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09/10/2012

EMC welcomes transport ‘pinch-point’ funding - but looks to the bigger picture

News - East Midlands Councils has welcomed the Government’s announcement of £16 million to address five transport ‘pinch-points’ that impact on parts of the East Midlands – but is also looking at the bigger picture.    The schemes recently announced by the...

17/12/2015

Midlands Connect

Working in Partnership - Once Voice for the Midlands The Midlands Connect Partnership was formed in 2014.  It is a collaboration of 11 Local Enterprise Partnerships, Network Rail, Highways England, central government, 26 local authorities and the business community. The Midlands Connect...

21/07/2016

Midlands Connect - Picking up the Pace

Tackling major bottlenecks on the UK’s road and rail networks will unlock faster economic growth and help the Midlands prosper in an increasingly competitive global market place, new Transport Secretary Chris Grayling heard today.

East Midlands Infrastructure Summit - Councillor CPD Event

Event (multiple dates) - Tuesday 8 December 2015, 10:00 - 15:00, BioCity Nottingham Infrastructure led development is key to securing sustainable growth, linking manufactured goods and food to ports and airports, producers to markets and suppliers, and ensuring that businesses have access to...

09/07/2015

Chancellor announces Budget support for Midlands Connect

Midlands Connect, the group championing strategic transport investment across the region, has welcomed £5 million of funding announced by Chancellor George Osborne in his Budget statement.

03/07/2015

Midland Mainline Electrification: EMC outlines concerns to Secretary of State

Following last week’s announcement by Government that electrification of the Midland Mainline will be ‘paused’, EMC and partners have drafted a letter to the Secretary of State for Transport expressing disappointment at the decision and are looking for an early meeting with the Secretary of State...

10/06/2015

HS2 East - Realising the Full Promise of HS2

HS2 East has published a summary document which was launched at an event in Leeds last week attended by EMC Chairman Jon Collins, along with the Chairs of D2N2 and Leicester and Leicestershire LEPs, where Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin confirmed that the full 'Y Network', including...

08/06/2015

EMC welcomes Government commitment to build HS2 Eastern Leg

In his first major speech since his reappointment as Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin has confirmed at an event in Leeds attended by EMC Chairman Cllr Jon Collins, that the full ‘Y Network’, including the Eastern Leg of HS2 will be built.

08/01/2015

East Midlands Profile

EMC has produced a Profile of the Region. It contains useful key facts on a range of topics including transport, housing, population and labour supply. It also outlines the region’s key assets and capacity for growth. EMC intends to keep the Profile regularly updated.

26/03/2013

Past Events 2012-13

 ARE WE THERE YET? - Managing the traffic implications of growth Programme Are We There Yet ? - 28 February 2013 Presentations  Local Transport Authority Perspective - Ian Drummond Highways Agency Perspective - Aoife OToole Transport Assessment An overview of the process...