Alfresco dining area to give city-centre businesses a boost

Alfresco dining area to give city-centre businesses a boost

A ‘pop-up’ outdoor dining space is coming to Nottingham’s Old Market Square from Friday. The area, organised by Nottingham City Council and supported by Nottingham BID, has been designed to support local food and drink outlets as part of the city’s reopening strategy from the Covid lockdown restrictions. People will be able to buy items […]

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Leisure centres to open their doors again from next week

Leisure centres to open their doors again from next week

Nottingham City Council has today announced that the first of its leisure centres will reopen to the public from Monday. The authority’s eight centres were forced to close in March ahead of the Government introducing strict Covid lockdown measures to slow the spread of the virus. A huge amount of preparation has taken place over […]

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Notts Pride goes online for the first time ever

Notts Pride goes online for the first time ever

Organisers of this year’s Nottinghamshire Pride have announced this year’s annual celebration of the LGBTQ+ community in the county will be going online – featuring performances and interviews with local activists and city leaders. The online event, which will be filmed in The Ballroom at Nottingham’s Council House, will be broadcast between 7pm and 9pm […]

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‘No place for hate’ says Nottingham as Chinese community targeted

‘No place for hate’ says Nottingham as Chinese community targeted

A campaign has been launched in Nottingham to support the Chinese community after reports of Covid-related hate crime. Incidents have been reported of people being targeted simply because coronavirus was first reported in China. The campaign aims to address this issue by working with Nottingham’s East Asian and South East Asian communities to ensure people […]

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Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival cancelled for summer 2020

Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival cancelled for summer 2020

Nottingham City Council has today announced the cancellation of two major summer events. Both the Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival will not take place this year due to the coronavirus outbreak. It was hoped they could go ahead but, following careful consideration, the decision has been taken that it is not possible with the need […]

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Council faces severe financial consequences unless Government delivers on its promises

Council faces severe financial consequences unless Government delivers on its promises

The financial impact of Covid-19 on Nottingham City Council is now estimated at around £86 million, the authority has revealed today. Like councils across the country, this means severe consequences for Nottingham unless the Government delivers on its promises to provide adequate compensation for the costs of the pandemic. The full scale of the financial […]

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Further warning on COVID scams during fortnight of action

Further warning on COVID scams during fortnight of action

Nottingham City Council has today issued a fresh warning of coronavirus scams as part of a national campaign of action. This week sees the start of Scams Awareness Fortnight, run by Citizens Advice, which has a focus on raising awareness of the scams that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The council’s […]

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