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Free Citycard Cycle hire extended for the summer

Free Citycard Cycle hire extended for the summer

Following the success of the popular free winter Citycard Cycle day hire offer, the City Council is extending the promotion over the summer as part of Nottingham’s Cycle City campaign. With £6.1m set to be invested in Nottingham’s cycling infrastructure, the free Citycard Cycle hire offer gives people that don’t cycle the opportunity to give […]

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Nottingham to have UK’s first fully-electric Park & Ride bus service

Nottingham to have UK’s first fully-electric Park & Ride bus service

Nottingham will become home to the UK’s first all-electric Park & Ride bus service when 13 new vehicles boost the city’s electric bus fleet to 58. Funding for the buses comes from a £1.4m grant from the Department for Transport Green Bus Fund with an additional £2.1m raised from the City Council’s Workplace Parking Levy. […]

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Major improvement works on Beckhampton Road set to finish

Major improvement works on Beckhampton Road set to finish

The final phase of road safety and maintenance works to improve the Elmbridge shopping area on Beckhampton Road will start on April 7th and continue until April 21st.  Road Safety has been improved with new pedestrian crossings at Southglade and Robin Hood Primary schools, additional double yellow lines added to improve visibility and reduce congestion, […]

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Call goes out for tram name suggestions

Call goes out for tram name suggestions

NET customers and local residents are being asked to suggest possible names for the latest trams which will be joining Nottingham’s expanding network. When Nottingham’s original 15-strong fleet was unveiled 11 years ago, each vehicle was named after people famously associated with the city and well-known community campaigners following suggestions made by the local public. […]

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Road works around Sneinton Market near completion

Road works around Sneinton Market near completion

The latest phase of road works to improve the pedestrian environment around Sneinton Market will begin on March 30th, 2015. The works will take place for seven evenings, excluding Good Friday and Easter Monday. The current scheme forms part of the programme of improvements to support economic growth in the Creative Quarter, complement the redevelopment […]

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