Monthly Archive: October

New café to open on Wollaton Park next week

New café to open on Wollaton Park next week

Nottingham City Council’s latest café project will be officially opened on Monday 23 October. The building is the last remaining World War Two hut on the site and will be named Wollaton 508 in memory of Parachute Infantry Regiment 508 which was based there. More recently it was the park’s sports pavilion, but has not […]

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Bunch of awards for green-fingered volunteers  

Bunch of awards for green-fingered volunteers  

  Neighbourhood Bloom enthusiasts and schoolchildren have celebrated success in brightening up their area through gardening. Awards have been presented to 51 groups from Nottingham who participated in ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’, which is part of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom campaign.  The IYN groups work hard to improve their own patch of the […]

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Nottingham introduces city-wide £70 fine for street drinkers

Nottingham introduces city-wide £70 fine for street drinkers

New Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) come into force on 20 October in Nottingham, providing Nottingham’s 100 Community Protection Officers (CPOs) with the powers they need to deal with street drinkers and keep the city safer. An existing network of DPPOs (Designated Public Place Order) already cover Nottingham, allowing authorised officers including CPOs to require […]

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Ready for the roller revamp – two city subways receive a new look

Ready for the roller revamp – two city subways receive a new look

Nottingham-based probation staff members organised a team building day on 17 October to work alongside men and women completing their hours of Community Payback to transform the appearance of two subways in the Meadows area. The Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland Community Rehabilitation Company (the DLNR CRC) – supervise service users, who have been ordered […]

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Deputy Leader calls for pause in Universal Credit or risk escalating rise in rent arrears, debt and homelessness

Deputy Leader calls for pause in Universal Credit or risk escalating rise in rent arrears, debt and homelessness

On the Eve of the Parliamentary vote on Universal Credit, Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Graham Chapman has called on the Government to halt the full introduction of Universal Credit in Nottingham until the faults in the system are sorted out. Most recent figures show that In Nottingham, since its introduction for simpler cases […]

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