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Council takes control of transport scheme for disabled school children

Council takes control of transport scheme for disabled school children

Nottingham City Council has invested £350,000 to transport severely disabled children to and from school. The authority has purchased nine specially-adapted ambulances which have been running since the beginning of January. A total of 16 pupils are picked up every day from across the city and taken to Oak Field School and Sports College, in […]

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Bulwell’s the place for 100’s of jobs and training opportunities all under one roof.

Bulwell’s the place for 100’s of jobs and training opportunities all under one roof.

On Friday 3 March, people from the North of the city will be heading to Bulwell as the Nottingham North Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair returns for a third year. This year the event will feature 40 stands with 30 of those being run by employers with live job vacancies and representing different sectors, including care, […]

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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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