Monthly Archive: November

£1m to create more construction jobs in Nottingham

£1m to create more construction jobs in Nottingham

Government funding of £1million has been given to Nottingham to get more people into construction training and jobs. Partners in Nottingham have been given a slice of a £22million funding pot, which will be used to launch construction academies with Nottingham College. These academies will bring training to construction sites – allowing learners to apply […]

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Spotlight on blueprint for Nottingham’s future

Spotlight on blueprint for Nottingham’s future

Proposals which will shape how Nottingham develops in the future go under the Government’s spotlight later this month before they are officially adopted as the way forward. Every Planning Authority must produce a Local Plan, which is a blueprint for which sites in the area can be developed and what they can be used for. […]

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The new Strelley Road Library is all ready to go

The new Strelley Road Library is all ready to go

The new Strelley Road Library opens its doors yesterday (Wednesday 14 November), bringing a host of benefits for local people. After around £1m of investment, the new library will be modern, open-plan and provide improved computer access and equipment, including free WiFi. There will also be a dedicated under-fives children’s area featuring a unique specially […]

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Gold award for Nottingham City Homes’ approach to sustainability  

Gold award for Nottingham City Homes’ approach to sustainability   

Nottingham City Homes (NCH) has been accredited as a gold standard provider of sustainable homes, in recognition of its success in reducing its environmental impact across its housing stock and operations. The accreditation body SHIFT (Sustainable Homes Index For Tomorrow) is run by Sustainable Homes and is the sustainability standard for the housing sector. Gaining […]

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Contemporary dance show coming to Council House this week

Contemporary dance show coming to Council House this week

I INFINITE is an extraordinary blend of dance, music and digital design which will be performed at the Council House from Thursday 15 to Saturday 17 November. Set in a white, digitally animated environment; the performance is inspired by the digital world’s quest to recreate life. Part dance, part video installation, it explores the boundaries […]

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Remembrance events in Nottingham mark the Armistice centenary

Remembrance events in Nottingham mark the Armistice centenary

A number of events took place in Nottingham to mark the centenary of the First World War Armistice and remember those who lost their lives in past conflicts. Yesterday (Sunday), Victoria Embankment was again the city’s focal point for commemoration. The traditional two-minute silence and wreath-laying included a larger and enhanced viewing area this year […]

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Butcher prosecuted for fake fags sideline

Butcher prosecuted for fake fags sideline

A Nottingham butcher who planned to sell over £3,000 worth of illegal cigarettes and tobacco has been ordered to do 120 hours unpaid work by magistrates. John Hogg, aged 63, of Nottingham Road, Nuthall, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates Court today (Friday 9 November) after Nottingham City Trading Standards Officers inspected Hoggs Butchers on Woodside Road, […]

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