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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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Nottingham Girls Cycle to lead world’s best cyclists at the Aviva Women’s Tour in Nottingham

Nottingham Girls Cycle to lead world’s best cyclists at the Aviva Women’s Tour in Nottingham

Nottingham will once again host a top cycling event as the Aviva Women’s Tour sets off from the city on Saturday 18 June. Some of the world’s very best cyclists will take part, including the reigning World Road Race Champion (Lizzie Armitstead) and World Time Trial Champion (Linda Villumsen). The Nottingham Girls Cycle group have […]

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Junction improvements mean temporary road closure

Junction improvements mean temporary road closure

The Trent Street / Station Street junction will close to traffic for eight weeks as part of the final phase of improvements for people using Nottingham Station and other pedestrians. Improvement works to create a more welcoming environment on Station Street for people arriving in Nottingham by train have been ongoing since last September and […]

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World Number 19 – Karolina Pliskova is latest star to join Aegon Open Nottingham field

World Number 19 – Karolina Pliskova is latest star to join Aegon Open Nottingham field

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that World No. 19 Karolina Pliskova has been awarded a wild card into the main draw of the Aegon Open Nottingham, starting Saturday, 4 June. With two days to go before qualifying for the WTA International tournament starts at the Nottingham Tennis Centre, Pliskova is the latest […]

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NET is number one say customers

NET is number one say customers

Nottingham’s tram network is leading the way across the country for customer satisfaction, an independent passenger survey has revealed. In a report published on 24 May by the nationally respected Transport Focus organisation, NET scored an impressive 98 per cent satisfaction rating – outstripping the performance of other UK tram networks. NET’s General Manager, Paul Robinson […]

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Alfreton Road grant scheme launched for improvements 

Alfreton Road grant scheme launched for improvements 

Business owners and managers on Alfreton Road are being invited to a drop-in session on Thursday 19 May to discuss a new £50,000 grant scheme to improve the look of the street. The City Council is launching a new grants scheme for businesses to improve the appearance of their properties on Alfreton Road. The council […]

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