Archive for January, 2018

Parking Cowboys to be stopped by law

January 31st, 2018

The UK government has said it will support a change in legislation to raise standards among parking companies and to prevent motorists from unreasonably large charges. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government say that motorists are complaining about a range of issues with private parking companies, such as… Poor signage Intimidating payment letters […]

Carlisle Airport Passenger Flights

January 23rd, 2018

Visiting the Lake District has just become a lot easier thanks to the decision by Carlisle Airport to start passenger flights from London, Belfast and Dublin. The Stobart Group who run Carlisle Airport have been granted a £5 million stimulus to upgrade its terminal and runway. The money has come from Cumbria’s Local Enterprise Partnership […]

Drone travel to Heathrow Airport

January 20th, 2018

We’ve written a lot about driverless cars and how they might change the way we travel and commute. Now we consider another revolutionary form of travel and that is passenger drones. A British entrepreneur, Martin Warner, is developing a battery powered autonomous passenger drone (APD), that will be tested with people on board before the […]