Monthly Archive: January

£1.2m for local employers to take on new recruits

£1.2m for local employers to take on new recruits

More employers are needed to create vacancies for jobseekers in Nottingham aged between 18 and 24 who have previously struggled to get into work or training. Over £1m of funding is available for employers who are prepared to take on new recruits. Employers don’t need to be city based, but the new recruits do have […]

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Art, music and fun for Robin Hood Energy Light Night in event’s tenth year

Art, music and fun for Robin Hood Energy Light Night in event’s tenth year

Musicians on trams, multi-sensory art installations, a silent disco and a lantern parade will all feature in the Robin Hood Energy Light Night programme, which is now being finalised. The popular event will take place on Friday 10 February, with new venues for the event’s tenth year including the Arboretum and Nottingham Tennis Centre. The […]

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New Centrelink and EcoLink buses electrify Nottingham’s Park & Ride services

New Centrelink and EcoLink buses electrify Nottingham’s Park & Ride services

Electric buses are being introduced on Nottingham’s Park & Ride bus services on Monday (30 January) – creating the UK’s first all-electric Park and Ride service. From Monday 30 January, a new Centrelink Park and Ride service will run from the Queens Drive Park & Ride Ecohub to Meadows Way, Nottingham Station, Broadmarsh Bus Station, […]

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Kaiser Chiefs Revealed as Splendour Headliners

Kaiser Chiefs Revealed as Splendour Headliners

Multiple Brit Award winning, indie-rock band, Kaiser Chiefs have been announced as headliners for this year’s award-winning Splendour Festival, Saturday 22 July 2017. The Yorkshire quintet are the first of over 40 acts announced to perform at the city’s biggest summer day out at Wollaton Park, and winner of ‘Best Festival’ at the 2016 Live […]

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Inspiring older people through art and culture

Inspiring older people through art and culture

Volunteers with time and imagination are invited to make heritage, arts and culture more accessible to older people in Nottingham, especially those in care homes. Nottingham City Museums and Galleries are looking for volunteers to engage older citizens using poetry, storytelling, music, dance, reminiscence, photography, drawing, painting, digital technologies, sculpture and film, inspired by the city’s museum collections […]

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Not-for-profit energy companies Ebico and Robin Hood Energy join forces to fight fuel poverty in the UK

Not-for-profit energy companies Ebico and Robin Hood Energy join forces to fight fuel poverty in the UK

Ebico and Robin Hood Energy have today unveiled a new energy partnership to offer a brand new prepay tariff, as they vow to continue their fight against rising fuel poverty in the UK and provide energy contracts that function fairly for all consumers. The partnership will offer the brand new tariff: Ebico PrePay, which offers […]

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Nottingham wins share of £2.735m bid to help boost sustainable transport

Nottingham wins share of £2.735m bid to help boost sustainable transport

People in Nottingham will benefit from improved green travel options thanks to the city gaining a share of £2.75m of Government funding. It was announced today (Thursday 26 January) that Nottingham City Council, in partnership Nottinghamshire County Council, Derby City Council and other local delivery partners, have been successful in their bid for a share […]

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