City’s parks get behind National Tree Week and the Big Climate Fightback

City’s parks get behind National Tree Week and the Big Climate Fightback

Nottingham City Council’s Public Realm team is getting behind an annual campaign to celebrate trees and the impact they have on the environment and on wellbeing. From this weekend, The Tree Council is asking the public to get involved with National Tree Week – a celebration to raise awareness and appreciation for trees, and to […]

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Winter support and shelter in place again for the homeless in Nottingham 

Winter support and shelter in place again for the homeless in Nottingham 

Nottingham’s extra support measures for the homeless in cold weather have kicked this week, to provide enough shelter for anyone otherwise sleeping on the street as the temperatures drop. Nottingham City Council and a range of partners provide a range of support all year round, which is stepped up between October and March – with […]

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Open space requirements for new developments in Nottingham set for green light

Open space requirements for new developments in Nottingham set for green light

Nottingham City Council is due to take an important step towards increasing and improving the open spaces linked to new developments today (Tuesday 19 November 2019). The city’s Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for Open Space in New Residential and Commercial Developments will go to the council’s Executive Board for adoption. The SPD, which went to […]

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School is not out for election day in Nottingham

School is not out for election day in Nottingham

No schools in Nottingham City will close to become polling stations at the General Election, in a pioneering move by the City Council to prevent an impact on children’s learning. Around a decade ago, most schools in Nottingham like elsewhere would close for elections, because Returning Officers have the power to require a school to […]

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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 near a synagogue in Germany and expressed his sympathy and support for Nottingham’s Jewish community. Cllr David Mellen said: “The awful attack in Halle tragically left two people dead. It seems clear it was motivated by anti-Semitic views, which is something we wholeheartedly condemn. Nottingham, […]

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City Council leader welcomes 19% fall in knife crime 

City Council leader welcomes 19% fall in knife crime 

The Nottingham City area has seen significant success in reducing knife crime, with a large decrease of 18.9% in the last year, according to latest police figures. The reduction is part of an 8.7% overall across Nottinghamshire in the last year, following ongoing activity between partner organisations including the City Council, Nottinghamshire Police, voluntary organisations […]

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Awards at Goose Fair dinner honour the best of Nottingham

Awards at Goose Fair dinner honour the best of Nottingham

Four local heroes who have helped the homeless, parents and children in disadvantaged communities, disaffected young people and children with disabilities, have been honoured in the Nottingham Awards 2019. The awards, now in their eighth year, were held at the Council House last night (Thursday) following the historic 725th Goose Fair opening and dinner. They […]

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