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Landmark decision for Nottingham as plans to transform Island Site approved

Landmark decision for Nottingham as plans to transform Island Site approved

Nottingham is on the cusp of creating “possibly the biggest regeneration scheme in the UK” as outline plans to transform the high-profile 40-acre former Boots Island site have been approved today (17 April) by Nottingham City Council’s planning committee. Conygar Investment Company PLC intends to transform the site, which has laid derelict for many years, […]

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Nottingham in top ten for acting against revenge evictions

Nottingham in top ten for acting against revenge evictions

Private renters in Nottingham are among the best protected from so-called revenge evictions, according to the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. Nottingham City Council is among the top ten councils for taking formal action and offering tenants protection from landlords who evict tenants after they raise a complaint. The council is making use of a […]

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Proposed new partnership agreement for the management of Nottingham’s council houses.

Proposed new partnership agreement for the management of Nottingham’s council houses.

A new proposed partnership agreement between Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes (NCH) will be discussed at the council’s Executive Board on 19 March, which intends to continue to put tenants fully at the heart of services. The city’s housing stock has been managed on behalf of the council by NCH since 2005. NCH […]

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Lenton regeneration showcased across the region

Lenton regeneration showcased across the region

One of Nottingham city’s biggest housing regeneration projects has been on show to housing associations across the region. Lenton Green was completed by Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes (NCH) earlier this year. Over four years, the area was completely transformed, with five tower blocks being demolished to make way for 142 homes, including […]

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Nottingham families and older people could be missing out on up to £1m of energy bill winter discounts

Nottingham families and older people could be missing out on up to £1m of energy bill winter discounts

Nottingham City Council are urging citizens to find out if they are eligible for the Warm Homes Discount as it’s estimated that up to £1m is not being claimed by qualifying households. The Warm Homes Discount scheme offers a £140 energy bill discount to low income households. Offered by energy suppliers, people are being encouraged […]

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Over £12,500 compensation for illegally evicted tenant could lead to more cases

Over £12,500 compensation for illegally evicted tenant could lead to more cases

Private tenants in Nottingham are being urged to report rogue landlords, after an illegally evicted tenant was awarded over £12,500 in damages in a test case. The council’s Safer Housing team provides support for tenants who are having problems with their accommodation or landlords, carries out inspections and takes enforcement action where necessary, up to […]

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£1m to create more construction jobs in Nottingham

£1m to create more construction jobs in Nottingham

Government funding of £1million has been given to Nottingham to get more people into construction training and jobs. Partners in Nottingham have been given a slice of a £22million funding pot, which will be used to launch construction academies with Nottingham College. These academies will bring training to construction sites – allowing learners to apply […]

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Spotlight on blueprint for Nottingham’s future

Spotlight on blueprint for Nottingham’s future

Proposals which will shape how Nottingham develops in the future go under the Government’s spotlight later this month before they are officially adopted as the way forward. Every Planning Authority must produce a Local Plan, which is a blueprint for which sites in the area can be developed and what they can be used for. […]

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