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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World-exclusive dinosaur exhibition opens in Nottingham

World-exclusive dinosaur exhibition opens in Nottingham

A world-exclusive, never before seen before dinosaur exhibition opens with a roar in Nottingham this weekend. Dinosaurs of China, taking place at Wollaton Hall and Nottingham University’s Nottingham Lakeside Arts from 1st July to 29th October, features some of the largest dinosaur skeletons in existence, from ground shakers to feathered flyers. The exhibition is set […]

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Weekend roadworks on Daleside Road

Weekend roadworks on Daleside Road

Nottingham City Council will be removing several pedestrian islands along a section of Daleside Road 7am – 3pm Saturday 1st/Sunday 2nd July and 7am – 3pm Saturday 8th/Sunday 9th July. The removal of the pedestrian islands was originally planned for later in the summer as part of the Daleside Road improvement scheme. However, works have […]

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New Gym and Swim offer launched for Nottingham and Derby residents

New Gym and Swim offer launched for Nottingham and Derby residents

A new Gym and Swim membership offer is being launched as part of the Derby Nottingham Metro initiative between Derby City Council and Nottingham City Council which is bringing benefits to residents in both cities. The offer will mean people with council gym and swim membership in one city will also be able to get gym and swim membership in the other city […]

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Prizewinning pictures inspired by ‘My Beautiful Nottingham’

Prizewinning pictures inspired by ‘My Beautiful Nottingham’

Photography and art reflecting ‘My Beautiful Nottingham’ have been celebrated at a prize presentation event. The photo and art competitions run by Nottingham in Bloom and sponsored by Capital One attracted about 1,500 entries inspired by the beautiful green landscapes and corners of Nottingham – including parks, gardens, landmarks, flowers, trees and wildlife through the […]

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Council’s use of local firms injects £288 million into local economy

Council’s use of local firms injects £288 million into local economy

Over £288 million has been injected into the local economy over the last three years as a result of the City Council’s Procurement Strategy, which includes a commitment to increase spending with local firms, creating jobs for local people. Since 2014, a total of 567 contracts have been awarded to firms by the Council as […]

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