Category Archives: Traffic

Road closures around the Sherwin Island

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Stapleford Traffic and Transport Committee

When Stan Heptinstall was our County Councillor, he chaired the Traffic & Transport Committee and representatives from The Police, Trent Barton and local Councillors all attended this meeting. Over the years there have been many positive changes made down to … Continue reading

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Toton Lane Gas works

Cllr Jacky Williams is delighted to report these have completed.

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Toton Lane Essential Gas Works

Councillor Jacky Williams reports: I have been monitoring the situation and have now had assurances, from both officers at the County Council and the contractors, that the work will be completed by Monday 16th. It has been causing havoc on Toton … Continue reading

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Tram Works at Queens Road East & University Boulevard Junction from 24 July

Clare Maskell, NET Project Manager writes: Please find attached a leaflet with an update on NET works taking place at the Queens Road East/University Boulevard junction from 24 July.    These leaflets will be distributed shortly and the information will also … Continue reading

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Avoid A52 heading towards Nottingham!

There has been an accident between Priory and QMC islands and the traffic is backed up all the way to the Sherwin island – or was 20 mins ago when we eventually arrived home.  Avoid, if at all possible.

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Consultation on New Traffic Regulations

Councillor Stan Heptinstall writes: As a local County Councillor I am being consulted on proposed traffic restrictions in the Bramcote and Stapleford areas. The locations are all close to schools and are intended to reduce congestion:

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More Traffic Chaos on Derby Road.

A major power cut on Derby Road has caused chaos for commuters this morning.  The black out, which was caused by a faulty underground cable, in the Lenton area started at around 6.30am this morning.  The Traffic Lights were affected … Continue reading

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Watch out for Mobile Speed Cameras

We understand from an article in the Nottingham Post that next week from 9 December Mobile Speed Cameras will be on A609 along Ilkeston Road, Wollaton Road, Russell Drive, Trowell Road.  There is a long list of other places in … Continue reading

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20 mph speed limit on Cow Lane proposed

This is an Extract from ‘Focus on Bramcote’ November 2013: Many Cow Lane residents and users have signed a petition calling for a 20 mph speed limit to be introduced on the road. This will be presented to the County … Continue reading

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Stop Press – Beeston Traffic News

Boots site almost grid locked at the moment – 16.55. Very Slow traffic on Queens Road. Avoid.

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A52 Congestion and Hillside Road

Lawrence Knowles writes: Despite multiple conversations with people no one seems to be taking the issue of the congestion around the A52 into Nottingham seriously. The introduction of traffic lights on the priory and QMC islands has been a disaster, then … Continue reading

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20 mph Notice Found in Wollaton

I found this notice was tied to a lamp post in Wollaton this afternoon.  If you click on the image it will enlarge.  It appears pedal cyclist are excluded from this notice.

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Woodside Road Speed Limits

I haven’t driven along Woodside Road for some time but fortunately I spotted that the proposed drop in speed limit from 40mph to 30 mph has now come into force. Speed limits on side roads have been reduced to 20mph … Continue reading

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£240,000 of Fines Dished Out to Drivers on ONE 470m Stretch of Road. In Just Four Weeks!

See this link to Nottingham Post article.   About the fines attributable to drivers using Station Street in Nottingham.

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Transport Chaos – Now our Railway Station is to close.

Infrastructure work is very good for jobs and the economy.  Improvements are needed.  

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Field Farm – Validity of the Traffic Survey Queried

At the Development Control Committee Meeting last night Steve Smith spoke commenting about the planning application as follows: I live on llkeston Road, Stapleford adjacent to the Field Farm site. I am speaking today as a private householder, not as … Continue reading

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