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Queens Drive park-and-ride to open again after severe flooding

Queens Drive park-and-ride to open again after severe flooding

Nottingham City Council has announced that Queens Drive park-and-ride will reopen to the public on Monday (9 March). The facility has been closed since unprecedented rainfall on the weekend of 15 and 16 February caused by Storm Dennis, following so closely behind Storm Ciara the week before. The amount of subsequent flooding after the River […]

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Statement on confirmed COVID-19 case in Nottingham

Statement on confirmed COVID-19 case in Nottingham

A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Nottingham. Dr Fu-Meng Khaw, Centre Director, Public Health England East Midlands, said: “Public Health England is contacting people who had close contact with one of the latest confirmed cases of COVID-19. The case is a resident of Nottingham city and recently returned from South Korea. “Close contacts […]

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New family homes completed, with a special nod to 100 years of council housing

New family homes completed, with a special nod to 100 years of council housing

Thirteen new council houses have been completed, as Bulwell families move into their new homes. Nottingham City Homes (NCH) and contractor Robert Woodhead Ltd developed the homes off of Aldgate Close in Bulwell, on behalf of Nottingham City Council. The new homes, which were built on the derelict site of a former care home, have […]

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Public transport helps ease traffic disruption – and City Council asks Highways England to do more

Public transport helps ease traffic disruption – and City Council asks Highways England to do more

The closure of the A52 at Clifton Bridge for Highways England work is funnelling an extra 15,000 southbound vehicles a day over Nottingham’s remaining two bridges, latest figures show. The incident has also led to a rise in the number of people opting to use the tram – with a 21% increase in journeys from […]

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Conman builder given suspended prison sentence for fraud

Conman builder given suspended prison sentence for fraud

A criminal builder who conned a Bilborough resident out of nearly £6,000 has been handed a suspended prison sentence. Jason Clarke, pictured, plead guilty to fraud when he appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday and was also ordered to repay the outstanding amount owed to the victim of £4,796.55. The householder had arranged for […]

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Robin Hood and Sheriff of Nottingham plant first oak tree in People’s Forest

Robin Hood and Sheriff of Nottingham plant first oak tree in People’s Forest

As part of the celebration of the redevelopments of Nottingham Castle, Nottingham City Council and The Castle Trust are giving every primary school in Nottingham city the chance to plant a Quercus Robus (Sherwood) oak tree. The plan is to create spiral of oak trees running from Nottingham Castle all the way to the heart […]

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Councillor praises emergency response to incident at city tower block

Councillor praises emergency response to incident at city tower block

A Nottingham City councillor has thanked emergency services for their reaction to an incident earlier today in Sneinton. Police were called to Manvers Court, in Manvers Street, this morning after reports of a suspicious package on the ground. The Nottingham City Homes-managed block was temporarily evacuated while a controlled explosion was carried out. The package […]

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