Category Archives: Nottingham City Council

MediLink bus charges reversed

The Medilink bus, which serves the Queen’s Medical Centre and City Hospital, is now free for County Concessionary bus pass holders again after charges introduced by Nottingham City Council last March were reversed. From 2 January 2018 the previous restriction … Continue reading

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Derby and Nottingham Metropolitan Area

Nottingham and Derby are planning to take over Broxtowe Borough Council. To see the leaflet in full click here.  Derby Nottingham Metropolitan Area The consultation ran over summer 2016 and the results and findings can be read here. I have added … Continue reading

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Sprinklers for all Nottingham City Council’s Tower Blocks

Click on the link to read the BBC News article. Click on the link to read the Nottingham Post article.

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People in Nottingham will benefit from improved Green Travel options

This we hope will mean more and improved Cycle Paths.  See here 

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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. See here at City of Nottingham Website.

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Today Nottingham has taken over Parliament

Today Nottingham has taken over Parliament to raise the city’s profile at Westminster and let the Government know about the great things underway in one of the country’s top cities.

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Wollaton Man Fined for Overgrown Garden

A Wollaton man was handed a £100 fine after being found guilty of an offence under the Town and County Planning Act 1990 at Nottingham Magistrates Court. He was also ordered to pay prosecution costs of £505 and a £30 … Continue reading

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Environmentally Friendly Buses are heading for Nottingham’s Streets

Over 50 gas-powered buses are heading to the streets of Nottingham after a successful bid for Government funding was confirmed today.  See this link to an article in the Nottingham Post.

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Field Farm – Parallels with Planning Application in Wollaton

Sue Marshall writes: Although a resident of Bramcote (BBC – Broxtowe Borough Council) I have been deeply involved for the last 10 years in proposals to develop privately-owned allotment land at Wollaton (NCC – Nottingham City Council). Unfortunately this involvement … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Devolution Agreement published

The Government want to devolve powers to the regions.   The benefits are listed in the document (see link below) as: 55,000 new private sector jobs 77,000 extra homes At least £900m in an Investment Fund over 30 years Control over … Continue reading

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Goose Fair 2015: 30 September to 4 October

Nottingham Goose Fair returns from Wednesday 30 September to Sunday 4 October 2015 to thrill and delight city residents and visitors. Click on this link to see the details on Nottingham City Council’s website.

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Tram Extension to Kimberley & Eastwood ??

Kimberley Tram on the Wrong Route, says Broxtowe Greens Richard Falvey, Press Officer Broxtowe Green Party writes:  Commenting on the proposal by Broxtowe Labour Councillors to spend £20,000 on a Tram Feasibility Study, Broxtowe Green Party said that such a … Continue reading

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Broxtowe’s Pest Controller under investigation

We understand that a Pest Control Officer who works for Broxtowe Borough Council has pets that are a cause of concern to his neighbours in Nottingham. For more information read the article in the Nottingham Post.

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Planning Application for Development on Part of the Boots Site at Beeston

This has recently been submitted. The proposals include up to 675 dwellings and 200,000m2 of business/commercial and special use such as healthcare on 72.7ha. Click on this link for details submitted to Broxtowe Borough Council. As the proposed development straddles Broxtowe … Continue reading

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Save Broxtowe’s Greenbelt – Press Release Thursday 11th September 2014

Broxtowe campaign groups have stepped up the fight to save precious greenbelt land from development by launching a united ‘Save Broxtowe’s Greenbelt’ campaign. This follows on from the recent decision by Ms Jill Kingaby, the government inspector, to approve controversial … Continue reading

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Broxtowe Borough Council Criticised for Considering Funding Nottingham Playhouse

Council Taxpayers have launched a campaign criticising Broxtowe Borough Council’s plans to look at funding a city centre theatre. Deputy Mayor Councillor Stan Heptinstall has suggested that Broxtowe Council might help Nottingham Playhouse following the decision by the county council to scrap a £94,500-a-year … Continue reading

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Wirelessly Charged Electric Buses Set for Milton Keynes

Electric Buses with no overhead wires and no major changes to the road system.   Should Nottingham have considered this method instead of the Tram Network that is now being installed ?   See this article in the BBC Web Site.

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Are you in favour of the City taking over Bramcote ?

The following is an extract from ‘Focus on Bramcote November 2013’ – Over the last few months Nottingham City Council have spoken openly about their desire to draw the southern part of Broxtowe, including Bramcote, into an enlarged city council … Continue reading

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Nottingham Post Article re ACS Hearings

STRAG have drawn our attention to this article published on 8 November. Click on this link to read it.

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The Great War Hidden Treasures Event Saturday 9 November 2013 at County Hall

Click on The Great War Hidden Treasures Event for details.

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