Work on electric taxi wireless charging gets underway in a UK first for Nottingham

Work on electric taxi wireless charging gets underway in a UK first for Nottingham

Work is underway in Nottingham on a trailblazing scheme to allow electric taxis to charge up wirelessly while they wait for passengers. The City Council secured £930,000 from the Government’s Office for Zero Emission Vehicles through Innovate UK for the Wireless Charging for Electric Taxis (WiCET) project. This is a UK first involving both London […]

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Statement on Aspley Library event cancellation

Statement on Aspley Library event cancellation

Nottingham City Council has cancelled a booking to use a space at Aspley Library for a talk by author Julie Bindel today (Saturday 25 June). This is due to the speaker’s views on trans gender rights being at odds with aspects of the council’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy. Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader Cllr […]

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City Council’s response to Government statement on proposed intervention

City Council’s response to Government statement on proposed intervention

Nottingham City Council has pledged that the major improvements it has been making to financial governance and management will continue in light of the Government’s announcement that it is minded to appoint Commissioners to take over some decision making functions to ensure compliance with the council’s best value duty. These include strategic financial management, governance […]

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Public asked for ideas on replacement for ageing paddling pool

Public asked for ideas on replacement for ageing paddling pool

Families have been asked to put forward ideas for what could replace the paddling pool on Victoria Embankment. The much-loved facility, which dates back to the 1940s, was closed last summer after on-going problems with leaks and other issues. Given the complexity and cost of the repairs required, sadly it will not be feasible to […]

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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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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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New route through Broad Marsh site opens up new opportunities

New route through Broad Marsh site opens up new opportunities

A new pedestrian route is to be opened up across the demolished section of the former Broadmarsh shopping centre, showing fresh progress for an area of the city that’s undergoing huge change. The route will provide uninterrupted open air access between the Southside of the city into the city centre for the first time since […]

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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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