Archive by category Clean and Green

Nottingham leading the way to improve local air and protect public health

Nottingham leading the way to improve local air and protect public health

Nottingham will mark the first ever National Clean Air Day on Thursday 15 June with a range of events to encourage local people to do their bit to improve air quality and their own health. It comes on the day that former US vice president turned eco activist Al Gore presents Nottingham City with the […]

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Nottingham City Council wins prestigious Ashden Award

Nottingham City Council wins prestigious Ashden Award

Nottingham City Council’s pioneering scheme to transform the city by funding greener transport through a Workplace Parking Levy has jointly won the 2017 Ashden Award for Clean Air in Towns and Cities. Thanks to the scheme, public transport usage in the city has increased by almost five million journeys a year since April 2013 and […]

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Keeping Wollaton Park Estate Clean – Bluecoat Academy litter pickers do their bit

Keeping Wollaton Park Estate Clean – Bluecoat Academy litter pickers do their bit

  Bluecoat Academy pupils from the Wollaton Park estate campus are doing their bit to take part in the City Council’s ‘Keep it Clean’ campaign. Students will be joined by members of the Wollaton Park Residents Association which covers the Park estate, and local Neighbourhood Development Officer, Pauline Dorey, to do some litter picking on […]

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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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Nottingham Gets Set to Celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’

Nottingham Gets Set to Celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’

On Saturday 20 May, Nottingham residents are invited to put their best foot forward and celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’ – a series of fun, free walking activities hosted by ParkLives and Nottingham City Council. The event will take place from 2.30 – 4.30pm at Wollaton Country Park, and […]

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Big bill for phone repair shop’s illegal waste disposal

Big bill for phone repair shop’s illegal waste disposal

A phone repair shop boss has been fined over £1,300 after admitting his firm failed to make proper arrangements to dispose of commercial waste that was found dumped on an allotment. Community Protection Officers found fly-tipped items on land in Bobbersmill which included marked packaging, flyers, mail and customer till receipts that could be traced […]

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Landlord’s flat clearance for prospective tenants results in £2,200 fine

Landlord’s flat clearance for prospective tenants results in £2,200 fine

Blocking a pavement with dumped household items including a sofa, mattresses and rugs before showing prospective tenants around a flat has resulted in a fine of over £2,200 for a Nottingham landlord. Mr Afzal Azad, of Bakersfield  pleaded guilty at Nottingham Magistrates court on Wednesday 26 April to one offence of fly-tipping in August last […]

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Spring is here – and so is your garden waste collection!

Spring is here – and so is your garden waste collection!

Get mowing that lawn and pruning the plants – garden waste collections will soon start up again for Nottingham city residents! For citizens living in the city that receive garden waste collections, their first collection of the year will take place on their normal recycling day week this week. Councillor Nicola Heaton, Nottingham City Council […]

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