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Moment of Joy as demolition of Broadmarsh car park gets underway

Moment of Joy as demolition of Broadmarsh car park gets underway

It’s the moment that will ultimately see one of Nottingham’s most unloved landmarks consigned to history – the start of the demolition of Broadmarsh Car Park. And Joy Rice from Bulwell has been chosen as the lucky resident to wield the sledgehammer to kick off the demolition, on Monday 18 September. The City Council ran […]

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Win the chance to swing your very own sledgehammer at Broadmarsh Car Park

Win the chance to swing your very own sledgehammer at Broadmarsh Car Park

Nottingham City Council is offering a Nottingham resident the chance to be the first person to take a swing at the Broadmarsh Car Park when it closes for demolition – with their very own engraved sledgehammer. Broadmarsh Car Park and Bus Station will close in early July, with demolition beginning shortly afterwards, as part of […]

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Unloved Nottingham landmark to be consigned to history

Unloved Nottingham landmark to be consigned to history

The days are numbered for a Nottingham eyesore which most local people will be pleased to see the back of and turned into a key part of the city centre’s transformation. Councillors at the City Council’s Executive Board meeting earlier today (Thursday 1 June) gave the go-ahead for the Broadmarsh car park to be demolished […]

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End in sight – and new plans – for Broadmarsh car park and bus station

End in sight – and new plans – for Broadmarsh car park and bus station

Councillors are set to approve plans to demolish the Broadmarsh car park to make way for a brand new development. The City Council’s Executive Board, meeting next Thursday (June 1), will be told that demolishing and rebuilding the current car park is a better – and in the long-term cheaper – option than refurbishing it. […]

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City Council and Specsavers share transport vision

City Council and Specsavers share transport vision

A local business has teamed up with Nottingham City Council to promote local sustainable transport by installing a display screen to stream live traffic and transport updates to 350 staff. The team at Specsavers’ Cirrus House on Experian Way has been awarded £8,500 of funding to install a 46” LCD display screen in the reception […]

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New parking restrictions open up Victoria Embankment

New parking restrictions open up Victoria Embankment

New parking restrictions are being introduced along Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment to help more people use the park and riverside walks. Day-long commuter parking along the Embankment has become an increasing problem, leaving people visiting the area for recreation with fewer parking options. It is also hoped that the new parking restrictions will help reduce some […]

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First phase of Broadmarsh area transformation roadworks near completion

First phase of Broadmarsh area transformation roadworks near completion

The first phase of works in Nottingham’s £250 million Broadmarsh area transformation is continuing in the Wilford Road and Wilford Street area and is planned to be completed in the next fortnight. Road resurfacing works will take place on the evenings of Monday 6 June to Friday 10 June, from 7pm to midnight and on […]

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City Council keeping Nottingham citizens satisfied

City Council keeping Nottingham citizens satisfied

Most Nottingham residents continue to be satisfied with the way the City Council runs things and believe the council provides value for money, according to the latest research.   The Citizens’ Survey 2015 shows overall satisfaction with the council stands at 71%, while 62% agree that the council provides value for money.   Satisfaction with […]

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