Nov 16, 2020
Residents group files for judicial review over decision by council to build cycleway through Experimental Traffic Order
A resident's group has applied for a judicial review of a London council's decision to install a 'cycleway' which they say will lead to increased pollution and congestion in their neighbourhood.
Nov 13, 2020
High Court grants permission for judicial review challenge over decision by council to implement Low Traffic Neighbourhood scheme.
Residents in Ealing have been granted permission by the High Court for a judicial review of their council's decision to implement roadblocks in their borough as part of a Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) scheme.
Nov 11, 2020
The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal over whether a car-cruising injunction was properly granted, given what was said to be the alternative remedy available to Birmingham City Council of itself making a public spaces protection order (PSPO).
Nov 09, 2020
High Court judge rejects bid for summary judgment, lifts automatic stay in procurement challenge over number plate recognition contract
A High Court judge has dismissed an unsuccessful bidder's application for summary judgment against three councils over the award of a contract to provide a system for automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) in the Tyneside area.
Nov 04, 2020
District council demands town councillor take down VW Beetle mural that calls for motorists to slow down
A town councillor has been told to remove a mural on the side of her house which warns motorists to slow down in a busy street in Bideford.
Oct 30, 2020
Resident denied appeal against HS2 over safety of tunnel design, but vows to pursue further information via FOI
A resident of Camden has been refused permission to appeal a High Court ruling that rejected her judicial review challenge against HS2 over the safety of a tunnel design.
Oct 29, 2020
Warwickshire County Council was wrong to deny that a couple’s property was blighted by long term road building plans, the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) has ruled.
Oct 29, 2020
Ombudsman calls for more holistic approach to Blue Badge and parking bay applications after autistic boy denied application
A London council has agreed to review its application process for Blue Badge and parking bay requests after an investigation by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman found it had denied an application from an autistic boy despite him receiving the highest rate of Disability Living Allowance.
Oct 26, 2020
Law firm DAC Beachcroft has been appointed to act for Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager for most of the railway networks in Great Britain, on its public and employer’s liability claims.
Oct 21, 2020
A protester against the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail project has been handed a suspended prison sentence for contempt of court after breaching an earlier order in the first such case concerning HS2.