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New dawn for Nottingham taxi services

New dawn for Nottingham taxi services

A bright new era for taxi services is dawning in Nottingham, as plans to ‘green’ the fleet and make the service a customer-friendly part of the city’s world-class transport network get underway. Nottingham City Council’s Taxi Strategy was launched this year to modernise the taxi fleet and improve the customer offer, not just around comfort […]

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Nottingham leading the way to improve local air and protect public health

Nottingham leading the way to improve local air and protect public health

Nottingham will mark the first ever National Clean Air Day on Thursday 15 June with a range of events to encourage local people to do their bit to improve air quality and their own health. It comes on the day that former US vice president turned eco activist Al Gore presents Nottingham City with the […]

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New funding allows Nottingham to charge ahead with taxi ambitions

New funding allows Nottingham to charge ahead with taxi ambitions

Nottingham’s ambitions to promote zero-emission taxis in the city have been given a £936,000 funding boost. The Government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has announced that Nottingham was successful in its bid for £702,064 – topped up to £936,090 through separate Government transport funds for Nottingham – to help convert the local taxi fleet […]

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Funding boost for air quality in Nottingham

Funding boost for air quality in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council will be awarded £400,000 plus a share of £539,120 from the Joint Air Quality Unit (Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs, Department for Transport) as part of an annual funding pot to tackle air quality locally, it was announced today. This year’s Air Quality Grant programme will focus on supporting schemes […]

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Nottingham joins cities to urge Prime Minister to take action on air quality

Nottingham joins cities to urge Prime Minister to take action on air quality

Councillor Jon Collins has joined four other city council leaders and the Mayor London to urge the Prime Minister to take urgent action to tackle air pollution. Every year in Britain 40,000 people die early as a result of air pollution and research from London demonstrates the resulting health effects disproportionately impact the most deprived […]

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New Centrelink and EcoLink buses electrify Nottingham’s Park & Ride services

New Centrelink and EcoLink buses electrify Nottingham’s Park & Ride services

Electric buses are being introduced on Nottingham’s Park & Ride bus services on Monday (30 January) – creating the UK’s first all-electric Park and Ride service. From Monday 30 January, a new Centrelink Park and Ride service will run from the Queens Drive Park & Ride Ecohub to Meadows Way, Nottingham Station, Broadmarsh Bus Station, […]

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New electric buses power Nottingham’s clean air ambitions

New electric buses power Nottingham’s clean air ambitions

Nottingham’s pioneering investment in electric buses reaches a key milestone this week with the official launch of the UK’s first all-electric Park & Ride services. Nottingham’s two bus-based Park & Ride sites – at Nottingham Racecourse and Queens Drive – will see their services turn electric from January following an investment of £3.2million. The 13 […]

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