Archive by category Community Protection

New powers agreed to tackle nuisance dogs

New powers agreed to tackle nuisance dogs

Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board has approved new city-wide Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO) for Dogs, giving council officers extra powers to tackle the owners of nuisance dogs. Most dog owners behave responsibly when they have their dog in public spaces. However, a small minority do not. The PSPOs reflect the behaviours that most responsible […]

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Hundreds of tenants benefit from Nottingham burglary reduction project.

Hundreds of tenants benefit from Nottingham burglary reduction project.

Nottingham City Council’s burglary reduction project has helped make 136 rented homes in the city safer since it started just over 18 months ago. This has been achieved by not only making security improvements but also uncovering a range of problems from damp to fire hazards. The council set up the project in August 2014 […]

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Nottingham’s Park and Ride sites win safety accolade.

Nottingham’s Park and Ride sites win safety accolade.

Nottingham City Council’s two Park and Ride sites have been awarded a major national safety award Queen’s Drive and Colwick Racecourse P&R which offer over 1500 parking spaces, have both received Park Mark safer parking awards by the Safer Parking Scheme for the tenth consecutive year. This means that both of the City’s park and […]

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City Council awarded over £150,000 to tackle Rogue Landlords

City Council awarded over £150,000 to tackle Rogue Landlords

Nottingham City Council’s Community Protection Safer Housing team has today (Friday 22 January) been awarded £151,079 to help tackle the issue of rogue landlords in Nottingham. This follows on from the successes of Nottingham City Council’s rogue landlord campaign – also funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) – in 2013-2015.  The […]

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City Council recovers costs after drinks licence appeal is withdrawn

City Council recovers costs after drinks licence appeal is withdrawn

Nottingham City Council has recovered almost £11,000 costs after Sainsbury’s dropped an appeal over the refusal of a licence to sell alcohol. Sainsbury lodged an appeal to Nottingham Magistrates’ Court after the City Council’s Licensing Panel turned down the application for a licence to sell alcohol at a new Sainsbury’s Local supermarket planned for the former Habitat store on Long Row West. The planned supermarket was in […]

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