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1(with masculine article in the singular) área de servicio feminine
- The area will also become a stopping-off site, rather like a motorway service area, for birds moving across the country between East Anglia and the North West of England.
- Work on the new service area is due to start in May, and is due for completion next January.
- The county council, will also soon be advising the public as to when they will be enforcing parking restrictions within the Riverside Quay service area.
- The AA breakdown vehicle arrived promptly but, instead of taking the car to a local garage, it took Mrs Haworth and her car to the lorry park at Heston service area, where an AA mechanic diagnosed an oil leak in the gearbox.
- So he picked up the tools, left the service area, and completed the repairs himself.
- A car crossing the westbound carriageway to get to a service area after passing through the gap in the central reservation was struck by a coach.
- But its scheme would also see access to the service area switched to a rear link road replacing the existing direct access from the A64.
- Travellers on the M4 will be relieved to know that the service area at Leigh Delamare has again won a top accolade for its toilets.
- Judges, who paid a secret visit to the service area, were so impressed with the standards of cleanliness and hygiene they found, they gave the toilets a five-star award.
- It's OK, I'll use this service area to turn round and head back to London.
- The first motorway service area was opened at Watford Gap on the M1 in 1959, and England's network has since swelled to 68.
- His body was discovered near the Killington Lake service area on the M6 in Cumbria last year.
- Which is the best service area on the M1 for children?
- The officer, who has not been named, was taken to York District Hospital with a broken wrist and cracked ribs after the crash on the westbound carriageway at the service area at Bilbrough Top last night.
- Temporary facilities have been in place since the former service area was wrecked in a fierce fire last October.
- The two men - one carrying a handgun and a hammer and the other a knife - walked into the service area beside the northbound carriageway of the A19 at Ingleby Arncliffe at 8.40 pm on Sunday.
- The second inquiry examined plans for motorway service areas at Kirby Hill, Kirk Deighton, Flaxby Covert, east of Knaresborough, Skelton Grange, near Leeds, and Bramham.
- He offered to take her for a meal and drove to a service area off John William Street behind Eccles shopping precinct.
- ‘We have 47 service areas across the country and the safety of our staff and customers is of paramount importance,’ he said.
- We have had nothing but a leaflet and a few posters at service areas for years.
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