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Freeman of the City honour for Sir David Greenaway

Freeman of the City honour for Sir David Greenaway

The City Council has officially installed Sir David Greenaway as an Honorary Freeman of the City in recognition of the huge contribution he has made to Nottingham. The decision was taken at a special meeting of the council on November 13, and saw Sir David become the 39th Honorary Freeman of the City, joining Rev William Booth, Brian Clough […]

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Council gets tough on pupils not in school

Council gets tough on pupils not in school

Nottingham City Council is cracking down on truancy by carrying out patrols to ensure children are in school. Truancy ‘hotspots’ across the city will be targeted by the council’s Education Welfare Service (EWOs) and Community Protection Officers (CPOs) supported by Nottinghamshire Police on Tuesday (26 September). Any children found outside of school, may be taken […]

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Moment of Joy as demolition of Broadmarsh car park gets underway

Moment of Joy as demolition of Broadmarsh car park gets underway

It’s the moment that will ultimately see one of Nottingham’s most unloved landmarks consigned to history – the start of the demolition of Broadmarsh Car Park. And Joy Rice from Bulwell has been chosen as the lucky resident to wield the sledgehammer to kick off the demolition, on Monday 18 September. The City Council ran […]

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Revealed: “unfair and divisive” Transition Funding scheme for councils set to return

Revealed: “unfair and divisive” Transition Funding scheme for councils set to return

The Government is set to bring back a controversial £300m funding scheme which, despite two years of repeated requests, it still refuses to reveal the distribution criteria for. The Transitional Grant went mainly to well-off county councils in the south and to better off outer London boroughs at the expense of more deprived areas which […]

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Wimbledon star at Nottingham Tennis Centre

Wimbledon star at Nottingham Tennis Centre

Britain’s Marcus Willis is in action at the Nottingham Tennis Centre next week, competing in the Aegon GB Pro-Series men’s $15k event, which takes place on the outdoor hard courts from Monday 11 to Sunday 17 September. Willis, shot to fame at Wimbledon 2016, working his way through the wild card play-offs, then qualifying, winning […]

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Nottingham an LGBT friendly city according to new study

Nottingham an LGBT friendly city according to new study

Nottingham is an LGBT friendly city according to new research carried out by Middlesex University London. The Divercity research project, funded by the European Union, looked at the experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people living in six small and medium-sized European cities – Charleroi in Belgium; Girona and Sabadell in Spain; Thessaloniki in […]

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City invited to Victoria Embankment to enjoy Accenture Mixed Relay Cup Triathlon and day of free activities

The Accenture British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup Nottingham features top British and international elite triathletes racing around Victoria Embankment and Trent Bridge on Saturday 2 September in this dynamic and exciting format of the sport. The day promises to be fun for all the family with a great balance of competitive action and sports activities […]

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