Archive by category Environment

First CleanTech event takes place

First CleanTech event takes place

The first in a series of free events exploring opportunities within Nottingham’s emerging clean technology sector takes place tomorrow (Wednesday October 14th). Sponsored by Nottingham City Council and The D2N2 Growth Hub, the CleanTech Business network will host six events this year with the aim to promote and support Nottingham’s clean tech economy. The first event, […]

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Help and advice for students

Help and advice for students

Students in the city will continue to receive helpful tips and advice on a range of environmental, security and safety issues next week as part of the Student Week of Action.  Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire Police, Community Protection and representatives from the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University, will be advising students on a […]

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Clean green Nottingham is best of the bunch

Clean green Nottingham is best of the bunch

Nottingham has won its 22nd Gold award in the East Midlands in Bloom competition – along with a special regional award for cleanliness of the city centre. At the awards ceremony at Rutland Water Golf Club near Oakham today: • Nottingham was presented with Gold in the Large City category. • Nottingham BID gained a […]

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APSE Award makes it a hat-trick for Nottingham’s Streetscene Team!

Nottingham City Council’s high profile frontline services have won the APSE Award for Best Service Team for Street Cleansing and Streetscene Services. The award adds to the recent MJ Award win for Best Service Team and the CIWM Clean Britain Award, a fantastic achievement for Nottingham and its Streetscene services. The Association for Public Service […]

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Government minister and local employers amongst the many to welcome Nottingham’s new tram lines

Government minister and local employers amongst the many to welcome Nottingham’s new tram lines

Transport Minister Claire Perry has added to the chorus of approval being voiced by key public and private sector employers for Nottingham’s newly-opened tram extension, while the Campaign for Better Transport has urged other cities to follow Nottingham’s lead in using a Workplace Parking Levy to fund improved public transport. Ms Perry said: “The doubling […]

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Milestone reached as Harvey Hadden Sports Village opens

Milestone reached as Harvey Hadden Sports Village opens

It’s ‘on your marks, get set, go!’ as Harvey Hadden Sports Village opens on Tuesday 1 September after a spectacular £16m transformation. The stunning redevelopment has seen existing facilities upgraded and joined by new attractions including a 50m swimming pool, squash courts and cycling circuit. The overhaul is the largest investment and final stage of […]

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Nottingham City Council installs UK’s first public solar cloth carport

Nottingham City Council installs UK’s first public solar cloth carport

Nottingham City Council has expanded its green credentials further by installing solar panels at the £16m redeveloped Harvey Hadden Sports Village The solar system which has been installed in the main car park will produce 50,846kWh/year (67.2KW Peak power) for consistent year round green energy. The energy generated, which will all be used to power […]

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Nottingham’s extended tram network will boost city’s economy

Nottingham’s extended tram network will boost city’s economy

Two new tram lines to Chilwell and Clifton opened in Nottingham at 6am this morning (Tuesday 25 August), doubling the size of the current network. The expansion will bring benefits to commuters, businesses, students and tourists alike and connect key employment sites to underpin the city’s economic growth. The £570 million extension of the tram […]

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