Councillors have granted planning permission for a 120-home development close to the Colwick Loop Road in Gedling.Click Here
Gedling Borough Council discussed the planning application on Wednesday, October 13, and decided it should go ahead.
The development would be based to the south of Burton Road, across from the playing fields of Carlton le Willows Academy, while its eastern boundary would border the busy link road.
The scheme is being submitted in its reserved matters stage after councillors previous...
Nottingham’s trial e-scooter rental scheme has been extended until the end of November next year, in line with dozens of other trials taking place across the country.Click Here
The Department for Transport has invited local areas to extend trials to give more time to gather data and evaluate schemes, introduce new and improved safety measures and improve public perception of e-scooters.
The trial will be extended in its current form, operated by Wind Mobility, but with a series of key improvements imple...
Last year, IKEA launched a "Buy Back and Resell" program that allowed customers to sell their used furniture for store credit. To the dismay of many U.S. customers, the program was initially only available internationally. But after a successful pilot at IKEA's Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, store, the program has finally rolled out to 33 locations across the United States. To make the program that much sweeter, IKEA will also introduce an "As-Is" section, where gently-used items will get a second...Click Here
Twelve people have received a permanent ban from using Nottingham City Council’s experimental e-scooter scheme over their reckless behaviour.Click Here
More than 900 people have also been given warnings and more than 40 people have been banned temporarily.
Concerns have been raised about some e-scooter users riding too fast, and in some incidents people have been badly hurt after colliding with vehicles.
Wind Mobility, which operates the scheme on behalf of Nottingham City Council, launched a 12-month t...
Nottingham City Council have taken the decision to covert a former care home, in order to house the increasing number of homeless families.Click Here
The Nottingham City Council has been advised that it can no longer afford to pay for bed and breakfast accommodation. This can cost as much as £150 per night. The former care home has stood empty since 2016. It will be converted into 29 family apartments. The cost of this will be recouped from rents received.
Nottingham City Council is ready to embark on the next stage of developing the Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens, having received approval from the Executive Board to submit a bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) on 25 August.Click Here
An announcement on the outcome of the bid is expected in December 2021.
Alongside this, contributions will be sought from additional external grant funding over the next five months to ensure the project is 100% fully funded at the time of the NLHF grant dec...
Workforce and labour issues as well as delays over Covid have caused council spending on the Gedling Access Road to be more than £5 million over budget.Click Here
Work is well under way on the large bypass road, in the Gedling borough, with construction workers on-site in various stages since the start of 2020.
Official timelines for the project anticipate the road to be open in autumn this year, helping to ease traffic congestion in Gedling village by linking the B684 Mapperley Plains and the A612 Trent...
Nottingham City Council will sell off some of its assets including land in order to claw back nearly £1bn of debt it owes.Click Here
Councillor Sam Webster (Lab), lead for finance at the local authority, said the money has not been spent frivolously but spent on making the city more than just “a big town.”
He said: “People think we have borrowed a billion pounds and are spending it on stuff around the city. It is not a credit card debt. It’s like a mortgage debt.
“It is an investment in things...