Archive by year 2017

Moment of Joy as demolition of Broadmarsh car park gets underway

Moment of Joy as demolition of Broadmarsh car park gets underway

It’s the moment that will ultimately see one of Nottingham’s most unloved landmarks consigned to history – the start of the demolition of Broadmarsh Car Park. And Joy Rice from Bulwell has been chosen as the lucky resident to wield the sledgehammer to kick off the demolition, on Monday 18 September. The City Council ran […]

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Two aggressive beggars receive Criminal Behaviour Orders

Two aggressive beggars receive Criminal Behaviour Orders

Two prolific city beggars have received Criminal Behaviour Orders (CBO), which prohibits them from begging in Nottingham city centre. Neil Jennison, aged 50, of no fixed abode appeared at Nottingham Magistrates Court on 30 August and was found guilty of using threatening words or behaviour towards two Community Protection Officers. Jennison received an 18 month […]

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Looking for work? Start here! Nottingham Jobs Fair returns for 2017

Looking for work? Start here! Nottingham Jobs Fair returns for 2017

Get ready to prepare your CV and sharpen your interview technique; Nottingham Jobs Fair, the biggest jobs fair in the East Midlands, is back and it’s better than ever. The fair which has been held in Nottingham for the past seven years is organised by Nottingham City Council in association with sponsor Imtech Engineering Services […]

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Revealed: “unfair and divisive” Transition Funding scheme for councils set to return

Revealed: “unfair and divisive” Transition Funding scheme for councils set to return

The Government is set to bring back a controversial £300m funding scheme which, despite two years of repeated requests, it still refuses to reveal the distribution criteria for. The Transitional Grant went mainly to well-off county councils in the south and to better off outer London boroughs at the expense of more deprived areas which […]

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Consumers warned to avoid rogue builders

Consumers warned to avoid rogue builders

Nottingham City Council Community Protection Trading Standards Service is warning householders to be on their guard against rogue builders. Householders may be making last minute improvements to their homes before winter sets in – and employing a builder can be a daunting experience no matter how big or small the project. As Nottingham Trading Standards […]

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Wimbledon star at Nottingham Tennis Centre

Wimbledon star at Nottingham Tennis Centre

Britain’s Marcus Willis is in action at the Nottingham Tennis Centre next week, competing in the Aegon GB Pro-Series men’s $15k event, which takes place on the outdoor hard courts from Monday 11 to Sunday 17 September. Willis, shot to fame at Wimbledon 2016, working his way through the wild card play-offs, then qualifying, winning […]

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