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Book about Nottingham’s tram network launched in city

Book about Nottingham’s tram network launched in city

The publishers of a new book on NET Phase Two launched it at the tourist information centre on Smithy Row yesterday afternoon, 3 March 2016. ‘Nottingham’s Growing Tramway: Building on NET’s Success’ by Geoffrey Skelsey, published by the Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA), is 96 pages long and includes chapters on Nottingham’s tram history, comparisons […]

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Sneinton to pave the way for a sustainable energy future for Nottingham

Sneinton to pave the way for a sustainable energy future for Nottingham

Sneinton has been identified as one of three demonstration areas for a European wide Smart Cities project called REMOURBAN.  The project is developing a model to show how sustainability can be integrated into the regeneration of our towns and cities. A number of organisations across the city are working together to deliver this project which […]

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Nottingham’s Park and Ride sites win safety accolade.

Nottingham’s Park and Ride sites win safety accolade.

Nottingham City Council’s two Park and Ride sites have been awarded a major national safety award Queen’s Drive and Colwick Racecourse P&R which offer over 1500 parking spaces, have both received Park Mark safer parking awards by the Safer Parking Scheme for the tenth consecutive year. This means that both of the City’s park and […]

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Ring Road improvements – finishing touches to Crown Island junction

Ring Road improvements – finishing touches to Crown Island junction

Improvements to Crown Island are nearing completion, with resurfacing works due to start on Saturday 5 March on Wollaton Road. The Crown Island works are the latest stage of the £16.2m Ring Road project to reduce congestion and delays and improve journey time reliability on this strategically important route. The project is upgrading and redesigning […]

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District heating improvement works are taking place on Huntingdon Street

District heating improvement works are taking place on Huntingdon Street

Nottingham City Council will soon be carrying out planned works on St Ann’s Street to Union Road and crossing Huntingdon Street to support improvement works for the city’s District Heating scheme. Network pipes run below this area so it will be necessary to carry out roadworks at this location. Initial explorative works are due to […]

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Consultation on the Southern Cycle Corridor opens

Consultation on the Southern Cycle Corridor opens

The second phase of Nottingham City Council’s proposed £6.1m Cycle City improvements is being planned and residents and businesses along the route will be the first to have their say. The Southern Cycle Corridor builds on cycle improvements already introduced as part of the extension of NET to Clifton, which help cyclists travel alongside and […]

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Guide to design Nottingham’s cycle ambitions published

Guide to design Nottingham’s cycle ambitions published

Nottingham City Council’s first edition of the Nottingham Cycle City Ambition Programme (NCCAP) design guide is now complete after feedback and consultation from local cyclists and cycling groups. The delivery of high quality cycle infrastructure is a key priority for the Council and this funding provides the opportunity to begin a step change in the […]

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Electric dreams becoming a reality

Electric dreams becoming a reality

Nottingham City Council’s bid for Government money to help achieve a low carbon, sustainable transport future has been successful. And Nottingham has been chosen to host a visit by Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin MP on Monday 25 January to announce the four national winning OLEV bids. A collaboration between the City Council, […]

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Nottingham seals ‘smart’ deal to work with Indian city of Jaipur

Nottingham seals ‘smart’ deal to work with Indian city of Jaipur

Nottingham City Council has signed an historic agreement by video application Skype to support Jaipur to become one of India’s ‘smart’ cities. The Government of India is embarking a £445bn programme to develop 100 cities and towns in the country to become smart cities, which is expected to generate opportunities in terms of deploying state of […]

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