Monthly Archive: May

Hear today, gone tomorrow? 

Hear today, gone tomorrow? 

Students in Nottingham are putting their hearing at risk by playing music on personal stereos too loudly, according to City Council Environmental Health Officers. The warning comes after officers surveyed students at the University of Nottingham on Wednesday 24 May as part of National Noise Awareness Week. They measured the decibel levels produced by the […]

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Finnish visitors pass on the gift of reading

Finnish visitors pass on the gift of reading

Nottingham City Council’s Libraries Service will today receive ten books, courtesy of The Finnish Institute in London. The presentation will be made at Central Library today at just after 11am. The donation will be made by Head of Society and Culture Johanna Sumuvuori from the Embassy. The books will be received by Jane Brierley – Nottingham […]

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Keeping Wollaton Park Estate Clean – Bluecoat Academy litter pickers do their bit

Keeping Wollaton Park Estate Clean – Bluecoat Academy litter pickers do their bit

  Bluecoat Academy pupils from the Wollaton Park estate campus are doing their bit to take part in the City Council’s ‘Keep it Clean’ campaign. Students will be joined by members of the Wollaton Park Residents Association which covers the Park estate, and local Neighbourhood Development Officer, Pauline Dorey, to do some litter picking on […]

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Elite triathlete inspires local schoolchildren to mark 100 days to go until showstopper event

Elite triathlete inspires local schoolchildren to mark 100 days to go until showstopper event

Local hero, Sophie Coldwell, visited Greenfields Community School today to share her top sporting tips with the pupils, 100 days before the British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup prepares to bring the city to life on Saturday 2 September. Fresh from her return from Japan, where the 22-year-old managed a stunning fourth place at the ITU […]

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End in sight – and new plans – for Broadmarsh car park and bus station

End in sight – and new plans – for Broadmarsh car park and bus station

Councillors are set to approve plans to demolish the Broadmarsh car park to make way for a brand new development. The City Council’s Executive Board, meeting next Thursday (June 1), will be told that demolishing and rebuilding the current car park is a better – and in the long-term cheaper – option than refurbishing it. […]

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Section of Carrington Street to close as substation works take place

Section of Carrington Street to close as substation works take place

The section of Carrington Street between Canal Street and Collin Street will close on Wednesday 24 May for approximately two weeks as works take place by Western Power to remove and relocate an electrical substation. The removal of the substation requires a deep excavation in the pavement and roadspace is needed to safely and completely […]

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