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Safer Taxi Scheme

DG taxis and UoNSU have joined forces to make sure a safe cab ride home is always in reach.

Get yourself on the fixed price list by texting TAXI to 80818. You’ll be able to access fixed rates by booking your taxi through DG on 0115 9500500.

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We’ve got Lenton to SB to Derby and everywhere in-between covered, check out the price list:

Please note: Cash only

  • City centre - Lenton = £5
  • City centre - Dunkirk = £6.50
  • City centre - Beeston = £10
  • City centre - Raleigh Park = £5.50
  • City centre - St Peter’s Court = £5.50
  • City centre - Broadgate Park = £8.50
  • City centre - University Park = £8
  • City centre - Jubilee = £6.50
  • City centre - Derby = £30
  • City centre - Sutton Bonington / Kegworth = £18.50

If for any reason you haven’t got enough cash to get home, we’ve got your back. Ring DG on 0115 950 0500, let them know you want to use the UoN Emergency Taxi Scheme followed by your name, student number and journey details. You’ll be asked to show your student ID card and sign a form before being delivered safely home. Just make sure you head to the SU reception the next working day to pay your fare.

For peace of mind; hop in a DG taxi for a safe journey home.

Station Road

Station Road campaign logoFollowing feedback from students the #saferstationrd campaign saw students working with local community groups to lobby the Council for improved safety measures on a busy road near the Sutton Bonington campus.

A large stretch of Station Road used by the local community had no street lights. In winter time, this made those travelling along the road feel particularly vulnerable, especially considering the speed at which vehicles travel there.

The campaign called for Nottingham County Council to take measures to improve safety on Station Road, including installing street lights.  Following the presentation of a petition signed by students and members of the local community, 25 new street lights were installed ready for the start of 2015.