Capital One to take part in Hoodwinked

Capital One to take part in Hoodwinked

Capital One has joined in as a supporter of the Hoodwinked sculpture trail. The credit card provider is to sponsor a robin sculpture for the city centre trail, along with supporting a local school to get involved in the Hoodwinked education programme, ‘Robin’s Tales.’ Rupert MacInnes, Vice President External Affairs, Capital One UK, said: “We […]

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Council criticises Government confusion on fire safety funding

Council criticises Government confusion on fire safety funding

Nottingham City Council has accused the Government of sending out mixed messages on whether it will help fund fire safety measures following the Grenfell disaster. In his Autumn Budget speech yesterday, Philip Hammond said that “if any local authority cannot access funding to pay for essential fire safety work, they should contact us immediately…..we will […]

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Derby Nottingham Metro approach could give an £11bn boost to the local economy, says new report

Derby Nottingham Metro approach could give an £11bn boost to the local economy, says new report

Closer joint working across the Derby and Nottingham metro area could provide an £11 billion boost to the local economy by 2030 resulting in up to 250,000 new jobs*, according to a new report. The report by leading national consultancy Metro-Dynamics says there is a powerful case for formal collaboration between local authorities and businesses […]

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Council set to go ahead with £8.4m high rise safety programme despite lack of Government support

Council set to go ahead with £8.4m high rise safety programme despite lack of Government support

Nottingham City Council is set to press ahead with an £8.4 million programme of sprinkler installations and other safety measures in 13 high rise blocks despite the Government so far refusing to provide the financial support it promised immediately after the Grenfell disaster. None of the Council’s residential high rise blocks have the same cladding […]

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Winners of the prestigious Nottingham Awards announced

Winners of the prestigious Nottingham Awards announced

This year’s winners of the Nottingham Awards have been announced. Now in their sixth year, the Nottingham Awards honour people who have made a major contribution to life in the city through their work in the public, private and voluntary sectors. All of the winners were nominated by friends or colleagues. The judging panel consisted of City Councillors […]

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Nottingham secures Purple Flag accreditation for eighth consecutive year

Nottingham secures Purple Flag accreditation for eighth consecutive year

Nottingham has secured Purple Flag accreditation for an eighth consecutive year. The Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID) is the main driving force behind the city securing Purple Flag accreditation, working in partnership with other organisations in the city.  These include Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire Police, Community Protection, the Crime and Drugs Partnership, the University of […]

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