Archive by category Clean Campaign

Nottingham City Council awarded national Climate Champion title

Nottingham City Council awarded national Climate Champion title

Nottingham City Council has won the title of Climate Champion in a top national award, in recognition of its ambitious plans to be the first UK city to become carbon neutral. The Council was also declared overall winners of the Guardian’s prestigious Public Service Awards held in London tonight (November 26th). The Climate Champion category […]

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Nottingham City Council says – “Hate litter? Help us do something about it”

Nottingham City Council says – “Hate litter? Help us do something about it”

Nottingham City Council today (Tuesday 10 April) launches a campaign asking Nottingham residents to play their part in reducing litter. Everyone is being encouraged to keep Nottingham clean by picking up and binning a piece of litter when they are out and about. If everyone in the city picked up a piece of litter, it […]

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Hedge cutting will keep neighbourhoods looking trim

Hedge cutting will keep neighbourhoods looking trim

Neighbourhoods across Nottingham are to be kept in trim from Monday 5 June as the City Council’s first hedge cut of the season gets underway. Colleagues and apprentices from the City Council will be working to maintain the hedges for council tenants on Nottingham City Homes’ garden assistance scheme over a six-week period. The second […]

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Become a Clean Champion

As a Clean Champion, you’ll: Be supported to carry out litter picking safely, with equipment including a litter picker, high vis vest, gloves, bags and a Health and Safety guide. Any litter picking is done at your own leisure – we don’t expect you to follow any set schedule or requirements Report issues in your […]

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Prosecutions

The council has successfully caught, fined and prosecuted for a range of environmental crimes, such as fly-tipping, littering and failing to clear up after their dogs. Some of the offenders include the following people, who were all taken to court by Nottingham City Council: Gheorghe Tirsa of Hotel Street, Leicestershire was ordered to pay £476 […]

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Dog fouling

Your dog, your responsibility! Some dog owners think they can get away with not picking up their dog’s mess…. We don’t! Failing to pick up after your dog is not only illegal, it’s dangerous. Dog poo can spread roundworm parasites, leading to an infection causing blindness and even death if not treated. There are around 50 […]

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Fly-tipping

Dumping rubbish on the street is illegal – whether it’s two bin bags, a sofa, or a skip’s worth of rubbish. Your rubbish is YOUR responsibility. Many people believe that fly-tipping is something they can get away with and there isn’t a victim – this is not true. If you fly-tip on private land the […]

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