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Swimmers take the plunge into new era

Swimmers take the plunge into new era

The next generation of home-grown Olympic swimmers are training using state-of-the-art facilities at the new Harvey Hadden Sports Village, ahead of Beechdale Swimming Centre closing its doors to the public on Friday 28 August. Beechdale has played its part in the success stories of Olympic Gold Medallist Rebecca Adlington and Paralympic Gold Medallists Sam and […]

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New Chair Appointed at One Nottingham

New Chair Appointed at One Nottingham

At the latest One Nottingham meeting Jane Todd was appointed as the new chair of the One Nottingham Board. Jane will take over the role from Councillor David Mellen, who has held the position for almost five years Jane is a former Chief Executive of Nottingham City Council, until her retirement due to ill health […]

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Council Squeezes Last Drops from Government’s Green Funding Stream

Council Squeezes Last Drops from Government’s Green Funding Stream

Nottingham City Council has secured £5m of Government money to improve the energy efficiency of over 1300 homes, ahead of the funding stream being turned off. The council will use the Green Deal Communities funding to deliver external wall insulation to owner occupier homes in Nobel Road and Lenton Abbey – but it’s likely to […]

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Atmospheric art works by contemporary artists inhabit Newstead Abbey this summer

Atmospheric art works by contemporary artists inhabit Newstead Abbey this summer

The Dreaming House is a temporary exhibition at Newstead Abbey that pays homage to the Abbey’s history as the ancestral home of Lord Byron, where many of the personal items that belonged to the great Romantic poet are displayed. The exhibition runs 18 July – 27 September 2015. Rather than making direct reference to Byron […]

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Nottingham plugged in to electric taxi study

Nottingham City Council has been selected by the government to support a study into delivering ultra-low emission taxis. The £30,000 Energy Saving Trust (EST) feasibility study has been offered to the City Council after its application for funding from the Department for Transport’s £20m electric taxi development fund. This puts Nottingham’s case in pole position […]

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