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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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Full steam ahead for Station Street improvements

Full steam ahead for Station Street improvements

A scheme to create a new public space outside Nottingham Station is progressing so well that the first half can be opened to the public before Christmas and the second stage of improvements can start in the New Year. Station Street in Nottingham city centre is currently being transformed from what was a traffic-choked side […]

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Nottingham City Council welcomes breath of fresh air from Defra

Nottingham City Council welcomes breath of fresh air from Defra

The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has today announced its plans to help Nottingham City Council improve air quality in the city centre by introducing Clean Air Zones by 2020. The City Council is developing far-reaching measures to tackle city centre air pollution, by targeting the main vehicular causes of pollution whilst […]

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Robin Hood smartcards: making travel cheaper and easier

Robin Hood smartcards: making travel cheaper and easier

 Travelling around Nottingham is about to be made easier and cheaper with the new pay-as-you-go Robin Hood smartcard. Available from Robin Hood Network ticket machines from Monday 14 December, the card will create a hassle-free way of getting around Nottingham on bus or tram – even when using different transport operators. As part of its […]

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