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Nottingham’s Lace collection designated internationally important

Nottingham’s Lace collection designated internationally important

Nottingham City Museums and Galleries’ lace collection has been awarded Designated collection status by Arts Council England. It joins the Arts Council’s list of 140 nationally important Designated collections and is one of only four newly-designated collections announced today (11 December). The Arts Council’s Designation scheme is a mark of distinction awarded to the finest […]

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Nottingham schools make a comeback

Nottingham schools make a comeback

The schools being turned around after “Inadequate” judgements last year are “making a strong recovery”, education bosses say. Last December seven City schools and academies were judged to be failing their pupils by the Government education watchdog Ofsted. The schools rapidly drew up improvement plans to tackle the problems identified. One year on and Ofsted […]

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Nottingham theatres are giving children in care a magical Christmas.

Nottingham theatres are giving children in care a magical Christmas.

Some of Nottingham’s most vulnerable children have been given an early Christmas present thanks to the city’s major theatres. Nottingham Playhouse and the Nottingham Theatre Royal are both supporting young children in care by giving them completely free tickets to their Pantomimes this year – Sleeping Beauty and Snow White respectively. Younger children will also […]

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Filling empty homes

Filling empty homes

Nottingham City Council has helped to bring 97 long-term empty homes back into use over the past seven months. It follows work by the authority’s empty homes officer, together with occasional enforcement activity, which has seen 82 homes being re-occupied since April. A further  15 properties have been brought back into use as council housing […]

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