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Early lifting of traffic restrictions

Early lifting of traffic restrictions

Traffic restrictions at a busy road junction in Nottingham have been lifted a week earlier than planned. Favourable weather conditions and alterations to plans to install new utilities manholes have combined to enable engineers to finish the work on the Queen’s Road East/University Boulevard junction ahead of schedule. Part of finishing works associated with the […]

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Nurse of the Year names her tram

Nurse of the Year names her tram

Nottingham’s Nurse of the Year, Kim Helm, today unveiled her name on one of the latest additions to the city’s tram fleet. Paediatric Transplant Clinical Nurse Specialist Kim, who works in the renal ward at Nottingham Children’s Hospital, was guest of honour at the special ceremony, held at the tram network’s Wilkinson Street depot. She followed […]

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Nottingham plugged in to electric taxi study

Nottingham City Council has been selected by the government to support a study into delivering ultra-low emission taxis. The £30,000 Energy Saving Trust (EST) feasibility study has been offered to the City Council after its application for funding from the Department for Transport’s £20m electric taxi development fund. This puts Nottingham’s case in pole position […]

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Roadworks start in Castle area

Roadworks start in Castle area

Work to improve the pavements, roads and local environment near the Castlewill start on July 27th and continue until December 9th, 2015. New paving, road surfaces, trees and street furniture will be put in place to improve the appearance of the area and to increase road safety. These improvements are part of a programme of […]

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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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