Archive by category Cycling

River Leen improvements

River Leen improvements

Major improvements will soon be underway along the River Leen to improve flood defences, create wildlife habitat and open up a beautiful hidden gem for recreational use. Councillor Dave Liversidge, Nottingham City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Transport said: “This important green corridor is an underused asset to our city, and funding from the European Regional […]

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Free family cycling festival to return to Nottingham in September

Free family cycling festival to return to Nottingham in September

British Cycling and HSBC UK have announced that they will be returning to Nottingham in September following the success of last year’s free, family cycling event. HSBC UK Let’s Ride Nottingham (formerly HSBC UK City Ride) will take place on Sunday 16 September. Six kilometres of roads will be closed to motor traffic to give […]

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Horse sculptures mark work nearing completion in Daleside Road

Horse sculptures mark work nearing completion in Daleside Road

Three cast iron horse sculptures have been installed on a busy roundabout that has recently been improved for the benefit of cars, cyclists and pedestrians. Known as the Racecourse Roundabout, a series of improvements have been made as part of the Daleside Road Improvement Scheme, including altering the layout to improve the flow of traffic and providing better quality […]

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Sustainable Travel Collective aims to get Nottingham cycling even more!

Sustainable Travel Collective aims to get Nottingham cycling even more!

Nottingham City Council has awarded over £100,000 to the Sustainable Travel Collective (STC) as part of the Department of Transport’s Access Fund. The aim is to give local residents close to the main city cycling corridors the encouragement, knowledge, training and opportunity to start cycling and use their bikes more often. The project will provide […]

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Thousands take part in HSBC UK City Ride Nottingham

Thousands take part in HSBC UK City Ride Nottingham

Thousands of people took to the streets of Nottingham today to enjoy the HSBC UK City Ride. Getting underway from Victoria Embankment, the thousands of riders were able to cycle the traffic-free streets taking in the city’s most iconic sporting venues and riverside views, and enjoying a series of family-friendly activities along the route. Britain’s […]

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Nottingham wins share of £2.735m bid to help boost sustainable transport

Nottingham wins share of £2.735m bid to help boost sustainable transport

People in Nottingham will benefit from improved green travel options thanks to the city gaining a share of £2.75m of Government funding. It was announced today (Thursday 26 January) that Nottingham City Council, in partnership Nottinghamshire County Council, Derby City Council and other local delivery partners, have been successful in their bid for a share […]

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Green light for Eco Expressway

Green light for Eco Expressway

Buses, bikes and electric vehicles will get priority along one of Nottingham’s busiest routes, as it is turned into the new Eco Expressway. The six-mile route will run between the city centre and Vale Road in Colwick, via Manvers Street and Daleside Road. Work starts on October 3 2016 and will be delivered in phases. […]

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