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Robin Hood smartcards: making travel cheaper and easier

Robin Hood smartcards: making travel cheaper and easier

 Travelling around Nottingham is about to be made easier and cheaper with the new pay-as-you-go Robin Hood smartcard. Available from Robin Hood Network ticket machines from Monday 14 December, the card will create a hassle-free way of getting around Nottingham on bus or tram – even when using different transport operators. As part of its […]

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Transformation of Nottingham’s Broadmarsh area will create 3,000 jobs

Transformation of Nottingham’s Broadmarsh area will create 3,000 jobs

Nottingham City Council is today (Tuesday 1 December) unveiling wide-ranging plans to dramatically transform and regenerate the Broadmarsh area of Nottingham city centre. The proposals are expected to boost the local economy by over £1billion a year, create nearly 3,000 jobs for local people and attract an extra three million people a year to the […]

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EU funding to create smart energy solutions for Nottingham

EU funding to create smart energy solutions for Nottingham

Nottingham University and the City Council are taking part in a European Union funded programme INSMART to build on the city’s Energy Strategy. Already a leading city in the UK when it comes to sustainable energy creation, this project will further support Nottingham’s push to meet its 2020 targets to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by […]

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Nottingham – Ultra low emission city event

Nottingham – Ultra low emission city event

The second in a series of free events exploring opportunities within Nottingham’s emerging clean technology sector takes place on Thursday 26 November. Sponsored by Nottingham City Council, the CleanTech Business Network will host six events this year with the aim to promote and support Nottingham’s clean tech economy. The next event, called ‘Nottingham – Ultra […]

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More new homes for Radford

More new homes for Radford

Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) is continuing its development of new homes on the old Radford mill site. Since 2014, NCHA has developed 67 new homes on the old mill site in partnership with Nottingham City Council. The latest, and third, phase of the development has been made possible by grant funding of £88,500 provided […]

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Special event lays foundations for local builders

Special event lays foundations for local builders

More than 100 local suppliers met the region’s largest construction players at a special event to discuss tender opportunities and large-scale building projects. The event, which was opened by Nottingham North MP Graham Allen, took place at New College Nottingham’s commercial business base – the Nottingham Sustainability and Enterprise Centre, next to NCN’s Basford Hall […]

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Nottingham’s stunning new life sciences building takes shape

Nottingham’s stunning new life sciences building takes shape

A stunning new life science building is beginning to take shape in Nottingham – and project partners saw progress for themselves during a site visit on Wednesday October 7th. The £30m facility forms an expansion of the highly successful BioCity complex, with work well underway on the five-storey building which is now beginning to emerge from […]

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Milestone reached as Harvey Hadden Sports Village opens

Milestone reached as Harvey Hadden Sports Village opens

It’s ‘on your marks, get set, go!’ as Harvey Hadden Sports Village opens on Tuesday 1 September after a spectacular £16m transformation. The stunning redevelopment has seen existing facilities upgraded and joined by new attractions including a 50m swimming pool, squash courts and cycling circuit. The overhaul is the largest investment and final stage of […]

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Nottingham’s extended tram network will boost city’s economy

Nottingham’s extended tram network will boost city’s economy

Two new tram lines to Chilwell and Clifton opened in Nottingham at 6am this morning (Tuesday 25 August), doubling the size of the current network. The expansion will bring benefits to commuters, businesses, students and tourists alike and connect key employment sites to underpin the city’s economic growth. The £570 million extension of the tram […]

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