Welsh roads have seen a rise in traffic in recent weeks, compared with the first national lockdown a year ago.
Some areas recorded almost double the amount of vehicles, Traffic Wales and Welsh Government figures reveal with Conwy experiencing a 94.2% rise and there has been a 62% rise in road use across Wales over the most recent six weeks compared with the first six full weeks of restrictions from March 2020.
Welsh Government is considering returning to a ‘stay local’ guide announcement on Friday as it eases lockdown restrictions in Wales.
It comes as about a million people have received first Covid inoculations in Wales.
Swansea is the most expensive UK city for fuel.
findandfundmycar.com looked at which cities in the UK are the cheapest, and the most expensive to drive in and data revealed that Manchester is in fact the most expensive city to drive in, while Cambridge is the cheapest, Swansea has been listed as the most expensive place for fuel, with Aberdeen listed as the most expensive place for an MOT.
The southern end of the Heart of Wales line at Llangennech, near Llanelli, has reopened to passenger and freight services.
A derailment and fire six months ago led to massive pollution when oil wagons spilled contents leading to 45,000 tonnes of soil being removed and replaced.
The Toyota GR Yaris has fought off challenges from Land Rover’s Defender, the Ford Puma and Volkswagen’s electric ID.3 to claim the title of UK Car of the Year 2021.
Bucking the trend of EVs taking top spot – the previous two UKCOTY winners were the Tesla Model 3 and the Jaguar I-PACE – the GR Yaris has a rally-bred petrol engine.