HIGHWAYS and ferry ports across the UK may be disrupted as a result of direct action taken by the Direct Action Group UK.
The action is set to take place over 2 to 3 days across the UK motorways and highways with HGV’s and other types of vehicles being used to deliberately drive slowly and block roads.
Known actions will take place on;
Today, Friday (Mar 22)
Cornwall: Bodmin to Truro (from 15:30);
Flintshire: A55 near Deeside Industrial Estate (19:00);
Lancashire: circling Morecambe Road, Caton Road and A683 north of Lancaster (18:30);
Nottinghamshire: circling M1 between junctions 26-28 (18:00);
South Yorkshire: Doncaster M18 and onto M1 (1130)
Shropshire: A5 from Shrewsbury to Telford (17:30);
Suffolk: Copdock Roundabout in Felixstowe (18:00).
Saturday (Mar 23)
Anglesey: Holyhead Ferry Terminal blockade (22:00);
Cheshire: M62 Junction 9 in Warrington to various locations (12:00);
Gloucestershire: Shire Hall in Gloucester (11:00);
Greater Manchester/Yorkshire/Merseyside: Manchester to both Leeds and Liverpool (12:00);
Pembrokeshire: Irish Ferries blockade at Pembroke Dock (11:40).
London Area: Including M25:
Dover A2 and A20
Sunday (Mar 25)
Hampshire: from M3 Junction 6 in Basingstoke in both directions (06:30).
Proportionate level of business awareness and contingency planning should be considered.
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