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Avoid the winter travel blues

Avoid the winter travel blues

Nottingham City Council is calling on citizens to rethink how they travel this winter. The winter months have the slowest journey times of the year and this is at a peak high in November. The clocks change which means darker, colder nights. Fewer people want to cycle or take public transport, which means there are […]

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Who will dare visit Old Market Scare?

Who will dare visit Old Market Scare?

Old Market Square and its tram stop are to be re-named for Halloween to ‘Old Market Scare’ to coincide with the annual Halloween event. Now in its second year, the Halloween themed attraction will be open from Friday 26 October and Wednesday 31 October. The Halloween-themed fun begins officially on 26 October (Friday).  Old Market […]

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Loads of fun at the fair… Nottingham’s Goose Fair is back from Wednesday

Loads of fun at the fair… Nottingham’s Goose Fair is back from Wednesday

One of Europe’s largest travelling fairs makes its annual return to the city today (Wednesday) as Goose Fair opens at the Forest Recreation Ground. As is traditional, the fair will be officially opened on Thursday lunchtime with a ceremonial ringing of the silver bells at 12 noon. The bells will be rung by Cllr Councillor […]

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River Leen improvements

River Leen improvements

Major improvements will soon be underway along the River Leen to improve flood defences, create wildlife habitat and open up a beautiful hidden gem for recreational use. Councillor Dave Liversidge, Nottingham City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Transport said: “This important green corridor is an underused asset to our city, and funding from the European Regional […]

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Wilford Lane resurfacing

Wilford Lane resurfacing

Nottingham City Council will soon be carrying out essential planned resurfacing work on Wilford Lane to ensure it remains safe for all road users. Work will begin on Saturday 4 August and will take place on Saturdays and Sundays over five weekends during the summer 8am – 6pm. Councillor Dave Liversidge, Nottingham City Council’s portfolio […]

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Sneinton Boulevard resurfacing

Sneinton Boulevard resurfacing

Nottingham City Council will soon be carrying out essential planned carriageway resurfacing work on Sneinton Boulevard to ensure it remains safe for all road users. Work will begin on Monday 30 July for approximately five days, 8am and 4pm Monday to Friday. Councillor Dave Liversidge, Nottingham City Council’s portfolio holder for Transport, said: “The upkeep […]

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No Clean Air Zone for Nottingham

No Clean Air Zone for Nottingham

Citywide measures already under way to improve air quality mean a Clean Air Zone is no longer being considered in Nottingham. Cllr Sally Longford, Portfolio Holder for Energy and Environment, said existing measures would reduce air pollution to below the legal limit, without the need for a Clean Air Zone. Projects contributing to the fall […]

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