UK local services mobile site gets makeover

The government has rolled out a new version of its mobile Directgov website for local services.The new-look Directgov mobile site, unveiled on Thursday, pulls together information such as travel alerts, train arrival and departure times, job listings, petrol station and public toilet locations, and local NHS services.

The government has rolled out a new version of its mobile Directgov website for local services.

The new-look Directgov mobile site, unveiled on Thursday, pulls together information such as travel alerts, train arrival and departure times, job listings, petrol station and public toilet locations, and local NHS services.

Those wishing to access the service can text MOBILE to the number 83377 in order to receive a link, or type m.direct.gov.uk into their mobile browser.

An iPhone app for travel news is also available for users of Apple's smartphone.