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Official – Nottingham is Top City for Carbon Reduction

Official – Nottingham is Top City for Carbon Reduction

Nottingham has the lowest carbon emissions of all of England’s largest cities, according to latest Government figures. The Department for Energy and Climate Change DECC recently released carbon emissions data confirming Nottingham’s continued year on year reduction in carbon emissions since 2005. Overall our carbon emissions total has fallen by 21%. We are now producing […]

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Greener HousiNG warming up Lenton Abbey and Clifton South

Greener HousiNG warming up Lenton Abbey and Clifton South

Nottingham City Council’s Greener HousiNG’ scheme is coming to Lenton Abbey and the Nobel Road estate in Clifton South to provide external wall insulation. Greener HousiNG is a major neighbourhood-by-neighbourhood scheme to provide city-wide energy efficiency measures to make Nottingham homes warmer, more energy efficient and cheaper to run. This scheme started in Clifton in […]

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Ellie the Electric Bus is helping to spread Nottingham’s fantastic electric bus message

Ellie the Electric Bus is helping to spread Nottingham’s fantastic electric bus message

The next stop for Ellie the Electric bus – a character developed to help spread the message of the city’s electric bus fleet to youngsters – is Crabtree Farm School in Bulwell. Since its launch in March, more than 4,500 copies of the Ellie the Electric Bus and the Lost Puppy public transport themed book […]

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Recycle It Right in Nottingham!

Recycle It Right in Nottingham!

As part of National Recycling Week, Nottingham City Council is asking residents whether they really know how to Recycle It Right? National Recycling Week runs from Monday 22 until Sunday 28 June and the City Council is calling on residents to help reduce contamination in recycling bins by following some simple guidelines. Cllr Nicola Heaton, […]

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Nottingham to have UK’s first fully-electric Park & Ride bus service

Nottingham to have UK’s first fully-electric Park & Ride bus service

Nottingham will become home to the UK’s first all-electric Park & Ride bus service when 13 new vehicles boost the city’s electric bus fleet to 58. Funding for the buses comes from a £1.4m grant from the Department for Transport Green Bus Fund with an additional £2.1m raised from the City Council’s Workplace Parking Levy. […]

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More homes benefit from District Heating

More homes benefit from District Heating

Nottingham City Council is working with Nottingham City Homes to connect three tower blocks to the District Heating scheme. 270 households in Bentinck Court, Manvers Court and Kingston Court Flats in Sneinton will be connected over the coming months as part of a wider range of energy saving improvements to the buildings The households are […]

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Warmer benefits all round

Warmer benefits all round

There’s warming news for tenants as work begins on three of Nottingham’s large tower blocks to help make the flats more energy efficient, easier to heat and warmer for residents. Part of the Greener HousiNG initiative led by Nottingham City Council in partnership with Nottingham City Homes, it aims to reduce energy use and to […]

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