Supplier announced for project to plug in Nottingham and Derby

November 21st 2017

Around 230 new electric vehicle (EV) charging points are set to be installed in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and Derby over the next three years as a…

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A52 evening closures during week beginning Monday 13th November 2017

November 13th 2017

The A52 Brian Clough Way eastbound, between Pentagon and Raynesway junctions, will be closed from 8pm to 6am each night from Monday 13th November to…

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Local people asked for their views on proposed Abbey Street area pedestrian and cycle improvements

November 13th 2017

Derby City Council is asking local residents and businesses to comment on proposals to upgrade cycle facilities along Curzon Street, Abbey Street, Newland Street, Forman…

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City Council secures £3.6m for bus station extension

October 20th 2017

The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that Derby City Council has been successful in a bid to secure funding to extend the bus station….

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Urgent maintenance works to mainline rail bridge – foot and cycle path closure

October 19th 2017

As part of essential maintenance works by Network Rail to a mainline rail bridge in Derby, part of the cycle and foot path that runs…

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A52 Wyvern Road Closures

September 25th 2017

The main works for the £14.9 million major transport improvements are planned to start on Monday 9th October 2017. The scheme aims to address traffic…

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UK’s largest electric cycle hire scheme unveiled at University of Derby

September 21st 2017

Staff and students at the University of Derby have been given the first look at the new electric bike designed for the Derby Bike Hire…

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Stenson Road junction improvements to start

July 10th 2017

A transport improvement project to reduce congestion on Stenson Road, Blagreaves Lane and Goodsmoor Road is due to start on Monday 24th July. Carried out…

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City’s sustainable travel program Connected wins two awards

June 22nd 2017

Derby City Council’s sustainable travel programme Connected scooped two prestigious awards at the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation‘s (CIHT) annual awards event in recognition…

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Evening closures on A52 Wyvern begins today

June 19th 2017

Night time road closures on the A52 will begin this evening (Monday 19th June) from 9.00pm and are planned to take place over the next…

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Derby City Council encourages everyone to tackle air pollution on National Clean Air Day

June 14th 2017

Derby City Council is urging local residents, businesses, schools and visitors to the city, to get involved in the UK’s first ever National Clean Air…

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New Air Quality Plan published for consultation

May 5th 2017

The government today published a draft plan to improve air quality by reducing nitrogen dioxide levels in the UK. The options now open for consultation…

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Water Main Burst on Mansfield Road

March 21st 2017

Update on bus services: Notts & Derby will provide a shuttle bus from Chester Green to/from Derby City Centre between the hours of 08.00-18.00 daily…

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£2.6m additional funding announced for major road improvement scheme

March 17th 2017

Derby is set to receive £2.6m of additional funding to contribute to the A52 Wyvern Transport improvement scheme. The funding, administered by Highways England, is…

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Details of provisional clean air zone working option to be discussed

March 9th 2017

Council Cabinet Members will be discussing the provisional working option for the implementation of a Clean Air Zone in the city, at its meeting on…

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More than £250,000 air quality funding for Derby

February 23rd 2017

Derby City Council will be awarded £279,750 as part of an annual funding pot to tackle air quality locally. The Air Quality Grant programme has…

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More than £250,000 air quality funding for Derby

February 23rd 2017

Derby City Council will be awarded £279,750 as part of an annual funding pot to tackle air quality locally. The Air Quality Grant programme has…

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Derby wins share of £2.735m bid to help boost sustainable travel

January 31st 2017

People in Derby will benefit from improved green travel options thanks to a successful bid by Derby City Council. It was announced today (Thursday 26th…

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Approval requested to start A52 Wyvern Transport Improvement Scheme works

December 5th 2016

Council Cabinet will be asked to give approval to commence the planned works for the A52 Wyvern Transport Improvement Scheme at its meeting on Wednesday…

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Spectrum smart card gets smarter!

November 25th 2016

Spectrum – the all-day bus travel ticket for Derby is getting even smarter with the launch of 7-day and 28-day saver tickets, saving passengers even…

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Connected Cycle City routes in the pipeline

November 23rd 2016

Following the successful completion of The Spot, more than 1.3km of cycle routes are in the pipeline for the city centre as part of the…

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Team RB-Derby raises over £3,500 in the spectacular 2016 Ride London 100 event

September 26th 2016

On 17th August 2016, six employees from Connected Business Network Large Employment Site 2016 Award Winners Reckitt Benckiser joined over 27,000 people to participate in…

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Essential Maintenance on A52 Brian Clough Way

July 18th 2016

Essential road maintenance to Derby’s section of the A52 (Brian Clough Way), will start on Monday evening (18th July). Work will run until Thursday 28…

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£25m nod for Council’s City Centre regeneration

July 11th 2016

Council Cabinet are set to give their approval for bids to the Local Growth Fund to support five key city centre regeneration projects when they…

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Arriva kicks-off Catch the Bus Week alongside Councillor Banwait

July 5th 2016

Derby City Council Leader, Ranjit Banwait, joined the team from Arriva Midlands at its depot on Ascot Drive to officially launch the fourth annual Catch…

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HUUB Gears Up For Park Bikeworks Move

June 28th 2016

Secure cycle parking and a new shop featuring top international cycling brands is still available in the refurbished Park Bikeworks in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter, following…

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A52 Wyvern transport improvements moving a step closer

June 16th 2016

Derby City Council has prepared a compulsory purchase order (CPO) for private land required for the A52 Wyvern Transport Improvement scheme. Land sale negotiations are…

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Planning application approved for A52 Wyvern

April 26th 2016

A planning application has been approved for a major scheme to improve traffic flow on the A52 and around the Wyvern and Pride Park. The…

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Cathedral Road, Derby Closed

April 26th 2016

Repair works to start at Queen’s Leisure Centre Derby City Council signed a contract yesterday (25th April 2016) with Bowmer & Kirkland to carry out repair…

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Derby businesses recognised for their committment to sustainable travel

March 10th 2016

The achievements of local businesses were recognised and awarded at the Connected Businesses Awards which took place on 8th March at The Roundhouse Derby. Over 290…

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Park Bikeworks

March 2nd 2016

Derby City Council is disappointed and saddened to hear of the financial difficulties faced by Park Bikeworks and is appreciative of the work the staff…

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Pay as you go motoring is proving a hit in Derby with plans to expand across the city

January 28th 2016

Co-wheels Car Club, a social enterprise and the UK’s largest independent Car Club operator, has now been operational in Derby since September 2015, providing cheaper,…

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£1.26m project to make city centre Spot more cycle and pedestrian friendly

January 22nd 2016

More than half the funding for a £1.26million scheme to improve cyclists’ access and public space in Derby city centre has been approved by the…

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New cycle scheme aims to protect city cyclists

January 12th 2016

Free bike markings are available this January and February as Derby City Council work in partnership with Derbyshire police with the launch of Cycle Secure…

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2015 class of Derby’s independent travellers graduate

December 18th 2015

The 2015 class of independent travellers graduated at a ceremony on Wednesday (16 December), as the second cohort to successfully complete a scheme to promote…

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Derby companies unite at the launch of the Derby Business Expo.

October 9th 2015

Companies throughout Derbyshire came together at the launch of The Derby Business Expo at The Roundhouse. The historic venue will play host to this momentous…

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‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’ fuel the first ever Derby Business Expo

September 21st 2015

Connected are delighted to announce that they will be sponsoring Derbyshire’s first ever Business Exhibition, alongside East Midlands Trains and East Midlands Chamber.  The exhibition…

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Drivers welcome launch of new community car club in Derby

September 16th 2015

One of the first members of Derby’s brand new community car club was on hand to help launch the new Car Club scheme yesterday (15th September) in…

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Derby’s Commuter Count is coming

September 9th 2015

Organisations and individuals who live or work in the city, are being invited to take part in Derby’s second Commuter Count – a ‘snapshot’ survey…

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Arriva Service Review

July 20th 2015

Arriva Derby have been thinking about changing where their buses go in Derby and how often. After receiving feedback from over 1500 customers, they have…

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A52 Wyvern Transport Improvements

July 14th 2015

Have your say on proposals to reduce traffic congestion and improve safety on the A52 and around the Wyvern and Pride Park junctions, this month….

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Former DCFC Manager in awe of Bike Recycling Scheme

June 23rd 2015

Roy McFarland, a former Derby County football manager and International player was in awe of Life Cycle UK’s project Bike Back Derby. Roy stumbled upon the Bike Back Derby cycle workshop whilst browsing for…

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Derby Museums celebrates vintage cycling with new exhibition

June 1st 2015

A stunning selection of velocipedes, penny-farthings and bicycles from the Derby Museums collection are to go on display at Haddon Hall in a new exhibition,…

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National Rail Strike

May 21st 2015

Travel advice for East Midlands Trains Customers Significant disruption to services on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 May Customers urged to check before travelling Planned…

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Derby businesses recognised for their commitment to sustainable travel

March 18th 2015

The achievements of local businesses were recognised and awarded at the Connected Businesses Awards which took place on 17th March at The Roundhouse Derby.

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Connected provides travel solutions for the unemployed

March 9th 2015

Over 1,500 Jobseekers across Derby have already benefitted through Connected

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Full Street cycle scheme now completed

February 13th 2015

The second phase of the cycle scheme on Full Street is now complete.

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Bus service replacement confirmed

February 12th 2015

A replacement bus service serving Pride Park, the park and ride and Wyvern centre has been found following discussions with Arriva Midlands and Derby City…

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The Commuter Challenge is back!

February 9th 2015

Commuter Challenge 2015

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The Big Pedal 2015
The big pedal is back for 2015!

February 9th 2015

The Big Pedal is the UK’s largest inter-school cycling and scooting challenge that inspires pupils, staff and parents to choose two wheels for their journey…

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Spectrum ticket goes Smart!

January 19th 2015

Launch of Spectrum Smart Card

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Mobiles are just the ticket for yourbus

January 2nd 2015

You can now buy tickets on yourbus using your mobile phone!

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First class of independent travellers graduate!

November 17th 2014

Derby’s first class of independent travelers have graduated!

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London Road

November 17th 2014

London Road is set to re-open to traffic on Thursday 27th November 2014.

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Interfleet granted £17k for sustainable travel

October 30th 2014

Interfleet awarded grant to improve their facilities so staff can travel sustainably!

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Commuters encouraged to bike, park & ride

October 28th 2014

Commuters can park their bike in Park Bikeworks and get the Pride Park and Ride (111) all for free!

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Cycle Derby’s new app

October 28th 2014

Transform your commute with the launch of Cycle Derby’s app!

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Phase one of Full St cycle path completed

October 6th 2014

Phase one improvements to Full Street cycle path completed.

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Register with derbycarshare.com

October 6th 2014

Register with Derbycarshare.com, save cash and bag yourself a treat!

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trent barton zigzag changes

August 22nd 2014

Trent barton are making some new changes to the zigzag ticket range!

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Bike Back Derby donation

August 13th 2014

Bike Back Derby, the city’s recycled bike scheme, has provided a fleet of refurbished bikes to Derby Commercial Park, owned and managed by Goodman.

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East Midlands Trains new season ticket

August 11th 2014

East Midlands Trains launches new season ticket for Rams Fans!

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Bus service between Derby & Matlock

July 28th 2014

Train services between Derby and Matlock will operate as a bus service from Monday 28th to Thursday 31st July. This is due to industrial action…

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Resurfacing work at Derby Bus Station

July 22nd 2014

Resurfacing work at Derby Bus Station during August.

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Commuters lap the Earth!

July 15th 2014

Commuters lap the Earth three times in the City’s first Commuter Challenge.

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Connected resources fanned out
Further funding for Connected

July 15th 2014

Dozens of sustainable transport schemes get the green light, Transport Minister Baroness Kramer has announced.

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Commuter Challenge Winners!

July 4th 2014

The winners have been announced of the 2014 Derby Commuter Challenge.

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Bike donation site at Derby Station

June 30th 2014

Bike recycling scheme – Bike Back Derby urgently needs donations, and have set up a permanent collection point at Derby Rail Station thanks to East Midlands Trains.

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Last chance to win the Commuter Challenge!

June 20th 2014

Last chance for Derby’s commuters to enter this years Commuter Challenge!

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Derby County FC play offs – travel

May 21st 2014

If you’re travelling from the City Centre to Pride Park to catch a coach to Wembley find out how to here!

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Bike Back Derby Article

April 29th 2014

Bike Back Derby featured in the latest issue of Get Britain Cycling.

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Connected hosting Marketing Masterclass

March 24th 2014

The LSTF Masterclass on Marketing Sustainable Travel is being hosted at the Council House.

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Improvement to Riverside Path

March 18th 2014

Work has begun on widening, resurfacing and lighting the Riverside pedestrian cycle path between Raynesway Industrial Park and Alvaston Park.

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Enjoy the 111 for just £1

March 5th 2014

Enjoy the 111 Park and Ride service for just £1.

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Cycling Apprenticeships

February 25th 2014

Six young people in Derby given the chance to work and train in the cycling industry through a new apprenticeship scheme.

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Park Bikeworks, work has begun!

January 20th 2014

Work has now begun on Derby’s Park Bikeworks, which is set to become the one stop shop for all things cycling!

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Free cycle advice and lessons

January 6th 2014

Build cycle confidence and knowledge with FREE adult one to one lessons and advice from Cycle Derby.

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Free Bus Rides every Sunday in January!

January 6th 2014

Why not get into the habit of making the most of your Sundays with trentbartons free bus rides for all, every Sunday in January, 10am to 11am.

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London Road Update

December 10th 2013

A temporary footbridge for pedestrians and cyclists will open on Friday 6th December to allow the existing 135-year-old London Road Bridge to be demolished and replaced with a modern single-span bridge.

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VIP ticket win for Derby car sharer!

December 6th 2013

Commuters who registered to car share during National Liftshare week, were automatically entered into a prize draw to win 4 VIP tickets to watch the Rams take on Blackpool FC!

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Xmas comes early for Ashcroft Primary!

December 3rd 2013

Thanks to the recycled bike scheme – Bike Back Derby, pupils at the school received an early Christmas present, in the form of six recycled bikes, restored better than new!

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Park and Ride extended service

November 25th 2013

Shop ‘til you drop! Enjoy Pride Park and Rides extended late night bus service, this December and make the most of late night shopping!

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Park & Ride Ice Rink Offer

November 19th 2013

Use the Pride Park and Ride this winter and grab yourself a festive treat, with our 2 for 1 voucher for the Christmas Ice Rink on the Market Place.

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Christmas 2013 Bus Times in Derby

November 6th 2013

Christmas is swiftly approaching and therefore anybody who will be travelling by bus over the Christmas and New Year period is advised to to check the revised timetables and plan ahead.

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Connected Website Launched

October 4th 2013

Derby City Council lead the launch of the new Connected website which will help Derby residents, commuters and visitors to make more sustainable travel choices.

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Recycled Bikes are Just the Job

September 10th 2013

Bike Back Derby, the new recycled bike scheme for Derby, have provided GRAHAM Construction with a fleet of refurbished cycles for their construction workers.

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Have Your Say on Rights of Way in Derby

August 22nd 2013

Derby City Council are currently consulting on their new Rights of Way Improvement Plan. Why not get involved?

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Free Adult Cycle Training in Derby

July 11th 2013

Would you love to get out and about on two wheels more but perhaps feel a little unconfident? Cycle Derby are offering training that might be just what you need.

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Offering recycled bikes to the city

June 5th 2013

Bike Back Derby is a great new scheme for Derby where you can get your hands on a fully refurbished recycled bike for loads less money than it would cost to buy a brand new one.

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Wheels to Work now available in Derby

May 29th 2013

Wheels to Work really makes it possible for some people to get back into employment if it’s a lack of travel options that’s stopping them.

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New Spectrum Ticket Launched in Derby

April 12th 2013

Spectrum is a new all day multi-operator bus travel ticket for the city that has been launched to make travelling around the city by bus cheaper and easier.

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Connected @ Derby University

February 27th 2013

There was an exciting mix of demonstrations, competitions and interactive fun to celebrate Derby University’s Green Week.

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