Sadly another casualty of Covid 19 is the popular local Christmas lights display at a house in Laurel Crescent, Nuthall, Nottingham.Click Here
This popular event has raised £168,000 over the last 17 years for charity and has become a Christmas tradition for many local people. The Swift family, who decorate their house with 135 different sets of lights have made the decision to cancel this years display over concerns for public safety. Last year drew 35,000 visitors with over 2,000 on opening night alone....
Without being used regularly, car batteries can lose charge meaning they may not have enough power to start the engine – this is likely to be the case if your essential journeys are especially short.Click Here
This is also more likely to be the case with cars with older, weaker batteries, but even newer or brand-new batteries can fail if they haven’t been used for long periods.
Why might my battery not start my car?
The optimum voltage for a car battery is around 12.6 volts – that’s the sign of...
We all have a lot more time on our hands than we normally would at this present time. Here are some great ideas to help you keep busy at home and stop any boredom creeping in.Click Here
1. Family time
From video calls to chat groups, communication is as important now as it has ever been with some family members and friends having to isolate on their own. Having regular chats with everyone that you love is really important and is also a great way to pass the time. Catch up with pals over a virtual brun...
The Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station as a coal powered plant is due to be decommissioned in 2025, however plans are due to be submitted later this year to build a new power plant on this site.Click Here
The plant would work in a similar way to the much smaller Eastcroft incinerator on London Rd, Nottingham. It could save approximately half a million tons of non-recyclable waste from going to landfill and generate enough electricity to power 90,000 homes.
Leaving your car parked up or only using it occasionally can damage your cars battery. The best way to make sure your car makes it through long-term storage or significantly reduced usage is to use a trickle charger. This will stop alarms and other components from draining your battery completely.Click Here
Just keep in mind that using these devices could be impractical if your car is parked on the street as you may need to drape cables across the pavement, which can become a tripping hazard for passers-...
We all know the roads are generally very quiet now, no more rush hour jams either.Click Here
This has led to many of us putting our foot down a bit.
The Police have stopped drivers travelling at nearly 120 mph on empty roads and twice the speed limit in built up areas. But we should all consider before we make any journey, even one within the laws of the land. Is this really necessary? Should the worst happen can our emergency services cope?
The NHS is dealing with a pandemic which is putting signific...
Just off the A46 Nottingham is Cropwell Bishop. A village full of charm, character and not forgetting the Cheese!Click Here
This latest development from Hoxston - The Old Stackyard which is tucked away from the busy Nottingham City Centre, offer design-led larger houses that are thoughtful and sympathetic to the picturesque location, not surprisingly that over 75% of the development has already been snapped up!
With the amount of large developments being built in Nottinghamshire,exclusive small developmen...
Councillors have agreed to raise council tax by the maximum 3.99 per cent while putting more into reserves.Click Here
It means people in Band A properties will pay an extra £39.26 a year to the council, while those in Band D homes will pay an additional £58.89.
After a nine-hour meeting yesterday, (Thursday, February 27) Conservative councillors at Nottinghamshire County Council voted through the budget with the support of their coalition partners, the Mansfield Independents.