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£750 UP FOR GRABS IN NOTTINGHAM…BUT YOU’LL HAVE TO TRACK IT DOWN- Locals can win £750 in cash – the amount drivers save by switching to an electric car

£750 UP FOR GRABS IN NOTTINGHAM…BUT YOU’LL HAVE TO TRACK IT DOWN- Locals can win £750 in cash – the amount drivers save by switching to an electric car

To celebrate the savings drivers can make by switching to an electric car, Go Ultra Low will be sending a suitcase containing £750 in cash for a spin around Nottingham on Thursday 21 July in a Renault ZOE. The challenge to locals who want to win the money is to guess its final destination. Go […]

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Lucky Totally Transport winners at Nottingham Science Park and Nottingham Business Park

Lucky Totally Transport winners at Nottingham Science Park and Nottingham Business Park

Sixteen employees from businesses located on Nottingham Science and Nottingham Business Park have won a range of great transport-related prizes in a competition organised by Nottingham City Council’s Totally Transport project. Transport connectivity is crucial for local business to thrive, as an efficient and mobile workforce ensures the city remains competitive. The Totally Transport project […]

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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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First phase of Broadmarsh area transformation roadworks near completion

First phase of Broadmarsh area transformation roadworks near completion

The first phase of works in Nottingham’s £250 million Broadmarsh area transformation is continuing in the Wilford Road and Wilford Street area and is planned to be completed in the next fortnight. Road resurfacing works will take place on the evenings of Monday 6 June to Friday 10 June, from 7pm to midnight and on […]

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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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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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Growing Nottingham’s Energy Sector  

Growing Nottingham’s Energy Sector   

Nottingham City Council’s domestic solar panel programme has teamed up with local companies Robin Hood Energy and EkkoSense to further develop the energy sector in Nottingham. The Council has an extensive solar panel programme across its council houses which are manged by Nottingham City Homes and the city has one the highest take ups of […]

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