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9:53am Tuesday 5th April 2011
MOTORISTS are still feeling the pain of petrol and diesel costs and last week’s 1p fuel duty cut has done little to quell record prices at the pump.
5:11pm Wednesday 30th March 2011
THEY have been hailed as a solution to the UK’s traffic problems, and with 20 million already sold in China, electric bike sales are now stepping up a gear in Britain. JON REEVE swapped his car for one for a week to find out whether they really are a viable alternative.
11:33am Tuesday 22nd March 2011
For most people with young children, the idea of living without a car is almost inconceivable.
10:56am Friday 18th March 2011
A group of Southampton cyclists is taking steps to make the city safer for bikes.
2:34pm Wednesday 16th March 2011
A cyclist, bus user, motorist and pedestrian go head to head in the great rush hour commuter race-across-the-city challenge.
3:16pm Tuesday 15th March 2011
WITH the price of petrol reaching £6 a gallon, our emergency services are counting the cost of rocketing fuel prices.
2:50pm Monday 14th March 2011
WITH the chance of saving more than £300 a year on fuel and £700 on parking, it was a simple decision to ditch the car on the daily commute for this Hampshire cyclist.
1:50pm Friday 11th March 2011
AS the Daily Echo launches the Don’t Be a Fuel Fool campaign, small businesses in the region such as florists have revealed the true impact of the petrol price hike.
9:49am Thursday 10th March 2011
SPIRALLING fuel costs are driving many motorists into the ground, but cash-strapped charities in particular are feeling the squeeze.
10:51am Wednesday 9th March 2011
PETROL rocketed to 141.9p per litre in Hampshire yesterday – and with oil prices rising because of unrest in the Middle East, there’s no end in sight to the fuel hike.
10:40am Wednesday 9th March 2011
THE BEST way to cut down on the amount of cash you spend on fuel is to drive less - but while you can't make your journeys shorter, you can slash your annual mileage.
11:01am Wednesday 9th March 2011
A two-car family could save as much as £1,000 a year by following this advice:
10:57am Wednesday 9th March 2011
MUM-OF-THREE Karen Aksoy-Weeks says she spends around a quarter of her income just on the school run.
10:50am Wednesday 9th March 2011
COLLEAGUES Rob Gove r and Phil Wy ndham live within yards of each other in Romsey and have been sharing lifts to Southampton-based Ordnance Survey for more than 25 years.