Trent Bridge essential maintenance work completed

Trent Bridge essential maintenance work completed

Work to maintain and enhance the look of Nottingham’s iconic Trent Bridge – one of the key gateways to the city – has been completed. The essential maintenance project which began in March involved painting all steel and cast-iron parts of the bridge, replacing some damaged cast iron parapet components and some stonework repairs to […]

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City Council raises concern over Government’s delay on extra restrictions for Nottingham

City Council raises concern over Government’s delay on extra restrictions for Nottingham

The Government’s decision to delay introducing extra measures in Nottingham as Covid cases spiral in the city causes concern and a burden for local resources, say the City Council’s Leader. The City Council had been in discussions with the Government and had understood they intended introducing extra restrictions this week – a move the council […]

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Council urges people to follow stricter guidelines on Covid-19

Council urges people to follow stricter guidelines on Covid-19

Nottingham City Council is urging people in Nottingham to follower stricter guidelines to help stop the spread of Covid-19. It follows a dramatic increase in positive cases of Covid-19 in Nottingham as well as a rise in the rate of infection. The city is expecting the Government to introduce tougher rules in Nottingham later this […]

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Government’s broken Covid pledge and ongoing austerity mean £12.5m more City Council budget reductions

Government’s broken Covid pledge and ongoing austerity mean £12.5m more City Council budget reductions

Nottingham City Council has agreed £12.5m of budget savings to balance its 2020/21 budget as unmet Covid costs, along with another year of Government cuts, take their toll. The Council has had to make cumulative budget savings totalling £271.4m over the last ten years and since the start of the pandemic the financial strain Covid-19 […]

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Plans submitted for Midlands-wide ‘tap and cap’ payment platform for public transport

Plans submitted for Midlands-wide ‘tap and cap’ payment platform for public transport

Leaders from across the Midlands are calling on Government to fund a region-wide smart ticketing platform, which would revolutionise the way passengers use and pay for public transport. A ‘tap and cap’ system, similar to the platform used by Transport for London, would allow travellers to seamlessly pay for trips on the rail, bus and […]

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Cashless and effortless contactless payments launch on Nottingham City Transport buses

Cashless and effortless contactless payments launch on Nottingham City Transport buses

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) buses are now accepting adult pay as you go contactless payments following an official launch by NCT, Nottingham City Council and system provider INIT. The Nottingham Contactless project has been supported by Nottingham City Council, which secured £2.4m funding from the Department for Transport’s (DfT) National Productivity Investment Fund to develop […]

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Views sought on proposals to increase safety in Nottingham’s multi-storey car parks

Views sought on proposals to increase safety in Nottingham’s multi-storey car parks

Nottingham City Council has launched a consultation into proposed new measures to tackle anti-social behaviour in multi-storey car parks in the city centre. Crime and anti-social behaviour data, customer complaints and service requests show that ten city centre multi-storey car parks can sometimes be used for a variety of activities that can have a detrimental […]

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City Council agrees an action plan to improve governance following auditor’s report

City Council agrees an action plan to improve governance following auditor’s report

City councillors have agreed a comprehensive series of actions to improve governance arrangements at the council as well as for Robin Hood Energy and other council companies. The Action Plan addresses recommendations made by the council’s external auditor in a Report in the Public Interest into the council’s governance of Robin Hood Energy Ltd, the […]

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City Council sets out way forward from auditor’s report

City Council sets out way forward from auditor’s report

An extraordinary full council meeting of Nottingham City Council will take place next week to discuss the Report in the Public Interest into the council’s governance of Robin Hood Energy Ltd issued by the council’s External Auditor and the council’s action plan to respond to its recommendations. Due to Covid restrictions, the meeting on Thursday […]

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