City Council responds to online petition about the Marcus Garvey Centre

City Council responds to online petition about the Marcus Garvey Centre

Nottingham City Council has reiterated its position that it is not seeking to close the Marcus Garvey Centre. An online petition calling on the authority to ‘reverse its decision’ to close the building in Lenton has been signed by close to 3,000 people. The building itself is operated by an independent management committee, which makes […]

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Council’s message of solidarity and reassurance following Christchurch attacks

Council’s message of solidarity and reassurance following Christchurch attacks

A message of reassurance and solidarity with Nottingham’s Muslim community has been issued by the City Council following the terror attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Councillor Toby Neal, the Council’s Portfolio Holder for Community Protection, said: “These horrific attacks have outraged people in Nottingham and across the world. They are a crime […]

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City Council to consult on relocating day service for the elderly

City Council to consult on relocating day service for the elderly

Nottingham City Council is to consult with citizens over plans to relocate its Marcus Garvey Day Service. The culturally-specific service in Lenton Boulevard is provided by the council as a day care facility for older people with dementia and disabilities – primarily from the African-Caribbean community – who have activities, support and meals. The proposal […]

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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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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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Fresh blooms to add a splash of Old Market Square colour

Fresh blooms to add a splash of Old Market Square colour

Work has started to brighten up Nottingham’s Old Market Square with new flowers and shrubs. The £15,000 Nottingham City Council project will refresh and update the planters around the outside of the square. These are the original ones from when the area was developed in 2005. The aim is to add more colour and introduce […]

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Statement on Nottingham Forest’s ground redevelopment plans

Statement on Nottingham Forest’s ground redevelopment plans

Councillor Jon Collins, Leader of Nottingham City Council, said: “This is important news for the city and we were happy to work with Nottingham Forest to help make it happen. “We’re lucky enough to have a rich sporting heritage in the city. This redevelopment will enable Forest, with an eye on hosting major fixtures into the future, to modernise […]

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