Science Professor takes Chair at the table of One Nottingham

Science Professor takes Chair at the table of One Nottingham

Professor Kevin Shakesheff, Pro-Vice Chancellor for the Faculty of Science at the University of Nottingham, has been elected as new Chair for One Nottingham. One Nottingham is the strategic partnership for the city that encourages and facilitates collaboration across Nottingham, bringing together the public, business, faith, voluntary and community sectors. One Nottingham supports, or has […]

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Landlord fined £5,000 for overcrowding at Nottingham property

Landlord fined £5,000 for overcrowding at Nottingham property

A Nottingham landlord has been fined almost £5,000 after admitting having too many people living in a rented property. Matteo Mariano, aged 53, of Ranmoor Road, Gedling, plead guilty at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court to breaching a prohibition order requiring him to limit the number of occupants to two or fewer. Officers from Nottingham City Council’s […]

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Forward-thinking pupils head for Parliament to showcase their work

Forward-thinking pupils head for Parliament to showcase their work

A mobile classroom for all ages, an office on the go, and a pedal-powered community carriage were among the ideas for trains in the future presented at the Houses of Parliament by Nottingham schoolchildren this week. Ten members of Nottingham Primary Parliament presented their designs to the Transport Select Committee on Monday (22 July), as […]

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City Council pledges to become free of single-use plastic by 2023

City Council pledges to become free of single-use plastic by 2023

Nottingham City Council is pledging to stop using single-use plastic over the next four years as part of its new Council Plan. Action includes looking at ways to reduce the use of plastics at events such as Splendour, Goose Fair and Riverside Festival, promoting the use of refill bottles and food containers and replacing recycling […]

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Friends Of The Earth highlight innovative scheme in Nottingham

Friends Of The Earth highlight innovative scheme in Nottingham

Nottingham’s forward-thinking approach has been highlighted by Friends Of The Earth (FoE) as part of a new campaign to tackle climate change. The national branch of the international campaign group is calling on people to ‘challenge their local authority to do more’. They want councils to be learning from each other and sharing best practice. […]

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Young creative Sasha’s off to China

Young creative Sasha’s off to China

Recent Nottingham Trent University graduate and Young Creative Awards winner Sasha Hughes-Stanton has been awarded a special prize by national arts charity UK Young Artists – a week-long residency in Shanghai, China. 22 year-old Sasha graduated from Nottingham Trent University this year with a First Class Honours degree in Textile Design. In May, Sasha was […]

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Funding boost set to help Nottingham’s Tiny Talkers

Funding boost set to help Nottingham’s Tiny Talkers

Children who need additional help with their early speech and communication skills are set to benefit from a Nottingham City Council initiative to improve training for early years professionals. The council has been successful in securing £186,500 through a joint funding bid in partnership with Derby City and Leicester City. The funding will be used […]

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