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Posthumous honour for pioneering city councillor

Posthumous honour for pioneering city councillor

Long-serving City Councillor Alan Clark, who died earlier this year, has received a posthumous award for his pioneering work around sustainability and focus on driving down people’s energy bills. The LGiU Councillor Place Shaping Environment Award was presented to Alan’s wife and co-councillor, Eunice Campbell, at a ceremony at the Guildhall in London this week. […]

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Bulwell builds on its heritage and grows towards a bright future.

Bulwell builds on its heritage and grows towards a bright future.

Bulwell residents, visitors and businesses will have noticed that in previous years, the area has been at the centre of some major changes which are helping to ensure it remains at the vibrant heart of Nottingham North. Bulwell has long been able to boast about its fast and reliable tram service linking it to Nottingham […]

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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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Ready for the roller revamp – two city subways receive a new look

Ready for the roller revamp – two city subways receive a new look

Nottingham-based probation staff members organised a team building day on 17 October to work alongside men and women completing their hours of Community Payback to transform the appearance of two subways in the Meadows area. The Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland Community Rehabilitation Company (the DLNR CRC) – supervise service users, who have been ordered […]

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Have fun playing out in your street… next event Saturday 23 September

Have fun playing out in your street… next event Saturday 23 September

Nottingham City Council is launching the Playing Out initiative to get the community, parents, children and young people to come together, get active and have a day playing out in the street. Roads that take part in the sessions will be safely closed by volunteer marshals so children can play in complete safety. Playing out […]

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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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