Monthly Archive: June

Aspirations for new Waterside neighbourhood set to take a step closer

Aspirations for new Waterside neighbourhood set to take a step closer

Nottingham City Council is due to take an important step towards its vision for a new neighbourhood along the banks of the River Trent next week, as the city’s Waterside Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) goes to Executive Board for adoption. The SPD, which went to consultation in October last year, sets out the city’s vision […]

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Internationally acclaimed architects appointed to design Nottingham’s new Central Library

Internationally acclaimed architects appointed to design Nottingham’s new Central Library

Nottingham’s new Central Library is to be designed by an award-winning architectural firm with a proven track record of delivering renowned national libraries across the country, the City Council has announced. FaulknerBrowns Architects were successful in a competitive tender process to design the new Central Library, to be located in the new Broadmarsh Car Park […]

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Primary praised for achievement of pupils from all backgrounds

Primary praised for achievement of pupils from all backgrounds

A Nottingham primary has been praised for its ambition in ensuring pupils from all backgrounds make good progress at school. Ofsted inspectors said leaders at Westglade Primary in Top Valley played a crucial role in serving their community so effectively. Following an inspection visit in May, the education watchdog highlighted the way the school has […]

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Councils team up to share Eastcroft depot

Councils team up to share Eastcroft depot

Nottingham City Council’s and Rushcliffe Borough Council’s waste teams have successfully completed the transition to a shared depot site at Eastcroft, realising valuable savings for both authorities. The collaboration sees the two authorities continue their respective services, with residents in both areas seeing no change to bin collections.  Rushcliffe’s team bid farewell to their Abbey […]

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Funding secured to find a way to save Grade II listed Bulwell Hall Stables

Funding secured to find a way to save Grade II listed Bulwell Hall Stables

The green light has been given to find a way forward to restore the ruins of Bulwell Hall Stables after funding was secured from two leading heritage organisations. Image: Bulwell Hall Stables C 1910. Historic England Archives Funding totalling £13,500 has been awarded – with £9,500 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund and £4,000 from the […]

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Primary praised for helping children to ‘love’ school

Primary praised for helping children to ‘love’ school

A Nottingham primary has been praised for creating a happy and caring environment where pupils ‘love’ to go to school. Ofsted inspectors said leaders at Burford Primary in Daybrook made sure the school was welcome, orderly, calm and inclusive, where everyone is treated with the utmost respect. Following an inspection visit in May, the education […]

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