School details announced to help key workers and vulnerable pupils

School details announced to help key workers and vulnerable pupils

Nottingham City Council has today announced school plans to support parents who are currently on the front line of tackling the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Following the Government’s announcement this week that schools would close to all pupils today (Friday 20 March), the city council is working with schools and academies to ensure arrangements have been […]

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Warning as fraudsters take advantage of the coronavirus outbreak

Warning as fraudsters take advantage of the coronavirus outbreak

Nottingham City Council has today warned residents not to fall victim to scams during the coronavirus outbreak. Members of the public are being urged to remain vigilant – and try to support elderly and vulnerable family members and neighbours – when dealing with doorstep callers, unsolicited phone calls and emails. No official organisation will contact […]

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City Council secures £16.7m to improve transport connectivity

City Council secures £16.7m to improve transport connectivity

Trials of e-scooters and e-bikes, plus improvements to traffic information and ticketing, have moved a step forward following the award of a £16.7m Government grant. Nottingham City Council has been successful in bidding for the grant money from the Department for Transport (DfT), and it will now be invested in joint projects with Derby to […]

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Bridge named after Boots chemist who helped discover ibuprofen

Bridge named after Boots chemist who helped discover ibuprofen

A pedestrian and cycle bridge on to the Boots site and Nottingham Enterprise Zone is to be officially named after one of its former employees who revolutionised global medicine. The Dr Stewart Adams Bridge will be unveiled in honour of the Nottingham scientist whose pioneering work in the 1960s led to the discovery of ibuprofen. […]

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Queens Drive park-and-ride to open again after severe flooding

Queens Drive park-and-ride to open again after severe flooding

Nottingham City Council has announced that Queens Drive park-and-ride will reopen to the public on Monday (9 March). The facility has been closed since unprecedented rainfall on the weekend of 15 and 16 February caused by Storm Dennis, following so closely behind Storm Ciara the week before. The amount of subsequent flooding after the River […]

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Conman builder given suspended prison sentence for fraud

Conman builder given suspended prison sentence for fraud

A criminal builder who conned a Bilborough resident out of nearly £6,000 has been handed a suspended prison sentence. Jason Clarke, pictured, plead guilty to fraud when he appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday and was also ordered to repay the outstanding amount owed to the victim of £4,796.55. The householder had arranged for […]

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Councillor praises emergency response to incident at city tower block

Councillor praises emergency response to incident at city tower block

A Nottingham City councillor has thanked emergency services for their reaction to an incident earlier today in Sneinton. Police were called to Manvers Court, in Manvers Street, this morning after reports of a suspicious package on the ground. The Nottingham City Homes-managed block was temporarily evacuated while a controlled explosion was carried out. The package […]

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Council Leader condemns attack in Germany

Council Leader condemns attack in Germany

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has condemned yesterday’s attack at two shisha bars in Germany. Councillor David Mellen said: “My thoughts are with the friends and families of these victims, whose lives have been taken in a senseless act of violence. It seems clear the motivation was extremist Far-Right views, which is something we […]

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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 […]

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