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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’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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Local businesses plug into superfast NETwork – via tramlines

Local businesses plug into superfast NETwork – via tramlines

Superfast data as well as superfast trams will soon travel along the new Nottingham Express Transit lines to benefit local businesses, thanks to the foresight of Nottingham City Council. Nottingham is leading the country in an innovative approach that ensures world class fibre optic cabling is installed when major works are being planned. During the […]

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Completion of Station Street improvements

Completion of Station Street improvements

Nottingham City Council’s pedestrianisation of Station Street will be completed on time and on budget on Sunday 31 July. The works were carried out to help regenerate the area around the railway station, complementing the £60 million transformation; the new Nottingham Station tram stop, which is now fully integrated with the railway station; and the […]

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Report reveals tram project’s £100m economy boost 

The construction project to expand Nottingham’s tram network boosted the local economy by more than £100m, a major independent report published today (July 12) has revealed. And the report’s authors say the way the project helped hundreds of local people to benefit from jobs and training and deliver positive local economic impacts is a model […]

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Conference hears how Midlands Connect can unlock growth and jobs

Conference hears how Midlands Connect can unlock growth and jobs

Improving road and rail links across the Midlands could unlock more than £1 billion of extra economic growth a year and create 300,000 new jobs, delegates at a transport conference have heard. The Intermodal conference in Nottingham was told how the Midlands Connect project was developing a region-wide transport strategy to power the Midlands Engine, […]

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All roads lead to Nottingham in June for planners of the UK’s transport future

All roads lead to Nottingham in June for planners of the UK’s transport future

June is a very busy month in Nottingham for transport planners, businesses and groups interested in creating greener, more joined up transport services. Three separate events are being hosted by the City Council with partners to show how transport can be planned to take advantage of technological and sustainable innovations, with ideas such as smart […]

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City Council poised to take action on Island Site

City Council poised to take action on Island Site

Nottingham City Council is poised to take action over a key development site in the city which its owner has failed to develop for years. The council has drawn up a masterplan for the Island Site and is talking to potential developers as part of a soft market testing exercise to consider how the plan […]

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Green transport to get a boost on Eco Expressway?

Green transport to get a boost on Eco Expressway?

Consultation is underway about proposals for new bus and bike lanes along one of Nottingham’s busiest routes. Exciting proposals by the City Council include new bus lanes, better cycle and pedestrian facilities and priority lanes for electric vehicles and taxis on roads between the city centre and Vale Road in Colwick, via Manvers Street and […]

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