Monthly Archive: July

Councillor Alan Clark

Councillor Alan Clark

Nottingham City Council is deeply saddened to announce that long-serving councillor Alan Clark passed away in the early hours of this morning (26th July 2017). Councillor Clark, aged 66, was elected to Nottingham City Council as a Labour Councillor in 1988 representing the Byron Ward until 2003 and the Bulwell Forest Ward, from 2003 until […]

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Council continues to chase private high rise owners for safety info post Grenfell

Council continues to chase private high rise owners for safety info post Grenfell

Most owners of private high rise blocks in Nottingham have responded to a request from the City Council to look at building and safety standards in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy. However there are particular concerns that the owners of a city centre high rise have yet to respond, despite reminder letters being issued. […]

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Race in the popular City of Nottingham Triathlon and win tickets to watch internationals!

Race in the popular City of Nottingham Triathlon and win tickets to watch internationals!

Budding Triathletes have a great opportunity to take part in the City of Nottingham Triathlon on Saturday 2 September 2017 and until the end of the month, anybody entering will have the chance to win tickets to the Grandstand to watch the inaugural British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup when international triathletes compete in the City, […]

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Nottingham City Council announced as a finalist in national awards for service excellence

Nottingham City Council announced as a finalist in national awards for service excellence

Nottingham City Council has been announced as a finalist in this year’s Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Awards. The council has been shortlisted for the prestigious council of the year award and for three further awards for excellence within service areas. The awards are a valuable way for councils to celebrate achievements and best […]

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Nottingham gearing up for next phase of the energy revolution

Nottingham gearing up for next phase of the energy revolution

Nottingham’s position at the forefront of energy innovation led to a visit from the Minister of Climate Change today to coincide with the launch of the Government’s Smart Systems policy. The Minister Claire Perry MP came to Nottingham to meet with researchers at the University of Nottingham to hear about their pioneering work to create […]

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Wollaton Park prepares for a sell-out at Splendour Festival

Wollaton Park prepares for a sell-out at Splendour Festival

Nottingham’s most popular music festival returns to Wollaton Park this Saturday 22 July with a fantastic day out lined up for a close to sell-out crowd of over 23,000 music fans with final few tickets available online. Tickets have been selling fast thanks to a great line up including Kaiser Chiefs, Busted and Tony Hadley. […]

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Another city centre demolition to take place as Nottingham regeneration progresses

Another city centre demolition to take place as Nottingham regeneration progresses

While the news of the upcoming Broadmarsh redevelopment has captured the city’s imagination, demolition has begun just up the road at Unity Square. The site, opposite Nottingham Train Station and next door to Castle Rock Brewery, was previously a car park with shops and will offer a ‘mixed use’ redevelopment of the site. Sladen Estates […]

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Government’s cancellation of Midland Mainline electrification criticised by Council Leader

Government’s cancellation of Midland Mainline electrification criticised by Council Leader

The Government’s cancellation of the planned electrification of the Midland Mainline through to Nottingham, Derby and Leicester has been criticised by the Leader of Nottingham City Council as a short-term decision which is unfair to the East Midlands. The cancellation comes less than two years after the Government gave the scheme the final go ahead […]

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