Archive by year 2020

Free early bird bus & tram travel for elderly and disabled

Free early bird bus & tram travel for elderly and disabled

Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council have agreed to reimburse local bus and tram operators for free trips made by concessionary pass holders before 9.30am on weekdays. The move means that if the elderly and disabled need to get essentials from supermarkets and shops or attend medical appointments, they can now do so for […]

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A message from Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Sally Longford

A message from Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Sally Longford

As the Government announces new and emerging priorities for people across the country, I want to reassure everyone that we are working hard, not only to keep vital services running, but to find ways to support citizens coming to terms with these arrangements. We’re absolutely focused on the many issues that Coronavirus has created, working […]

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Council outlines impact of new Government measures on services and buildings

Council outlines impact of new Government measures on services and buildings

Today, we have outlined how the unprecedented measures announced by the Government in response to the coronavirus will affect its services, buildings and events, and how it will work with the voluntary sector and local communities to support elderly and vulnerable people in the city. People across the country are being asked to avoid gatherings […]

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City Council secures £16.7m to improve transport connectivity

City Council secures £16.7m to improve transport connectivity

Trials of e-scooters and e-bikes, plus improvements to traffic information and ticketing, have moved a step forward following the award of a £16.7m Government grant. Nottingham City Council has been successful in bidding for the grant money from the Department for Transport (DfT), and it will now be invested in joint projects with Derby to […]

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Southside from above: new drone photography showcases Southside redevelopment in Nottingham

Southside from above: new drone photography showcases Southside redevelopment in Nottingham

New drone photography commissioned by Nottingham City Council shows the scale of the redevelopment taking place in Nottingham’s Southside area. Taken from the Island Quarter, Broadmarsh Car Park site, Unity Square site and Loxley House on Station Street, the photos show a bird’s eye view of redevelopment which is well underway at a number of […]

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Lottery funding secured to restore the Grade II Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens

Lottery funding secured to restore the Grade II Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens

Nottingham City Council is celebrating after receiving the news that its £130,000 initial bid to restore the Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens has been successful. The money has been awarded through the National Lottery Heritage Fund and will be used to improve facilities and create a visitor centre on the park. Nottingham City Council and other […]

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Fair promotes healthy living and job opportunities in Nottingham North. 

Fair promotes healthy living and job opportunities in Nottingham North. 

People living in the north of the city attending Nottingham North Jobs Fair in March are being offered free health checks as well as opportunities to find work. The organisers Nottingham City Council and the Rebalancing the Outer Estates Foundation have worked with Public Health England this year to increase the amount of support available […]

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Nottingham and Derby receive £161m for transport improvements

Nottingham and Derby receive £161m for transport improvements

Nottingham and Derby have received £161m for transport improvements – the only bid to receive the full amount requested from the Department of Transport. This forms the second, major phase of the Government’s ‘Transforming Cities’ Fund, aimed at improving connections between major employment sites and promoting active travel and public transport. Confirmed in the Chancellor’s […]

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