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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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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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Topiary sweepers for a clean green city

Topiary sweepers for a clean green city

Giant topiary-like sculptures are being installed in the Old Market Square this summer – an eye-catching artwork to celebrate Nottingham’s clean, green credentials and to encourage shoppers to help keep it that way. The sculptures, made by Notts company Shipshape Arts, have been commissioned by Nottingham City Council and the Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID), […]

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Smokers reminded to stub it out and bin it!

Smokers reminded to stub it out and bin it!

Three new cigarette bins have been installed close to the site of Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre to encourage smokers to dispose of their cigarette ends responsibly. There have been ongoing litter issues in the subway at the hospital site and, despite daily cleaning by Nottingham City Council’s Cleaning Teams in the area, local residents have […]

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Nottingham promotes safer business driving

Nottingham promotes safer business driving

An event is being organised by the Nottinghamshire Road Safety Partnership to help businesses adopt driving practices that will prevent accidents, save lives and reduce operational costs. The Driving for Better Business Nottingham Seminar will be held on Tuesday June 16th, 2015 at Nottingham Trent University’s Nottingham Conference Centre. Its aim is to encourage local […]

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