Nottingham praised as top city to visit

Nottingham has been hailed by Rough Guides as a great city to visit – boasting a range of fantastic attractions in coming months. A special report by the Rough Guides website highlights Nottingham’s new attractions planned for 2016, a recently expanded tram network and a burgeoning independent arts scene. Restaurants, hotels, shops – and the […]

Think local on Small Business Saturday – and park for just 50p

Shoppers are being urged to find those perfect unique gifts in small, local businesses this Christmas. Home to a fine selection of independent businesses, the city is taking part in the UK’s third annual Small Business Saturday which takes place on the first shopping Saturday in December – this year on Saturday 5th. Nottingham City […]

Free cycle parking now open at new tram park and ride sites

Cyclists can now take advantage of free bike storage at both new tram park and ride sites, at the Clifton South and Toton Lane stops, in addition to similar facilities at other park and ride sites. Nottingham City Council has installed the new cycle storage facilities, with room for 16 bikes at each, as part […]

Helping to bring festive visitors to the city

A wide range of travel options and offers are available to people visiting Nottingham over the festive season. As Nottingham is poised to switch on its Christmas lights and open the Winter Wonderland on Friday (November 20), the City Council is promoting its public transport and car park offers to festive shoppers, while also scaling […]

Nottingham features in Sunday Times ‘Start-up Cities’ guide

Nottingham is one of 25 places to feature in a Sunday Times list of UK cities with a vibrant start-up business scene. On the day a tour bus rolls into the city to drum up support for Small Business Saturday – a national initiative supported by the City Council to encourage people to support small […]

Nottingham Lights up with Christmas Spirit on Friday 20 November

The Christmas festivities in Nottingham will start in style on Friday 20 November – with the honour of switching on the lights going to a trio of community-spirited youngsters. The lights switch on will mark the official opening of this year’s Winter Wonderland. The Old Market Square will be covered in lights and decorations, as […]

Transport in Nottingham is green for go!

Nottingham is on a journey to become the UK’s greenest transport city. Massive recent investment in environmentally-friendly transport services, including trams, greener buses and cycling, is set to be built on in the coming years. The city’s green journey so far includes: • Expanding the benefits of the tram system – emission-free where it runs […]

Free Citycard Cycle hire offer proves to be a big success

For the last year thousands of city residents and visitors have enjoyed the offer to ‘hire’ a Citycard Cycle for free. The free hire scheme was put in place to encourage more people to use a bike for travelling around the city. This proved very popular – so popular in fact that at times there […]

Nottingham’s retail scene is thriving, say local experts

Nottingham’s retail scene is thriving, according to local experts – with falling vacancy rates and developments underway pointing towards a bright future. With redevelopments of intu’s Victoria and Broadmarsh shopping centres underway and planned, the launch of city centre wi-fi, new transport links including new NET lines and a thriving independent retail scene, Nottingham city […]

Nottingham businesses vote in favour of second term for BID

Businesses and organisations in Nottingham city centre have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a second term for the Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID) in the recent renewal ballot which means that it now has the green light to build on all the great work that it has been doing in the city for the last […]