Derby Nottingham Metro approach could give an £11bn boost to the local economy, says new report

Derby Nottingham Metro approach could give an £11bn boost to the local economy, says new report

Closer joint working across the Derby and Nottingham metro area could provide an £11 billion boost to the local economy by 2030 resulting in up to 250,000 new jobs*, according to a new report. The report by leading national consultancy Metro-Dynamics says there is a powerful case for formal collaboration between local authorities and businesses […]

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Council set to go ahead with £8.4m high rise safety programme despite lack of Government support

Council set to go ahead with £8.4m high rise safety programme despite lack of Government support

Nottingham City Council is set to press ahead with an £8.4 million programme of sprinkler installations and other safety measures in 13 high rise blocks despite the Government so far refusing to provide the financial support it promised immediately after the Grenfell disaster. None of the Council’s residential high rise blocks have the same cladding […]

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Winners of the prestigious Nottingham Awards announced

Winners of the prestigious Nottingham Awards announced

This year’s winners of the Nottingham Awards have been announced. Now in their sixth year, the Nottingham Awards honour people who have made a major contribution to life in the city through their work in the public, private and voluntary sectors. All of the winners were nominated by friends or colleagues. The judging panel consisted of City Councillors […]

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Nottingham secures Purple Flag accreditation for eighth consecutive year

Nottingham secures Purple Flag accreditation for eighth consecutive year

Nottingham has secured Purple Flag accreditation for an eighth consecutive year. The Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID) is the main driving force behind the city securing Purple Flag accreditation, working in partnership with other organisations in the city.  These include Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire Police, Community Protection, the Crime and Drugs Partnership, the University of […]

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Joint library offer launched as part of Derby Nottingham Metro

Joint library offer launched as part of Derby Nottingham Metro

A new initiative is being launched to enable Nottingham and Derby residents to access library services in both cities. From Monday 2 October 2017, Nottingham library users can borrow stock from Derby libraries and vice versa. Customers can also return stock to either a Derby or Nottingham City library, irrespective of which library they borrowed […]

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Nottingham an LGBT friendly city according to new study

Nottingham an LGBT friendly city according to new study

Nottingham is an LGBT friendly city according to new research carried out by Middlesex University London. The Divercity research project, funded by the European Union, looked at the experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people living in six small and medium-sized European cities – Charleroi in Belgium; Girona and Sabadell in Spain; Thessaloniki in […]

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