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Skateboarding space to form part of Broad Marsh redevelopment

Skateboarding space to form part of Broad Marsh redevelopment

Plans have been unveiled to create a skateboarding area as part of the huge changes under way to reimagine the Broad Marsh area. The project, announced in the week of International Go Skateboarding Day (Tuesday 21), is a collaboration between Nottingham City Council, Skate Nottingham and Skateboard GB. It is planned for Sussex Street and […]

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Public asked for ideas on replacement for ageing paddling pool

Public asked for ideas on replacement for ageing paddling pool

Families have been asked to put forward ideas for what could replace the paddling pool on Victoria Embankment. The much-loved facility, which dates back to the 1940s, was closed last summer after on-going problems with leaks and other issues. Given the complexity and cost of the repairs required, sadly it will not be feasible to […]

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Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens restoration well underway

Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens restoration well underway

The £1.7million restoration of Victoria Embankment’s Memorial Gardens is now well underway, returning the park to its former glory. The refurbishment of the gardens is going ahead thanks to £1.1million from the National Lottery Heritage Fund along with match funding from The Transforming Cities Fund, The War Memorials Trust and Nottingham City Council. Work will […]

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Council seeking to remove more carbon from development process

Council seeking to remove more carbon from development process

Another step has been taken on Nottingham’s journey to become carbon-neutral by 2028 with the introduction of a new environmentally-focused planning document. The Informal Planning Policy Guidance, consulted on by Nottingham City Council in autumn 2021, will support residential and commercial developments and will seek to reduce carbon emissions from buildings. It promotes a range […]

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Landmark building wins major award

Landmark building wins major award

The development of the new Broad Marsh Car Park, Bus Station and Central Library building has won a major construction industry award. The £50m project was winner of the Integration and Collaborative Working Award and came runner-up in the Building Project of the Year at the East Midlands Construction Excellence Awards. The awards are recognised […]

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Shopkeeper fined for selling ‘dangerous’ out-of-date food and wrongly-labelled items

Shopkeeper fined for selling ‘dangerous’ out-of-date food and wrongly-labelled items

A Nottingham man has been fined £1,600 for selling out-of-date food and not labelling other items correctly at his shop in Forest Fields. Mohammed Sharif, aged 30, of Chadwick Road, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Monday 6 June where he pleaded guilty to two charges around the sale of ready-to-eat sausages and three related […]

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Over £18m for bus and cycling improvements

Over £18m for bus and cycling improvements

Nottingham City Council has successfully bid for more than £18m of external funding for cycling and bus improvements which will help towards Nottingham’s carbon neutral ambitions. A segregated cycle corridor with improvements for pedestrians along St Ann’s Well Road, along with cycling and walking improvements along Lincoln Street in Basford and at Beechdale Road’s junction […]

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Do your bit for Clean Air Day this Thursday

Do your bit for Clean Air Day this Thursday

Nottingham residents are being urged to take action on Clean Air Day this Thursday (16 June) to help contribute towards improving the quality of the city’s air. The city has been taking great steps over many years to tackle poor air quality, including investing in one of the best public transport systems in the country […]

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New route through Broad Marsh site opens up new opportunities

New route through Broad Marsh site opens up new opportunities

A new pedestrian route is to be opened up across the demolished section of the former Broadmarsh shopping centre, showing fresh progress for an area of the city that’s undergoing huge change. The route will provide uninterrupted open air access between the Southside of the city into the city centre for the first time since […]

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First coach services run from ‘fabulous’ new Broad Marsh Bus Station

First coach services run from ‘fabulous’ new Broad Marsh Bus Station

Coach services began running from Nottingham’s new Broad Marsh Bus Station today (June 14). National Express have moved their services from the temporary stops on Station Street which were in place while the new facility was developed, and into the bright, modern facility on Canal Street. The first coach to use the new bus station […]

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