Monthly Archive: October

Whole city is invited to Nottingham’s Bonfire Night celebration

Whole city is invited to Nottingham’s Bonfire Night celebration

The East Midlands’ biggest bonfire and firework celebration will take place at the Forest Recreation Ground next Monday evening (5 November). The biggest free fireworks event in the city was attended by over 40,000 people last year and similar numbers are anticipated. There is a whole evening of entertainment on offer. The event kicks off […]

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New website of Nottingham photos goes live 100 years after collection was launched

New website of Nottingham photos goes live 100 years after collection was launched

A new website hosting thousands of Nottingham photographs will be launched from 1 November 2018, one hundred years after the city’s photographic collection was established. The Picture Nottingham site at www.picturenottingham.co.uk builds on the success of its predecessor, Picture the Past, will enable visitors to view thousands of images capturing our rich social heritage ranging […]

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Spooky goings-on as Council House opens its doors for Halloween

Spooky goings-on as Council House opens its doors for Halloween

A special Halloween pop-up bar is to open tomorrow (Wednesday) at Nottingham’s Council House. The aim of the event, held between 5pm and 7.30pm, is to make the iconic civic building accessible to more people. Thousands walk past the Old Market Square landmark every day and Nottingham City Council is hoping to encourage more visitors […]

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Christmas in the city

Christmas in the city

Nottingham Christmas officially kicks off on Thursday 15 November, when Nottingham’s famous Winter Wonderland opens its doors and the city’s festive lights are switched on. Over the past eight years, Nottingham Winter Wonderland has brought Christmas cheer right into the heart of the city, with hundreds of thousands of visitors expected to enjoy the experience […]

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Any ‘super-council’ plans should include an expanded city

Any ‘super-council’ plans should include an expanded city

The County Council’s proposals to re-organise local government are incomplete and miss a huge opportunity by leaving the city out of the thinking. That’s the view that the City Council has submitted to the County Council’s consultation into their plans which would see the city surrounded by either one or two ‘super councils,’ replacing the […]

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Avoid the winter travel blues

Avoid the winter travel blues

Nottingham City Council is calling on citizens to rethink how they travel this winter. The winter months have the slowest journey times of the year and this is at a peak high in November. The clocks change which means darker, colder nights. Fewer people want to cycle or take public transport, which means there are […]

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Nottingham joins calls for Government to do more to tackle nightmare homes

Nottingham joins calls for Government to do more to tackle nightmare homes

Nottingham City Council has joined calls for the national government to step up its protection of families in private rented properties. A joint investigation by The Guardian and ITV news has this week shone a spotlight on the extent of the problem of rogue landlords renting out unsafe properties to tenants. Nottingham City Council’s Safer […]

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Who will dare visit Old Market Scare?

Who will dare visit Old Market Scare?

Old Market Square and its tram stop are to be re-named for Halloween to ‘Old Market Scare’ to coincide with the annual Halloween event. Now in its second year, the Halloween themed attraction will be open from Friday 26 October and Wednesday 31 October. The Halloween-themed fun begins officially on 26 October (Friday).  Old Market […]

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Free garden waste collections to be extended into November in 2019

Free garden waste collections to be extended into November in 2019

Free garden waste collections in Nottingham are set to be extended into November by the City Council next year after a consultation found the vast majority of people were in favour of the idea. Over 1,000 people responded to the consultation with nearly 92% supporting an option to offer garden waste collections into November in […]

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