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Keeping Wollaton Park Estate Clean – Bluecoat Academy litter pickers do their bit

Keeping Wollaton Park Estate Clean – Bluecoat Academy litter pickers do their bit

  Bluecoat Academy pupils from the Wollaton Park estate campus are doing their bit to take part in the City Council’s ‘Keep it Clean’ campaign. Students will be joined by members of the Wollaton Park Residents Association which covers the Park estate, and local Neighbourhood Development Officer, Pauline Dorey, to do some litter picking on […]

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Hedge cutting will keep neighbourhoods looking trim

Hedge cutting will keep neighbourhoods looking trim

Neighbourhoods across Nottingham are to be kept in trim from Monday 5 June as the City Council’s first hedge cut of the season gets underway. Colleagues and apprentices from the City Council will be working to maintain the hedges for council tenants on Nottingham City Homes’ garden assistance scheme over a six-week period. The second […]

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Nottingham Gets Set to Celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’

Nottingham Gets Set to Celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’

On Saturday 20 May, Nottingham residents are invited to put their best foot forward and celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’ – a series of fun, free walking activities hosted by ParkLives and Nottingham City Council. The event will take place from 2.30 – 4.30pm at Wollaton Country Park, and […]

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Big bill for phone repair shop’s illegal waste disposal

Big bill for phone repair shop’s illegal waste disposal

A phone repair shop boss has been fined over £1,300 after admitting his firm failed to make proper arrangements to dispose of commercial waste that was found dumped on an allotment. Community Protection Officers found fly-tipped items on land in Bobbersmill which included marked packaging, flyers, mail and customer till receipts that could be traced […]

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Landlord’s flat clearance for prospective tenants results in £2,200 fine

Landlord’s flat clearance for prospective tenants results in £2,200 fine

Blocking a pavement with dumped household items including a sofa, mattresses and rugs before showing prospective tenants around a flat has resulted in a fine of over £2,200 for a Nottingham landlord. Mr Afzal Azad, of Bakersfield  pleaded guilty at Nottingham Magistrates court on Wednesday 26 April to one offence of fly-tipping in August last […]

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Spring is here – and so is your garden waste collection!

Spring is here – and so is your garden waste collection!

Get mowing that lawn and pruning the plants – garden waste collections will soon start up again for Nottingham city residents! For citizens living in the city that receive garden waste collections, their first collection of the year will take place on their normal recycling day week this week. Councillor Nicola Heaton, Nottingham City Council […]

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Nottingham at centre of unique smart city event

Nottingham at centre of unique smart city event

Nottingham has been chosen to be the first city to host a smart cities study tour for the REMOURBAN project. 70 delegates from across Europe came to Nottingham to take part in a series of smart city workshops and to visit the ambitious REMOURBAN funded energy projects for housing and transport. Nottingham City Council, Nottingham […]

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Punjabi leaders’ visit confirms Nottingham as a beacon in green city management

Punjabi leaders’ visit confirms Nottingham as a beacon in green city management

This week Nottingham City Council is welcoming delegates from India to show them how Nottingham is leading the way in integrating sustainable transport and waste management. The City Council has been working with the city of Chandigarh, in the Punjab region, since February 2014 and since 2016 has been instrumental in promoting Nottingham’s best practice […]

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