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Trent Bridge essential maintenance work completed

Trent Bridge essential maintenance work completed

Work to maintain and enhance the look of Nottingham’s iconic Trent Bridge – one of the key gateways to the city – has been completed. The essential maintenance project which began in March involved painting all steel and cast-iron parts of the bridge, replacing some damaged cast iron parapet components and some stonework repairs to […]

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Plans submitted for Midlands-wide ‘tap and cap’ payment platform for public transport

Plans submitted for Midlands-wide ‘tap and cap’ payment platform for public transport

Leaders from across the Midlands are calling on Government to fund a region-wide smart ticketing platform, which would revolutionise the way passengers use and pay for public transport. A ‘tap and cap’ system, similar to the platform used by Transport for London, would allow travellers to seamlessly pay for trips on the rail, bus and […]

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Cashless and effortless contactless payments launch on Nottingham City Transport buses

Cashless and effortless contactless payments launch on Nottingham City Transport buses

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) buses are now accepting adult pay as you go contactless payments following an official launch by NCT, Nottingham City Council and system provider INIT. The Nottingham Contactless project has been supported by Nottingham City Council, which secured £2.4m funding from the Department for Transport’s (DfT) National Productivity Investment Fund to develop […]

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Changes to Broadmarsh roads successfully introduced

Changes to Broadmarsh roads successfully introduced

Significant changes to Nottingham’s roads have been successfully introduced, which will allow work on a new public space for Nottingham’s residents and visitors to begin. Collin Street is now closed to all traffic, and only buses and wheelchair accessible taxis can use Canal Street from Greyfriar Gate. Middle Hill, between the Broadmarsh Car Park and […]

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Drivers reminded of forthcoming major changes to road network in Broadmarsh area

Drivers reminded of forthcoming major changes to road network in Broadmarsh area

Drivers are being reminded that significant changes to Nottingham’s road network come into force soon, with plans to pedestrianise Collin Street and other parts of the Broadmarsh area due to begin in August. The whole scheme has won Government financial backing with the City Council successfully securing £20m Transforming Cities funding for the ambitious public […]

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City Council reopens more services

City Council reopens more services

Nottingham City Council is reopening more services following the latest Government announcement on the further easing of COVID 19 lockdown restrictions. A range of services have already re-opened which many citizens have already benefited from – such as the Household Waste and Recycling Centre, bulky and garden waste services, pest control and Woodthorpe Grange Plant […]

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City prepares a cautious welcome as pubs and other businesses reopen this weekend

City prepares a cautious welcome as pubs and other businesses reopen this weekend

Nottingham is preparing to welcome more people back as pubs and restaurants and other hospitality services can start to re-open from this Saturday (July 4) – with the council urging caution. The city has already started to carefully and safely reopen as non-essential shops went back to business last month and the Government eased lockdown […]

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Creation of impressive new city gateway to begin in August

Creation of impressive new city gateway to begin in August

The long-awaited creation of a welcoming entrance to the city from the south will begin in early August 2020, with new images showing the scale of change the public can look forward to. The exciting new green, pedestrian-friendly public space for the city centre – involving the most significant changes to a city centre road […]

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Welcome back! Nottingham begins to reopen

Welcome back! Nottingham begins to reopen

Nottingham will start to carefully and safely reopen to more people as lockdown restrictions are eased and new arrangements are put in place to make it possible. The Government announced last month that all non-essential retail would be able to reopen from 15 June if its five tests are met and they follow the COVID-19 secure guidelines. […]

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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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