Author Archives: Brian Murrell

Future looking interesting in the hands of early career professionals

Rees Jeffreys Road Fund has been collaborating with Future Visions Transport Group to run an innovative set of projects lead by emerging transport professionals. Reports by all five … Continue reading

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Thrash the Trash – a new approach to roadside litter awareness

The Fund has supported Bader Media Entertainment CIC to develop some alternative, tongue in cheek videos aimed at prompting awareness of the impact of roadside littering. Bader Media … Continue reading

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Annual Report and Accounts 2020

The Fund’s Annual Report and Financial Statement for 2020 is now available at https://www.reesjeffreys.co.uk/annual-reports/.  An annual return for 2020 to the Charity Commission has also been completed.

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Rees Jeffreys project wins award

A project funded by Rees Jeffreys has won a prestigious national award. Plantlife has been awarded the CIEEM Best Practice Knowledge Sharing Award 2020 for Managing grassland road verges: … Continue reading

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2020 Awards published

Details of the Awards made for 2020 have now been published and can be found on the projects page A total of £112,566 (including £10,000 for a graduate bursary) … Continue reading

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New Secretary Appointed

The Trustees are pleased to announce the appointment of Ruth Bravery as the next Secretary of the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund. She will be taking over from Brian … Continue reading

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Fund’s objectives

The Fund was established 70 years ago in 1950 and its founding objectives reflected the transport issues of the day. Trustees have now decided on a modern restatement … Continue reading

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Best Practice Guidance adopted by Highways England

Recommendations from a best practice guide funded by Rees Jeffreys has been adopted by Highways England. Highways England have announced they will be adopting a low fertility topsoil … Continue reading

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Recent Webinars

Links to two interesting webinars RJ@70 and the FTVG’s 2020 Vision event can be found on our Publications page.

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Mary Lewis stands down

Mary Lewis has stood down as a Trustee after serving for six years.  Mary played an invaluable role particularly in shaping the Fund’s approach to Bursaries, working with … Continue reading

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