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Major restorative works unveil Elizabethan Fireplace at Wollaton Hall

Major restorative works unveil Elizabethan Fireplace at Wollaton Hall

A major restoration project to repair the Long Gallery in the old Insect Room at Wollaton Hall has uncovered an original Elizabethan fireplace, from 1588, obscured from view for over 200 years. The Elizabethan fireplace has been hidden by two fireplaces and an additional wall built in the Regency period. These Regency additions were made […]

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Nottingham hosts service to remember victims of the Holocaust

Nottingham hosts service to remember victims of the Holocaust

Nottingham’s Council House will host a ceremony of commemoration on Monday for victims of the Holocaust. The memorial service, organised by Nottingham City Council, One Nottingham, Nottingham City Homes and the city’s Inter-Faith Council, will mark National Holocaust Memorial Day. The theme this year is ‘Stand Together’. Holocaust Memorial Day is on the same date […]

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Big Reading Challenge aims to raise funds for more free books for children

Big Reading Challenge aims to raise funds for more free books for children

Nottingham City Council is holding another Big Reading Challenge in a bid to raise funds for a charity that gives free books to children in the city. City Councillors – including the Leader, Cllr David Mellen – will read to children at schools, libraries, nurseries and children centres across Nottingham. Large-scale readings will even take […]

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Next phase of award-winning scheme will see over 150 ultra-low energy homes developed in Nottingham

Next phase of award-winning scheme will see over 150 ultra-low energy homes developed in Nottingham

The next phase of a pioneering scheme to turn hard-to-heat council houses in Nottingham into ultra-low energy homes got underway today (Wednesday 23rd January.) Nottingham is the first place in the UK to pilot the ground-breaking whole-house renovation approach known as Energiesprong, with ten homes successfully completed and a further 17 now underway. It formed […]

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Nottingham City Council supports SMEs to grow in European and international markets.

Nottingham City Council supports SMEs to grow in European and international markets.

The Nottingham City Council team of the D2N2 Growth Hub has announced their involvement in a significant, Europe-wide programme which will support SMEs in Nottingham and across Europe to grow, or ‘scale up’ in regional, national and international markets. Called SCALE UP, the project is overseen by Interreg Europe and contributes to European competitiveness and […]

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Impressive new Central Library plans revealed

Impressive new Central Library plans revealed

New internal images of the proposed new Central Library, including the best children’s library in the country, have been revealed by Nottingham City Council, with the public being offered the chance to offer their views on the plans. The plans and video flythrough for the library reveal the layout and design of the new library, […]

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The search is on for members of #TeamNotts – Chance to volunteer at the Nature Valley Open Tennis in June

The search is on for members of #TeamNotts – Chance to volunteer at the Nature Valley Open Tennis in June

Nottingham City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help at the Nature Valley Open tournament (6-14 June 2020). There are options for all ages from ten years old to as old as you feel! In June 2020, the city will again host a week-long tournament at the Nottingham […]

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New plan sets out the shape of things to come for Nottingham

New plan sets out the shape of things to come for Nottingham

A major citywide blueprint for how Nottingham could develop and grow over the next ten years and beyond has been given the green light. An important council document identifying potential sites for development and their uses has been adopted at Nottingham City Council’s Full Council today (Monday 13 January). The Land and Planning Polices Document […]

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