Archive by year 2017

Chancellor’s Budget most notable for what’s not in it!

Chancellor’s Budget most notable for what’s not in it!

Nottingham City Council’s Deputy Leader, Graham Chapman has branded today’s Budget “directionless” and a “non-event high in expectation and low in delivery, but with a few useful snippets.” It said nothing about fixing the urgent problems like bed blocking in Adult Social Care and Child Protection where underfunding and increasing need and demand are pushing […]

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Nottingham Arrow: Winter 2017

Nottingham Arrow: Winter 2017

The Winter 2017 issue of the Nottingham Arrow is out now! In this issue: Get your Christmas What’s On guide, find out how the Council is helping to reduce rough sleeping and advice on how to avoid high winter energy costs. Latest issue: Winter 2017 Click here to download the Winter Arrow as double page […]

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Over 700 properties in Nottingham owned by tax avoiding companies – Deputy Leader

Over 700 properties in Nottingham owned by tax avoiding companies – Deputy Leader

The Chancellor should be chasing millions in uncollected tax from owners of properties registered in tax havens before he embarks on any more austerity measures in this week’s Budget, says a leading city councillor. City Council Deputy Leader Councillor Graham Chapman says that in Nottingham alone there are well over 700 properties owned by firms […]

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Nottingham is transport exemplar, says Transport Secretary

Nottingham is transport exemplar, says Transport Secretary

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling visited Nottingham today to see how the city has successfully developed an integrated transport system. He saw the redeveloped Nottingham Station, new tram stop above the station as part of the tram extensions and the cycle hub for bike hire – all funded from the city’s innovative Workplace Parking Levy. He […]

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City Museums and Galleries Service scoops three prestigious Awards

City Museums and Galleries Service scoops three prestigious Awards

Projects involving Nottingham City Council’s Museums and Galleries Service (NCMG) have recently been awarded top honours in three categories at the East Midlands Heritage Awards. The awards are designed to highlight progress and successes, recognise the hard work of staff and volunteers and to share best practice across the heritage and museums sector. The first […]

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Derby Nottingham Metro approach could give an £11bn boost to the local economy, says new report

Derby Nottingham Metro approach could give an £11bn boost to the local economy, says new report

Closer joint working across the Derby and Nottingham metro area could provide an £11 billion boost to the local economy by 2030 resulting in up to 250,000 new jobs*, according to a new report. The report by leading national consultancy Metro-Dynamics says there is a powerful case for formal collaboration between local authorities and businesses […]

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‘Woman of the Year’ award for Alison!

‘Woman of the Year’ award for Alison!

A Nottingham City Council corporate director has been honoured in an annual awards ceremony celebrating women in business. Alison Michalska, who has responsibility for Children and Adults at the authority, scooped the Women In Public Service category of the Nottingham Post Women In Business Awards 2017. The awards have been held for the past five […]

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Man prosecuted for storing illegal tobacco in a car

Man prosecuted for storing illegal tobacco in a car

A man was today found guilty of possessing illegal tobacco products by storing them in a car to evade detection by Trading Standards Officers. Osman Abdullah Hamarashid, 33, of Westbourne Road, Birmingham, received 120 hours of unpaid work and ordered to pay £200 costs and £85 victim surcharge at a trial at Nottingham Magistrates Court […]

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