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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Colwick park and ride ‘saved’ as cash-strapped council reveals outcome of transport consultation

The immediate future of the park and ride at Colwick appears to have been secured after Nottingham City Council revealed the outcome of a consultation

Blow to hard-pressed Gedling borough residents with council tax bills expected to rise this April

Budget papers say Gedling Borough Council expects to continue increasing council tax at the maximum threshold for the next few years

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With an estimated 100 performers on stage, it works out at around 1 penny per singer.  Where else could such excellent value for money be had in 2024?

Flood warning to villages in borough ‘no longer in force’


A flood alert issued to villages in Gedling borough near the River Trent has now been lifted.

The Environment Agency had warned those living in Burton Joyce, Colwick and areas of Netherfield that flooding was possible after river levels continued to rise after recent heavy rainfall.

That warning has now been lifted.

LIFTED: This map shows the threat of flooding has been reduced

A spokesman for the Environment Agency said: “Nottingham Trent levels have fallen and are below levels of concern. There is no longer a threat of further flooding.

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“Communities near to the River Trent should now be clear of water although some standing water may remain. We recommend caution as the situation could change. We are closely monitoring the situation.”

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