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Surrey gains another £12m, Nottingham gets £0 from ‘flawed’ Government fund

Surrey gains another £12m, Nottingham gets £0 from ‘flawed’ Government fund

A special Government fund which has seen Surrey County Council benefit the most and Nottingham get nothing has disturbing flaws, a National Audit Office (NAO) investigation has revealed. The Government’s justifications for the way it allocated the Transition Funding Grant scheme – introduced last year to provide £300million of additional grant funding for councils over […]

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Konta first to add name to Aegon Open as tickets go on sale for 2017

Konta first to add name to Aegon Open as tickets go on sale for 2017

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) announced today that British No. 1 Johanna Konta has confirmed her intention to play the 2017 Aegon Open Nottingham, as tickets for the event, from 10- 18 June, go on sale. Konta, the World No. 10 and 2016 Australian Open semi-finalist, is a popular and well-known star at the Nottingham […]

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Have your say on Nottingham’s Green Future

Have your say on Nottingham’s Green Future

Nottingham Green Partnership is developing an action plan to promote the opportunities that Nottingham has to remain at the forefront of sustainable development. The Sustainable Development Action Plan will cover five themes – water, biodiversity, energy, transport and waste and will set out a range of ideas to encourage and inspire sustainable practices for citizens, […]

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£1.2m for local employers to take on new recruits

£1.2m for local employers to take on new recruits

More employers are needed to create vacancies for jobseekers in Nottingham aged between 18 and 24 who have previously struggled to get into work or training. Over £1m of funding is available for employers who are prepared to take on new recruits. Employers don’t need to be city based, but the new recruits do have […]

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Kaiser Chiefs Revealed as Splendour Headliners

Kaiser Chiefs Revealed as Splendour Headliners

Multiple Brit Award winning, indie-rock band, Kaiser Chiefs have been announced as headliners for this year’s award-winning Splendour Festival, Saturday 22 July 2017. The Yorkshire quintet are the first of over 40 acts announced to perform at the city’s biggest summer day out at Wollaton Park, and winner of ‘Best Festival’ at the 2016 Live […]

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More women supported to continue breastfeeding

More women supported to continue breastfeeding

Health professionals at Nottingham City Council are urging more mothers to breastfeed their babies after figures revealed that rates in the City continue to improve. Breastfeeding carries major benefits for both mum and baby, and the recommended advice is that all infants are breastfed until they are at least six months old. While slightly less […]

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