Nottingham’s stunning new life sciences building takes shape

Nottingham’s stunning new life sciences building takes shape

A stunning new life science building is beginning to take shape in Nottingham – and project partners saw progress for themselves during a site visit on Wednesday October 7th. The £30m facility forms an expansion of the highly successful BioCity complex, with work well underway on the five-storey building which is now beginning to emerge from […]

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Substantial fine for takeaway bosses responsible for food poisoning outbreak

Substantial fine for takeaway bosses responsible for food poisoning outbreak

The owners of a takeaway whose poor hygiene practices led to over a hundred people suffering the effects of food poisoning have been issued with a legal bill of over £50,000. Owners of the Khyber Pass restaurant on Gregory Boulevard, Mohammad Abdul Basit and Amjad Bhatti, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court on September 23rd after […]

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Clean green Nottingham is best of the bunch

Clean green Nottingham is best of the bunch

Nottingham has won its 22nd Gold award in the East Midlands in Bloom competition – along with a special regional award for cleanliness of the city centre. At the awards ceremony at Rutland Water Golf Club near Oakham today: • Nottingham was presented with Gold in the Large City category. • Nottingham BID gained a […]

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First council-owned energy supply company launched in Nottingham

First council-owned energy supply company launched in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council has today (Monday 7 September 2015) launched Robin Hood Energy, the first local authority-owned not-for-profit energy supply company since nationalisation of Great Britain’s electricity supply industry in 1948. The ground-breaking move is driven by the council’s commitment to provide affordable energy to customers and to help tackle fuel poverty. As a fully […]

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Nottingham’s retail scene is thriving, say local experts

Nottingham’s retail scene is thriving, say local experts

Nottingham’s retail scene is thriving, according to local experts – with falling vacancy rates and developments underway pointing towards a bright future. With redevelopments of intu’s Victoria and Broadmarsh shopping centres underway and planned, the launch of city centre wi-fi, new transport links including new NET lines and a thriving independent retail scene, Nottingham city […]

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Nottingham businesses can still benefit from high-speed broadband deal

Nottingham businesses can still benefit from high-speed broadband deal

Nottingham City Council is urging more local businesses to act fast to benefit from cheaper high-speed broadband. Since April this year, over 260 businesses in Nottingham have signed up for the Government-funded Connection Voucher scheme which provides vouchers valued up to £3,000 to cover the cost of upgrading to high speed broadband. The Government is […]

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