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Safer tanning this spring and summer

Safer tanning this spring and summer

Nottingham City Council’s Environmental Health Officers have been working with local sunbed operators to ensure citizens are able to get the safest tan possible. Officers have been checking the radiation levels of sunbed tubes to ensure they are not too powerful and comply with safety limits.  While exposure to Ultra Violet light always carries some […]

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New Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Nottingham inaugurated into office

New Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Nottingham inaugurated into office

The new Lord Mayor of Nottingham, Councillor Liaqat Ali, and the new Sheriff of Nottingham, Councillor Catharine Arnold, were elected at Nottingham City Council’s annual meeting on May 14. They have replaced Councillor Mike Edwards and Councillor Glyn Jenkins, in their respective posts. Born in Chakswari, Panyam in the District Mirpur in Azad Jammu Kashmir, Cllr Ali moved to […]

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Nottingham submits ‘bold and ambitious’ bid for Channel 4 national HQ and regional hubs

Nottingham submits ‘bold and ambitious’ bid for Channel 4 national HQ and regional hubs

A bold and ambitious bid to be the home of a national HQ or regional hub for Channel 4 has been submitted by Nottingham. City leaders believe that attracting the national broadcaster to the city would have a transformational effect on the creative economy and offer life changing opportunities for the city’s under 25s and […]

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Councils join forces to tackle rogue taxis

Councils join forces to tackle rogue taxis

Several Nottinghamshire councils have joined forces to tackle rogue taxis. Nottingham City, Gedling, Rushcliffe, Broxtowe, Bassetlaw and Newark & Sherwood have all signed the ‘Cross Border Enforcement Protocol.’ In a first for the region, it will give officers from each council the ability to check, challenge and enforce against each other’s licensed private hire vehicles […]

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City Buildings sale agreed as transformation of city centre continues

City Buildings sale agreed as transformation of city centre continues

Nottingham City Council has agreed the sale of an iconic city centre building to developers, Shoby Properties Ltd, giving the historic site a new purpose and creating much-needed office space. This 19th century block of shops, office space, studios and workshops, at 28-48 Carrington Street, known as City Buildings, is located in the southern entrance […]

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Nottingham welcomes first electric taxi outside London

Nottingham welcomes first electric taxi outside London

The first electric hackney cab to operate outside London has taken to the streets of Nottingham this week. The LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) TX model has been bought by Nottingham cabbie Amer Alam as part of a revolution that’s underway in Nottingham’s taxi ranks. The City Council is behind a drive to bring the […]

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Fine for landlord admitting failings

Fine for landlord admitting failings

A property management company has been landed with a legal bill of almost £2,000 after admitting that it failed to keep a property in Nottingham in good repair. Nottingham City Council`s Housing Licensing and Compliance team secured a successful prosecution against ADKAM CIC (Community Interest Company) resulting in a fine of £1000 with costs of […]

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Nottingham gets raw deal from Government over pothole funding

Nottingham gets raw deal from Government over pothole funding

Figures show how major cities like Nottingham and Leicester are getting a raw deal when it comes to the Government handing out money to repair potholes – just £1.86 per head for Nottingham compared to £13.82 per head in rural Rutland. Statistics from the Government’s Pothole Action Fund show how Nottingham will receive £605,000 to […]

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