Nottingham’s innovative WPL helps keep congestion at bay

Government figures show that traffic levels in Nottingham have fallen by almost 40 million car miles over the past 15 years, bucking the trend for most large English cities. The latest Department for Transport statistics reveal that the number of car miles in the city has fallen from 477,523,000 in 2000 to 439,761,000 last year. […]

Finishing touches to result in minor road closures in September

Finishing touches are being applied to Station Street and Trent Street, meaning Trent Street will be closed on Sunday 4 September with some temporary traffic management arrangements on Sunday 11 September on Station Street to ensure parking and waiting on these roads can be properly managed in the future. Road markings on these streets need […]

Completion of Station Street improvements

Nottingham City Council’s pedestrianisation of Station Street will be completed on time and on budget on Sunday 31 July. The works were carried out to help regenerate the area around the railway station, complementing the £60 million transformation; the new Nottingham Station tram stop, which is now fully integrated with the railway station; and the […]

Second taxi rank for station passengers

A second taxi rank for Nottingham Station passengers is to be introduced from next Monday. Nottingham City Council has been in ongoing discussions with East Midlands Trains and the Nottingham Taxi Drivers Association about how best to meet the needs of people looking for a taxi near the station following the pedestrianisation of Station Street. […]

Robin Hood replaces Kangaroo

Kangaroo season and day travel tickets are being re-named and re-branded to form part of the Robin Hood family of integrated public transport tickets from 25th April. Does this mean that my Kangaroo card will work differently? No – The functionality and prices will not alter – it is just a name change to simplify […]

Historic streets to return to former glories

Streets which form the gateway to the city centre from the south are set to be restored to former glories after the Heritage Lottery Fund awarded £682,400 to Nottingham City Council under the Townscape Heritage scheme. The money will finance grants of up to 80 per cent of the cost of building works to restore […]

Nottingham shows off regeneration opportunities at MIPIM

A key reference document on Nottingham’s massive regeneration plans has been launched at MIPIM today before an international audience. Regeneration in Nottingham 2016: City of Opportunity – featuring schemes such as the imminent intu Broadmarsh transformation and the state-of-the-art Biosciences building – is a document for those with an interest in Nottingham’s changing landscape. The full […]

Over 3,500 passengers enjoying Robin Hood flexibility

The Robin Hood Pay as You Go smartcard has been taken up by more than 3,500 people since its launch in December 2015. Robin Hood card customers – who have carried out over 5,000 top-ups and over £130,000 worth of transactions – are charged on the basis of the trips actually made, with joint fare […]

Festival set to get Nottingham curious about science & technology

SCIENCE buskers, a pop-up planetarium and space-themed sensory pods are just some of the exciting activities aiming to ignite the imagination of young people in Nottingham. Returning for its second year, the Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity will help people to discover more about science and technology over the half-term week (Friday 12 to […]

Exciting new waste exhibition launches in Nottingham

An exciting new exhibition has launched in Nottingham which celebrates creative upcycling. ‘Trash to Treasure’ is a series of innovative exhibitions featuring artwork and everyday objects which have all been created from waste. It is the brainchild of knowtrash – who have a unique collection of more than 4,000 contemporary upcycled artefacts from more than 30 […]