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Trams named after Olympic gold medallist and Everest mountaineer

Trams named after Olympic gold medallist and Everest mountaineer

They are local heroes who have both been on top of the world – and now their achievements have been marked much closer to home. Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington OBE and Mountaineer Doug Scott CBE have become the latest people to have a tram named in their honour. Swimmer Rebecca’s career highlight came at the 2008 […]

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Transformation of the roads around the Broadmarsh area will support 3,000 jobs

Transformation of the roads around the Broadmarsh area will support 3,000 jobs

More details about proposals to transform the streets in the Broadmarsh area of Nottingham which will support the area’s regeneration and help to create thousands of jobs are being announced today (Monday 25 April). The planned changes – initially outlined in December 2015 as part of an announcement to transform the Broadmarsh area of the […]

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Nottingham shortlisted for European Mobility Week Award

Nottingham shortlisted for European Mobility Week Award

Nottingham is one of ten authorities across Europe shortlisted for a prestigious European Union award for encouraging people to choose greener ways to travel. The winner of the European Mobility Week Award 2015 will be announced at an award ceremony on April 20 in Brussels, Belgium. The award focuses on local authority activities to coax […]

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Ring Road scheme complete!

Ring Road scheme complete!

Works on one of Nottingham’s busiest roads have now finished. The £16.2m Ring Road Improvement scheme, which has improved traffic flows and facilities for cyclists and pedestrians, started on July 1 2013, funded with £12.8m from the he Department for Transport and £3.4m from the City Council. The result of the improvements include new, safer […]

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Roadworks affecting concerts at the Nottingham Motorpoint Arena in April

Roadworks affecting concerts at the Nottingham Motorpoint Arena in April

Anyone driving to the Nottingham Arena for events in April should allow extra time for their car journey due to essential works taking place near the venue. Severn Trent works are underway until 22 April to connect a new development to the mains on Belward Street to the west of the venue and emergency repairs […]

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Progressing the Western Cycle superhighway

Progressing the Western Cycle superhighway

Work to build the city’s new cycle superhighway ‘Western Corridor’ Section 1 from Palatine Street to Haslam Street continues it’s next phase on Tuesday March 29 and will be completed by May 6 2016. The Nottingham Cycle City Ambition Programme (NCCAP) is funded by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership, which approved the £6.1m funding on […]

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