Archive by category Business development

East Midlands unites to set out HS2 vision following Government go-ahead

East Midlands unites to set out HS2 vision following Government go-ahead

Leading public and private sector organisations from across the East Midlands, including Nottingham City Council, have welcomed Government’s confirmation that HS2 will go ahead. The Government’s decision to go ahead follows recommendations from the independent Oakervee Review also published today. However Ministers have also asked that further work is undertaken on the scope of Phase […]

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Nottingham City Council supports SMEs to grow in European and international markets.

Nottingham City Council supports SMEs to grow in European and international markets.

The Nottingham City Council team of the D2N2 Growth Hub has announced their involvement in a significant, Europe-wide programme which will support SMEs in Nottingham and across Europe to grow, or ‘scale up’ in regional, national and international markets. Called SCALE UP, the project is overseen by Interreg Europe and contributes to European competitiveness and […]

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Pre-let agreed at new Grade A offices named after British pioneer

Pre-let agreed at new Grade A offices named after British pioneer

Construction is [insert stage of progress here] and two pre-lets are already agreed for the new Grade A office building at Nottingham Science Park. Due to open in February 2020, the striking new building will be named after Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Britain’s first female doctor, magistrate and mayor, as well as being a member of […]

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Nottingham creative businesses head to China  

Nottingham creative businesses head to China   

Seven Nottingham businesses with growth potential are all packed and ready to travel to Hangzhou, China as part of a 5 day trade visit to the city to forge trade links and further strengthen Nottingham’s relationship with the region by attending the Hangzhou Cultural and Creative Industry Expo in Zhejiang province, China. Supporting the delegation […]

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Landmark centre for creative business and Chinese culture opens in Nottingham

Landmark centre for creative business and Chinese culture opens in Nottingham

The Hangzhou Cultural and Creative Industry Centre (UK) which was established in September 2017 in Nottingham’s Creative Quarter will be officially opened on Friday 25 May by lead members of the Chinese cultural centre and representatives from Nottingham City Council and the Creative Quarter. The centre is the first of its kind to be opened […]

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Nottingham’s Council House gets ready for 24 hour tech take-over.

Nottingham’s Council House gets ready for 24 hour tech take-over.

In March 2018 Nottingham City Council again pledges support for the return of Hack24 – a 24 hour coding competition in Nottingham city centre. The annual event which is in its fourth year sees the Council House main Ballroom transformed into a temporary home for vibrant, hi-tech and often caffeine-fuelled activity as coders from Nottingham […]

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