Monthly Archive: August

Nottingham could host UEFA Women’s European football matches

Nottingham could host UEFA Women’s European football matches

Nottingham will host international women’s football matches in 2021 if the Football Association’s bid for England to host the UEFA Women’s European football tournament is successful. Notts County FC’s Meadow Lane stadium is one of eight named in the FA’s bid, including Wembley to stage the final. The FA has submitted its bid today (August […]

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Clifton man sentenced for continuing to threaten and intimidate his neighbour

Clifton man sentenced for continuing to threaten and intimidate his neighbour

A Clifton man has been given a suspended prison sentence after breaching an anti-social behaviour injunction three times. Forty-six year-old Ashley Smith, of Florey Walk, Clifton, was originally given the injunction for intimidating and threatening violence against his neighbour. Mr Smith, who is a Nottingham City Homes tenant, originally appeared at Nottingham Magistrates court in […]

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Donations will ease uphill struggle for council leader – and local children

Donations will ease uphill struggle for council leader – and local children

City Council Leader Cllr Jon Collins is hoping that completing a gruelling Pennine Way challenge will mean that reading isn’t such an uphill struggle for some local children. He is looking for more donations to send him on his way to complete a marathon-a-day challenge in aid of a children’s reading charity. Cllr Collins sets […]

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New cake making base is cherry on top for local café

New cake making base is cherry on top for local café

Popular local café business Homemade has found the sweet spot for its new cake-making base at The Forest Recreation Ground. Homemade already runs a café at The Forest Pavilion, which is popular among locals and park visitors alike – and now Homemade is moving all of its operations to the beautiful Forest Lodge building on […]

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G F Tomlinson appointed as construction partners for Castle Transformation Project

G F Tomlinson appointed as construction partners for Castle Transformation Project

Local company, G F Tomlinson (GFT) has been appointed by Nottingham City Council as the main contractor for construction of the £30m Castle Transformation Project. The site will be closed for the next two years to become a world-class visitor destination, with improvements funded by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), D2N2, […]

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Nottingham’s Raleigh Bicycle HQ becomes 400,000th entry on National Heritage list

Nottingham’s Raleigh Bicycle HQ becomes 400,000th entry on National Heritage list

Today the National Heritage List for England has reached an impressive 400,000 entries for the first time. Encompassing historic buildings, monuments, battlefields, shipwrecks, designed landscapes and World Heritage Sites, the List records the extraordinarily varied built heritage of our country and offers protection so these places can continue to be appreciated for years to come. […]

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Britain prepares to host double dose of ITU World Triathlon Series action in 2019

  • Britain prepares to host double dose of ITU World Triathlon Series action in 2019
  • Britain prepares to host double dose of ITU World Triathlon Series action in 2019

The AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds and Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham return to the sporting calendar for 2019, with mass participation entries to each event opening in a month’s time on Wednesday 19 September. Opportunities for everyone from complete triathlon beginners to experienced age-group competitors will be on offer; spanning GO TRI, relay, […]

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Nottingham’s Selective Licensing scheme aims for safer and better standards for tenants

Nottingham’s Selective Licensing scheme aims for safer and better standards for 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, […]

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Deputy Leader calls for investigation into Government favouring South for funding

Deputy Leader calls for investigation into Government favouring South for funding

Westminster’s Public Accounts Committee must investigate the Government favouring wealthy southern councils with funding and leaving the rest of the country with the scraps. That’s the call from Nottingham City Council deputy leader Councillor Graham Chapman, who points out that a new round of extra Government funding for councils will see £132m go to more […]

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