Saturday, November 16, 2019
Advance warning of Road Closure on A75 West of River Annan
Scotland TranServ will be carrying out a weekend closure of the A75 trunk road, from Friday 30th of August to Monday 2nd of September, with four subsequent overnight closures as part of Transport Scotland’s strategic trunk road management programme to resurface 775m of the A75 West of the River...
electric vehicle charge points
ChargePlace Scotland now has over 1000 publicly available electric vehicle charge points. This is a milestone moment in the continued development of one of the most comprehensive electric vehicle charging networks in Europe. The average distance between any given location to the nearest public charging point is just 2.78 miles...
WARNING - ROAD CLOSURE - Glasgow Road
Dumfries and Galloway Council step up resurfacing repairs on Glasgow Road, Dumfries: Galloway Street to Sunderries Avenue this week due to forecast weather conditions.   A Council spokesperson stated "As a result of the severe weather over the weekend, the forecast for this week, and the need to complete the works...
The Met Office have issued a yellow warning of further heavy rain possible, perhaps leading to travel disruption and flooding in a few places for Sunday the 11th of August, across parts of Dumfries and Galloway. What to expect There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be...
Top ten UK’s hottest years
An updated analysis of the annual UK temperature records from the Met Office shows that since 1884 all of the UK’s ten warmest years have occurred since 2002; whereas none of the ten coldest years have occurred since 1963. These figures are further indications of a changing climate, says the Met...
met office storm names 2019
This week the Met Office is offering people the chance to get involved with next season’s storm names by asking them to send in suggestions. Over 10,000 names were received when ‘Name our Storms’ was first introduced in 2015 by the Met Office and Met Éireann, the national weather provider in the...
A76 Closure Sanquhar
On behalf of Transport Scotland, Scotland TranServ is proposing to patch approximately 1km of the A76 South of Sanquhar at Enterkinfoot. In order to protect the health and safety of the workers and the motoring public, it will be necessary to complete the works under a weekend closure of the...
As part of Transport Scotland’s strategic trunk road management programme, Scotland TranServ will resurface 1.5km of the A75 between Barlae and Knockishee, between Newton Stewart and Glenluce between Friday the 19th and Sunday the 28th of July. Further to consultation with the local community and key stakeholders, the project was rescheduled to avoid disruption...
A75 Ramhill Bridge Waterproofing Works
On behalf of Transport Scotland, Scotland TranServ will be carrying out bridge deck refurbishment and resurfacing works on the A75 at Ramhill, near Castle Douglas, Starting on July 15th 2019, During the works, weeknight closures will be implemented between 7pm and 6am and diversions will be in place.  Works will...
THUNDER THURSDAY AFTERNOON
The Met Office UK have issued a Yellow Warning that heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely to develop during Thursday 11th of July 2019 in the afternoon across parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England. Whilst many areas will miss the heaviest rain, where heavy showers and thunderstorms...