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City centre parking charges relaxed to support Coronavirus response

City centre parking charges relaxed to support Coronavirus response

Nottingham City Council, working with Community Protection, is relaxing on street parking charges and restrictions in the city centre to support the response to the Coronavirus pandemic. All charges for on street parking in the city centre will be suspended and enforcement relaxed to allow those who absolutely need to travel into the city, especially […]

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Nottingham City Council pledges to support businesses during COVID 19 pandemic

Nottingham City Council pledges to support businesses during COVID 19 pandemic

Nottingham City Council understands the impact of the COVID pandemic is having on our business community and its workforce and will offer support to local businesses, employees and those looking for work to find the right help during a turbulent period for the country. With advice and support from central Government changing frequently, the council […]

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School details announced to help key workers and vulnerable pupils

School details announced to help key workers and vulnerable pupils

Nottingham City Council has today announced school plans to support parents who are currently on the front line of tackling the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Following the Government’s announcement this week that schools would close to all pupils today (Friday 20 March), the city council is working with schools and academies to ensure arrangements have been […]

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Warning as fraudsters take advantage of the coronavirus outbreak

Warning as fraudsters take advantage of the coronavirus outbreak

Nottingham City Council has today warned residents not to fall victim to scams during the coronavirus outbreak. Members of the public are being urged to remain vigilant – and try to support elderly and vulnerable family members and neighbours – when dealing with doorstep callers, unsolicited phone calls and emails. No official organisation will contact […]

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City Council secures £16.7m to improve transport connectivity

City Council secures £16.7m to improve transport connectivity

Trials of e-scooters and e-bikes, plus improvements to traffic information and ticketing, have moved a step forward following the award of a £16.7m Government grant. Nottingham City Council has been successful in bidding for the grant money from the Department for Transport (DfT), and it will now be invested in joint projects with Derby to […]

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Southside from above: new drone photography showcases Southside redevelopment in Nottingham

Southside from above: new drone photography showcases Southside redevelopment in Nottingham

New drone photography commissioned by Nottingham City Council shows the scale of the redevelopment taking place in Nottingham’s Southside area. Taken from the Island Quarter, Broadmarsh Car Park site, Unity Square site and Loxley House on Station Street, the photos show a bird’s eye view of redevelopment which is well underway at a number of […]

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Lottery funding secured to restore the Grade II Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens

Lottery funding secured to restore the Grade II Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens

Nottingham City Council is celebrating after receiving the news that its £130,000 initial bid to restore the Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens has been successful. The money has been awarded through the National Lottery Heritage Fund and will be used to improve facilities and create a visitor centre on the park. Nottingham City Council and other […]

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Fair promotes healthy living and job opportunities in Nottingham North. 

Fair promotes healthy living and job opportunities in Nottingham North. 

People living in the north of the city attending Nottingham North Jobs Fair in March are being offered free health checks as well as opportunities to find work. The organisers Nottingham City Council and the Rebalancing the Outer Estates Foundation have worked with Public Health England this year to increase the amount of support available […]

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Nottingham and Derby receive £161m for transport improvements

Nottingham and Derby receive £161m for transport improvements

Nottingham and Derby have received £161m for transport improvements – the only bid to receive the full amount requested from the Department of Transport. This forms the second, major phase of the Government’s ‘Transforming Cities’ Fund, aimed at improving connections between major employment sites and promoting active travel and public transport. Confirmed in the Chancellor’s […]

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