100 days since the country locked down and the city stepped up

100 days since the country locked down and the city stepped up

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has highlighted the vital role played by local people, communities and the authority’s staff and services in supporting the city through the coronavirus crisis as the country reaches 100 days since the lockdown began. It’s now more than 14 weeks since the Government introduced unprecedented rules designed to prevent […]

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Intu administration a major concern for UK cities but Nottingham’s regeneration will continue, says Council Leader

Intu administration a major concern for UK cities but Nottingham’s regeneration will continue, says Council Leader

The announcement that intu has entered into administration is a major concern for cities and towns across the country where the company has shopping centres and a huge worry for the employees and retailers directly affected, according to the Leader of Nottingham City Council. However, the Council is committed to major regeneration taking place in […]

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A message from City Council Leader Cllr David Mellen and Portfolio Holder for Communities Cllr Rebecca Langton

A message from City Council Leader Cllr David Mellen and Portfolio Holder for Communities Cllr Rebecca Langton

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of the American police has rightly ignited anger not just in the USA but around the world. Here in Nottingham, we recognise and share this strength of emotion and we will all stand in solidarity with people across our communities, and beyond. We’re extremely proud […]

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Revealed: £2.7bn transport plan to revolutionise Nottingham’s links to HS2 hub station at Toton

Revealed: £2.7bn transport plan to revolutionise Nottingham’s links to HS2 hub station at Toton

Plans include four direct trains every hour from Nottingham to HS2 East Midlands Hub station New railway station at East Midlands Airport would be 26 minutes from Nottingham Nottingham Express Transit system would be extended from Toton Lane to two new stops at the Innovation Campus Development and HS2 East Midlands Hub Infrastructure investment central […]

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Alternative arrangements for Medilink following suspension of CT4N bus services

Alternative arrangements for Medilink following suspension of CT4N bus services

With CT4N unfortunately needing to temporarily suspend its services until further notice, special transport arrangements have been put in place next week for NHS staff ahead of a replacement service for Medilink starting from Monday 20 April to be run by Nottingham City Transport. Councillor Adele Williams, the City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Local Transport, […]

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Jobs boost as Nottingham forecast to have one of the UK’s fastest growing economies

Jobs boost as Nottingham forecast to have one of the UK’s fastest growing economies

Nottingham is expected to have one of the fastest growing city economies in the UK over the next three years, according to a major new report. The Regional Economic Forecast published by financial services company EY predicts that Nottingham’s economy will expand by 2.1 per cent per year between 2020 and 2023, putting it alongside […]

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Council and local MP seek assurances from Highways England that A52 Clifton Bridge work being prioritised

Council and local MP seek assurances from Highways England that A52 Clifton Bridge work being prioritised

Nottingham City Council and MP for Nottingham South, Lilian Greenwood, have sought assurances from Highways England that everything is being done to complete the A52 Clifton Bridge work as quickly as possible. Highways England discovered last week that water damage had corroded steel works underneath the bridge and closed the A52 eastbound for safety reasons. […]

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Largest development in city gets underway as work starts to clear Island Quarter site

Largest development in city gets underway as work starts to clear Island Quarter site

Plans to transform the former Boots Island site have taken a step forward as the developer behind the scheme begins work to clear the site. Conygar received outline planning permission for the major development in April 2019 and work is now starting to prepare the site, which will be transformed as part of the regeneration […]

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Council working with Police to keep Nottingham moving during A52 emergency works

Council working with Police to keep Nottingham moving during A52 emergency works

With the Highways England emergency works at the A52 Clifton Bridge set to continue into next week, the City Council will be working with Nottinghamshire Police to keep traffic across the city moving as much as possible during the morning and evening rush hour. Although the A52 and the bridge are Highways England’s responsibility, the […]

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