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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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Nottingham community champion receives MBE

Nottingham community champion receives MBE

A City Council employee and long-standing community champion has been presented with an MBE by Prince William at a Buckingham House ceremony. Celia Knight, the council’s current Neighbourhood Development Officer in Bulwell Forest, received the honour after spending 40 years working to improve the lives of others. Born in Northamptonshire, she came to Nottingham to […]

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Halt Universal Credit rollout in Nottingham now, says council leader

Halt Universal Credit rollout in Nottingham now, says council leader

The rollout of Universal Credit in Nottingham from tomorrow should be stopped if the Government is planning to make changes to the flawed new benefits system, says the City Council leader. There are reports that the Department for Work and Pensions plans to halt the full rollout of the controversial system which aims to bring […]

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Community champion named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Community champion named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list

A Nottingham City Council officer who has spent 40 years working to improve the lives of others has been honoured by the Queen with an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) Celia Knight, the council’s current Neighbourhood Development Officer in Bulwell Forest, has been working with local communities since the late […]

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Regeneration boost for Bulwell as Lidl store prepares to open its doors

Regeneration boost for Bulwell as Lidl store prepares to open its doors

  National supermarket chain Lidl UK opens its first store in Bulwell this week, bringing new jobs and new life to a site which has been vacant for almost 20 years. The store, situated on Jennison Street off Main Street in Bulwell, will be officially opened at 8am on Thursday 22 February, in a ceremony […]

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Safety measures for high-rise residents to go ahead, despite lack of Government support

Safety measures for high-rise residents to go ahead, despite lack of Government support

Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes are going ahead with the installation of sprinklers in all 13 residential high rise blocks that they own and run in the city. The council has agreed the use of £8.5m to carry out the work to improve safety for all residents – but is still pursuing the […]

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Posthumous honour for pioneering city councillor

Posthumous honour for pioneering city councillor

Long-serving City Councillor Alan Clark, who died earlier this year, has received a posthumous award for his pioneering work around sustainability and focus on driving down people’s energy bills. The LGiU Councillor Place Shaping Environment Award was presented to Alan’s wife and co-councillor, Eunice Campbell, at a ceremony at the Guildhall in London this week. […]

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Bulwell builds on its heritage and grows towards a bright future.

Bulwell builds on its heritage and grows towards a bright future.

Bulwell residents, visitors and businesses will have noticed that in previous years, the area has been at the centre of some major changes which are helping to ensure it remains at the vibrant heart of Nottingham North. Bulwell has long been able to boast about its fast and reliable tram service linking it to Nottingham […]

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Take the fright out of energy bills this Halloween

Take the fright out of energy bills this Halloween

If you think your energy bills are scary, this Halloween could be the time not to miss a trick and treat yourself to savings. Nottingham City Council has partnered with local energy advice organisations to run a series of advice session across Nottingham. The events will be held at four market places across the city […]

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