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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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Cranes in the air mean jobs on the ground for local people

Cranes in the air mean jobs on the ground for local people

Cranes in the air are not only a symbol of the regeneration of Nottingham, they also mean jobs for well over 1,000 people. The transformation of Nottingham’s Southside is fully underway and even before the new developments have been completed, the benefits of the development are being realised through the construction jobs that have been […]

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RIBA recognises Lenton Green as exemplar development

RIBA recognises Lenton Green as exemplar development

Lenton Green, a scheme that transformed five high-rise flats into new homes, has been recognised by the East Midlands region of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) as a leading housing development, and one which delivers exceptional design and architecture. Lenton Green, which is part-owned by Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes, was […]

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I built that! Nottingham Jobs helps residents be a part of the city’s growth.

I built that! Nottingham Jobs helps residents be a part of the city’s growth.

There’s positive news for job seekers in Nottingham; as building projects of all sizes move forward apace, job opportunities in construction, shop-fitting and associated trades are becoming available and local people are in a great position to find work or take up training which will enable them to work on some of the city’s major […]

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£6 million pound retirement home set to open in Sherwood, Nottingham

£6 million pound retirement home set to open in Sherwood, Nottingham

Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes are set to celebrate the opening of a brand new extra care centre in Sherwood – which is the latest addition to the city’s ‘Building a Better Nottingham’ council housing programme. Situated in the beautiful grounds of Woodthorpe Grange Park close to the popular shopping areas of Sherwood […]

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£1m hub to create more construction jobs opens in Nottingham

£1m hub to create more construction jobs opens in Nottingham

A project aimed at getting more people into construction training and jobs in Nottingham has launched today. Last year the Government awarded £1million in funding to partners in Nottingham to launch construction academies with Nottingham College. Partners from Nottingham College, Nottingham City Council, Nottingham City Homes, Nottingham Jobs, Nottingham Futures, Wates Construction and the Woodhead […]

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Landmark decision for Nottingham as plans to transform Island Site approved

Landmark decision for Nottingham as plans to transform Island Site approved

Nottingham is on the cusp of creating “possibly the biggest regeneration scheme in the UK” as outline plans to transform the high-profile 40-acre former Boots Island site have been approved today (17 April) by Nottingham City Council’s planning committee. Conygar Investment Company PLC intends to transform the site, which has laid derelict for many years, […]

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Proposed new partnership agreement for the management of Nottingham’s council houses.

Proposed new partnership agreement for the management of Nottingham’s council houses.

A new proposed partnership agreement between Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes (NCH) will be discussed at the council’s Executive Board on 19 March, which intends to continue to put tenants fully at the heart of services. The city’s housing stock has been managed on behalf of the council by NCH since 2005. NCH […]

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Lenton regeneration showcased across the region

Lenton regeneration showcased across the region

One of Nottingham city’s biggest housing regeneration projects has been on show to housing associations across the region. Lenton Green was completed by Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes (NCH) earlier this year. Over four years, the area was completely transformed, with five tower blocks being demolished to make way for 142 homes, including […]

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£1m to create more construction jobs in Nottingham

£1m to create more construction jobs in Nottingham

Government funding of £1million has been given to Nottingham to get more people into construction training and jobs. Partners in Nottingham have been given a slice of a £22million funding pot, which will be used to launch construction academies with Nottingham College. These academies will bring training to construction sites – allowing learners to apply […]

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