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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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Adding a splash of colour to our neighbourhoods!

Adding a splash of colour to our neighbourhoods!

Nottingham City Council is working with Nottingham City Homes to brighten up Independent Living Schemes across the city. A number of landscape improvements will be made to six schemes across the city as part of the Greener Designs Project. Designs for the areas have been decided through consultation with residents living in the schemes, and […]

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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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Tackling issues that matter in Radford!

Tackling issues that matter in Radford!

Radford is getting set for a Week of Action which will focus on issues raised by local residents in the area. From Monday 23 March until Friday 27 March, there will be a multi-agency approach tackling important issues that local residents have said need addressing in the area. Throughout the week agencies will be working […]

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Supporting residents to Keep it Clean in Forest Fields!

Supporting residents to Keep it Clean in Forest Fields!

A recycling and environmental campaign is taking place in Forest Fields next week to encourage residents to make small changes to help keep the area clean. Officers from Nottingham City Council will be targeting streets that have a high level of contaminated recycling bins and bins on streets. Officers from Waste Management will be door […]

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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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Supporting students to recycle more

Supporting students to recycle more

Nottingham City Council’s Waste Operations Team is working with partners to help students on Lenton Boulevard recycle more and improve the neighbourhood. This term the team, along with Local Ward Councillor Sarah Piper, is undertaking a number of different activities to try and increase recycling with the target group and decrease the amount of extra […]

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