Monthly Archive: November

Festive Family Fun Weekends at Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop

Festive Family Fun Weekends at Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop

The Christmas season is set to get underway at Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop tomorrow (Saturday 24 November) with a programme of shopping and entertainment over each weekend until the middle of December. Situated just off the A60 with plenty of car parking, the plant shop offers great gardening gifts and general plant stock all year […]

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As winter sets in, Nottingham comes together to pledge to tackle homelessness as a city

As winter sets in, Nottingham comes together to pledge to tackle homelessness as a city

Nottingham City Council has launched its new five-year Homelessness Prevention Strategy and is asking crucial partners – and the public – to commit to playing their part. The launch comes as Shelter releases its annual report showing that homelessness continues to be a worsening national crisis – with ‘at least 320,000 people now homeless in […]

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Firm hit by Cattle Market blaze takes up offer of free market unit

Firm hit by Cattle Market blaze takes up offer of free market unit

A company whose building was completely destroyed by a devastating fire earlier this month has moved into the Victoria Centre Market. Anchor Supplies, an Army clothing and equipment business, has accepted a free unit on the market following the huge blaze at the Cattle Market on 4 November. Nottingham City Council made the offer to […]

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Government approves Nottingham’s air quality plan

Government approves Nottingham’s air quality plan

The Government today announced it has approved Nottingham City Council’s new plan to tackle air pollution in the city centre. For the past three years, the council has been working with officials from Defra and the Department for Transport to identify measures to reduce levels of pollution in the shortest possible time and deliver compliance […]

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New Central Library plans approved for Broadmarsh

New Central Library plans approved for Broadmarsh

Plans to enable a new Central Library to be included in the Broadmarsh Car Park development have been approved by Nottingham City Council’s Planning Committee. The Planning Committee approved adapted plans for the new Broadmarsh Car Park building to accommodate space for the new Central Library. The plans follow a public consultation which highlighted overwhelming […]

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Nottingham Science Park expansion given go-ahead

Nottingham Science Park expansion given go-ahead

A new addition to Nottingham Science Park was approved by Nottingham City Council’s Planning Committee, providing a welcome extension and focal point for the site. The striking new building will provide office space for innovative science start-ups, or expansion space for growing firms looking for research and development facilities near like-minded firms, creating a more […]

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Nottingham City Council suspends role in Integrated Care System

Nottingham City Council suspends role in Integrated Care System

Nottingham City Council has suspended its formal role in the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System (ICS). A decision was taken at the council’s Executive Board today (20 Nov) to call for greater accountability in the way decisions are being made by a partnership of NHS and other health organisations, formerly known as the Sustainability […]

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Nottingham families and older people could be missing out on up to £1m of energy bill winter discounts

Nottingham families and older people could be missing out on up to £1m of energy bill winter discounts

Nottingham City Council are urging citizens to find out if they are eligible for the Warm Homes Discount as it’s estimated that up to £1m is not being claimed by qualifying households. The Warm Homes Discount scheme offers a £140 energy bill discount to low income households. Offered by energy suppliers, people are being encouraged […]

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Over £12,500 compensation for illegally evicted tenant could lead to more cases

Over £12,500 compensation for illegally evicted tenant could lead to more cases

Private tenants in Nottingham are being urged to report rogue landlords, after an illegally evicted tenant was awarded over £12,500 in damages in a test case. The council’s Safer Housing team provides support for tenants who are having problems with their accommodation or landlords, carries out inspections and takes enforcement action where necessary, up to […]

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