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Two publicly owned companies in Nottingham are named the best in the country

Two publicly owned companies in Nottingham are named the best in the country

Robin Hood Energy and Nottingham City Transport have both been named as two of the country’s top publically owned companies. The Local Public Ownership Awards showcase some of the best and most inspiring council-run services in the UK. Both Nottingham companies were shortlisted against 10 other local councils. The public then voted for who they […]

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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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Government’s cancellation of Midland Mainline electrification criticised by Council Leader

Government’s cancellation of Midland Mainline electrification criticised by Council Leader

The Government’s cancellation of the planned electrification of the Midland Mainline through to Nottingham, Derby and Leicester has been criticised by the Leader of Nottingham City Council as a short-term decision which is unfair to the East Midlands. The cancellation comes less than two years after the Government gave the scheme the final go ahead […]

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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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Nottingham City Council wins prestigious Ashden Award

Nottingham City Council wins prestigious Ashden Award

Nottingham City Council’s pioneering scheme to transform the city by funding greener transport through a Workplace Parking Levy has jointly won the 2017 Ashden Award for Clean Air in Towns and Cities. Thanks to the scheme, public transport usage in the city has increased by almost five million journeys a year since April 2013 and […]

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Unloved Nottingham landmark to be consigned to history

Unloved Nottingham landmark to be consigned to history

The days are numbered for a Nottingham eyesore which most local people will be pleased to see the back of and turned into a key part of the city centre’s transformation. Councillors at the City Council’s Executive Board meeting earlier today (Thursday 1 June) gave the go-ahead for the Broadmarsh car park to be demolished […]

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End in sight – and new plans – for Broadmarsh car park and bus station

End in sight – and new plans – for Broadmarsh car park and bus station

Councillors are set to approve plans to demolish the Broadmarsh car park to make way for a brand new development. The City Council’s Executive Board, meeting next Thursday (June 1), will be told that demolishing and rebuilding the current car park is a better – and in the long-term cheaper – option than refurbishing it. […]

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