Revealed: “unfair and divisive” Transition Funding scheme for councils set to return

Revealed: “unfair and divisive” Transition Funding scheme for councils set to return

The Government is set to bring back a controversial £300m funding scheme which, despite two years of repeated requests, it still refuses to reveal the distribution criteria for. The Transitional Grant went mainly to well-off county councils in the south and to better off outer London boroughs at the expense of more deprived areas which […]

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Consumers warned to avoid rogue builders

Consumers warned to avoid rogue builders

Nottingham City Council Community Protection Trading Standards Service is warning householders to be on their guard against rogue builders. Householders may be making last minute improvements to their homes before winter sets in – and employing a builder can be a daunting experience no matter how big or small the project. As Nottingham Trading Standards […]

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Sustainable Travel Collective aims to get Nottingham cycling even more!

Sustainable Travel Collective aims to get Nottingham cycling even more!

Nottingham City Council has awarded over £100,000 to the Sustainable Travel Collective (STC) as part of the Department of Transport’s Access Fund. The aim is to give local residents close to the main city cycling corridors the encouragement, knowledge, training and opportunity to start cycling and use their bikes more often. The project will provide […]

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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 61, 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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Hoodwinked: a twist on the tale

Hoodwinked: a twist on the tale

Robin Hood – local legend and master of disguise – will bring merriment to the streets of Nottingham next summer through a unique world-class sculpture trail. Scores of quirky Robin Hood sculptures will take pride of place in the city from July to September 2018, creating an eye-catching trail through the city centre and neighbourhoods. […]

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Safety standards under spotlight in private high rise properties in Nottingham

Safety standards under spotlight in private high rise properties in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council is seeking information and assurance from all landlords of high rise buildings in the city that safety measures are up to standard in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy. The council along with its housing management company Nottingham City Homes has undertaken a review of its own high rise properties – 13 […]

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City Council welcomes university investment and excellence 

City Council welcomes university investment and excellence 

An announcement by the University of Nottingham that it is to invest over £200m into vital research which will bring hundreds of jobs to Nottingham has been welcomed by the City Council. The university has revealed its Beacons of Excellence programme which represents the largest ever investment into research by the university and will look […]

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