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Ring Road improvements continue with full Crown Island junction works set to start

Ring Road improvements continue with full Crown Island junction works set to start

Following preparatory works the full programme of roadworks on Crown Island will start on 15th June 2015 at its junction 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 […]

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Boost for city’s Creative Quarter as work starts on junction improvements

Boost for city’s Creative Quarter as work starts on junction improvements

The next stage in a massive investment by Nottingham City Council to support economic growth will see work start on more transport improvements in the city’s Creative Quarter on Sunday (14 June). This latest part of the city’s multi-million pound infrastructure upgrade involves improvements for pedestrians and renewed road surfaces at the junction of Manvers […]

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Plan ahead for a safe night out

Plan ahead for a safe night out

Nottingham City Council, working as part of the Nottinghamshire Road Safety Partnership, recently published a video for cinematic release that concentrates on a positive message to avoid drink driving – plan for a safe night out. The anti-drink drive film shows a family enjoying a good night out but then refraining from using their cars […]

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Tram works in Clifton and Lenton starting

Tram works in Clifton and Lenton starting

Between Sunday June14th and Monday June 22nd, tram contractors will be carrying out track finishing and remedial works in Clifton. As a result, Southchurch Drive will be closed between Donington Road and Green Lane, with signed diversions in place. There will also be one-way traffic on Southchurch Drive between Farnborough Road and Donington Road; on […]

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Victoria Bus Station improvements complete

Victoria Bus Station improvements complete

More than two million passengers a year can start benefiting from £250,000 of improvements at Victoria Bus Station now that they have been completed. The Department for Transport-funded scheme has seen a number of significant improvements to the busy transport hub, including new signage, re-glazed glass roof, improved seating and new automated doors and flooring. […]

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Major boost for tram project

Major boost for tram project

For the first time, daylight trials are now under way across both of Nottingham’s new tram lines in a major step forward for the network expansion project.  Following a series of successful night-time tests, trams are being tested during the day in Beeston and Chilwell and through to NET’s new park and ride site at […]

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Tram tests under way in Beeston

Tram tests under way in Beeston

Daytime tram tests today (Thursday) began to run through to Beeston Town Centre as the commissioning programme for Nottingham’s expanded tram network gathers pace. The new tram line through Beeston has been undergoing night-time tests for several weeks and this part of the commissioning works has now been completed successfully. It means that daytime trials, […]

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