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Over £12,500 compensation for illegally evicted tenant could lead to more cases

Over £12,500 compensation for illegally evicted tenant could lead to more cases

Private tenants in Nottingham are being urged to report rogue landlords, after an illegally evicted tenant was awarded over £12,500 in damages in a test case. The council’s Safer Housing team provides support for tenants who are having problems with their accommodation or landlords, carries out inspections and takes enforcement action where necessary, up to […]

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£1m to create more construction jobs in Nottingham

£1m to create more construction jobs in Nottingham

Government funding of £1million has been given to Nottingham to get more people into construction training and jobs. Partners in Nottingham have been given a slice of a £22million funding pot, which will be used to launch construction academies with Nottingham College. These academies will bring training to construction sites – allowing learners to apply […]

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The new Strelley Road Library is all ready to go

The new Strelley Road Library is all ready to go

The new Strelley Road Library opens its doors yesterday (Wednesday 14 November), bringing a host of benefits for local people. After around £1m of investment, the new library will be modern, open-plan and provide improved computer access and equipment, including free WiFi. There will also be a dedicated under-fives children’s area featuring a unique specially […]

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Contemporary dance show coming to Council House this week

Contemporary dance show coming to Council House this week

I INFINITE is an extraordinary blend of dance, music and digital design which will be performed at the Council House from Thursday 15 to Saturday 17 November. Set in a white, digitally animated environment; the performance is inspired by the digital world’s quest to recreate life. Part dance, part video installation, it explores the boundaries […]

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Remembrance events in Nottingham mark the Armistice centenary

Remembrance events in Nottingham mark the Armistice centenary

A number of events took place in Nottingham to mark the centenary of the First World War Armistice and remember those who lost their lives in past conflicts. Yesterday (Sunday), Victoria Embankment was again the city’s focal point for commemoration. The traditional two-minute silence and wreath-laying included a larger and enhanced viewing area this year […]

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Nottingham community champion receives MBE

Nottingham community champion receives MBE

A City Council employee and long-standing community champion has been presented with an MBE by Prince William at a Buckingham House ceremony. Celia Knight, the council’s current Neighbourhood Development Officer in Bulwell Forest, received the honour after spending 40 years working to improve the lives of others. Born in Northamptonshire, she came to Nottingham to […]

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City confirms Armistice Day events and Battle’s Over commemoration

City confirms Armistice Day events and Battle’s Over commemoration

Nottingham City Council will be working with a range of local groups and partners to create a variety of events across the city to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War on 11 November 1918. This range of events and commemorations includes Games of Remembrance football matches on Thursday through to […]

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Support and shelter available for the homeless in Nottingham again this winter

Support and shelter available for the homeless in Nottingham again this winter

Nottingham City Council and a range of partners have got measures in place to provide support and accommodation for people presenting as rough sleepers on the city’s streets this winter. Every year, the council leads a multi-agency group, including Framework Housing Association, Emmanuel House, hostels and local churches, to develop a cold weather plan which […]

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Whole city is invited to Nottingham’s Bonfire Night celebration

Whole city is invited to Nottingham’s Bonfire Night celebration

The East Midlands’ biggest bonfire and firework celebration will take place at the Forest Recreation Ground next Monday evening (5 November). The biggest free fireworks event in the city was attended by over 40,000 people last year and similar numbers are anticipated. There is a whole evening of entertainment on offer. The event kicks off […]

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