Local small businesses learn from the masters of digital marketing

Local small businesses learn from the masters of digital marketing

A free breakfast meeting aims to help small and medium sized businesses across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire increase their use of digital marketing and increase their return on investment. The free event on Wednesday 8 March, aimed at SMEs and being delivered by Nottingham City Council and the D2N2 Growth Hub in partnership with Hallam Internet, […]

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Surrey gains another £12m, Nottingham gets £0 from ‘flawed’ Government fund

Surrey gains another £12m, Nottingham gets £0 from ‘flawed’ Government fund

A special Government fund which has seen Surrey County Council benefit the most and Nottingham get nothing has disturbing flaws, a National Audit Office (NAO) investigation has revealed. The Government’s justifications for the way it allocated the Transition Funding Grant scheme – introduced last year to provide £300million of additional grant funding for councils over […]

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Commuters advised to avoid protest disruption this evening

Commuters advised to avoid protest disruption this evening

Commuters are being warned that protestors are due to March along Mansfield Road into the city centre this evening (Monday 20 February). It is part of a national protest against a planned state visit by US President Donald Trump, organised in Nottingham by Nottingham People’s Assembly. The march will start at 5.30pm at the Forest […]

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Home-grown cannabis leads to eviction

Home-grown cannabis leads to eviction

A man has been evicted from his home after growing cannabis there. Reece Frazer, 27, of Milverton Road, Bestwood Park, Nottingham, was evicted by Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes on Wednesday 8 February . This followed a successful application to Nottingham County Court for possession of his property on 8 December. Mr Frazer had used […]

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Nottingham joins cities to urge Prime Minister to take action on air quality

Nottingham joins cities to urge Prime Minister to take action on air quality

Councillor Jon Collins has joined four other city council leaders and the Mayor London to urge the Prime Minister to take urgent action to tackle air pollution. Every year in Britain 40,000 people die early as a result of air pollution and research from London demonstrates the resulting health effects disproportionately impact the most deprived […]

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Mixed response to Public Parks Inquiry

Mixed response to Public Parks Inquiry

The report into the Government’s Public Parks Inquiry, published on Saturday 11 February, has been greeted with a mixed reaction from Nottingham City Council. The inquiry by the Communities and Local Government Committee investigated challenges facing parks and ways to secure a sustainable future. Its report recognises ‘that parks are at a tipping point, and […]

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