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Expanded city boundary should be part of any ‘unitary county council’ discussions

Expanded city boundary should be part of any ‘unitary county council’ discussions

Nottingham City Council will press for an expansion of its borders to include the wider conurbation around the city if the County Council goes ahead with plans to reorganise local council boundaries. Nottinghamshire County Council is set to debate proposals this Thursday to create a ‘super council’ which would swallow up the seven district/borough councils […]

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Nottingham Castle confirmed to host screening of World Cup semi-final

Nottingham Castle confirmed to host screening of World Cup semi-final

Nottingham Castle will screen England’s historic World Cup semi-final against Croatia on Wednesday. The iconic venue played host to the quarter-final win over Sweden on Saturday when around 3,000 people came together to cheer on Gareth Southgate’s team. Wednesday evening’s event will be ticket-only. Tickets will be FREE, but a £1 fee will be applied […]

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England’s vital World Cup match to be screened at Nottingham Castle

England’s vital World Cup match to be screened at Nottingham Castle

England fans can cheer on their team at the World Cup quarter-finals in the surroundings of one of Nottingham’s most iconic landmarks. A 27 square-metre screen will broadcast Saturday’s match against Sweden live from the Green at Nottingham Castle. The family-friendly event, hosted by Nottingham City Council, will be free to enter on a first […]

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Nottingham hotel closed over crime and anti-social behaviour issues

Nottingham hotel closed over crime and anti-social behaviour issues

A Nottingham hotel has been closed down following action taken by the City Council and Nottinghamshire Police. Nottingham City Council’s Community Protection team served a Closure Notice on The Stage Hotel in Gregory Boulevard, using powers contained within the Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014, due to significant concerns over criminality, nuisance and anti-social […]

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Armed Forces Day continues our year of celebrating our serving personnel

Armed Forces Day continues our year of celebrating our serving personnel

Events across Nottingham are taking place to mark Armed Forces Day this Saturday. Nottingham Castle will mark the event with the last chance to see the Mercian Regiment museum before the gates close ahead of its £30m transformation, with free entry until Sunday. To thank our armed forces there will be an official banner displayed […]

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Historic murals dating back to 1928 in Nottingham’s Exchange Arcade restored to their former glory

Historic murals dating back to 1928 in Nottingham’s Exchange Arcade restored to their former glory

Restoration works to the historic murals in the dome of the Exchange Arcade to the rear of Nottingham Council House have reached completion. ottingham City Council and Contractor G F Tomlinson have been working with specialist restorer Alex Carrington to bring these murals back to their former glory after years of deterioration, largely due to water damage.  […]

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