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What a bright idea! New car park, bus station and Central Library powered by the sun

What a bright idea! New car park, bus station and Central Library powered by the sun

An installation of 720 solar panels on the roof of the new state-of-the-art Broad Marsh Car Park, Bus Station and Central Library is helping to power the building and support Nottingham’s carbon neutral targets. The array of panels and a host of other smart technology mean the building is playing its part in Nottingham’s ambition […]

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Top marks! Council car parks commended for highest safety standards

Top marks! Council car parks commended for highest safety standards

Nottingham’s Council-run car parks have received a national award for high safety standards and the reassurance they provide to the public. All 21 of the City Council’s off-street facilities have been handed Park Mark status, which is issued by the British Parking Association on behalf of the police. Its primary focus is preventing crime and […]

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Nottingham’s newest and greenest car park to open on November 1st

Nottingham’s newest and greenest car park to open on November 1st

The City Council’s new Broad Marsh car park – believed to be one of the greenest in the country – is set to open to motorists for the first time on Monday 1st November. The state-of-the-art building is central to the council’s scheme to transform the southside of the city centre, with all of the […]

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‘Outstanding’ council staff land two national awards for excellence

‘Outstanding’ council staff land two national awards for excellence

Staff working for Nottingham City Council’s Parks and Transport teams have been nationally acclaimed for their work. Parks, Grounds and Horticulture and Transport and Fleet Maintenance were named as Best Service Teams of the Year. The announcement was made during The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Service Awards 2020, which are staged every year […]

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Views sought on proposals to increase safety in Nottingham’s multi-storey car parks

Views sought on proposals to increase safety in Nottingham’s multi-storey car parks

Nottingham City Council has launched a consultation into proposed new measures to tackle anti-social behaviour in multi-storey car parks in the city centre. Crime and anti-social behaviour data, customer complaints and service requests show that ten city centre multi-storey car parks can sometimes be used for a variety of activities that can have a detrimental […]

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Victoria Embankment closing to through traffic as part of Covid-19 recovery plans

Victoria Embankment closing to through traffic as part of Covid-19 recovery plans

From Monday 3 August, Victoria Embankment in Nottingham will be closed to through traffic on a trial basis, as part of emergency plans to encourage more people to travel by foot and bike and support a greener recovery from Covid-19 as lockdown restrictions are eased. To aid the country’s recovery from Covid-19, the Government announced […]

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Huge programme of transport improvements set to get go-ahead

Huge programme of transport improvements set to get go-ahead

The green light is set to be given to a massive programme of transport improvements in Nottingham that has received unprecedented financial backing from the Government. A £161m package of schemes will strengthen connections between major employment sites, upgrade public transport and improve options for people on foot or bikes – an increasingly important investment […]

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Drivers to pay for on-street car parking again in Nottingham

Drivers to pay for on-street car parking again in Nottingham

On-street parking charges will be re-introduced on Nottingham’s streets next week – although key workers will still be able to park for free. Nottingham City Council relaxed charges and enforcement in March at the start of the coronavirus lockdown restrictions to help support the pandemic response. The aim was to allow people who absolutely needed […]

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Repairs to take place for six months at Lace Market Car Park

Repairs to take place for six months at Lace Market Car Park

Important maintenance and repair works are to take place at Lace Market Car Park, beginning on Monday 20 April for around six months. The car park, situated on the corner of Pilcher Gate and Fletcher Gate, requires important structural repairs. which have been planned for some time. However the current Coronavirus pandemic means use of […]

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