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Safety standards under spotlight in private high rise properties in Nottingham

Safety standards under spotlight in private high rise properties in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council is seeking information and assurance from all landlords of high rise buildings in the city that safety measures are up to standard in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy. The council along with its housing management company Nottingham City Homes has undertaken a review of its own high rise properties – 13 […]

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Prime Minister asked to support Nottingham’s response to Grenfell tragedy

Prime Minister asked to support Nottingham’s response to Grenfell tragedy

Nottingham City Council is seeking Government support for measures to improve safety in high rise blocks following the Grenfell Tower fire. The council’s lead councillor for planning and housing, Cllr Jane Urquhart, has written to Prime Minister Theresa May to outline the council’s commitment to learning any lessons from the tragedy – and to ask […]

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Nottingham City Council wins prestigious UK Housing Award

Nottingham City Council wins prestigious UK Housing Award

Last night (26 April) Nottingham City Council were named Outstanding Strategic Local Authority of the Year at The UK Housing Awards. The awards, organised by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing, recognise the ingenuity, creativity, passion and hard work of housing organisations across the UK. The judging panel considers the strategic role of […]

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Consultation ends this week on proposed scheme to improve private rented housing

Consultation ends this week on proposed scheme to improve private rented housing

It’s the last chance this week for people to have their say on a new licensing scheme for housing rented out by private landlords being proposed by Nottingham City Council to raise standards. Consultation on the Selective Licensing scheme for private rented housing runs until this Friday, 31 March. The scheme would require private landlords […]

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Nottingham at centre of unique smart city event

Nottingham at centre of unique smart city event

Nottingham has been chosen to be the first city to host a smart cities study tour for the REMOURBAN project. 70 delegates from across Europe came to Nottingham to take part in a series of smart city workshops and to visit the ambitious REMOURBAN funded energy projects for housing and transport. Nottingham City Council, Nottingham […]

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Nottingham wins Regional Council of the Year for Energy Efficiency and Healthy Homes

Nottingham wins Regional Council of the Year for Energy Efficiency and Healthy Homes

Nottingham City Council won two awards at the East Midlands Energy Efficiency and Healthy Homes awards last night. The event gave recognition to East Midlands’ organisations for their excellence in delivering energy efficiency schemes and innovations. Set up in 2014 their aim is to help motivate the energy efficiency sector to reduce energy bills, tackle […]

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Home-grown cannabis leads to eviction

Home-grown cannabis leads to eviction

A man has been evicted from his home after growing cannabis there. Reece Frazer, 27, of Milverton Road, Bestwood Park, Nottingham, was evicted by Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes on Wednesday 8 February . This followed a successful application to Nottingham County Court for possession of his property on 8 December. Mr Frazer had used […]

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£670,000 to fund countywide response to rough sleeping

£670,000 to fund countywide response to rough sleeping

Nottingham and surrounding districts are to benefit from £670,000 of funding to tackle rough sleeping more effectively. Nottingham City Council successfully bid for £185,000 of Government money each year for the next two years on behalf of the city and the district councils of Gedling, Mansfield, Ashfield, Newark and Sherwood and Bassetlaw as well as […]

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