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See Tracks? Think Tram! Lessons on the right lines for learning

See Tracks? Think Tram! Lessons on the right lines for learning

Children aged three to 11 from a Nottingham school who have been studying lesson plans created by a Nottingham teacher to help them learn about the coming of the tram were rewarded for their efforts when a tram came calling at a stop just by their school. Pupils from 12 classes at  Welbeck Primary and […]

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Groups come together to clean up the River Leen!

Groups come together to clean up the River Leen!

Groups across Bulwell joined forces to help clean up the area around the River Leen on Monday 13 July from 10am. The clean-up was part of Bulwell’s Day of Action and is a partnership approach to resolving issues in the area and keep it clean and safe. The Neighbourhood Management Team for the area was joined […]

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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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‘Outstanding’ Sneinton C of E Primary School gains Sustrans Bronze School Mark

‘Outstanding’ Sneinton C of E Primary School gains Sustrans Bronze School Mark

Sneinton C of E Primary School will become the first school in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire to be awarded Sustrans’ Bronze School Mark Award. On July 7th, the Sheriff of Nottingham Councillor Mohammed Saghir and Nottingham’s Cycling Champion Councillor Jane Urquhart will present the award for the school’s outstanding commitment to cycling. Funded by the Local […]

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Trade press enthusiastic over tram extension

Trade press enthusiastic over tram extension

 Eight journalists from leading UK rail industry publications who converged on Nottingham for a special trade media preview of the NET Phase Two tram extension have given the new lines an emphatic thumbs-up. The trade journalists were able to travel the entire length of the new line to Toton, starting at Nottingham Station and stopping […]

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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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