News Category: Business

Toton Station confirmed as part of High Speed 2 route

high speed trainThe Government has announced that the HS2 rail line will have a station at Toton which will serve Derby and Nottingham. There will also be further consultation on whether the route should go round or tunnel under East Midlands Airport – and on what the exact route through Long Eaton should be. Transport Secretary Chris […]

Businesses urged to get involved in Go Ultra Low event

0005__WFP4223Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derby have been awarded a £6m share of Go Ultra Low City funding from the Office of Low Emissions Vehicles (OLEV) to encourage take up of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEVs) by businesses and the public. To support this there will be a series of events over the coming months. This Go […]

Businesses Discuss the Future of Transport in Nottingham

suitcaseOn Wednesday 24th Feb over 60 representatives from businesses in Nottingham met at the annual Greater Nottingham Transport Partnership Forum held at Nottingham Conference Centre.  The event, titled ‘Exploring our future transport infrastructure’ was an opportunity for Nottingham businesses to hear from Andrew Pritchard, Director of Policy & Infrastructure, East Midland’s Councils, David Ralph, Chief Executive Officer D2N2 […]

The Big Wheel gains green stamp of approval

investors in the environmentThe Big Wheel, part of the Sustainable Travel Collective, has recently gained environmental accreditation for making steps to become greener. The Investors in the Environment (iiE) is a nationwide environmental accreditation scheme, designed to help businesses save money and help the environment by improving energy efficiency and reducing their environmental impact. Working with students at […]

Nottingham’s vision for a low emission City

vNottingham’s ‘Ultra Low Emission City’ vision encourages the use of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) such as electric and plug in hybrid vehicles. Details of the City’s £7 million programme aimed at promoting the uptake of ULEVs will be presented at a forthcoming event – Nottingham – Ultra low emission City. As well as a presentation […]
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