Archive by category Clean and Green

Double award success for innovative lighting project

Double award success for innovative lighting project

October has been an exciting month for Nottingham City Council’s Energy Projects Team whose LED lighting project to upgrade the city’s heritage sites won two awards. The team won the Coping with Climate Change award at last week’s Nottingham Post Environment Awards. This comes a few weeks after the team won Best Commercial Energy Project […]

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Look out for the new blue green buses

Look out for the new blue green buses

From 31 October 2016, customers using the Centrelink bus service that connects the Victoria and Broadmarsh bus stations will notice a difference. The existing red midi buses will be replaced with longer blue buses as Nottingham Community Transport begin operating this service on behalf of Nottingham City Council. Nottingham Community Transport will be trialling the […]

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National award win lights the way for other councils

National award win lights the way for other councils

Nottingham City Council’s LED lighting upgrade at Wollaton Hall won the Clean Energy Awards in the Best Commercial Energy Project Category. Wollaton Hall is one of the first heritage buildings in the country to modernise its lighting, although far cheaper to run and better for the environment LED lighting has not been popular for such […]

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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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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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