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Nottingham taxis to join the top rank

Nottingham taxis to join the top rank

New eco-friendly taxi cabs and a smartphone app for hackney cab passengers have been launched in Nottingham. Nottingham City Council  unveiled models of next-generation taxi vehicles on March 1 which it wants the city’s whole fleet of hackney cabs to convert to in the forthcoming years. The first of the new electric cabs – an […]

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All hail Nottingham’s new taxi service!

All hail Nottingham’s new taxi service!

A taxi revolution is underway in Nottingham – with new-look eco-friendly hackney cab vehicles and a new user-friendly app set to be unveiled in the city from 1st March. Nottingham City Council is taking steps to make the city’s hackney cab fleet one of the best and most modern in the country. Having already introduced […]

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Horse sculptures mark work nearing completion in Daleside Road

Horse sculptures mark work nearing completion in Daleside Road

Three cast iron horse sculptures have been installed on a busy roundabout that has recently been improved for the benefit of cars, cyclists and pedestrians. Known as the Racecourse Roundabout, a series of improvements have been made as part of the Daleside Road Improvement Scheme, including altering the layout to improve the flow of traffic and providing better quality […]

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Overnight Collin Street closures to remove Broadmarsh pedestrian bridges

Overnight Collin Street closures to remove Broadmarsh pedestrian bridges

The New Year will see the removal of the two footbridges above Collin Street connecting intu Broadmarsh with what remains of the Broadmarsh car park. The removal of the bridges will mean that Collin Street will be closed on the nights of Friday 5 and Saturday 6 January. One bridge will be taken down each […]

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Nottingham is transport exemplar, says Transport Secretary

Nottingham is transport exemplar, says Transport Secretary

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling visited Nottingham today to see how the city has successfully developed an integrated transport system. He saw the redeveloped Nottingham Station, new tram stop above the station as part of the tram extensions and the cycle hub for bike hire – all funded from the city’s innovative Workplace Parking Levy. He […]

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Two publicly owned companies in Nottingham are named the best in the country

Two publicly owned companies in Nottingham are named the best in the country

Robin Hood Energy and Nottingham City Transport have both been named as two of the country’s top publically owned companies. The Local Public Ownership Awards showcase some of the best and most inspiring council-run services in the UK. Both Nottingham companies were shortlisted against 10 other local councils. The public then voted for who they […]

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New dawn for Nottingham taxi services

New dawn for Nottingham taxi services

A bright new era for taxi services is dawning in Nottingham, as plans to ‘green’ the fleet and make the service a customer-friendly part of the city’s world-class transport network get underway. Nottingham City Council’s Taxi Strategy was launched this year to modernise the taxi fleet and improve the customer offer, not just around comfort […]

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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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Nottingham leading the way to improve local air and protect public health

Nottingham leading the way to improve local air and protect public health

Nottingham will mark the first ever National Clean Air Day on Thursday 15 June with a range of events to encourage local people to do their bit to improve air quality and their own health. It comes on the day that former US vice president turned eco activist Al Gore presents Nottingham City with the […]

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