Monthly Archive: December

‘Now’ charity Christmas single raises money for homeless people in Nottingham

‘Now’ charity Christmas single raises money for homeless people in Nottingham

December wouldn’t be the same without the annual race for Christmas number one – and Sing it Bold Community Gospel Choir are set to be Christmas number one – at least in local hearts. ‘Now’, the Christmas single released by the choir will raise money for Nottingham charity Emmanuel House. They do great work supporting […]

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Sheriff to officially open new Strelley Road Library

Sheriff to officially open new Strelley Road Library

The new £1m Strelley Road Library opened its doors on 14 November, bringing together modern library facilities and Nottingham City Homes independent living apartments. To celebrate, Councillor Cat Arnold, Sheriff of Nottingham will be cutting the ribbon to officially open the new centre on Wednesday 12 December between 10am and 10.30am. There will also be […]

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Lenton regeneration showcased across the region

Lenton regeneration showcased across the region

One of Nottingham city’s biggest housing regeneration projects has been on show to housing associations across the region. Lenton Green was completed by Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes (NCH) earlier this year. Over four years, the area was completely transformed, with five tower blocks being demolished to make way for 142 homes, including […]

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Nottingham City Council wins Local Authority of the Year Award

Nottingham City Council wins Local Authority of the Year Award

Nottingham City Council’s Energy Services have won the prestigious Energy Awards for Best Local Authority Initiative of the Year for their Smart Energy Buildings. The Energy awards which took place in London last night recognise and celebrate the very best achievements in the energy sector. The Local Authority Award was launched this year in recognition […]

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City care home opens ‘pub’ to help dementia residents connect with their past

City care home opens ‘pub’ to help dementia residents connect with their past

Caption: Amardeep Bhattal, Service Provision Manager, and Catherine Underwood, Director of Adult Social Services, open The Royal Oak with resident Gordon Care home residents are to become ‘regulars’ at their own pub in a bid to help them reconnect with their past in a social space with friends and family. Staff at the specialist dementia […]

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Nottingham joins the fight against dirty air by signing Cleaner Air Charter

Nottingham joins the fight against dirty air by signing Cleaner Air Charter

Nottingham City Council has today signed up to Oxford City Council’s Charter for Cleaner Air, which calls on the UK Government to put the health of communities first and make improving air quality a priority. Launched in August by Oxford City Council, the Cleaner Air Charter is believed to be the first formal cooperation between […]

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Gearing up for the festive season with the team that keeps taxi passengers safe

Gearing up for the festive season with the team that keeps taxi passengers safe

Nottingham City Council’s taxi licensing team is getting ready for Christmas. The team, which oversees the 2,500 taxis licensed in Nottingham city, will be carrying out mystery shopper taxi journeys over the next few weeks. They will be making sure that taxi drivers in the city obey the rules, and asking members of the public […]

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Nottingham among host cities for UEFA Women’s Euro 2021 tournament

Nottingham among host cities for UEFA Women’s Euro 2021 tournament

Nottingham has been announced as one of the host cities for UEFA Women’s EURO 2021 matches after England was confirmed as hosts by the UEFA Executive Committee on Monday [3 December]. The prestigious continental championship will be played at eight venues across the country before concluding with a showpiece final at Wembley Stadium. With a […]

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