Monthly Archive: April

‘Storysmash’ Jumps into Action

‘Storysmash’ Jumps into Action

The £226,335 Storysmash Creative Writing project gets underway this week. Storysmash is a 12 month programme of activity using the close connection between creative writing, reading and digital games focusing on people primarily aged 11-25 years to help address issues of low literacy in Nottingham City. Participants will take part in a range of activities […]

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TV Presenter Lends Support to World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition

TV Presenter Lends Support to World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition

The ground-breaking Dinosaurs of China exhibition, which is bringing some of the best-preserved dinosaur fossils in the world to the UK this summer, has a new high profile supporter in the form of respected TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham. The wildlife expert is known for presenting popular nature programmes on TV, as well as […]

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Big bill for phone repair shop’s illegal waste disposal

Big bill for phone repair shop’s illegal waste disposal

A phone repair shop boss has been fined over £1,300 after admitting his firm failed to make proper arrangements to dispose of commercial waste that was found dumped on an allotment. Community Protection Officers found fly-tipped items on land in Bobbersmill which included marked packaging, flyers, mail and customer till receipts that could be traced […]

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Landlord’s flat clearance for prospective tenants results in £2,200 fine

Landlord’s flat clearance for prospective tenants results in £2,200 fine

Blocking a pavement with dumped household items including a sofa, mattresses and rugs before showing prospective tenants around a flat has resulted in a fine of over £2,200 for a Nottingham landlord. Mr Afzal Azad, of Bakersfield  pleaded guilty at Nottingham Magistrates court on Wednesday 26 April to one offence of fly-tipping in August last […]

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Nottingham City Council wins prestigious UK Housing Award

Nottingham City Council wins prestigious UK Housing Award

Last night (26 April) Nottingham City Council were named Outstanding Strategic Local Authority of the Year at The UK Housing Awards. The awards, organised by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing, recognise the ingenuity, creativity, passion and hard work of housing organisations across the UK. The judging panel considers the strategic role of […]

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New L2 Bus Service to Strelley, Bilborough, Wollaton and the Queen’s Medical Centre replaces W3 and L33

New L2 Bus Service to Strelley, Bilborough, Wollaton and the Queen’s Medical Centre replaces W3 and L33

From Tuesday (2 May) two bus services will be merging to create an improved service to Nottingham Business Park and Glaisdale Parkway Industrial area The new LocalLink L2 bus service combines parts of both the WorkLink W3 and LocalLink L33 bus services and will also provide a new daytime service to the Woodhouse Park housing […]

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