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New funding allows Nottingham to charge ahead with taxi ambitions

New funding allows Nottingham to charge ahead with taxi ambitions

Nottingham’s ambitions to promote zero-emission taxis in the city have been given a £936,000 funding boost. The Government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has announced that Nottingham was successful in its bid for £702,064 – topped up to £936,090 through separate Government transport funds for Nottingham – to help convert the local taxi fleet […]

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Commuters advised to avoid protest disruption this evening

Commuters advised to avoid protest disruption this evening

Commuters are being warned that protestors are due to March along Mansfield Road into the city centre this evening (Monday 20 February). It is part of a national protest against a planned state visit by US President Donald Trump, organised in Nottingham by Nottingham People’s Assembly. The march will start at 5.30pm at the Forest […]

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Nottingham joins cities to urge Prime Minister to take action on air quality

Nottingham joins cities to urge Prime Minister to take action on air quality

Councillor Jon Collins has joined four other city council leaders and the Mayor London to urge the Prime Minister to take urgent action to tackle air pollution. Every year in Britain 40,000 people die early as a result of air pollution and research from London demonstrates the resulting health effects disproportionately impact the most deprived […]

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Blueprint launched for better taxis in Nottingham

Blueprint launched for better taxis in Nottingham

Modern, safe and customer-focused taxi services for Nottingham are the aim of a new strategy being launched by the City Council. Following millions of pounds of investment, Nottingham’s integrated transport system is among the best in the UK, with award-winning bus and tram services, quality cycle routes and cycle hire, pollution-busting vehicles and major investment […]

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Clifton bus link re-established on Summerwood Lane

Clifton bus link re-established on Summerwood Lane

Nottingham City Council has worked with Nottingham Community Transport to extend a bus service between Clifton and the city centre. After Nottingham City Transport withdrew its Navy 2 bus service from Summerwood Lane and made wider changes to the Clifton Bus network, the council and Nottingham Community Transport worked together to amend the existing L64 […]

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Exciting new BioCity Development almost complete

Exciting new BioCity Development almost complete

  The £30m construction of the new BioCity building is almost complete, with final works and finishing touches taking place throughout the start of 2017. The building, which will host Sygnature Discovery over three of its four floors when construction finishes in March, sees the expansion of BioCity in Nottingham and new space for scientific […]

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