Monthly Archive: February

Commendation for community protection officer injured in attempted murder

Commendation for community protection officer injured in attempted murder

A City Council community protection (traffic) officer is to receive a special commendation after he sustained serious injuries following a murder and his attempted murder while on duty. Fahad Ashfaq, aged 35, was just over two hours into his shift in Peel Street on the afternoon of Monday 29 January when he went to the […]

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Nottingham taxis to join the top rank

Nottingham taxis to join the top rank

New eco-friendly taxi cabs and a smartphone app for hackney cab passengers have been launched in Nottingham. Nottingham City Council  unveiled models of next-generation taxi vehicles on March 1 which it wants the city’s whole fleet of hackney cabs to convert to in the forthcoming years. The first of the new electric cabs – an […]

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100 days to go until ITU World Triathlon Series arrives in Great Britain  

100 days to go until ITU World Triathlon Series arrives in Great Britain   

British Triathlon launches volunteering campaign to #MakeItHappen this summer. 27 February saw British Triathlon officially launch the search for 500 Tri Maker volunteers to help bring the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham and ITU World Triathlon Leeds events to life in June 2018. Volunteering in triathlon is a great opportunity for personal development, improving […]

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Nottingham wins bid to become a Time to Change hub to change how we think and act about mental health

Nottingham wins bid to become a Time to Change hub to change how we think and act about mental health

Today Nottingham has been named a Time to Change hub, set up to change how we all think and act about mental health locally. Time to Change hubs are networks of local organisations and individuals committed to ending negative attitudes and behaviours towards people experiencing mental health problems in their communities. Too many people with […]

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Looking for work, training or apprenticeships? Bulwell’s the place to be!

Looking for work, training or apprenticeships? Bulwell’s the place to be!

March arrives, bringing us closer to spring. It’s also a time when many employers prepare their new year’s budgets ready to recruit ahead of national activity taking place for National Careers and National Apprenticeship Weeks. March also sees Rebalancing the Outer Estates Foundation and Nottingham City Council join forces with local employment and training specialists […]

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Fifty-two schools join Robin’s merry band

Fifty-two schools join Robin’s merry band

Fifty-two Nottingham primary schools have joined Robin Hood’s merry band by signing up for the Hoodwinked education programme, Robin’s Tales. The programme of novel literacy and art activities will bring the Robin Hood legend to life for thousands of children across the city, before the Hoodwinked sculpture trail hits the streets of Nottingham this summer. […]

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Businesses flock to the Hoodwinked robin trail

Businesses flock to the Hoodwinked robin trail

Big-name businesses are flocking to join the Hoodwinked sculpture trail in Nottingham this summer. About 25 robin sculptures are now sponsored, and with the sponsorship deadline looming, other businesses are urged to get in touch before the opportunity has flown. The Hoodwinked sculpture trail is a twist on the tale of Robin Hood.  Our iconic […]

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Plans approved for two new developments as new Broadmarsh area starts to take shape

Plans approved for two new developments as new Broadmarsh area starts to take shape

Planning permission has been granted for the proposed Broadmarsh Car Park and Bus Station development and Nottingham College’s new City Hub. The new developments were approved at Nottingham City Council’s Planning Committee today and form key parts of the proposed £250m redevelopment of the Broadmarsh area of the city. The new car park and bus […]

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City Council proposes £27m of savings due to Government cuts

City Council proposes £27m of savings due to Government cuts

Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board has agreed extra proposals to balance its 2018/19 budget – totalling £27m of savings due to Government funding cuts. Facing the toughest budget since the Government imposed austerity measures seven years ago – with the rising cost of adult social care adding severe pressure – the council managed to identify […]

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Regeneration boost for Bulwell as Lidl store prepares to open its doors

Regeneration boost for Bulwell as Lidl store prepares to open its doors

  National supermarket chain Lidl UK opens its first store in Bulwell this week, bringing new jobs and new life to a site which has been vacant for almost 20 years. The store, situated on Jennison Street off Main Street in Bulwell, will be officially opened at 8am on Thursday 22 February, in a ceremony […]

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