Monthly Archive: March

Primary school head teacher praised as a ‘role model’ for pupils

Primary school head teacher praised as a ‘role model’ for pupils

A Nottingham primary school head teacher has been praised for the way she inspires pupils and teachers. Ofsted inspectors said Rebecca Edge is an excellent role model for everyone at Blue Bell Hill Primary and Nursery School. Following an inspection visit in February, the education watchdog highlighted the way the head has managed an increase […]

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Statement on New Zealand terror attacks

Statement on New Zealand terror attacks

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has strongly condemned the attacks in New Zealand and urged people to remain united within Nottingham’s communities. Councillor Jon Collins said: “These horrific attacks overnight were an act of terrorism which deliberately targeted the Muslim community. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of all those affected. “We […]

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Restoration work to be carried out on Carrington Street and Station Street’s historic buildings thanks to Heritage Scheme

Restoration work to be carried out on Carrington Street and Station Street’s historic buildings thanks to Heritage Scheme

A grant has been awarded as part of the City Council’s Townscape Heritage Scheme to repair and restore key elements of two historic buildings on Station Street and Carrington Street. Funding has been awarded for the former Police Station on 3-9 Station Street and The Gresham Hotel on Carrington Street. Funding will go towards repairs […]

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Outstanding nursery school praised for ‘inspiring awe and wonder’

Outstanding nursery school praised for ‘inspiring awe and wonder’

Nottingham Nursery School has been praised for the way it inspires ‘awe and wonder’ among children. Ofsted inspectors said the nursery in Radford fosters curiosity, celebrates inclusivity and nurtures children. They have awarded it the highest ‘Outstanding’ judgment. Following an inspection visit in February, the education watchdog said the school’s vision was to ‘give children […]

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Time to go back underground as Cave City returns

Time to go back underground as Cave City returns

The Cave City – Underground Festival will return to the city between 5-10 April as Nottingham continues to celebrate and showcase a selection of the 800+ caves that exist below the very feet of its residents. With a wide range of events from Friday to Wednesday, organisers plan to build upon the huge interest from […]

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Jobs fair brings employment opportunities to Nottingham North

Jobs fair brings employment opportunities to Nottingham North

Nottingham North residents looking to find suitable work, change career or maybe find their first full time job after leaving education, are encouraged to come along to March’s Nottingham North Jobs Fair. Lead organisers Nottingham City Council and the Rebalancing the Outer Estates Foundation with partners Futures and the Department for Work and Pensions want […]

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Nottingham City Council aiming to build on success with £2bn of redevelopment plans

Nottingham City Council aiming to build on success with £2bn of redevelopment plans

Plans to build on the recent redevelopment of Nottingham will be presented to Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board on Tuesday 19 March. Having successfully invested in and regenerated areas such as Nottingham Station and the surrounding area, Sneinton Market, Dakeyne Street and BioCity, as well as the current Broadmarsh redevelopment programme and wider Southside regeneration […]

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Plans for Broadmarsh public realm released

Plans for Broadmarsh public realm released

Exciting public realm proposals for the Broadmarsh area have been released, setting out how the pedestrian area will be developed to complement the wider redevelopment in the Broadmarsh area, bringing jobs, growth and more visitors to the city. The proposals show Collin Street as a bright, tree-lined space with views to the Castle preserved, places […]

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Is your friend being hurt by her partner? We’re proud to support Equation’s #HelpAFriend campaign

Is your friend being hurt by her partner? We’re proud to support Equation’s #HelpAFriend campaign

This March, domestic abuse prevention charity Equation is running a bold campaign in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire that could help people save their friends from the harm of domestic abuse. Ordinary City residents will be given tools to recognise if someone close to them is experiencing abuse, and to help their friends reach expert support. Equation […]

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