The top 10 towns and cities where renting beats buying and where buying beats renting has been revealed in research out today.Read the full story ›
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Here's everything you need to know about the new Government scheme which charges shoppers at major supermarkets and shops for plastic bags.Read the full story ›
Nottingham has secured Purple Flag status for a sixth consecutive year, for its management of the evening and night-time economy in the city centre.
Purple Flag is a national scheme with the accreditation process being similar to the Green Flag Award for parks and Blue Flag for beaches.
The gap between house prices in the Midlands and in the South has reached a record high, exceeding £150,000 for the first time.Read the full story ›
How many new stops have been added? What is the length of the tracks? How many people will use the service? Click here for the answers.Read the full story ›
Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham has become the first hospital in the country to be linked by a tram after the Phase Two extension was officially opened.
It is estimated 1,200 passengers will use the stop daily including staff, patients and visitors.
The service will run every eight minutes for 18 hours a day between 6:00am and midnight.
Queen's Medical Centre statistics:
- The hospital is 38 years old
- 6,300 staff work at the QMC
- It has 27 miles of corridors
- 2,263 people pass through its doors everyday
Nottingham's Phase One tram network opened in March 2004. Over its 11 years in service 99,900,000 journeys have been made.
- 2003/04 - 400,000
- 2004/05 - 8,500,000
- 2005/06 - 9,800,000
- 2006/07 - 10,100,000
- 2007/08 - 10,200,000
- 2008/09 - 9,800,000
- 2009/10 - 9,000,000
- 2010/11 - 9,700,000
- 2011/12 - 9,000,000
- 2012/13 - 7,400,000
- 2013/14 - 7,900,000
- 2014/15 - 8,100,000
For the business owners along the new tram lines whose shops have endured years of disruption, it has been a long and slow journey.Read the full story ›
We take a look back at the timeline of events of Nottingham's tram network from 2004 to 2015.Read the full story ›