Changes to the Highway Code: What you need to know and how it affects you

Changes to the Highway Code: What you need to know and how it affects you

The Highway Code has updated its rules to make the roads safer for the most vulnerable road users and to encourage more cycling and walking in a safe way. Cyclists are not obliged to use cycle lanes even if one is available. The code, which has made this rule clearer but hasn’t changed it, says cyclists should “exercise…

E-scooter rider sues bus company after being hit by bus

E-scooter rider sues bus company after being hit by bus

A man in his 50s who was injured after a bus knocked him off an e-scooter he was riding illegally is seeking compensation worth thousands of pounds from the bus company’s insurers in what could prove to be a landmark legal case. The man was riding a privately owned e-scooter on a public road in London in…

Victim of paedophile football coach Barry Bennell, secures settlement

David Lean, a victim of paedophile and former Crewe Alexandra coach Barry Bennell has secured a five-figure settlement from the previous owners of Butlin’s after Bennell groomed him while working at a holiday park in Wales in 1979. A civil case was brought by Lean against Hard Rock Cafe (Edinburgh) Limited, formerly known as Butlin’s…

Ex-Great Britain star Bobbie Goulding, 49, suing the Rugby Football League after he’s diagnosed with dementia

Ex-Great Britain star Bobbie Goulding, 49, suing the Rugby Football League after he’s diagnosed with dementia

Great Britain half-back Bobbie Goulding is among a group of former rugby league players who are bringing legal action against the Rugby Football League (RFL) for allegedly failing to protect them from the risks of brain damage caused by concussion. He says that he played within days of “a serious knockout” on at least three occasions. Goulding, 49, has…

Cosmetic Surgery Practitioners breaching lockdown rules to visit clients’ homes

Since the government introduced the lockdown there have been reports of cosmetic surgery practitioners have been breaching lockdown rules in order to visit their clients’ homes to give them dermal fillers and Botox injections. There are currently no rules in the UK about who can carry out the injections or what training they should have.…