Monthly Archive: November

Winter ParkLives programme will include community events

Winter ParkLives programme will include community events

Nottingham City Council’s free 2016 ParkLives programme, which was due to finish in autumn, has been extended until March, with community groups being offered grants to run an activity in their nearest park. Activities including Christmas crafts, walks and geocaching have been added to the second annual ParkLives programme, run in partnership with Coca-Cola Great […]

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Shoppers urged to make a big difference on Small Business Saturday

Shoppers urged to make a big difference on Small Business Saturday

It’s Small Business Saturday on 3 December and Nottingham’s Christmas shoppers are being urged to support independent city businesses and enjoy a more fulfilling shopping experience. Small Business Saturday is a national grass roots, not-for-profit campaign that encourages people up and down the country to go out and support small businesses in their communities on […]

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Rogue odd-job man defrauds bedbound pensioner of thousands of pounds

Rogue odd-job man defrauds bedbound pensioner of thousands of pounds

A rogue odd-job man who conned an elderly, bed-ridden woman out of thousands of pounds has pleaded guilty to fraud following a Nottingham Trading Standards investigation. William Bower, aged 38, of Tolney Lane, Newark, weaselled his way into the life of the 76-year-old woman, who lives alone in Nottingham, falsely claiming that he had carried […]

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First chance to grab preview tickets for World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition at Wollaton

First chance to grab preview tickets for World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition at Wollaton

Tickets go on sale from today for the World Exclusive Dinosaurs of China – Ground Shakers to Feathered Flyers exhibition which will be held at Wollaton Hall and Lakeside Arts (University of Nottingham) between 1 July and 29 October 2017. To celebrate, Wollaton Hall will be inviting a group of children from Seely Primary School […]

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A local list of heritage sites to be created in Nottingham

A local list of heritage sites to be created in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council wants people to have their say on plans to develop a new list of locally important buildings, archaeology and historic landscapes. The city already has a list, held by the Nottingham Civic Society, which includes historic buildings and monuments, which would be the basis for a local list. These are identified as […]

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New Community Garden thanks to WREN Funding!

New Community Garden thanks to WREN Funding!

Residents in Bestwood are getting an early Christmas present – a new community garden thanks to a £24,976.75 grant from funding body WREN. The money, awarded by WREN’s FCC Community Action Fund, has been used to improve the outside area at the Bestwood Estate Community Centre on Gainsford Crescent, Bestwood. Cllr David Trimble, Portfolio Holder […]

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Autumn 2016

Autumn 2016

Autumn 2016 Find your neighbourhood newsletter: Arboretum Aspley Basford Berridge Bestwood Bilborough Bridge Bulwell Bulwell Forest Clifton North Clifton South Dales Dunkirk Leen Valley Mapperley Radford Sherwood St Ann’s Wollaton East & Lenton Abbey Wollaton West Arboretum Aspley Basford Berridge Bestwood Bilborough Bridge Bulwell Bulwell Forest Clifton North Clifton South Dales Dunkirk Leen Valley Mapperley Radford […]

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City’s approach to partnership working wins award

City’s approach to partnership working wins award

Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), working alongside Nottingham CityCare Partnership and partner organisations, won the Improved Partnerships between Health and Local Government at last night’s Health Service Journal (HSJ) awards 2016. The organisations won the award for their work on integrating health and social care in the city. It is […]

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A Tribute to Mr Inder Lal Batra

A Tribute to Mr Inder Lal Batra

A man who received a distinguished honour from Nottingham City Council has sadly passed away. Inder Lal Batra, who was named as a Citizen of Honour in 2015 by the council for his years of voluntary and community service, died at a Nursing home in Hucknall on November 14. The 78-year-old suffered a stroke two years […]

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