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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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Bunch of awards for green-fingered volunteers  

Bunch of awards for green-fingered volunteers  

  Neighbourhood Bloom enthusiasts and schoolchildren have celebrated success in brightening up their area through gardening. Awards have been presented to 51 groups from Nottingham who participated in ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’, which is part of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom campaign.  The IYN groups work hard to improve their own patch of the […]

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Ready for the roller revamp – two city subways receive a new look

Ready for the roller revamp – two city subways receive a new look

Nottingham-based probation staff members organised a team building day on 17 October to work alongside men and women completing their hours of Community Payback to transform the appearance of two subways in the Meadows area. The Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland Community Rehabilitation Company (the DLNR CRC) – supervise service users, who have been ordered […]

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Have fun playing out in your street… next event Saturday 23 September

Have fun playing out in your street… next event Saturday 23 September

Nottingham City Council is launching the Playing Out initiative to get the community, parents, children and young people to come together, get active and have a day playing out in the street. Roads that take part in the sessions will be safely closed by volunteer marshals so children can play in complete safety. Playing out […]

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