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The tolls drivers pay to cross the Severn Bridge are to be cut by up to 75% by next year, the Transport Secretary has announced.Read the full story ›
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Car drivers will pay an extra 10p to cross the Severn Bridge or Second Severn Crossing next year.
Severn River Crossing PLC, the company that runs the bridges, has announced the tolls for next year:
- Cars and motorvans will pay £6.70 - up from £6.60
- Small goods vehicles and small buses will pay £13.40 - up from £13.20
- Heavy goods vehicles and buses will pay £20 - up from £19.80.
The new tolls will come into effect on January 1st.
Read more: Call to abolish Severn tolls
The £24 million extension to Bristol Airport's West Terminal will be opened later today with improved security and arrivals facilities.Read the full story ›