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 through a £1.4m Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) bid by the City Council. Historic buildings in Carrington Street, Arkwright Street and Station Street are in line for the transformation, after the council was awarded £35,600 in […]

Victoria Bus Station improvements complete

More than two million passengers a year can start benefiting from £250,000 of improvements at Victoria Bus Station now that they have been completed. The Department for Transport-funded scheme has seen a number of significant improvements to the busy transport hub, including new signage, re-glazed glass roof, improved seating and new automated doors and flooring. […]

Providing a Safe Place for the city’s vulnerable residents and visitors

The City Council is pleased to announce that the Broadmarsh, Victoria and Mobile Travel centres have signed up to offer ‘Safe Places’ as part of the Nottingham Mencap scheme. Launched in October 2014, the Smile! Stop Hate Crime programme works in partnership with Nottinghamshire Police, Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottinghamshire Fire and […]

Pedestrian-friendly plans for Station Street

Nottingham City Council is set to consult on proposals to pedestrianise part of Station Street as part of wider proposals to improve the environment around the station and links to the city centre. The plans would significantly improve the public realm alongside Nottingham Station to complement its recent £60m upgrade. They also tie in with […]

STEM Careers Move To Pole Position as One of a Kind Electric Race Car Visits Nottingham

Renewable energy in transport will be racing to the finish line tomorrow at intu Broadmarsh, when  prototype electric racing car is brought to the STEMWORKS Festival of Science and Curiosity today Friday 20th March, from 9-4pm. The car has been developed by the East Midlands Centre for Automotive Training –part of Central College – to […]

Business leaders briefed on regeneration changing the face of Nottingham

Business leaders from across the city attended a special seminar opened by council leader Jon Collins and deputy leader Graham Chapman today (Thursday 19th March). The seminar was designed to provide an overview of opportunities stemming from a host of Strategic Regeneration Projects which are due to change the face of the city. “We wanted […]

Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity launched

Black cats. Walking under ladders. Red skies at night. All these superstitions will be put under the microscope by Nottingham schoolchildren at the launch of the first ever STEMWORKS Festival of Science and Curiosity. The festival programme has been organised by Nottingham City Council, Futures, The University of Nottingham and Ignite to highlight science based […]

Nottingham named one of the top places to live in the UK

Nottingham City Council is delighted that the city has been recognised in the top 50 urban places to live in the UK by an independent report by The Sunday Times. Culture, nightlife and good public transport, including the city’s tram service – are just three of the reasons why Nottingham features in the top 50 […]

Nottingham bioscience facility plans take important step forward

Plans for a new state-of-the-art life science incubator facility have taken an important step forward this week with the approval of planning permission for the scheme by Nottingham City Council. This is the latest key step towards developing the new bioscience facility on brownfield land bounded by Lower Parliament Street, Pennyfoot Street and Plough Lane […]

Changes to Linkbus network ticketing

The City Council is set to change the ticket options for travel on a number of contracted bus services, branded as Linkbus, including Locallinks, Worklinks, Citylinks Park and Ride, Medilink and Centrelink. From March 1st 2015 the following services will not accept Nottingham City Transport’s Easyrider, Cityrider, Anytime or Grouprider tickets: City Link 1 and […]