Category Archives: Nottingham City Council

New Play Area in Wollaton Park

The Veolia Environmental Trust, which awards grants through the Landfill Communities Fund, have given  a grant of £50,000 goes to Nottingham City Council towards a new play area in Wollaton Park.   The area will contain equipment suitable for a wide range of ages and abilities … Continue reading

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Revised Aligned Core Strategy Timetable

Councillor Paul Simpson, Nuthall East & Strelley, Broxtowe Borough Council has supplied the Revised Programme. Click on the link to see it.

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20 mph Notice Found in Wollaton

I found this notice was tied to a lamp post in Wollaton this afternoon.  If you click on the image it will enlarge.  It appears pedal cyclist are excluded from this notice.

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Speed Limit on Woodside Road Comes Into Effect on Monday 30 September

Steve Barber has kindly forwarded this message from Steve Hunt, Head of Traffic and Safety, Traffic and Safety, Development, Nottingham City Council. From the City Council: Dear Councillor Barber I can confirm that the order to change the speed limit … Continue reading

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Road Closures in Place Ahead of the Weekend’s Half Marathon

Lindsay Donnelly (Police, Administrator, Nottinghamshire) writes: Further to the alert message sent out yesterday regarding the Robin Hood Marathon: As runners limber up for their final preparations ahead of the Robin Hood Marathon initial preparations get underway for major transport … Continue reading

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Woodside Road Speed Limits

I haven’t driven along Woodside Road for some time but fortunately I spotted that the proposed drop in speed limit from 40mph to 30 mph has now come into force. Speed limits on side roads have been reduced to 20mph … Continue reading

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Nottingham Approve 300 Homes on Woodhouse Way

Steve Carr writes: Nottingham City Council yesterday approved the above on a section if land that segments the Borough and out to the M1. This will mean that the green belt in Broxtowe is effectively cut in two and leaves … Continue reading

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300 More Homes

Business Park just off Woodhouse Way Strelley could have 300 hundred homes added as the site is not being taken up by businesses.   See this link to a Nottingham Post Article.

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Wollaton Park can you help ?

It is hoped to set up a Friends of Wollaton Park Group to assist the City Council to care for and manage the park.   Assist with decision making.  How can Wollaton Park be improved? A public meeting will take place at … Continue reading

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Nottingham City to Takeover Beeston?

The Beeston Express published today reports that Nottingham City Council is putting forward plans to take over Beeston. Simply tidying up the boundaries say the City. Is this the thin end of the wedge and goodbye to Broxtowe though?

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£240,000 of Fines Dished Out to Drivers on ONE 470m Stretch of Road. In Just Four Weeks!

See this link to Nottingham Post article.   About the fines attributable to drivers using Station Street in Nottingham.

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20mph Speed Limits in Wollaton and Bramcote

Councillor Stan Heptinstall has forwarded us some correspondence from Nottinghamshire County Council: Nottingham City Council is moving towards a city-wide 20mph speed limit for residential areas. In Wollaton, Sainsburys have recently secured planning permission for a new shop at 154-156 Bramcote Lane. Under the … Continue reading

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National Cross Country Championships will be held in Wollaton Park 2014

The National Cross Country Championships will be held in Wollaton Park on Saturday 22 February 2014.  Mick Robinson Chairman of Notts Athletic Club has been instrumental in getting the event to Nottingham.  The Nottingham City Council, The Midlands Cross Country Association … Continue reading

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Nottingham Ring Road improvements get final approval

Work can now start on a package of measures to improve Nottingham’s Ring Road after receiving final approval from Local Transport Minister Norman Baker  4 July 2013.    Improvements include upgrading and redesigning key junctions at Aspley Lane, Crown Island and … Continue reading

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Labour have won Wollaton West By-Election

The by-election in Wollaton West was called following the death of Conservative Councillor Steve Parton.   The Conservatives had held this seat for some time. However the results of the election held yesterday are as follows:

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Changes to Beeston Bus Station, from 10th May

Matt Colver of Nottingham City Council has written to us to indicate that more changes to the Beeston Bus Station are to take effect from 10 May 2013.     If you use the Bus Station in Beeston, then this … Continue reading

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Milton Street, Nottingham – Temporarily Closed – Bus Stops Changed

The No. 30 Bus Service from Bramcote Moor Area into the City has been affected by the closure of Milton Street. The temporary new position of the Central Nottingham Bus Stop is now on South Sherwood Street opposite the Concert … Continue reading

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City Unveils New Artist’s Impressions of Expanded Tram Network

A series of artist’s impressions showing how Nottingham is being transformed by the city’s 17.5km extension of the NET tram service have been unveiled. The multi-million pound project to extend Nottingham’s tram service to the south and south west of … Continue reading

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Anna Soubry MP demands action to support Beeston Traders.

Anna Soubry MP has written to the Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin following NET’s announcement that two sections of one of Beeston’s shopping areas will be closed to traffic for a total of twelve months.

Posted in Broxtowe Borough Council, Community Concern, Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, The Tram Extension | 10 Comments

Bus Problems ?

Peter Chatfield Writes – I have just read Anna Soubry’s latest which seems to confirm that the No.17 Bus is to cease. I have discussed the matter of buses locally, and last week when I went to catch a 17 … Continue reading

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