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Winter support and shelter in place again for the homeless in Nottingham 

Winter support and shelter in place again for the homeless in Nottingham 

Nottingham’s extra support measures for the homeless in cold weather have kicked this week, to provide enough shelter for anyone otherwise sleeping on the street as the temperatures drop. Nottingham City Council and a range of partners provide a range of support all year round, which is stepped up between October and March – with […]

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Efforts continue to clear floodwater in Nottingham after heavy rain

Efforts continue to clear floodwater in Nottingham after heavy rain

Crews are continuing to clear floodwater around Nottingham today (Friday) to help keep the city moving. Heavy rainfall across the region yesterday led to issues in the city centre and some neighbourhoods. Nottingham City Council crews were out late into the evening attending highway flooding issues. The focus has been on hotspot areas and the […]

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School is not out for election day in Nottingham

School is not out for election day in Nottingham

No schools in Nottingham City will close to become polling stations at the General Election, in a pioneering move by the City Council to prevent an impact on children’s learning. Around a decade ago, most schools in Nottingham like elsewhere would close for elections, because Returning Officers have the power to require a school to […]

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Nottingham councillor scoops national award for being a ‘green pioneer’

Nottingham councillor scoops national award for being a ‘green pioneer’

The Deputy Leader of Nottingham City Council has received national acclaim for her work promoting environmental projects. Councillor Sally Longford won the Councillor Achievement Award for Environment and Sustainability as part of awards run by the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU) together with CCLA, a specialist fund manager for local authorities and charities. Councillor Longford, […]

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City confirms Remembrance events for 2019

City confirms Remembrance events for 2019

Nottingham City Council, along with Nottinghamshire County Council, will be working with a range of local groups and partners to mark Nottingham and Nottinghamshire’s fallen on Remembrance Sunday – 10 November and on Armistice Day – 11 November. Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council have collaborated on a commemorative installation for the evening between […]

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Nottingham’s Bonfire Night celebration takes place on Tuesday

Nottingham’s Bonfire Night celebration takes place on Tuesday

The East Midlands’ biggest bonfire and firework celebration will take place at the Forest Recreation Ground next Tuesday evening (5 November). The biggest free fireworks event in the city was attended by over 40,000 people last year and similar numbers are anticipated. There is a whole evening of entertainment on offer. The event kicks off […]

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