Monthly Archive: June

Nottingham hotel closed over crime and anti-social behaviour issues

Nottingham hotel closed over crime and anti-social behaviour issues

A Nottingham hotel has been closed down following action taken by the City Council and Nottinghamshire Police. Nottingham City Council’s Community Protection team served a Closure Notice on The Stage Hotel in Gregory Boulevard, using powers contained within the Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014, due to significant concerns over criminality, nuisance and anti-social […]

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Armed Forces Day continues our year of celebrating our serving personnel

Armed Forces Day continues our year of celebrating our serving personnel

Events across Nottingham are taking place to mark Armed Forces Day this Saturday. Nottingham Castle will mark the event with the last chance to see the Mercian Regiment museum before the gates close ahead of its £30m transformation, with free entry until Sunday. To thank our armed forces there will be an official banner displayed […]

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Nottingham City Council aims for safer and better standards for city tenants

Nottingham City Council aims for safer and better standards for city tenants

Fire hazards, faulty boilers and falling ceilings are just a few of the issues faced by Nottingham’s private rented tenants at the hands of bad landlords. A report [1] by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) 2016 estimated that 21% of Nottingham’s private rented properties are likely to have ‘Category 1’ hazards including exposed wiring, dangerous boilers, cold […]

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Rockin’ around the Hoodwinked trail

Rockin’ around the Hoodwinked trail

Notts Rocks enthusiasts are getting ready to rock around Nottingham with the Hoodwinked sculpture trail this summer. More than 27,000 people are involved with Notts Rocks – painting and decorating rocks to leave for others to find in parks and other public places.  Many are now busy decorating them with Hoodwinked-themed designs, including Robin Hood, […]

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Historic murals dating back to 1928 in Nottingham’s Exchange Arcade restored to their former glory

Historic murals dating back to 1928 in Nottingham’s Exchange Arcade restored to their former glory

Restoration works to the historic murals in the dome of the Exchange Arcade to the rear of Nottingham Council House have reached completion. ottingham City Council and Contractor G F Tomlinson have been working with specialist restorer Alex Carrington to bring these murals back to their former glory after years of deterioration, largely due to water damage.  […]

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Schools gearing up for awareness-raising event on sex education and relationships

Schools gearing up for awareness-raising event on sex education and relationships

The country’s first ever Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Day is being held across Nottingham this week. A number of city schools are signed up already and are planning activities for the ground-breaking event on Thursday 28 June. RSE Day encourages all people in Nottingham to see the topic of sex education and relationships as […]

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Children’s Book Award celebrates 17-year anniversary!

Children’s Book Award celebrates 17-year anniversary!

The annual Nottingham Children’s Book Award has celebrated its 17th birthday in style. The awards, which were launched in 2001, have been targeted at pre-school children since 2008 and aim to get young children excited about reading. Library staff and local school children whittled down the long list to a shortlist of three, and between […]

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