Monthly Archive: February

Nottingham’s hidden shopping experiences are stepping out of the shadows…

Nottingham’s hidden shopping experiences are stepping out of the shadows…

Curious shoppers looking for inspirational gifts and fascinating places to socialise off the beaten track can now discover some of Nottingham’s more unique, interesting and independent retailers and eateries thanks to a new walking trail and mobile app. The trail aims to make Nottingham’s vibrant independent sector, which includes diverse hidden gems from the quiet […]

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New British Triathlon event to welcome elite stars to Nottingham

New British Triathlon event to welcome elite stars to Nottingham

  Today sees the launch of a brand new triathlon event to the 2017 calendar. The British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup Nottingham will feature some of Great Britain’s finest sporting talent racing around Victoria Embankment and Trent Bridge on Saturday 2 September. Watch a demonstration of the route the competitors will take An expected crowd […]

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Newstead Abbey is lighting up its way to big energy savings.

Newstead Abbey is lighting up its way to big energy savings.

Energy efficiency measures at Newstead Abbey are saving them £3,500 a year from its electricity bill. Newstead Abbey is the latest heritage site operated by Nottingham City Council to have an LED lighting overhaul to make the lighting system more environmentally friendly and cheaper to run.  It follows a pioneering and award-winning project at Wollaton […]

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Funding boost for air quality in Nottingham

Funding boost for air quality in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council will be awarded £400,000 plus a share of £539,120 from the Joint Air Quality Unit (Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs, Department for Transport) as part of an annual funding pot to tackle air quality locally, it was announced today. This year’s Air Quality Grant programme will focus on supporting schemes […]

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Council takes control of transport scheme for disabled school children

Council takes control of transport scheme for disabled school children

Nottingham City Council has invested £350,000 to transport severely disabled children to and from school. The authority has purchased nine specially-adapted ambulances which have been running since the beginning of January. A total of 16 pupils are picked up every day from across the city and taken to Oak Field School and Sports College, in […]

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Bulwell’s the place for 100’s of jobs and training opportunities all under one roof.

Bulwell’s the place for 100’s of jobs and training opportunities all under one roof.

On Friday 3 March, people from the North of the city will be heading to Bulwell as the Nottingham North Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair returns for a third year. This year the event will feature 40 stands with 30 of those being run by employers with live job vacancies and representing different sectors, including care, […]

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East Midlands careers service rated Outstanding by Ofsted

East Midlands careers service rated Outstanding by Ofsted

Futures Advice, Skills and Employment – the organisation responsible for the National Careers Service across the East Midlands – has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted. The Nottingham-based careers guidance experts are the first ever National Careers Service prime contractor to have achieved this rating. As part of its assessment, Ofsted looked at the: effectiveness of […]

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