Archive by category Clean and Green

Nottingham Parks named as some of the best in Britain

Nottingham Parks named as some of the best in Britain

Embargoed until: July 23, 2015, 00:01am More of Nottingham’s parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year. 22 parks in Nottingham have now been assessed by Keep Britain Tidy’s Green Flag award scheme as amongst the very best in the UK,. This year two additional Nottingham parks have […]

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Official – Nottingham is Top City for Carbon Reduction

Official – Nottingham is Top City for Carbon Reduction

Nottingham has the lowest carbon emissions of all of England’s largest cities, according to latest Government figures. The Department for Energy and Climate Change DECC recently released carbon emissions data confirming Nottingham’s continued year on year reduction in carbon emissions since 2005. Overall our carbon emissions total has fallen by 21%. We are now producing […]

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Groups come together to clean up the River Leen!

Groups come together to clean up the River Leen!

Groups across Bulwell joined forces to help clean up the area around the River Leen on Monday 13 July from 10am. The clean-up was part of Bulwell’s Day of Action and is a partnership approach to resolving issues in the area and keep it clean and safe. The Neighbourhood Management Team for the area was joined […]

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Recycle It Right in Nottingham!

Recycle It Right in Nottingham!

As part of National Recycling Week, Nottingham City Council is asking residents whether they really know how to Recycle It Right? National Recycling Week runs from Monday 22 until Sunday 28 June and the City Council is calling on residents to help reduce contamination in recycling bins by following some simple guidelines. Cllr Nicola Heaton, […]

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National praise for Nottingham City Council services and projects

National praise for Nottingham City Council services and projects

Nottingham City Council has been honoured with 3 prestigious national awards for its innovative work to drive up standards. Frontline services, business support and a campaign to improve school attendance were all praised at the MJ Local Government Achievement Awards ceremony in London on Thursday 18 June. The awards were for: Best Council Service Team […]

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New units are the Boss!

New units are the Boss!

New litter barrows called ‘StreetBoss’ will soon be helping to keep Nottingham clean and help maintain its status as Britain’s Cleanest City. ‘StreetBoss’ is a new multi-functional sustainable litter collection unit which encompasses a range of practical solutions for daily cleansing tasks; including litter picking, sweeping, bio hazard collection, detritus and dog fouling removal. Manufactured […]

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Hedge cutting service gearing up

Hedge cutting service gearing up

Nottingham City Council is busy working across neighbourhoods on the first hedge cut of the season for Nottingham City Homes tenants on the garden assistance scheme. Colleagues and apprentices from Nottingham City Council’s Neighbourhood Services will be working to maintain approximately 2047 hedges over an eight week period. The second cut is due to take […]

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