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Government’s cancellation of Midland Mainline electrification criticised by Council Leader

Government’s cancellation of Midland Mainline electrification criticised by Council Leader

The Government’s cancellation of the planned electrification of the Midland Mainline through to Nottingham, Derby and Leicester has been criticised by the Leader of Nottingham City Council as a short-term decision which is unfair to the East Midlands. The cancellation comes less than two years after the Government gave the scheme the final go ahead […]

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Landlord licensing scheme moves a step closer

Landlord licensing scheme moves a step closer

A new licensing scheme aimed at improving housing standards in Nottingham’s private rented sector has moved a step closer after being given the go ahead by City Councillors. The Council’s Executive Board has now approved a revised Selective Licensing scheme which includes some changes to the original proposal following an extensive 11-week consultation earlier this year which sought the […]

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Nottingham is the UK City Council with the most Green Flags

Nottingham is the UK City Council with the most Green Flags

Three extra Nottingham parks have gained Green Flag Awards this year – bringing the total of parks reaching the nationally-recognised standard in the city to 56. Thirty two parks in Nottingham have been recognised by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy as amongst the very best in the UK, along with the city gaining 18 Community […]

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Changes to Canal Street and Middle Hill junction

Changes to Canal Street and Middle Hill junction

In April, the City Council announced changes to a series of junctions around Broadmarsh, including at Canal Street, to improve traffic and pedestrian movements in preparation for the next stages of the Broadmarsh regeneration programme. These changes include the widening of London Road to three lanes at the London Road roundabout; building a feeder rank […]

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