Pollution: Roadside ‘supershrub’ traps fuel emissions, experts say 

Is this a solution to traffic pollution? ‘Supershrub’ at the roadside can trap fuel emissions, experts say The Cotoneaster plant was found to absorb more pollution than similar shrubs  It was found by researchers to be 20 per cent more effective at soaking up traffic fume particles than plants such as hawthorn and western red cedar … Read more

Is this the pollution solution? ‘Supershrub’ at the roadside can trap fuel emissions, experts say 

Is this a solution to traffic pollution? ‘Supershrub’ at the roadside can trap fuel emissions, experts say The Cotoneaster plant was found to absorb more pollution than similar shrubs  It was found by researchers to be 20 per cent more effective at soaking up traffic fume particles than plants such as hawthorn and western red cedar … Read more

James Cracknell is stuck on the roadside as his car runs out of fuel 300m from a petrol station

James Cracknell was stuck on the roadside after running out of fuel just 300 metres from a petrol station on Monday. The double gold medallist, 48, was seen by the side of the road in south London before topping up his Mercedes sports car with fuel from a plastic canister. As James busied himself with refuelling his … Read more

Villagers erect a roadside TOILET for Amazon lorry drivers

Villagers have erected a roadside toilet for Amazon lorry drivers because they are so fed up with truckers defecating next to their vehicles. Locals in Hoo, Kent, have been complaining for more than two years about HGV drivers visiting an Amazon warehouse. Workers park on grass verges along busy roads before leaving the mess to … Read more

VW promotes its new £30.000 ID.3 electric car with billboards that EAT roadside pollution

Volkswagen has big expectations for its new ID.3 electric car. The zero-emission family hatchback is hitting the UK with a price tag starting from less than £30,000 and is already in huge demand. And to keep orders flooding in, the German manufacturer has unveiled a new advertising campaign to celebrate the car’s carbon neutral production. … Read more

Mother elephant gives her calf a helpful shove as it struggles to climb over roadside barrier

Jumbo effort! Mother elephant gives her calf a helpful shove as it struggles to climb over roadside barrier Footage shows elephants climbing over barrier in the Gudalur of Nilgiris district in India Two of the elephants make it over the barrier but the youngest struggles  The mother climbs back over so she can hoist the … Read more

Harry Redknapp steps out with wife Sandra as they take their adorable bulldogs to roadside dog wash

Harry Redknapp enjoyed a walk in the sun with his wife Sandra and their two adorable bulldogs on Sunday.  The I’m A Celebrity winner, 73, took his pooches Barney and Lulu to a roadside dog wash to give them a clean after a long beach walk. Harry embraced the warm weather and opted for a … Read more

Councils urged to ‘cut back on mowing’ roadside verges to protect wildflowers

It’s a joyous burst of colour amid all the doom and gloom.  With splashes of red and purple in a sea of white, this dazzling display of tulips and narcissus would be enjoyed by 10,000 visitors this spring – were it not for coronavirus restrictions forcing the garden to shut.  But instead of letting it … Read more

Jay Leno plays roadside mechanic and pulls over to help man broken down in vintage Mercedes-Benz

Jay Leno to the rescue: Comedian plays roadside mechanic and pulls over to help man broken down in vintage Mercedes-Benz By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com Published: 04:19 BST, 6 April 2020 | Updated: 04:19 BST, 6 April 2020 Other than being a legendary late night talk show host, Jay Leno is also known for being … Read more

Driving home for Christmas? The Extra Mile by Sawday’s lists hundreds of lovely roadside UK eateries

Driving home for Christmas but dreading the meal options on offer from Britain’s network of often miserable, crowded service stations?  Worry not, because a portion of help has arrived in the form of book The Extra Mile, by accommodation guide Sawday’s. It’s filled with delightful places to take a pit stop, from a railway carriage … Read more