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Cold Comfort finds new horizons in Coventry

31/05/2024

Cold Comfort, the UK's leading winter service event, successfully transitioned to a new home this month and revealed major breakthroughs in the sector, including new AI.

Traffex triumphs in Coventry relaunch

31/05/2024

Traffex, the UK’s leading traffic and transport event, saw a triumphant relaunch in its new venue in Coventry last week.

A grand day out with Econ's electric innovation

16/06/2023

Chris Ames takes a trip around Harrogate in Econ Engineering's new electric multi-purpose highway maintenance HGV truck.

Cold Comfort events FREE for the public sector

16/12/2022

The nation’s leading winter service conference and exhibition, Cold Comfort, will be completely free of charge for the public sector in 2023.

New 'contract maturity needed' in world of data currency

13/06/2022

A new model of local authority highways contract is needed to take into account the increasingly important issue of data, a key figure in the sector has said.

NWSRG chair: Spreading the word on winter service

13/06/2022

The chair of the National Winter Service Research Group (NWSRG) has celebrated the new organisation's new model, which has boosted membership and opened up collaboration with other sectors.

Cold Comfort: UK's leading winter service event boasts top line-up

13/05/2022

Taking place next week, Cold Comfort 2022 will feature cutting-edge presentations from experts working in a fast-moving winter service and resilience sector in a rapidly changing climate.

National Highways rolls out new gritters for the winter season

01/10/2021

More than 100 new gritting vehicles will be delivered to National Highways this year, helping keep traffic moving this winter.

Register for your new Cold Comfort Digital Academy!

04/09/2020

Cold Comfort Digital Academy will take place online on a dedicated virtual platform from 21-24 September 2020.

NWSRG releases planning chapter of winter guidance

21/05/2020

The National Winter Service Research Group (NWSRG) has announced a major milestone in the development of new national winter service guidance, with the publication of the planning section.

Cold Comfort and Cold Comfort Scotland postponed

17/03/2020

We regret to announce that the winter service conferences Cold Comfort and Cold Comfort Scotland have been postponed, and a new date will be confirmed in due course.

Johnston Sweepers launches Bucher Municipal Rentals

13/05/2019

Johnston Sweepers Limited has launched a brand new winter equipment rental arm to its business, in time for Cold Comfort 2019 this week.

Cold Comfort line-up announced

03/05/2019

The show preview and updated programme for Cold Comfort 2019 have been published.

Cold Comfort day one podcast online now

16/05/2018

Cold Comfort is the annual winter maintenance conference and exhibition, now in its 27th year, taking place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.  And the

Read all about it - Cold Comfort preview now online

10/05/2018

With the programme finalised for Cold Comfort 2018, which takes place next week, a preview of the show has been published in the latest Highways magazine, now online.

International line-up for Cold Comfort 2018

25/04/2018

A large delegation from Highways England will join other public sector representatives from across the British Isles and international experts in the field of winter maintenance at Cold Comfort 2018 next month.

Latest Cold Comfort programme now available

05/04/2018

An updated programme has been announced for the 27th annual Cold Comfort winter maintenance conference and exhibition next month.

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Heavy Goods Vehicle / Light Vehicle Mechanic

£14.26 - £15.25 per hour – (2024/25 pay award pending) plus market leading package (see below)
You will need to be suitably experienced, hold a minimum of an NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent) vocational County Transport – Brimington Workshops
Recruiter: Derbyshire County Council

Traffic Installation Technician

Competitive
Traffic Installation TechnicianWhen you join our Engineering Team at Telent, you'll be empowered to innovate and drive common solutions, working close England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Recruiter: Telent

Civil Enforcement Officer

£24,591 to £26,007 per annum
The Council-run South Essex Parking Partnership (SEPP) led by Chelmsford City Council. Chelmsford, Essex
Recruiter: Chelmsford City Council

Highway Permit Scheme Manager

£42,403 - £48,474 per annum . Incremental progression subject to performance
We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our Highway Works Permit Team Solihull, West Midlands
Recruiter: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Community Highway Officer

£36,648 - £41,418
It’s an exciting time to join our Highways Team. Staffordshire
Recruiter: Staffordshire County Council

Community Highway Technician

£36,648- £41,418
It’s an exciting time to join our Highways Team. Staffordshire
Recruiter: Staffordshire County Council

Information Engineer

£42,403 - £46,464
It's an exciting time to join our Highways Team. Staffordshire
Recruiter: Staffordshire County Council

Chargehand Driver HGV x6

£36,100 - £37,384
Street Services provides a highly important service to all the borough’s residents and visitors Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Highways Development Control Manager

£50,512 - £53,204 plus benefits.
A permanent opportunity has arisen within the Highways Development Control Team. Wirral, Merseyside
Recruiter: Wirral Borough Council

Arborist

£30,033 - £31,440
Greenwich values its many trees and takes pride in caring for them and ensuring they are maintained Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Senior Engineer RBKC615773

£49,854 - £56,565 per annum
Deliver projects that elevate everyday life in a Royal Borough. Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
Recruiter: The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council

Legal Officer - Property and Highways - WMF1246e

£32,076 - £33,024
A great opportunity has arisen at Westmorland and Furness Council Cumbria / Countywide
Recruiter: Westmorland and Furness Council

Bridge Technician - WMF1244e

Grade 7 £26,421 - £27,334
We are currently seeking to recruit a Bridge Technician to join our Bridges and Structures team. Kendal, Cumbria
Recruiter: Westmorland and Furness Council

HGV & Municipal Vehicle Technician

Scale 5 (scp 16-19) £28,282 to £29,777 per annum
This post assists the Senior HGV and Municipal Vehicle Technician. Clitheroe, Lancashire
Recruiter: Ribble Valley Borough Council

Team Leader LGV Driver (Containers)

£26,421 - £29,269, Grade 6, 37 hours, Permanent
An exciting opportunity exists in the Council’s Street Scene Services for a Team Leader LGV Driver. Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Wakefield Council

Assistant Director of Streetscene, Community Safety and Enforcement

£63,391 - £70,094 per annum (pay award pending)
Our corporate vision is to be a dynamic, self sufficient and flexible Council that delivers excellent services Bolsover, Chesterfield
Recruiter: Bolsover District Council

Senior Bridge Technician WMF1259e

£32,076 - £33,024
We are currently seeking to recruit a Senior Bridge Technician Kendal, Cumbria
Recruiter: Westmorland and Furness Council

Traffic management operative

Competitive + Commercial Vehicle
The Traffic Management Operative will report to the Contract Manager, you will be required to carry out deployment of traffic signals and associated equipment. Additional duties may include switch-offs of traffic signal equipment. England, West Sussex, Crawley
Recruiter: Telent

Civils Project Manager

Competitive + Car Allowance
This is a great opportunity to join our Highways Division to Project Manage some of our very exciting traffic Civils and Technology innovation projects. England, Warwickshire, Warwick
Recruiter: Telent

Operations and Maintenance Engineer

Competitive + Commercial Vehicle
Operations and Maintenance EngineerEvery time you pick up the phone, surf the Internet, travel on a motorway, catch a train, bus or tube, or even dial England, Bedfordshire
Recruiter: Telent

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