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Nottingham City Council launches plans to transform Wollaton Hall & Deer Park

Nottingham City Council launches plans to transform  Wollaton Hall & Deer Park

A Transformation Project was launched at Wollaton Hall yesterday (Tuesday 29 January) which will see the iconic Nottingham landmark undergo a major refurbishment of its museum and gardens. This ambitious project will see complete gallery redevelopment of the Wollaton Hall Natural History Museum, the restoration of the walled garden and the formal gardens – a […]

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Councillor David Mellen to read to 5,000 children in 50 days

Councillor David Mellen to read to 5,000 children in 50 days

Councillor David Mellen, Portfolio Holder for Early Intervention and Early Years at Nottingham City Council, is launching his Big Reading Challenge – aiming to read to 5,000 children in 50 days. Running from 28 January to 18 March 2019, Cllr Mellen’s challenge will aim to raise £5,000 to give free books to children in the […]

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Nottingham City Council marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Nottingham City Council marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Nottingham’s Council House will host a ceremony of commemoration this weekend for the victims of the Holocaust. The memorial service, organised by Nottingham City Council, One Nottingham and the city’s Inter-Faith Council, will mark National Holocaust Memorial Day on Sunday (27 January). The theme this year is ‘Torn From Home’. Holocaust Memorial Day is on […]

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Nottingham aims to be first carbon neutral city in the UK

Nottingham aims to be first carbon neutral city in the UK

Nottingham could become the first carbon neutral city in the UK after the City Council set itself an ambitious target to achieve this by 2028. The city has already met its Energy Strategy target early – a 26% reduction of carbon dioxide emissions by 2020 – and reduced emissions by 39% since 2005. Nottingham is […]

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Stonewall names Nottingham City Council one of Britain’s top 100 LGBT-inclusive employers

Stonewall names Nottingham City Council one of Britain’s top 100 LGBT-inclusive employers

Nottingham City Council has been named one of the most inclusive employers in Britain by lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall in its Top 100 Employers list for 2019. This year’s Top 100 was the largest ever with 445 employers entering, demonstrating their commitment to LGBT workplace inclusion. As part of the Top […]

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Trader spared custodial sentence after admitting possession and supply of illegal tobacco

Trader spared custodial sentence after admitting possession and supply of illegal tobacco

A Nottingham man received a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to the sale of fake cigarettes. Farman Fariq Abdulrahman, aged 28, of St Michael’s Avenue, Broxtowe, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on January 16 where he admitted possessing, and offering for sale, counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco products. The offences took place at Krasnal Mini […]

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Nowhere to hide for rogue landlords, with Government-backed data system

Nowhere to hide for rogue landlords, with Government-backed data system

An innovative data modelling tool to target rogue landlords in Nottingham more effectively has won financial backing from the Government. The new system, which received £43,821 from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, aims to make the work to tackle rogue landlords more efficient than the current approach, which is time-consuming and labour-intensive. […]

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Nottingham City Council signs charter to support construction workers

Nottingham City Council signs charter to support construction workers

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has today signed a charter to highlight and protect the rights of construction workers. Councillor Jon Collins signed the Unite Construction Charter on behalf of the authority during a short ceremony at Loxley House this lunchtime (15 January). The agreement commits to working with Unite around council building projects […]

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Nottingham is gearing up for the UK’s biggest rollout of ultra-low energy homes in 2019

Nottingham is gearing up for the UK’s biggest rollout of ultra-low energy homes in 2019

Nottingham City Council has secured over £5million through the European Regional Development Fund (2014-20) to roll out its Energiesprong, ultra-low energy homes pilot, which will include improvements to over 150 Nottingham City Homes’ (NCH) properties. The scheme will tackle some of NCH’s older housing stock that is hard to heat, lifting residents out of fuel […]

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