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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Council Leader calls for review of ASA decision on begging campaign

Council Leader calls for review of ASA decision on begging campaign

An Advertising Standards Authority decision that a poster campaign on the issue of begging breached its code has been criticised by the Leader of Nottingham City Council. The Council is considering making a formal request for the decision to be independently reviewed. Councillor Jon Collins said the ASA had “completely failed to understand the seriousness […]

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‘Bin it for Good’ charity project launched in Nottingham

‘Bin it for Good’ charity project launched in Nottingham

A new anti-litter project is to be launched in Nottingham which encourages cleaner streets and also benefits local charities and good causes. Nottingham City Council has joined forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy and The Wrigley Company in a bid to keep the areas around Bulwell Market Place cleaner. Nottingham City Council is taking […]

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Major independent living development proposed

Major independent living development proposed

Plans have been announced for a substantial upgrade of an independent living scheme in the north of the city – including 40 new flats and an improved community facility. The project will convert Woodthorpe and Winchester Courts, which support over-55s in Sherwood, into an Energy Efficient Extra Care Housing scheme. The two complexes will undergo […]

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Nottingham City Council wins national Council of the Year award for second time 

Nottingham City Council wins national Council of the Year award for second time 

Nottingham City Council has won Council of the Year at a national awards event. Nottingham is the first council to win the prestigious award twice after being named Council of the Year previously in 2012. The award, announced at the annual Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Awards last night, recognises leadership and innovation in […]

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Nottingham’s innovative WPL helps keep congestion at bay

Nottingham’s innovative WPL helps keep congestion at bay

Government figures show that traffic levels in Nottingham have fallen by almost 40 million car miles over the past 15 years, bucking the trend for most large English cities. The latest Department for Transport statistics reveal that the number of car miles in the city has fallen from 477,523,000 in 2000 to 439,761,000 last year. […]

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