Archive by category Transport

Nottingham businesses invited to ‘Electric Vehicle Question Time’

Nottingham businesses invited to ‘Electric Vehicle Question Time’

Nottingham businesses and public sector organisations are invited to a networking event where their questions about adopting Ultra-Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) can be answered. Rob Pittam, Editor of the BBC Sunday Politics East Midlands show, will host the event, which will feature a panel of Nottingham businesses that are in the process of making the […]

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Nottingham leader backs calls for HS2 commitment

Nottingham leader backs calls for HS2 commitment

Councillor Jon Collins, Leader of Nottingham City Council, has joined dozens of prominent figures from the East Midlands signing an open letter calling on party leaders to publicly commit to completing HS2 Phase Two. Midlands Connect, Midlands Engine, Northern Powerhouse Partnership and Core Cities UK are urging Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn, Vince Cable and Nicola […]

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£200,000 boost for Nottingham businesses

£200,000 boost for Nottingham businesses

More than a dozen Nottingham businesses have benefited from grants totalling around £200,000 in the first year of the City Council’s Workplace Travel Service. Launched in November 2017, the service aims to transform businesses through smarter travel – helping them to save time and money, with the added bonuses of tackling congestion and reducing air […]

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Government approves Nottingham’s air quality plan

Government approves Nottingham’s air quality plan

The Government today announced it has approved Nottingham City Council’s new plan to tackle air pollution in the city centre. For the past three years, the council has been working with officials from Defra and the Department for Transport to identify measures to reduce levels of pollution in the shortest possible time and deliver compliance […]

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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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