Motorists urged: Be deer aware

Figures collated from various studies suggest at least there could be some 400 people injured in deer-related collisions each year, and potentially around 20 people killed.

At this time of year, deer collisions peak as many of the animals cross roads seeking new territories. The highest risk of collisions is between sunset and midnight, and the hours shortly before and after sunrise.

Timetable changes on the West Coast Mainline from this weekend

London Northwestern Railway is implementing a new timetable from Sunday (19 May) on the West Coast Mainline.

Changes include more peak time services, increased capacity, and earlier and later departures from London Euston throughout the week.

Bestselling authors BOSH! support National Vegetarian Week 13-19 May

Sunday Times Number One Bestselling authors, Henry and Ian from BOSH!, are joining forces with National Vegetarian Week 2019 to prove vegetarian food can pack a punch. Famous for their deliciously fun food, BOSH! make everything from showstoppers to one-pot wonders. They’ll be celebrating plant-based living for National Vegetarian Week from 13 to19 May, and you can get involved by trying out ‘50 veggie things’ in May. Pick and mix from the 50 brilliant activities, there’s something for everyone.

Parking on pavements is a “major concern” for the general public

A YouGov survey released by Living Streets has found that obstructions on pavements (including pavement parking) was one the top two things preventing people aged 65+ from walking more or at all.

Thameslink drivers take on 100-mile cycling challenge to support cancer charity

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) staff will be taking on a cycling challenge on Sunday 12 May to raise money and awareness for blood cancer charity Bloodwise, in memory of a Thameslink driver-trainer.

Virgin Trains First Class upgrades with Seatfrog app

Virgin Trains customers can now secure a last-minute upgrade thanks to a collaboration with Seatfrog, an app which lets users take part in an auction for seats in First Class.

Whistle Stop Tours signal upcoming timetable changes at Milton Keynes Station

Whistle Stop Tours signal upcoming timetable changes. Milton Keynes Station passengers and others using stations along the West Coast Mainline will be able to find out more about upcoming timetable changes over the next two weeks.

Call for drivers to “check it before towing it” this summer

If you’re towing before you hit the road this summer, Highways England is reminding you to “check it before you tow it!”.

Brits urged to read travel advice ahead of Bank Holiday trips

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office is updating its social media channels to remind people of the importance of reading travel advice before going abroad.

Advice for rail passengers travelling this weekend

London Northwestern Railway passengers are being advised to plan ahead if they intend to travel this weekend, from Saturday 4th May until Monday 6th May.

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