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Nottingham is transport exemplar, says Transport Secretary

Nottingham is transport exemplar, says Transport Secretary

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling visited Nottingham today to see how the city has successfully developed an integrated transport system. He saw the redeveloped Nottingham Station, new tram stop above the station as part of the tram extensions and the cycle hub for bike hire – all funded from the city’s innovative Workplace Parking Levy. He […]

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City Museums and Galleries Service scoops three prestigious Awards

City Museums and Galleries Service scoops three prestigious Awards

Projects involving Nottingham City Council’s Museums and Galleries Service (NCMG) have recently been awarded top honours in three categories at the East Midlands Heritage Awards. The awards are designed to highlight progress and successes, recognise the hard work of staff and volunteers and to share best practice across the heritage and museums sector. The first […]

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Derby Nottingham Metro approach could give an £11bn boost to the local economy, says new report

Derby Nottingham Metro approach could give an £11bn boost to the local economy, says new report

Closer joint working across the Derby and Nottingham metro area could provide an £11 billion boost to the local economy by 2030 resulting in up to 250,000 new jobs*, according to a new report. The report by leading national consultancy Metro-Dynamics says there is a powerful case for formal collaboration between local authorities and businesses […]

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‘Woman of the Year’ award for Alison!

‘Woman of the Year’ award for Alison!

A Nottingham City Council corporate director has been honoured in an annual awards ceremony celebrating women in business. Alison Michalska, who has responsibility for Children and Adults at the authority, scooped the Women In Public Service category of the Nottingham Post Women In Business Awards 2017. The awards have been held for the past five […]

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Christmas officially gets underway in Nottingham

Christmas officially gets underway in Nottingham

Christmas in the city kicks off on Friday 17 November, with the opening of Nottingham Winter Wonderland at 11am and Christmas lights switch-on at 7.30pm. A new 30-minute festive show will lead up to the switch-on moment, featuring music, lights and special effects. It will be focused on a stage area near the water feature, with […]

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National conference to discuss solutions to teacher workload problem

National conference to discuss solutions to teacher workload problem

A national conference will see educational leaders from across the country come together to discuss ways to improve teacher recruitment and retention. There is widespread agreement, including from the government, that reducing teacher workload is the most important factor in doing so. Nottingham will welcome councils and schools from across the UK to discuss good […]

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Support means nobody need sleep rough in Nottingham this winter

Support means nobody need sleep rough in Nottingham this winter

Nottingham City Council has allocated £106,000 to ensure that a robust Cold Weather Plan is in place in Nottingham to provide support for rough sleepers from November until the end of March. This will fund winter shelter arrangements and wider support, meaning that nobody needs to sleep rough in Nottingham this winter. These arrangements come […]

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Posthumous honour for pioneering city councillor

Posthumous honour for pioneering city councillor

Long-serving City Councillor Alan Clark, who died earlier this year, has received a posthumous award for his pioneering work around sustainability and focus on driving down people’s energy bills. The LGiU Councillor Place Shaping Environment Award was presented to Alan’s wife and co-councillor, Eunice Campbell, at a ceremony at the Guildhall in London this week. […]

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Funding available to local business to preserve historic shop fronts

Businesses in the Old Market Square and the Lace Market have a chance to get hold of some cash to restore their shop fronts to their historic former glory. Nottingham City Council has accepted £551,500 from Historic England to conserve buildings in both the Lace Market and Old Market Square. A further £79,750 has been […]

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