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Prime Minister asked to support Nottingham’s response to Grenfell tragedy

Prime Minister asked to support Nottingham’s response to Grenfell tragedy

Nottingham City Council is seeking Government support for measures to improve safety in high rise blocks following the Grenfell Tower fire. The council’s lead councillor for planning and housing, Cllr Jane Urquhart, has written to Prime Minister Theresa May to outline the council’s commitment to learning any lessons from the tragedy – and to ask […]

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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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Grant approved for city residents to protect homes against flooding

Grant approved for city residents to protect homes against flooding

Nottingham City Council has been awarded a £230,000 grant for residents in up to 46 homes throughout the city to increase protection against property level flooding. The grant will be entirely funded by the Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), through Flood Defence Grant in Aid (FDGiA) following bids submitted by Nottingham City […]

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Bulwell charities receive early Christmas present!

Bulwell charities receive early Christmas present!

Charities in Bulwell received an early Christmas present thanks to the good deeds of local people as the ‘Bin It For Good’ project results were announced! Nottingham City Council joined forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy and The Wrigley Company in September in a bid to keep the areas around Bulwell Market Place cleaner. […]

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A local list of heritage sites to be created in Nottingham

A local list of heritage sites to be created in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council wants people to have their say on plans to develop a new list of locally important buildings, archaeology and historic landscapes. The city already has a list, held by the Nottingham Civic Society, which includes historic buildings and monuments, which would be the basis for a local list. These are identified as […]

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New Community Garden thanks to WREN Funding!

New Community Garden thanks to WREN Funding!

Residents in Bestwood are getting an early Christmas present – a new community garden thanks to a £24,976.75 grant from funding body WREN. The money, awarded by WREN’s FCC Community Action Fund, has been used to improve the outside area at the Bestwood Estate Community Centre on Gainsford Crescent, Bestwood. Cllr David Trimble, Portfolio Holder […]

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