The findings of a Government inquiry could ban parking vehicles on the pavement in England. The Transport Select Committee are considering pavement parking and how it forces pedestrians onto the road when their path is blocked by cars. Mothers forced to take their child in a pram and another toddler whose hand she is holding is a sight we have all seen. Wheelchair users, the elderly or infirm.Click Here
Not so obvious to most of us is the damage to kerbs and pavements and thus repair bills that councils h...
Nottinghamshire County Council are to buy a 3rd CCTV car to patrol Nottingham roads.Click Here
The extra car will be patrolling schools with problems of parents illegally parking on keep clear areas. The CCTV cars enables the council to cover more schools at one time. The picture evidence will allow councils to hand out £70 fines and hopefully put children at less risk travelling to and from schools.
New owners at Debenhams have released a list of stores to close and surprisingly to most people I think, Nottingham's Debenhams store will remain open. The Nottingham store has looked tired and out of date for decades so was widely expected to go.Click Here
Debenhams stores that will close
Welwyn Garden City
A new app developed by the Church of England and the Catholic Church has received thousands of entries from members of the public reporting what they suspect to be illegal activities at their local hand car wash. Let's face we all know this anyway. Cars washed ridiculously cheap by several people at once. Land rent,business rates , materials, water rates, wages, it all adds up to a lot. The dirty water also going straight down the drains to be dealt with by the local water authority at our expen...Click Here
Members of local action groups have been making their concerns known regarding the increasing traffic on Wilford Road in Nottingham. A petition to ban HGVs from Wilford Lane has now been started. HGVs obviously only make up a small percentage of the traffic on our roads, the biggest number and most contributing to traffic volumes and pollution are cars. However HGVs have always been seen by much of the public as the bad guy, even though they are driven by professional drivers who undertake regul...Click Here
Nottinghamshire County Council have been allocated £18 million pounds from the Department of transport for improvements to the A614.Click Here
Plans include improved junctions, new housing developments along the route, improve road safety and congestion.It is also planned to change the junction with the A6097 by putting a traffic island in place in the hope of reducing accidents there.
Public consultations will take place this year with the hope being work will commence in 2021.
Broxtowe borough Council will be piloting a new scheme at the up coming local elections on 2nd May.Click Here
Voters will also need to bring a form of identification with them also.
Options include 1 form of photo ID such as passport or driving license. Or 2 non-photo ID such as birth certificate or bank statement.
Congratulations to David & Caroline from David Metcalf Removals in Nottingham on becoming Grandparents again. Another girl,born this week.Click Here