Monthly Archive: June

Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens restoration well underway

Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens restoration well underway

The £1.7million restoration of Victoria Embankment’s Memorial Gardens is now well underway, returning the park to its former glory. The refurbishment of the gardens is going ahead thanks to £1.1million from the National Lottery Heritage Fund along with match funding from The Transforming Cities Fund, The War Memorials Trust and Nottingham City Council. Work will […]

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Council seeking to remove more carbon from development process

Council seeking to remove more carbon from development process

Another step has been taken on Nottingham’s journey to become carbon-neutral by 2028 with the introduction of a new environmentally-focused planning document. The Informal Planning Policy Guidance, consulted on by Nottingham City Council in autumn 2021, will support residential and commercial developments and will seek to reduce carbon emissions from buildings. It promotes a range […]

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Landmark building wins major award

Landmark building wins major award

The development of the new Broad Marsh Car Park, Bus Station and Central Library building has won a major construction industry award. The £50m project was winner of the Integration and Collaborative Working Award and came runner-up in the Building Project of the Year at the East Midlands Construction Excellence Awards. The awards are recognised […]

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Shopkeeper fined for selling ‘dangerous’ out-of-date food and wrongly-labelled items

Shopkeeper fined for selling ‘dangerous’ out-of-date food and wrongly-labelled items

A Nottingham man has been fined £1,600 for selling out-of-date food and not labelling other items correctly at his shop in Forest Fields. Mohammed Sharif, aged 30, of Chadwick Road, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Monday 6 June where he pleaded guilty to two charges around the sale of ready-to-eat sausages and three related […]

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Over £18m for bus and cycling improvements

Over £18m for bus and cycling improvements

Nottingham City Council has successfully bid for more than £18m of external funding for cycling and bus improvements which will help towards Nottingham’s carbon neutral ambitions. A segregated cycle corridor with improvements for pedestrians along St Ann’s Well Road, along with cycling and walking improvements along Lincoln Street in Basford and at Beechdale Road’s junction […]

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Do your bit for Clean Air Day this Thursday

Do your bit for Clean Air Day this Thursday

Nottingham residents are being urged to take action on Clean Air Day this Thursday (16 June) to help contribute towards improving the quality of the city’s air. The city has been taking great steps over many years to tackle poor air quality, including investing in one of the best public transport systems in the country […]

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First coach services run from ‘fabulous’ new Broad Marsh Bus Station

First coach services run from ‘fabulous’ new Broad Marsh Bus Station

Coach services began running from Nottingham’s new Broad Marsh Bus Station today (June 14). National Express have moved their services from the temporary stops on Station Street which were in place while the new facility was developed, and into the bright, modern facility on Canal Street. The first coach to use the new bus station […]

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Nottingham commits to adapting to climate change by joining the global Race to Resilience

Nottingham commits to adapting to climate change by joining the global Race to Resilience

Nottingham has cemented its commitment to becoming a carbon neutral city by 2028 and creating climate resilience in the city by joining the global Race to Resilience. This worldwide campaign aims to help communities adapt to the accelerating impacts of climate change. By delivering action in over 100 countries, the Race to Resilience partners have […]

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Warning of con artists using cost-of-living crisis to target vulnerable

Warning of con artists using cost-of-living crisis to target vulnerable

Nottingham residents have been urged to be on their guard against scams related to the current cost-of-living crisis. The warning has come from Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards Service as part of Scams Awareness Fortnight, which started today (Monday) and is led by Citizens Advice. Con artists seek to exploit victims’ vulnerability and there is […]

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Five years after Grenfell, work continues to make sure residents in tall buildings are safe

Five years after Grenfell, work continues to make sure residents in tall buildings are safe

Five years on from the Grenfell disaster, Nottingham City Council is continuing to take action to support residents living in tall and multi-occupied buildings in the city. The council is working with partners including Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Services to support those living in apartment blocks and especially taller buildings (18 metres or over) by […]

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