160 new houses and apartments are to be built on the Mapperley Arnold border in Nottingham. The homes will be built to the west of Mapperley Plains and Catfoot Lane. There are the usual opponents who don't want the view from there previously built on green belt land, ruined by homes for the younger generations.Click Here
In other parts of Mapperley there are plans for a further 500 much needed new homes as well as a new primary school. All much needed and hopefully not allowed to be delayed by a small min...
Plans are in place for a brand new A road in Nottingham.Click Here
It is suggested the road would provide transport links with the new HS2 hub at Toton and relive existing congestion on the A52 and thus allow the construction of thousands of new homes along it's route.
Nottinghamshire County Council will apply in partnership with Derbyshire District Council who would use the money to build new homes at Chesterfield as well as regenerate the town centre. for Government funding for the scheme
This years line up for Splendour festival in Nottingham has been released . Perhaps if your not moving house that weekend you may be thinking of going.Click Here
Manic Street Preachers
Rag n Bone Man
The slow Readers Club
Fine Young Cannibals
Plus further acts on the Comedy and Courtyard stages.
Forward in March, back in October.Click Here
This year the clocks go forward on Sunday 31st March to mark the beginning of British Summertime. Which is also Mother's day, bad luck there. So those of us who get up early in the week will notice the lack of light in the morning whilst day light will stretch past 7 pm in the evenings.
Changing the clocks goes back like many things to war time. The Germans first, then the British followed to make the most of daylight working hours and reduce coal consumption.
According to a survey the first thing to be unpacked when we move home is the kettle. At Big Red Movers we would agree with this (because we make sure it is the first thing off the lorry at the new house) as well as our removals customers our teams are require a lot of liquid refreshment to keep them going on such physical days as moving house.Click Here
Also important is setting up the TV and internet. It has to be said Virgin turning up and blocking the doorways, leaving tools lying around for removals...
£35,000 has been raised by the Nottingham public towards the cost of a new great War memorial. The remaining cost of a total of almost £400,000 is being met by the county and city councils.Click Here
The new memorial will be built on the Victoria Embankment in Nottingham and will have all the names of every casualty from Nottingham including nurses and civilians who were killed by Zeppelin raids or factory accidents during the Great War
The Government is considering legislation to make it illegal for buses,coaches and lorries to use tyres more than 10 years old. The Government has been considering whether the age of a tyre effects road worthiness. Guidance at present says tyres older than 10 years should not be used on front axles of vehicles as this would make controlling a vehicle of any size difficult during a blow out.Click Here
You will find the age of your tyre (4 digits by themselves) on the side wall along with other information....
Nottinghamshire Councils have now acquired new powers to seize and destroy vehicles used by fly tippers. Vehicles are removed by councils and taken directly to dismantlers for destruction.Click Here
Hidden cameras are now in use in areas that are regularly used for fly tipping.
Councils are also supporting communities who are operating their own litter picking schemes.
We don't see this problem going away anytime soon though. Every week customers ask us to dispose of items for them during a house removal...