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City Council and Specsavers share transport vision

City Council and Specsavers share transport vision

A local business has teamed up with Nottingham City Council to promote local sustainable transport by installing a display screen to stream live traffic and transport updates to 350 staff. The team at Specsavers’ Cirrus House on Experian Way has been awarded £8,500 of funding to install a 46” LCD display screen in the reception […]

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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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£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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