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Overwhelming support for Nottingham Great Get Together

Overwhelming support for Nottingham Great Get Together

Hundreds of people across Nottingham are getting together with neighbours and friends to share food and celebrate all that we have in common. Nottingham City Council is proud to support the Great Get Together and celebrate all of the community organised events taking place between now and early July. The Nottingham Together team have been […]

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New playing space at Torvill Drive officially opens on Monday

New playing space at Torvill Drive officially opens on Monday

The new play area will open at Torvill Drive Park in Wollaton on Monday 15 April between 2-4pm.  To celebrate, Nottingham’s Parks and Open Spaces team is staging a family fun day with face painting, bouncy castle, arts and crafts, drumming workshops and street games. All the activity is free and everybody is invited. The […]

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An invitation to join Vaisakhi celebrations as the Nottingham Sikh Community parades this weekend

An invitation to join Vaisakhi celebrations as the Nottingham Sikh Community parades this weekend

This Sunday, the Nottingham Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi to mark the birth of the Khalsa Panth, and celebrate the 550th Gupurab (birthday) of their founder, Guru Nanak. During Vaisakhi, colourful processions called Nagar Kirtans take place around the world. Nagar Kirtans are a Sikh custom involving the processional singing of Holy Scriptures on auspicious religious […]

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Plans for a new library for Sherwood take a step closer

Plans for a new library for Sherwood take a step closer

Plans for a redeveloped library in Sherwood at no cost to local council taxpayers are taking shape. The site on Spondon Street off Mansfield Road in the heart of Sherwood is owned by the City Council, and includes former social services offices, public toilets, a car park and three retail units, as well as the […]

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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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