Monthly Archive: September

Nottingham City Council’s green buildings are in the running for two national sustainability awards

Nottingham City Council’s green buildings are in the running for two national sustainability awards

Nottingham City Council’s Headquarters Loxley House and Minvers Sport Centre in Aspley have been shortlisted for two prestigious awards. Minvers Sport Centre is a finalist in the Solar Power Portal Energy Awards, in the best use of solar in a community-setting category. The sports centre received a solar rooftop and state-of-the-art LED lighting. Works have […]

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Freeman of the City honour for Sir David Greenaway

Freeman of the City honour for Sir David Greenaway

The City Council has officially installed Sir David Greenaway as an Honorary Freeman of the City in recognition of the huge contribution he has made to Nottingham. The decision was taken at a special meeting of the council on November 13, and saw Sir David become the 39th Honorary Freeman of the City, joining Rev William Booth, Brian Clough […]

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Thieves steal lead from Victoria Embankment war memorial

Thieves steal lead from Victoria Embankment war memorial

Callous thieves have targeted Nottingham’s Grade II Listed War Memorial Archway at Victoria Embankment. The thieves stole lead protecting both wings of the memorial, causing damage to the stonework. They also stole bollards and broke windows on the undercroft. The council has reported the crime to the police. It’s thought the thieves struck at some point […]

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New business students take to city streets to discover the shape of food and drink retailing in Nottingham

New business students take to city streets to discover the shape of food and drink retailing in Nottingham

Around 1,400 Nottingham Business School (NBS) undergraduate students will be taking to the streets of Nottingham to review and reimagine retailing in the city’s food and drink sector as part of an exciting school-wide induction programme. #NBSdiscover will see all first year NBS students head out into the city to explore different retailing zones, taking […]

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Have fun playing out in your street… next event Saturday 23 September

Have fun playing out in your street… next event Saturday 23 September

Nottingham City Council is launching the Playing Out initiative to get the community, parents, children and young people to come together, get active and have a day playing out in the street. Roads that take part in the sessions will be safely closed by volunteer marshals so children can play in complete safety. Playing out […]

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Council gets tough on pupils not in school

Council gets tough on pupils not in school

Nottingham City Council is cracking down on truancy by carrying out patrols to ensure children are in school. Truancy ‘hotspots’ across the city will be targeted by the council’s Education Welfare Service (EWOs) and Community Protection Officers (CPOs) supported by Nottinghamshire Police on Tuesday (26 September). Any children found outside of school, may be taken […]

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intu reveals new fly through video of the proposed intu Broadmarsh redevelopment

intu reveals new fly through video of the proposed intu Broadmarsh redevelopment

A fly through video of the proposed redevelopment at intu Broadmarsh has been revealed today (20 Sept), giving shoppers a taste of what the centre could look like following its transformation. The video will give customers a closer look at what they might be able to expect from the new look centre following the planned redevelopment.

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