NCE's website, has been named the 'best online service' at the annual PPA Awards - the oscars of the business media world. NCE Plus won the award alongside the companion sites of its sister papers Construction News (CN Plus) and the architects' journal (AJ Plus). The judges said of NCE Plus: 'This site successfully fulfils every part of the criteria to be the best in this category'. You can visit NCE Plus at www. nceplus. co. uk.
In an attempt to allow rail freight to compete with road haulage, freight charges on the nation's rail network will be halved, rail regulator Tom Winsor confirmed last week.
A Nottingham Express Transit report next week will update Nottingham City Council on feasibility studies carried out for proposed tram extensions to West Bridgford, Clifton, Beeston and Chilwell, which would double the length of the system.