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Ring Road works ramp up to take advantage of reduced summer traffic

Ring Road works ramp up to take advantage of reduced summer traffic

The Ring Road Improvement Scheme has moved into an intensive phase of activity at Crown Island and its junctions with Middleton Boulevard, Wollaton Road and Western Boulevard. 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 […]

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Official – Nottingham is Top City for Carbon Reduction

Official – Nottingham is Top City for Carbon Reduction

Nottingham has the lowest carbon emissions of all of England’s largest cities, according to latest Government figures. The Department for Energy and Climate Change DECC recently released carbon emissions data confirming Nottingham’s continued year on year reduction in carbon emissions since 2005. Overall our carbon emissions total has fallen by 21%. We are now producing […]

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See Tracks? Think Tram! Lessons on the right lines for learning

See Tracks? Think Tram! Lessons on the right lines for learning

Children aged three to 11 from a Nottingham school who have been studying lesson plans created by a Nottingham teacher to help them learn about the coming of the tram were rewarded for their efforts when a tram came calling at a stop just by their school. Pupils from 12 classes at  Welbeck Primary and […]

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Ellie the Electric Bus is helping to spread Nottingham’s fantastic electric bus message

Ellie the Electric Bus is helping to spread Nottingham’s fantastic electric bus message

The next stop for Ellie the Electric bus – a character developed to help spread the message of the city’s electric bus fleet to youngsters – is Crabtree Farm School in Bulwell. Since its launch in March, more than 4,500 copies of the Ellie the Electric Bus and the Lost Puppy public transport themed book […]

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‘Outstanding’ Sneinton C of E Primary School gains Sustrans Bronze School Mark

‘Outstanding’ Sneinton C of E Primary School gains Sustrans Bronze School Mark

Sneinton C of E Primary School will become the first school in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire to be awarded Sustrans’ Bronze School Mark Award. On July 7th, the Sheriff of Nottingham Councillor Mohammed Saghir and Nottingham’s Cycling Champion Councillor Jane Urquhart will present the award for the school’s outstanding commitment to cycling. Funded by the Local […]

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Trade press enthusiastic over tram extension

Trade press enthusiastic over tram extension

 Eight journalists from leading UK rail industry publications who converged on Nottingham for a special trade media preview of the NET Phase Two tram extension have given the new lines an emphatic thumbs-up. The trade journalists were able to travel the entire length of the new line to Toton, starting at Nottingham Station and stopping […]

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