Free cycle parking now open at new tram park and ride sites

Cyclists can now take advantage of free bike storage at both new tram park and ride sites, at the Clifton South and Toton Lane stops, in addition to similar facilities at other park and ride sites. Nottingham City Council has installed the new cycle storage facilities, with room for 16 bikes at each, as part […]

Helping to bring festive visitors to the city

A wide range of travel options and offers are available to people visiting Nottingham over the festive season. As Nottingham is poised to switch on its Christmas lights and open the Winter Wonderland on Friday (November 20), the City Council is promoting its public transport and car park offers to festive shoppers, while also scaling […]

Nottingham features in Sunday Times ‘Start-up Cities’ guide

Nottingham is one of 25 places to feature in a Sunday Times list of UK cities with a vibrant start-up business scene. On the day a tour bus rolls into the city to drum up support for Small Business Saturday – a national initiative supported by the City Council to encourage people to support small […]

Nottingham Lights up with Christmas Spirit on Friday 20 November

The Christmas festivities in Nottingham will start in style on Friday 20 November – with the honour of switching on the lights going to a trio of community-spirited youngsters. The lights switch on will mark the official opening of this year’s Winter Wonderland. The Old Market Square will be covered in lights and decorations, as […]

Transport in Nottingham is green for go!

Nottingham is on a journey to become the UK’s greenest transport city. Massive recent investment in environmentally-friendly transport services, including trams, greener buses and cycling, is set to be built on in the coming years. The city’s green journey so far includes: • Expanding the benefits of the tram system – emission-free where it runs […]

Free Citycard Cycle hire offer proves to be a big success

For the last year thousands of city residents and visitors have enjoyed the offer to ‘hire’ a Citycard Cycle for free. The free hire scheme was put in place to encourage more people to use a bike for travelling around the city. This proved very popular – so popular in fact that at times there […]

Nottingham’s retail scene is thriving, say local experts

Nottingham’s retail scene is thriving, according to local experts – with falling vacancy rates and developments underway pointing towards a bright future. With redevelopments of intu’s Victoria and Broadmarsh shopping centres underway and planned, the launch of city centre wi-fi, new transport links including new NET lines and a thriving independent retail scene, Nottingham city […]

Nottingham businesses vote in favour of second term for BID

Businesses and organisations in Nottingham city centre have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a second term for the Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID) in the recent renewal ballot which means that it now has the green light to build on all the great work that it has been doing in the city for the last […]

Historic streets to return to former glories

Streets which form the gateway to the city centre from the south are set to be restored to former glories through a £1.4m Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) bid by the City Council. Historic buildings in Carrington Street, Arkwright Street and Station Street are in line for the transformation, after the council was awarded £35,600 in […]

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. […]