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Solar flare activity lights up Nottingham as Corona installation is switched on 

Solar flare activity lights up Nottingham as Corona installation is switched on 

A new sculpture using live activity from the surface of the sun to illuminate a building has been unveiled in Nottingham. The artwork will adorn the front of the new £30m BioCity Discovery building on Lower Parliament Street as a Brise Soleil. The new five-storey building will support more than 700 new bioscience roles in […]

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New cinema operator signals progress for intu Broadmarsh

New cinema operator signals progress for intu Broadmarsh

Nottingham City Council has welcomed the announcement by intu of a new cinema operator for the redeveloped Broadmarsh centre. Intu announced the signing of The Light Cinemas as its first leisure anchor for the redevelopment of intu Broadmarsh. The operator has committed to a 32,000 sq ft, 9 screen cinema on a 25 year lease, […]

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Exciting new BioCity Development almost complete

Exciting new BioCity Development almost complete

  The £30m construction of the new BioCity building is almost complete, with final works and finishing touches taking place throughout the start of 2017. The building, which will host Sygnature Discovery over three of its four floors when construction finishes in March, sees the expansion of BioCity in Nottingham and new space for scientific […]

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Plans to create a new library in the city will go ahead

Plans to create a new library in the city will go ahead

Nottingham City Council is fully committed to investing in new Central Library facilities to create a 21st century facility the city deserves. Some councils facing budget cuts have carried out large reductions in library provision to make savings – but in recent years Nottingham City Council has invested in modern neighbourhood libraries. Central Library will […]

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Nottingham claims country’s best new social housing scheme

Nottingham claims country’s best new social housing scheme

Palmer Court in Lenton has been named the best new social housing development in the country at this year’s LABC Building Excellence Awards. Nottingham City Homes and Nottingham City Council’s flagship independent living scheme, designed by John Thompson & Partnership and built by construction partner Keepmoat, was handed the ‘Best Social or Affordable New Housing […]

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Thousands of new homes thanks to City Council

Thousands of new homes thanks to City Council

Plans for 112 houses in The Meadows being considered this week are among thousands of new homes enabled by the City Council. But the council is hoping for greater funding and freedoms in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement tomorrow to build or facilitate even more new homes. Over 2,600 homes – many of which are affordable […]

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HS2 strategy sees thousands of jobs and £4billion extra for regional economy

HS2 strategy sees thousands of jobs and £4billion extra for regional economy

Around 74,000 jobs could be created and £4billion added to the East Midlands’ economy if a planned HS2 high speed rail line is routed through the region, says a new report on the major project. Phase 2 of the national HS2 high speed rail network plans for a western (Crewe to Manchester) and an eastern […]

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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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Green light for Eco Expressway

Green light for Eco Expressway

Buses, bikes and electric vehicles will get priority along one of Nottingham’s busiest routes, as it is turned into the new Eco Expressway. The six-mile route will run between the city centre and Vale Road in Colwick, via Manvers Street and Daleside Road. Work starts on October 3 2016 and will be delivered in phases. […]

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