Misc

Under New Management – The NWSRG and its Practical Guide

Under New Management – the NWSRG and its Practical Guide The National Winter Service Research Group (NWSRG) has been restructured and is starting a review process of its national guidance – the Practical Guide. With the support of Cold Comfort, which will host a gap analysis debate on the current chapters, the steering group and […]
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Winter Services Forum Launched

The NWSRG has launched a Winter Services Forum for Winter Services practitioners with the support of the IHE. We want to encourage members to discuss vital issues on winter services with like-minded colleagues. This public forum is accessible to everyone. All levels of experience are welcomed and there is no such thing as a silly […]
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Winter Service & Climate Resilience Award

Call for entries for the 2023 Highways Awards – Winter Service and Climate Resilience The NWSRG is pleased once again to sponsor the Winter Service & Climate Resilience Award at this year’s Highways Awards on Wednesday 11th October at the Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster, Central London. These prestigious Highways Awards, now in their 20th year, recognise the outstanding […]
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UKLRG to launch new climate board

UKLRG to launch new climate board The rebranded UK Roads Leadership Group (UKRLG) has announced plans to create a new climate change board as part of its core working groups. The influential leadership group – formerly called a liaison group due to its role in connecting central government guidance and policy with the wider sector […]
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Calling all Winter Service Professionals

Calling all winter service professionals In advance of the 29th annual Cold Comfort conference & exhibition, Highways magazine and the National Winter Service Research Group (NWSRG) are hoping to take the temperature of the sector with a national survey. Your individual response will be completely confidential of course. We will only be using this data at a general level to […]
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Award winning AI project keeps roads safe through winter

Award winning AI project keeps roads safe through winter A paper on Smart Winter work submitted by Kent County Council and Amey has won an award and received an honourable mention at the XVI World Winter Service and Road Resilience Congress hosted in Calgary. The Congress, which tackles topics such as new technologies and methods […]
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NWSRG Survey Results 2021

NWSRG Survey Results 2021 The National Winter Service Research Group (NWSRG), the leading highways winter research organisation in the UK, has been developing best practice guidance for the highways industry for nearly 20 years.  As we look forward to a new chapter in our development and seek to extend the reach of the group across […]
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Sad news for the winter service community

It is with great sadness that we hear of the sad and untimely death of Andrew Lupton of Econ Engineering. Andrew was generous, not just in his contribution to the winter service industry generally, but to his team, colleagues and associates. He was a founding member of the NSSRG in 2000 and was very supportive […]
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Message from the Chair

We are living in unusual times now but the work of highways departments across the country goes on as we continue to provide essential services and keep networks as safe as we can. The NWSRG has been busy working to complete the current work on updating the national best practice guidance, as well as considering […]
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