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Council continues to press for nursery to remain open

Council continues to press for nursery to remain open

Nottingham City Council has met with Nottingham College about its planned closure of the nursery at the College in Basford and the impact this will have on local families and staff members. Speaking after the meeting, Councillor Jon Collins and Nottingham North MP Alex Norris issued the following statement, “Despite our meeting with Nottingham College […]

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Expanded city boundary should be part of any ‘unitary county council’ discussions

Expanded city boundary should be part of any ‘unitary county council’ discussions

Nottingham City Council will press for an expansion of its borders to include the wider conurbation around the city if the County Council goes ahead with plans to reorganise local council boundaries. Nottinghamshire County Council is set to debate proposals this Thursday to create a ‘super council’ which would swallow up the seven district/borough councils […]

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Nottingham hotel closed over crime and anti-social behaviour issues

Nottingham hotel closed over crime and anti-social behaviour issues

A Nottingham hotel has been closed down following action taken by the City Council and Nottinghamshire Police. Nottingham City Council’s Community Protection team served a Closure Notice on The Stage Hotel in Gregory Boulevard, using powers contained within the Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014, due to significant concerns over criminality, nuisance and anti-social […]

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Rockin’ around the Hoodwinked trail

Rockin’ around the Hoodwinked trail

Notts Rocks enthusiasts are getting ready to rock around Nottingham with the Hoodwinked sculpture trail this summer. More than 27,000 people are involved with Notts Rocks – painting and decorating rocks to leave for others to find in parks and other public places.  Many are now busy decorating them with Hoodwinked-themed designs, including Robin Hood, […]

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More homelessness and poverty unless Government heeds Universal Credit criticism

More homelessness and poverty unless Government heeds Universal Credit criticism

Nottingham people will suffer homelessness and poverty if the Department for Work and Pensions (DwP) doesn’t heed the warnings in a damning National Audit Office report into Universal Credit. That’s the view of the City Council’s Deputy Leader Cllr Graham Chapman, who has previously called on the Government to halt the full introduction of Universal […]

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‘Too many new student flats’ is a myth!

‘Too many new student flats’ is a myth!

There’s way too many new student flats in Nottingham, right? Wrong, according to new data showing that demand is still outstripping supply in the city. It’s a common misconception that there is over-provision of purpose-built student accommodation in the city centre, with the assumption that many student flats are standing empty and that every other […]

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