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Nottingham celebrate St Patrick’s Day with one of the biggest events in the country

Nottingham celebrate St Patrick’s Day with one of the biggest events in the country

Nottingham is preparing to host one of the biggest St Patrick’s Day events in England. The annual parade and celebration is organised by volunteers from the St Patrick’s Day festival committee and supported by Nottingham City Council. This year’s festival will span four days, from the 15 – 19 March, and feature events in pubs, […]

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Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity launched

Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity launched

Black cats. Walking under ladders. Red skies at night. All these superstitions will be put under the microscope by Nottingham schoolchildren at the launch of the first ever STEMWORKS Festival of Science and Curiosity. The festival programme has been organised by Nottingham City Council, Futures, The University of Nottingham and Ignite to highlight science based […]

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Survey reveals people feel safer than ever in Nottingham

Survey reveals people feel safer than ever in Nottingham

Nottingham’s 2014 Respect survey has found that people in Nottingham feel safer than ever, with perceptions of anti-social behaviour (ASB) at a record low. The survey, commissioned by the Nottingham Crime & Drugs Partnership and carried out by Information by Design, is undertaken annually to find out the views and opinions of local people about […]

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Major development life science scheme to bring jobs and growth announced

Major development life science scheme to bring jobs and growth announced

A major schemeworth over £30m will help to bring more life sciences employers to Nottingham – the fastest-growing life science community in the UK – and is being announced today at MIPIM, the world’s largest property exhibition. Land for the expansion of Nottingham’s thriving bioscience industry has now been secured west of Plough Lane, allowing […]

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Nottingham City Council invests in development company to boost city regeneration

Nottingham City Council invests in development company to boost city regeneration

Nottingham City Council has announced it is to purchase a stake in Blueprint – the successful, multi-award-winning Nottingham based developer that specialises in the development of sustainable homes and workspaces. The city council is purchasing the Homes and Communities Agency’s (HCA) 50 per cent share in the joint venture development company and will be a […]

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Nottingham in call for more city freedoms

Nottingham in call for more city freedoms

A radical charter, designed to give Nottingham more freedoms to build homes, create jobs and improve public transport, was debated by city councillors at last night’s meeting of full council. Councillors agreed to sign up to the Modern Charter for Local Freedom, a document that sets out the powers Nottingham and other big cities around […]

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