Archive by category Environment

Guide to design Nottingham’s cycle ambitions published

Guide to design Nottingham’s cycle ambitions published

Nottingham City Council’s first edition of the Nottingham Cycle City Ambition Programme (NCCAP) design guide is now complete after feedback and consultation from local cyclists and cycling groups. The delivery of high quality cycle infrastructure is a key priority for the Council and this funding provides the opportunity to begin a step change in the […]

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Electric dreams becoming a reality

Electric dreams becoming a reality

Nottingham City Council’s bid for Government money to help achieve a low carbon, sustainable transport future has been successful. And Nottingham has been chosen to host a visit by Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin MP on Monday 25 January to announce the four national winning OLEV bids. A collaboration between the City Council, […]

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City Council recovers costs after drinks licence appeal is withdrawn

City Council recovers costs after drinks licence appeal is withdrawn

Nottingham City Council has recovered almost £11,000 costs after Sainsbury’s dropped an appeal over the refusal of a licence to sell alcohol. Sainsbury lodged an appeal to Nottingham Magistrates’ Court after the City Council’s Licensing Panel turned down the application for a licence to sell alcohol at a new Sainsbury’s Local supermarket planned for the former Habitat store on Long Row West. The planned supermarket was in […]

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Recycle your real Christmas tree!

Recycle your real Christmas tree!

Nottingham City Council is once again offering residents a free real Christmas tree collection service. The free service will collect and recycle real Christmas trees from Monday January 4 until Friday 15 January 2016 only. The real tree will be shredded either on site or back at Eastcroft or Woolsthorpe Depot. The chippings get redistributed […]

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Nottingham City Council welcomes breath of fresh air from Defra

Nottingham City Council welcomes breath of fresh air from Defra

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has today announced its plans to help Nottingham City Council improve air quality in the city centre by introducing Clean Air Zones by 2020. The City Council is developing far-reaching measures to tackle city centre air pollution, by targeting the main vehicular causes of pollution whilst […]

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Nottingham’s electric buses are a winner at UK Bus Awards

Nottingham’s electric buses are a winner at UK Bus Awards

Nottingham City Council’s electric bus fleet, operated in partnership with Nottingham Community Transport and trentbarton, has won the Environment award at the UK Bus Awards on November 24, 2015. The Council’s fleet of clean and green electric buses was in competition with industry leaders, including Stagecoach, for the award that recognises the importance of the […]

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Community grants available for green initiatives

Community grants available for green initiatives

Nottingham City Council is once again awarding grants to community and voluntary organisations to encourage communities to live greener. Grants of up to £2,500 are available and this year’s scheme has a collaborative aim, with up to £1,000 available to spend on existing projects and the remainder to be used to help set up similar […]

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EU funding to create smart energy solutions for Nottingham

EU funding to create smart energy solutions for Nottingham

Nottingham University and the City Council are taking part in a European Union funded programme INSMART to build on the city’s Energy Strategy. Already a leading city in the UK when it comes to sustainable energy creation, this project will further support Nottingham’s push to meet its 2020 targets to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by […]

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Totally Transport is a winner for lucky Ng2 workers

Totally Transport is a winner for lucky Ng2 workers

Eleven lucky people who work at the Ng2 business park won great prizes in a special competition that took place on June 25th, 2015. Rail tickets, travel passes, a year’s free membership of the City Car Club and tickets for the Nottingham Playhouse panto were among the goodies presented to the prize-draw winners. The star […]

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