HS2 benefits will come to Nottingham, Government confirms

HS2 benefits will come to Nottingham, Government confirms

The Government’s announcement confirming the local leg of HS2 with a station at Toton has been welcomed by Nottingham City Council. The Department for Transport has today confirmed the eastern leg of its HS2 proposals – the stretch from the West Midlands to Sheffield and Leeds via the East Midlands – will be taken forward […]

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Sign of the times

Sign of the times

This year Nottingham City Council has fitted over one hundred bus stops with real-time electronic displays to give passengers up-to-the-minute information about their bus services. The council has invested £0.8m in the latest phase of a ten-year project to provide blanket coverage of real-time travel information for bus passengers across the city. There are now […]

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Nottingham is China’s ‘sister city of the year’

Nottingham is China’s ‘sister city of the year’

Today (Friday 11 November) Nottingham City Council will be awarded the ‘sister city of year’ by the Chinese Government for the links the city has developed with Ningbo, China. The Nottingham-Ningbo relationship was chosen by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries as the ‘sister city relations of the year’ because of the […]

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Nottingham delegation joins PM in India

Nottingham delegation joins PM in India

A delegation from Nottingham is in Delhi to develop trade and investment opportunities as part of the UK Government’s trade visit to India. Nottingham has been building trade and investment bridges with India for the past three years, working closely with the Indian business community and UK Government. Nottingham delegates attended the UK India Tech […]

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Government favours southern councils in cash hand-out – and won’t give reasons

Government favours southern councils in cash hand-out – and won’t give reasons

Nottingham City Council’s deputy leader is calling on the Government to play fair when it allocates the second instalment of a £300m special fund to councils to soften the blow of budget cuts. Nottingham City Council, and other cities in the North and Midlands which serve some of the most disadvantaged communities in the country, […]

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One million electric miles achieved 

One million electric miles achieved 

Nottingham City Council’s electric bus fleet has reached the one million mile mark. This means that since starting operations in 2012, there has been £300,000 of savings in fuel costs and reductions in carbon emissions of at least 1050 tonnes. It would take 27,000 trees grown from seedling over ten years to absorb this amount of […]

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Nottingham takes over Parliament

Nottingham takes over Parliament

Nottingham is taking over Parliament for a day to raise the city’s profile at Westminster and let the Government know about the great things underway in one of the country’s top cities. Medal-winning Paralympians, leading business figures, MPs and diplomats, along with Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham, will be joining forces on Tuesday […]

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Second successful prosecution of rogue landlord 

Second successful prosecution of rogue landlord 

A rogue landlord has been landed with a hefty legal bill for the second time in two years, following a successful prosecution by Nottingham City Council’s Safer Housing Team. Mr Zain Khan of Mayo Road, Nottingham, pleaded guilty at Nottingham Magistrates Court on September 28 to several offences relating a property on Mansfield Road and […]

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