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Sunday, April 7, 2019

In additon to the £11.50 congestion charge the new ULEZ chargr of £12.50 applies from Monday 8th April 2019 and will be added to the cost of any deliveries/collection within the zone.

From Autocar: London Ultra Low Emission Zone  

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

My route home yesterday took me over Warley Moor in West Yorkshire, on a stretch of remote road I came across three abandoned vehicles which appear to be victims of the awful weather we experienced in the UK known as the "beast from the east".

The first one I came acros...

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Well that's the second month of the year out of the way.  I've not got any work on today, given the weather conditions that comes as no real suprise. Here in Blackpool we have no snow on the ground as I type this but there are the occasional few flakes falling from the...

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

I've just just read about the plight of Neil Skinner the owner of a building company called Johnson Bros Ltd in Oldham.  He's owed in the region of £145,000 by the collapsed construction company Carillion and now has a struggle on his hands as he attempts to rebuild hi...

Monday, February 12, 2018

Ok, I was going to entitle this blog "Cancelled Jobs" but I thought that would sound like I was having a winge.  In a way I suppose I am!

Last week I had two jobs cancelled.  The first one was a pick up one evening last week. I arrived at the collection point at the tim...

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Having enjoyed fairly busy January's over the last few years I have to admit that January 2018 has been notably quiet for me. Most courier owner drivers will tell you January tends to be a quiet month work wise and many use it as an opportunity to spend a couple of wee...

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

This morning I was in a chilly Dumfries delivering a tiny item (so small it fitted in my van door pocket).

Some facts about Dumfries

It is a medieval town  overlooking the River Nith.  It's history dates back to the 1150's and it was made a Royal Burgh by "William the Li...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

I had my front tyres replaced on my van this morning by TyresOnTheDrive.com.

Pros

Easy online ordering.

Reasonable Prices.

I can sit at the comfort of my desk whilst tyres are changed rather than in some chilly waiting room.

Cons

Fitting was originally booked for Tuesday 7th...

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