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Designs for the redevelopment of Broadmarsh Car Park and Bus Station unveiled

Designs for the redevelopment of Broadmarsh Car Park and Bus Station unveiled

Redevelopment proposals for the Broadmarsh car park and bus station are moving forward, as the scheme has now been submitted for planning approval. As demolition of the existing car park continues, and hot on the heels of the plans for Nottingham College’s City Hub, the designs of the new Broadmarsh bus station and car park […]

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New initiative launched to enable members of the public to support people sleeping rough and begging in Nottingham

New initiative launched to enable members of the public to support people sleeping rough and begging in Nottingham

An initiative titled Help Out Nottingham has been launched in a bid to enable members of the public to provide the most effective help to people who are begging and sleeping rough in Nottingham city centre. The aim is to raise awareness of the many support services that are available in Nottingham to support people […]

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Nottingham to host Olympic triathlon qualification event in 2018

Nottingham to host Olympic triathlon qualification event in 2018

  Nottingham will welcome prospective Tokyo Olympians to the city next summer for the inaugural Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham as the ITU announce their global Mixed Relay Series. The evening event is set to take place on Thursday 7 June and will witness some of the world’s top triathlon quartets dive into the […]

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December at Nottingham Castle thanks to The National Lottery! #ThanksToYou

December at Nottingham Castle thanks to The National Lottery! #ThanksToYou

From 11 to 15 December 2017, Nottingham Castle is opening its doors and offering a free visit for National Lottery players. Nottingham Castle is one of 350 participating National Lottery funded visitor attractions across the UK that will be saying ‘thanks’ to people who have raised money for good causes by buying a lottery ticket. […]

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No more Universal Credit in Nottingham until late next year

No more Universal Credit in Nottingham until late next year

Full roll-out of Universal Credit in Nottingham looks set to be paused – but the City Council’s Deputy Leader wants the Government to delay the whole programme until problems with it are ironed out. Only a small number of benefit claimants in Nottingham have so far been placed on the controversial Universal Credit arrangements, with […]

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Council criticises Government confusion on fire safety funding

Council criticises Government confusion on fire safety funding

Nottingham City Council has accused the Government of sending out mixed messages on whether it will help fund fire safety measures following the Grenfell disaster. In his Autumn Budget speech yesterday, Philip Hammond said that “if any local authority cannot access funding to pay for essential fire safety work, they should contact us immediately…..we will […]

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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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