Monthly Archive: February

All hail Nottingham’s new taxi service!

All hail Nottingham’s new taxi service!

A taxi revolution is underway in Nottingham – with new-look eco-friendly hackney cab vehicles and a new user-friendly app set to be unveiled in the city from 1st March. Nottingham City Council is taking steps to make the city’s hackney cab fleet one of the best and most modern in the country. Having already introduced […]

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Cross-party push for Government to fund Nottingham fire safety works

Cross-party push for Government to fund Nottingham fire safety works

Nottingham City Council’s opposition group has added its support to calls for the Government to provide funding for essential fire safety work on high rise blocks in the city. The Leader of the Conservative Group, Councillor Andrew Rule, has written a joint letter with Portfolio Holder for Planning and Housing, Councillor Jane Urquhart, to the […]

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Top tips for teachers thanks to top-flight lawyers

Top tips for teachers thanks to top-flight lawyers

National law firm Browne Jacobson is to sponsor inspirational training sessions for Nottingham primary school teachers to support the Hoodwinked education and learning programme, Robin’s Tales. Robin’s Tales will bring the Robin Hood legend to life for pupils at city primary schools and aims to excite children about literacy and the arts. The contribution from […]

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City Council’s £20m of commercial activity to help offset Government cuts

City Council’s £20m of commercial activity to help offset Government cuts

Nottingham City Council is leading the way when it comes to generating income to help offset Government funding cuts – generating £20m a year from commercial activities. The council has seen its main Government funding fall from £126m in 2013/14 to just £35m in 2018/19 – reducing to nothing in two years’ time. Aside from […]

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Better standards for Nottingham’s private rents as new licensing scheme gets green light

Better standards for Nottingham’s private rents as new licensing scheme gets green light

Private tenants in Nottingham will benefit from better quality accommodation and greater protection from rogue landlords after the Government approved a new licensing scheme. The City Council scheme covering over 30,000 privately rented homes in Nottingham is the largest outside London to be given approval by the Secretary of State. A report by the BRE […]

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2018 – a big step towards Nottingham’s future

2018 – a big step towards Nottingham’s future

2018 is set to be a pivotal moment in Nottingham’s development as a thriving modern city, with several ambitious regeneration projects getting underway. Nottingham City Council has been driving forward its long-term vision for the city’s regeneration over recent years, with unprecedented investment in major schemes such as the expansion of the tram network, redevelopment […]

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Volunteers sought for Nottingham Open International Tennis in June

Volunteers sought for Nottingham Open International Tennis in June

There is just over a week left to apply as volunteers are sought for Nottingham Open International Tennis in June. Nottingham City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help at the Nottingham Open Tennis tournament. Over 16s can apply to the volunteer programme. The deadline for volunteer applications […]

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Celebrate the Year of the Dog as Chinese New Year comes to Old Market Square tomorrow

Celebrate the Year of the Dog as Chinese New Year comes to Old Market Square tomorrow

Nottingham City Council and partners invite you to the Old Market Square tomorrow (Saturday 10 February) to celebrate 2018 – Chinese Year of the Dog. The events have been organised in conjunction with the Chinese Student Associations of the University of Nottingham and of Nottingham Trent University.   In a colourful mix of sights and sounds, the […]

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