Monthly Archives: October 2016

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120 Days Of Snow Predicted

Bad news for people across the UK – we can apparently expect to see 120 days of snow hit us over the winter period, something that is sure to come as a bit of a shock given the very mild autumn we’ve all enjoyed so far. Forecaster for Exacta Weather James Madden was quoted by the Daily Mirror as saying that there will be several Read More →

Sat-Nav Update Aims To Prevent Low-Clearance Lorries Incidents

When it comes to narrow roads and low clearance bridges, there is always traffic signage to warn lorries and heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers to find an alternative route. And yet, in spite of this, you often hear of situations in which tall vehicles try and fail to squeeze their ways through these gaps.   This may be down to signs being in difficult to Read More →

Should There Be Street Signs In Several Languages?

Brits take it for granted that street signs in the UK will be in English, but this does not necessarily reflect the communities that live in certain areas. Somewhere this issue is being hotly debated is Pennsylvania, USA, where democratic councilman Julio Guridy called for Spanish external signage to be used on Allentown’s Seventh Street, the Associated Press reported. He states that as the Hispanic Read More →

Call Made For Improved Cycle Route Directional Signage

A call has been made for directional signage along a cycle route in Oxford to be improved after two local politicians found themselves in an altercation with a member of the general public who happened to be walking on the same path that they were cycling down. Craig Simmons, Green Party councillor, was on his bike with former Lord Mayor Elise Benjamin going down Harley Read More →

New M&S Store Ordered To Remove Oversize Signs

The new Marks and Spencer shop on Lordship Lane in Dulwich, which opened on August 31st, has been ordered by the local council to take down its store signs because they’ve been made too big, with the foodhall breaching planning conditions before it even moved in as tenants. The front of the shop had signs that were oversized and had 84-90 lettering that hadn’t been authorised, while further complaints Read More →