Monthly Archive: October

Catering team cooks up a storm at national awards ceremony

Catering team cooks up a storm at national awards ceremony

The quality of food and drinks served up by Nottingham City Council’s catering service has landed a prestigious award. Nottingham Catering walked off with Local Authority Caterer of the Year at the EDUCatering Excellence Awards, held at the Royal Garden Hotel in London. The service is the largest school meal provider in Nottingham, serving around […]

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Nottingham celebrates Hoodwinked success and £133k raised for Nottinghamshire Hospice

Nottingham celebrates Hoodwinked success and £133k raised for Nottinghamshire Hospice

After two years of planning, three months on the streets of Nottingham, three days of farewell events and one big, hugely successful charity auction, our beloved Hoodwinked robins have flown the roost. They’ve left their perches after three fun-packed months entertaining visitors and locals and are migrating to their new forever homes after every robin […]

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School attendance bucks national trend to improve in Nottingham

School attendance bucks national trend to improve in Nottingham

School absence has improved in Nottingham – with secondary pupils recording better attendance than the national average. Nottingham City Council has led a tough stance on getting children into school – with a zero tolerance approach to persistent absence, while offering rewards and incentives to pupils with the best attendance. Latest figures for Autumn term […]

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City’s solar power champion recognised for outstanding achievement

City’s solar power champion recognised for outstanding achievement

Long-serving City Councillor Alan Clark, who died last year, has received a posthumous award for his outstanding contribution to the solar industry at this year’s prestigious Solar Power Portal Awards. The awards aim to recognise leadership, innovation and best practice in the field of renewable and clean energy. Cllr Alan Clark was the Portfolio Holder […]

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Biggest Beer Festival set to start Wednesday

Biggest Beer Festival set to start Wednesday

Nottingham’s popular Robin Hood Beer and Cider Festival returns tomorrow (Wednesday) for another session of beer, cider, street food and entertainment in a new home at the Motorpoint Arena as Nottingham Castle closes for major works. The festival is open until Saturday evening. This new setting will give the public a chance to see the […]

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City Council gives go ahead for consultation on planning guide for the Waterside area

City Council gives go ahead for consultation on planning guide for the Waterside area

Nottingham City Council took an important step towards its vision for a new neighbourhood along the banks of the River Trent today (Tuesday 16 October 2018). The City Council’s Executive Board gave its approval for a consultation on the Waterside Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) – which sets out the city’s vision for the area and […]

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Halt Universal Credit rollout in Nottingham now, says council leader

Halt Universal Credit rollout in Nottingham now, says council leader

The rollout of Universal Credit in Nottingham from tomorrow should be stopped if the Government is planning to make changes to the flawed new benefits system, says the City Council leader. There are reports that the Department for Work and Pensions plans to halt the full rollout of the controversial system which aims to bring […]

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