New Centrelink and EcoLink buses electrify Nottingham’s Park & Ride services

Electric buses are being introduced on Nottingham’s Park & Ride bus services on Monday (30 January) – creating the UK’s first all-electric Park and Ride service. From Monday 30 January, a new Centrelink Park and Ride service will run from the Queens Drive Park & Ride Ecohub to Meadows Way, Nottingham Station, Broadmarsh Bus Station, […]

GNTP Annual Cycle Forum – Record Attendees signed up

The Greater Nottingham Transport Partnership are holding their 12th Annual Cycle Forum on 20th January between 11.45am and 2pm.  The event – called Nottingham’s Cycling Ambition– 2018 and beyond is free for attendees and has received its highest ever sign ups for an annual forum! The forum – which will be attended by 120 delegates […]

Nottingham lights up with festive feeling for Christmas

Nottingham will celebrate the beginning of the festive season at the annual Christmas Lights switch-on event, on Thursday 24 November in Old Market Square. Entertainment will kick off at 5.30pm in the Square, with the big switch-on taking place at 6.31pm and the fun wrapping up at 7.45pm. A brass band will play Christmas classics […]

Station Street to be illuminated by poetry to celebrate City of Literature status

The newly redeveloped Station Street in the city centre will have its very own poetry wall from next week when an artwork to celebrate Nottingham’s UNESCO City of Literature status is switched on. ‘Line of Light’, created by artist Jo Fairfax, will project five-word poems by writers including Byron, Lawrence and Ovid, as well as […]

Sale of Guildhall site agreed 

Nottingham City Council has agreed the sale of the Guildhall site to a developer, paving the way for its £110m development. The 1.4 acre Guildhall site, on Burton Street, has been sold to Miller Birch, the council’s preferred bidder to redevelop the site. Their proposals are to build a new 410,000sq ft development including Grade […]

Look out for the new blue green buses

From 31 October 2016, customers using the Centrelink bus service that connects the Victoria and Broadmarsh bus stations will notice a difference. The existing red midi buses will be replaced with longer blue buses as Nottingham Community Transport begin operating this service on behalf of Nottingham City Council. Nottingham Community Transport will be trialling the […]

Council staff celebrate 26 years of German friendship

Twenty-six years of friendship between Nottingham and Karlsruhe councils has been celebrated with staff from Germany making the trip to Nottingham. Representatives from both cities, including 18 guests from Karlsruhe, met during the five-day visit to discuss possible joint economic and cultural projects. In 1990, three members of staff from Nottingham and Karlsruhe City Councils […]

Council helps raise big bucks for Dolly Parton Charity in Nottingham

It’s been a bumper year for donations to the book-gifting charity Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, with Nottingham City Council and partners helping to raise more than £24,000. Thanks to the public, staff at the council, the Rotary Club, Nottingham Playhouse, Intu Broadmarsh, Hockley Hustle and the current Sheriff of Nottingham, Cllr Jackie Morris, a total […]

Nottingham’s innovative WPL helps keep congestion at bay

Government figures show that traffic levels in Nottingham have fallen by almost 40 million car miles over the past 15 years, bucking the trend for most large English cities. The latest Department for Transport statistics reveal that the number of car miles in the city has fallen from 477,523,000 in 2000 to 439,761,000 last year. […]

Finishing touches to result in minor road closures in September

Finishing touches are being applied to Station Street and Trent Street, meaning Trent Street will be closed on Sunday 4 September with some temporary traffic management arrangements on Sunday 11 September on Station Street to ensure parking and waiting on these roads can be properly managed in the future. Road markings on these streets need […]