Nottingham City Council have announced plans to install 30 new electric vehicle charging points across the city at council owned public car parks. A Government grant of over £117,000 has been allocated for the costs.Click Here
The Council wish to make it easier for the large number of city residents who have no off-street parking to be able to own and charge an electric vehicle. As on street charging is difficult to operate using car parks is a more practical idea.
A good initiative, but I would not pe...
It's your last chance to ride The Wheel of Nottingham this weekend!Click Here
See the sights from the heights on Nottingham's very own 60m observation wheel – the largest transportable wheel in the UK.
Also coming up in Nottingham The PG Mutual National
Table Tennis Championships start Friday 1st March. Your chance to see Olympians, Paralympians and Commonwealth Games medallists, competing in Nottingham
The DVLA have released figures for the top ten cities/areas for wheel clamping in the UK and Nottingham has made it to the number 8 spot. When we are out and about providing removals and storage services in Nottingham we often see cars that have been clamped, mostly the £500 variety. We were very surprised just how high those figures are. It is very simple to pay online or set up direct debits, so why do so many vehicles get clamped? It is apparently a common error on the owners of zero emissio...Click Here
IKEA have decided there is good business to be had in renting furniture.Click Here
Being trialled abroad first, IKEA believe the scheme will be good for the environment as ex rentals will be re-furnished and sold on or given to charity. IKEA already runs a return scheme in the UK for furniture and appliances.
IKEA is targeting business as well as the public, should you decide to move house and after your house removal is complete your furniture is no longer suitable you can exchange for something that fi...
Those in rented accommodation will shortly be able to take legal action against landlords who do not maintain properties in a fit for purpose condition.Click Here
Tenants will be able to bypass local councils and go straight to court, even claiming compensation.
This maybe because a landlord fails to fix or replace broken items such as a boiler, shower, toilet or a window for example. Other reasons might be damp issues, water supply and drainage as well as general lack of repair.
Our removals teams hav...
Winter is probably about to give us it's worst weather conditions,so here at Big Red Movers we make sure our vehicles are ready for it, so they don't let us or you down.Click Here
Here are some simple steps you can take to ensure your car is ready.
It is very important to keep certain items in your car over winter. A working torch, phone charger, tools,spare bulb set,window scraper and a warm blanket (I keep 3 in my car). Also make sure you know where the key for your locking wheel nuts is.
Keep your s...
No one is predicting a "Beast from the East" yet this year but temperatures are falling. In parts of Scotland temperatures have fallen to -10C. There is no doubt hill areas like the peaks will see snow in the coming days and the second half of January will see temperatures continue to fall increasing the likelihood of frost and snow in lower areas.Click Here
All we can do is wait and see and ensure your vehicles are winter ready.
As part of our work in the community, we offer discounted rates to qualifying groups.Click Here
Schools, churches and other community groups such as Scouts etc all are entitled to up to 50% discounts when it comes to moving, storage and recycling of upright pianos.