Hazardous fly-tip leads to suspended prison sentence for Nottingham man

Hazardous fly-tip leads to suspended prison sentence for Nottingham man

A Nottingham man who admitted fly-tipping five large piles of dangerous waste including asbestos has been handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence. Nathan Cossey dumped the items near Colwick Park, off Daleside Road East, over a period of two weeks and Nottingham taxpayers were left with a bill in excess of £5,300 to have the […]

Read More

Major restorative works unveil Elizabethan Fireplace at Wollaton Hall

Major restorative works unveil Elizabethan Fireplace at Wollaton Hall

A major restoration project to repair the Long Gallery in the old Insect Room at Wollaton Hall has uncovered an original Elizabethan fireplace, from 1588, obscured from view for over 200 years. The Elizabethan fireplace has been hidden by two fireplaces and an additional wall built in the Regency period. These Regency additions were made […]

Read More

Nottingham hosts service to remember victims of the Holocaust

Nottingham hosts service to remember victims of the Holocaust

Nottingham’s Council House will host a ceremony of commemoration on Monday for victims of the Holocaust. The memorial service, organised by Nottingham City Council, One Nottingham, Nottingham City Homes and the city’s Inter-Faith Council, will mark National Holocaust Memorial Day. The theme this year is ‘Stand Together’. Holocaust Memorial Day is on the same date […]

Read More

Clifton Leisure Centre’s therapeutic salt room is first in the city

Clifton Leisure Centre’s therapeutic salt room is first in the city

Active Nottingham is leading the way in Nottingham, by being one of the first gym providers to offer a Himalayan Salt Room experience as part of their health and fitness offer. The spa room at Clifton Leisure Centre, officially opened this week with an opening evening took place on Tuesday evening. The redevelopment at the […]

Read More

Parents urged to return unsafe toy dolls sold in Nottingham

Parents urged to return unsafe toy dolls sold in Nottingham

Nottingham City Trading Standards have sounded a warning about unsafe toys that have been on sale ahead of Christmas. The dolls, described as ‘Sweet Fashion Doll’ and ‘Girl Beautiful Doll’ have been found to contain high levels of phthalates (cor). This chemical is added to toughen plastic but it can harm the health of children, […]

Read More

Community champion thanked for selfless work helping youngsters

Community champion thanked for selfless work helping youngsters

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has congratulated a Nottingham man after he scooped a national television award for his community work. Volunteer Keiren Thompson has been named the BBC’s Get Inspired Unsung Hero at the Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2019. Mr Thompson runs community project Helping Kids Achieve which provides sport sessions […]

Read More

Nottingham creatives to help bring city’s rebellious past to life

Nottingham creatives to help bring city’s rebellious past to life

A local company has been chosen to create a series of animated films to be played in the new Rebellion Gallery at Nottingham Castle. Bottletop, which is based within the Antenna Media Centre in Beck Street, saw off significant competition from across the country to land the contract at the iconic tourist attraction, which is […]

Read More

Nottingham City trading standards warn of ‘the ‘12 scams of Christmas’

Nottingham City trading standards warn of ‘the ‘12 scams of Christmas’

A warning has gone out to consumers in Nottingham to make sure they don’t fall victim to a festive scam. Christmas is a great break for families but is also a traditional time for fraudsters to try to take advantage of the season of goodwill. Nottingham City Council’s trading standards team has pulled together the […]

Read More

Efforts continue to clear floodwater in Nottingham after heavy rain

Efforts continue to clear floodwater in Nottingham after heavy rain

Crews are continuing to clear floodwater around Nottingham today (Friday) to help keep the city moving. Heavy rainfall across the region yesterday led to issues in the city centre and some neighbourhoods. Nottingham City Council crews were out late into the evening attending highway flooding issues. The focus has been on hotspot areas and the […]

Read More

Nottingham councillor scoops national award for being a ‘green pioneer’

Nottingham councillor scoops national award for being a ‘green pioneer’

The Deputy Leader of Nottingham City Council has received national acclaim for her work promoting environmental projects. Councillor Sally Longford won the Councillor Achievement Award for Environment and Sustainability as part of awards run by the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU) together with CCLA, a specialist fund manager for local authorities and charities. Councillor Longford, […]

Read More