Archive by category Clean and Green

Nottingham showcase their Go Ultra Low City aspirations

Nottingham showcase their Go Ultra Low City aspirations

Nottingham City Council is set to showcase its Go Ultra Low City aspirations at the UK’s largest Low Carbon Vehicle event on 14-15 September. The City Council will be presenting to industry and Government professionals at the LCV2016 in Millbrook how it is leading the way in supporting the introduction of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles […]

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Nottingham achieves 2020 climate change target four years early

Nottingham achieves 2020 climate change target four years early

Recent central government statistics show that Nottingham has smashed its climate change targets four years early. The data shows a 33% reduction in carbon emissions since 2005, beating a target set by Nottingham City Council to reach a 26% reduction by 2020. This puts Nottingham top of all the core cities – the largest cities […]

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Businesses urged to get involved in Ultra Low Emission Vehicle forum

Businesses urged to get involved in Ultra Low Emission Vehicle forum

Nottingham City Council and its partners Nottinghamshire County Council and Derby City Council have been successful in securing part of a £6m fund through central government’s Go Ultra Low City Scheme to become a regional exemplar for the support and use of ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs). There is now an opportunity to attend the […]

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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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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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Nottingham is tops for solar rooftops

Nottingham is tops for solar rooftops

Nottingham has the most solar rooftops per household in the country according to Government statistics, after 1,000 more council houses were fitted with solar panels. A partnership project between Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes to lower energy bills and tackle climate change has seen solar panels installed on a further 1,000 council house […]

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New powers agreed to tackle nuisance dogs

New powers agreed to tackle nuisance dogs

Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board has approved new city-wide Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO) for Dogs, giving council officers extra powers to tackle the owners of nuisance dogs. Most dog owners behave responsibly when they have their dog in public spaces. However, a small minority do not. The PSPOs reflect the behaviours that most responsible […]

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Wollaton Hall leading the way for greener heritage buildings

Wollaton Hall leading the way for greener heritage buildings

Historic Wollaton Hall is set to save over £5,000 a year by switching to state-of-the-art LED lighting. Better known for their commitment to preserving the past, the staff at the Hall have worked with the City Council’s energy team to utilise the latest lighting technology to save money on electricity and cut carbon emissions. With […]

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