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Tram roadworks 'Street Party'

Local business owners are throwing a street party in Beeston now that the Nottingham Tram provider, NET, plan to close both sides of the carriageway for 12 months, to install tram lines.

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Shopkeepers worry over plans to close road, full report

A Nottinghamshire MP has written to the Transport Secretary asking him to help shopkeepers worried that their trade could be hit by work to build new tramlines.

Businesses in Beeston are furious that the contractors are planning to close off a main road for up to a year.

Their local MP Anna Soubry says it could be devastating and drive some traders out of business. Our correspondent Peter Bearne reports.

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