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Nottingham achieves 2020 climate change target four years early

Nottingham achieves 2020 climate change target four years early

Recent central government statistics show that Nottingham has smashed its climate change targets four years early. The data shows a 33% reduction in carbon emissions since 2005, beating a target set by Nottingham City Council to reach a 26% reduction by 2020. This puts Nottingham top of all the core cities – the largest cities […]

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Completion of Station Street improvements

Completion of Station Street improvements

Nottingham City Council’s pedestrianisation of Station Street will be completed on time and on budget on Sunday 31 July. The works were carried out to help regenerate the area around the railway station, complementing the £60 million transformation; the new Nottingham Station tram stop, which is now fully integrated with the railway station; and the […]

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Nottingham to become the UK’s Green Bus Capital

Nottingham to become the UK’s Green Bus Capital

Over 50 gas-powered buses are heading to the streets of Nottingham after a successful bid for Government funding was confirmed today. Nottingham City Transport in partnership with Nottingham City Council have been awarded funding under the Government’s OLEV Low emission bus scheme, which builds on the funding Nottingham City Council received in January for the […]

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£750 UP FOR GRABS IN NOTTINGHAM…BUT YOU’LL HAVE TO TRACK IT DOWN- Locals can win £750 in cash – the amount drivers save by switching to an electric car

£750 UP FOR GRABS IN NOTTINGHAM…BUT YOU’LL HAVE TO TRACK IT DOWN- Locals can win £750 in cash – the amount drivers save by switching to an electric car

To celebrate the savings drivers can make by switching to an electric car, Go Ultra Low will be sending a suitcase containing £750 in cash for a spin around Nottingham on Thursday 21 July in a Renault ZOE. The challenge to locals who want to win the money is to guess its final destination. Go […]

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Acclaimed former Nottingham Art School student honoured with final tram name

Acclaimed former Nottingham Art School student honoured with final tram name

The last of Nottingham’s new trams has been named after acclaimed local artist Dame Laura Knight whose childhood home now overlooks a tram stop. The unveiling today (Friday July 15) was attended by members of the Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery and Nottingham City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Culture, Cllr Dave Trimble. […]

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Report reveals tram project’s £100m economy boost 

The construction project to expand Nottingham’s tram network boosted the local economy by more than £100m, a major independent report published today (July 12) has revealed. And the report’s authors say the way the project helped hundreds of local people to benefit from jobs and training and deliver positive local economic impacts is a model […]

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National Highways & Transport Survey gives public a voice

National Highways & Transport Survey gives public a voice

Local people are being asked for their views on Nottingham’s highways and transport services – from the condition of roads and pavements to the quality of cycling facilities. Their answers will be compared with the views of members of the public from across England and Scotland, thanks to the National Highways and Transport Public Satisfaction […]

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Second taxi rank for station passengers

Second taxi rank for station passengers

A second taxi rank for Nottingham Station passengers is to be introduced from next Monday. Nottingham City Council has been in ongoing discussions with East Midlands Trains and the Nottingham Taxi Drivers Association about how best to meet the needs of people looking for a taxi near the station following the pedestrianisation of Station Street. […]

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