean giant goes all American

  • MOTORS REVIEW: KIA ProCeed

    MOTORS REVIEW: KIA ProCeed

    By Admin on Mon 20 May 2019

    KIA is clearly keen to ensure that the success of its Stinger GT is not a flash in the pan for its performance car ambitions.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Toyota’s GT86 Blue Edition

    MOTORS REVIEW: Toyota’s GT86 Blue Edition

    By Tom Sharpe on Mon 13 May 2019

    HARD on the brakes, turn-in early, feel the weight of the car shift to the driven rear tyres and point the front end at the corner’s exit as you ease back on the power…

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Toyota Supra

    MOTORS REVIEW: Toyota Supra

    By Admin on Tue 07 May 2019

    THE GT86 won’t be Toyota’s only perfor mance coupe for much longer as the brand awaits the return of its iconic Supra coupe.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Toyota Proace

    MOTORS REVIEW: Toyota Proace

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 07 May 2019

    THE all-new Proace City, a highly capable and attractive new compact van range that will further strengthen Toyota’s European light commercial vehicle line-up, will make its world debut at the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham on April 30.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Volvo V60

    MOTORS REVIEW: Volvo V60

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 16 Apr 2019

    A shift in the trend...

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Peugeot 508

    MOTORS REVIEW: Peugeot 508

    By Tom Sharpe on Tue 05 Mar 2019

    EVEN a giant chrome lion which loomed over the Peugeot stand at the Geneva Motor Show in 2018 could not detract from the handsome saloon car making its debut just a few yards away.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Kia Sportage

    MOTORS REVIEW: Kia Sportage

    By Tom Sharpe on Wed 20 Feb 2019

    BEV, PHEV, FCEV and E-REV are among the array of increasingly mindbending acronyms which describe a growing variety of alternative-fuel vehicle drivetrains that are breaking into the UK market.

  • ‘We could see them but I doubt they could see us’ — police stop motorist over poor visibility

    ‘We could see them but I doubt they could see us’ — police stop motorist over poor visibility

    By David Parker on Fri 18 Jan 2019

    MOTORISTS are being warned to make sure car windows are properly defrosted before setting off on the roads, after police stopped a car yesterday (Thursday) in Rotherham.

  • Victory for Braithwell road safety campaign

    Victory for Braithwell road safety campaign

    By Michael Upton on Fri 11 Jan 2019

    A BUSINESSMAN has been hailed a road safety hero for helping force a speed limit cut.

  • Wild pigs, breakdowns and random roof racks - it's all in a day's work for Highways England's M1 patrol team

    Wild pigs, breakdowns and random roof racks - it's all in a day's work for Highways England's M1 patrol team

    By Michael Upton on Wed 09 Jan 2019

    In the second instalment of a two-part feature, we meet the team patrolling South Yorkshire's motorways.

  • MOTORS REVIEW: Lexus LC500

    MOTORS REVIEW: Lexus LC500

    By Tom Sharpe on Thu 03 Jan 2019

    IN the iconic 1985 Steven Spielberg film Back to the Future Old Man Peabody glanced nervously at the spaceship on the cover of his son’s sci-fi comic book upon first sight of Doc Brown’s De- Lorean-based time machine.

  • Meet the team keeping the roads safe this Christmas

    Meet the team keeping the roads safe this Christmas

    By Michael Upton on Fri 21 Dec 2018

    TRAVELLING to see family this Christmas? In the first part of a two-part feature, Michael Upton meets the team aiming to keep the motorways safe and the queues to a minimum.