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Keeping Wollaton Park Estate Clean – Bluecoat Academy litter pickers do their bit

Keeping Wollaton Park Estate Clean – Bluecoat Academy litter pickers do their bit

  Bluecoat Academy pupils from the Wollaton Park estate campus are doing their bit to take part in the City Council’s ‘Keep it Clean’ campaign. Students will be joined by members of the Wollaton Park Residents Association which covers the Park estate, and local Neighbourhood Development Officer, Pauline Dorey, to do some litter picking on […]

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Hedge cutting will keep neighbourhoods looking trim

Hedge cutting will keep neighbourhoods looking trim

Neighbourhoods across Nottingham are to be kept in trim from Monday 5 June as the City Council’s first hedge cut of the season gets underway. Colleagues and apprentices from the City Council will be working to maintain the hedges for council tenants on Nottingham City Homes’ garden assistance scheme over a six-week period. The second […]

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Grant approved for city residents to protect homes against flooding

Grant approved for city residents to protect homes against flooding

Nottingham City Council has been awarded a £230,000 grant for residents in up to 46 homes throughout the city to increase protection against property level flooding. The grant will be entirely funded by the Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), through Flood Defence Grant in Aid (FDGiA) following bids submitted by Nottingham City […]

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Bulwell charities receive early Christmas present!

Bulwell charities receive early Christmas present!

Charities in Bulwell received an early Christmas present thanks to the good deeds of local people as the ‘Bin It For Good’ project results were announced! Nottingham City Council joined forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy and The Wrigley Company in September in a bid to keep the areas around Bulwell Market Place cleaner. […]

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A local list of heritage sites to be created in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council wants people to have their say on plans to develop a new list of locally important buildings, archaeology and historic landscapes. The city already has a list, held by the Nottingham Civic Society, which includes historic buildings and monuments, which would be the basis for a local list. These are identified as […]

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New Community Garden thanks to WREN Funding!

New Community Garden thanks to WREN Funding!

Residents in Bestwood are getting an early Christmas present – a new community garden thanks to a £24,976.75 grant from funding body WREN. The money, awarded by WREN’s FCC Community Action Fund, has been used to improve the outside area at the Bestwood Estate Community Centre on Gainsford Crescent, Bestwood. Cllr David Trimble, Portfolio Holder […]

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Thousands of new homes thanks to City Council

Thousands of new homes thanks to City Council

Plans for 112 houses in The Meadows being considered this week are among thousands of new homes enabled by the City Council. But the council is hoping for greater funding and freedoms in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement tomorrow to build or facilitate even more new homes. Over 2,600 homes – many of which are affordable […]

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City Council deals with over 4,500 complaints about private rented housing

City Council deals with over 4,500 complaints about private rented housing

Nottingham City Council has handled over 4,500 complaints and requests for help over the last four years about housing conditions in Nottingham’s private rented sector, according to latest figures. A total of 4,502 complaints have been made to the Council since 2013/14 – 933 of them just this year so far. Complaints dealt with by […]

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