Monthly Archive: March

Gedling signs up to the Derby Nottingham Metro Strategy

Gedling signs up to the Derby Nottingham Metro Strategy

Gedling Borough Council has formally signed up to be part of the Derby Nottingham Metro Strategy which is strengthening co-operation between councils and businesses in the area to benefit local residents. Over the last year, initiatives launched as part of the Metro Strategy have included Derby and Nottingham residents being able to access council library, […]

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Nottingham’s pioneering schools model goes from strength to strength

Nottingham’s pioneering schools model goes from strength to strength

Here, Councillor Sam Webster, Portfolio Holder for Business, Education and Skills, gives his thoughts about the recently-launched Nottingham Schools Trust… In September 2017 we helped to launch the Nottingham Schools Trust, a groundbreaking new model for local schools to work together, share resources and drive improvements by cooperation and collaboration. This unique structure – one […]

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Council sites will generate ONE MILLION kilowatt hours of solar power in 2018

Council sites will generate ONE MILLION kilowatt hours of solar power in 2018

Nottingham City Council’s green energy journey has reached an important milestone as its largest solar scheme yet puts it on course to generate over one million kilowatt hours of solar energy this year. One million kilowatts would be enough energy to meet the entire Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall’s energy needs for 2018, powering […]

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Nottingham welcomes first electric taxi outside London

Nottingham welcomes first electric taxi outside London

The first electric hackney cab to operate outside London has taken to the streets of Nottingham this week. The LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) TX model has been bought by Nottingham cabbie Amer Alam as part of a revolution that’s underway in Nottingham’s taxi ranks. The City Council is behind a drive to bring the […]

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Education Minister visits Outstanding-rated special school in Nottingham

Education Minister visits Outstanding-rated special school in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council has paid tribute to the work of a city school following a Ministerial visit today. Councillor Sam Webster, Portfolio Holder for Business, Education and Skills, has welcomed the visit of Damian Hinds to Rosehill School, in St Ann’s. The Secretary of State for Education was in Nottingham as part of a wider […]

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Triathlon routes revealed for Olympic qualification event

Triathlon routes revealed for Olympic qualification event

Victoria Embankment is set to come alive this summer, with the official Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham elite and amateur race routes being released today. On Thursday 7 June, the City of Nottingham is expecting to welcome 15,000 Nottingham locals to the embankment to see 18 of the world’s top triathlon nations dive into […]

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Approval given for £4.1m expansion of Wollaton school

Approval given for £4.1m expansion of Wollaton school

Planning consent was granted on the £4.1m expansion of a Nottingham school this afternoon. Members of Nottingham City Council’s planning committee voted to approve the application for Middleton Primary School, in Wollaton. The expansion, funded by Nottingham City Council, will see a further 210 school places added for local children and expansion work should be […]

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Fine for landlord admitting failings

Fine for landlord admitting failings

A property management company has been landed with a legal bill of almost £2,000 after admitting that it failed to keep a property in Nottingham in good repair. Nottingham City Council`s Housing Licensing and Compliance team secured a successful prosecution against ADKAM CIC (Community Interest Company) resulting in a fine of £1000 with costs of […]

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