Archive by category Clean and Green

Take the fright out of energy bills this Halloween

Take the fright out of energy bills this Halloween

If you think your energy bills are scary, this Halloween could be the time not to miss a trick and treat yourself to savings. Nottingham City Council has partnered with local energy advice organisations to run a series of advice session across Nottingham. The events will be held at four market places across the city […]

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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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New dawn for Nottingham taxi services

New dawn for Nottingham taxi services

A bright new era for taxi services is dawning in Nottingham, as plans to ‘green’ the fleet and make the service a customer-friendly part of the city’s world-class transport network get underway. Nottingham City Council’s Taxi Strategy was launched this year to modernise the taxi fleet and improve the customer offer, not just around comfort […]

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Nottingham City Council’s green buildings are in the running for two national sustainability awards

Nottingham City Council’s green buildings are in the running for two national sustainability awards

Nottingham City Council’s Headquarters Loxley House and Minvers Sport Centre in Aspley have been shortlisted for two prestigious awards. Minvers Sport Centre is a finalist in the Solar Power Portal Energy Awards, in the best use of solar in a community-setting category. The sports centre received a solar rooftop and state-of-the-art LED lighting. Works have […]

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Nottingham first to adopt revolutionary housing approach 

Nottingham first to adopt revolutionary housing approach 

Ten homes in Sneinton have been selected as part of a UK first pilot to radically improve older houses using energy saving and energy generation measures.  Proposed improvements will make the residents of these homes ultra-low energy consumers, dramatically reducing household energy bills and making homes warmer. Nottingham City Homes (NCH), the Arms Length Management […]

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Nottingham City Council announced as a finalist in national awards for service excellence

Nottingham City Council announced as a finalist in national awards for service excellence

Nottingham City Council has been announced as a finalist in this year’s Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Awards. The council has been shortlisted for the prestigious council of the year award and for three further awards for excellence within service areas. The awards are a valuable way for councils to celebrate achievements and best […]

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Nottingham gearing up for next phase of the energy revolution

Nottingham gearing up for next phase of the energy revolution

Nottingham’s position at the forefront of energy innovation led to a visit from the Minister of Climate Change today to coincide with the launch of the Government’s Smart Systems policy. The Minister Claire Perry MP came to Nottingham to meet with researchers at the University of Nottingham to hear about their pioneering work to create […]

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Celebrating 25 years of Nottingham Green Partnership

Celebrating 25 years of Nottingham Green Partnership

Members of Nottingham’s Green Partnership celebrated reaching their twenty-five year anniversary this month. Over twenty organisations in Nottingham, from business to the public sector and the third sector are part of the partnership which aims to encourage collaboration across the city to advance Nottingham’s green future. The partnership brings these organisations together to collectively work […]

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