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HS2 strategy sees thousands of jobs and £4billion extra for regional economy

HS2 strategy sees thousands of jobs and £4billion extra for regional economy

Around 74,000 jobs could be created and £4billion added to the East Midlands’ economy if a planned HS2 high speed rail line is routed through the region, says a new report on the major project. Phase 2 of the national HS2 high speed rail network plans for a western (Crewe to Manchester) and an eastern […]

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Nottingham lights up with festive feeling for Christmas

Nottingham lights up with festive feeling for Christmas

Nottingham will celebrate the beginning of the festive season at the annual Christmas Lights switch-on event, on Thursday 24 November in Old Market Square. Entertainment will kick off at 5.30pm in the Square, with the big switch-on taking place at 6.31pm and the fun wrapping up at 7.45pm. A brass band will play Christmas classics […]

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Council announces extra £100,000 to support rough sleepers this winter 

Council announces extra £100,000 to support rough sleepers this winter 

An extra £100,000 is being provided by Nottingham City Council to provide additional support for rough sleepers this winter. The funding will enable the Council and partners to continue to support the city’s No Second Night Out approach despite Nottingham, like other parts of country, experiencing a significant increase in the number of rough sleepers […]

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Help to make a difference to others…

Help to make a difference to others…

People are being encouraged to do more to help others in Nottingham as part of a new Looking After Each Other campaign. A menu of ‘How to Make a Difference’ is being introduced in the city (7 November) to give ideas and suggestions of how people can help. Ideas range from things that people can […]

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Nottingham’s independent shops to shine in short films

Nottingham’s independent shops to shine in short films

Some of Nottingham’s unique and most interesting shops and businesses will feature in a series of short films under the title HIDDEN, to promote nine areas of the city centre, from Hockley to Derby Road, and highlight the fact that Nottingham has one of the biggest independent sectors in the country. The high-impact 30-second films, […]

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A Plan for Two Cities

A Plan for Two Cities

The City Councils in Derby and Nottingham have come together to develop a Metropolitan strategy which is launched for consultation. The new strategy sets out a bold joint vision that by ‘2030 Derby & Nottingham will have a global reputation as an exciting place to live, work and play.’ It heralds a new chapter in […]

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Crime more than halved so why scrap city division – poster campaign     

Crime more than halved so why scrap city division – poster campaign     

Nottingham City Council has launched the next phase of its campaign to urge a re-think over Nottinghamshire Police’s decision to scrap the city division and leave the city without a top cop. Posters around the city ask why Nottingham’s city division was abolished when crime has more than halved under the city division model, when […]

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From a ‘student city’ to a ‘graduate city’

From a ‘student city’ to a ‘graduate city’

A new initiative that aims to get more university leavers staying or returning to Nottingham and Nottinghamshire is bringing together talented graduates and small businesses. Partners across the county have joined forces to support graduates to gain paid permanent jobs. ‘Fuse’ is a partnership between Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, Nottingham Trent University and […]

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