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Ellis Guilford staff and pupils celebrate ‘Good’ Ofsted

Ellis Guilford staff and pupils celebrate ‘Good’ Ofsted

Strong leadership has been praised for turning around Ellis Guilford School and Sports College which had serious weaknesses two years ago. Standards of teaching, behaviour, achievement and attendance are now all rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted. Inspectors said the Head Teacher and governors at the secondary school in Bar Lane, Basford, had overseen huge changes. […]

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Nottingham City Caterers Win Top Award

Nottingham City Caterers Win Top Award

Nottingham City caterers have been recognised for providing quality school food. On Thursday, special guests, head teachers, schools cooks and midday supervisors from forty local schools visited Greenfields Community School to celebrate the City Caterers achieving the Soil Association’s bronze Food for Life Catering Mark; a guarantee that the food served across the city is freshly […]

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Record breaking facilities at Harvey Hadden

Record breaking facilities at Harvey Hadden

The athletics track at Harvey Hadden stadium has achieved a category A classification for the first time following certification by UK Athletics. The highest grade has been achieved thanks to the additional eighth lane and infield improvements like relocation of long and triple jump pits, upgraded pole vault facility, shot putt and discus area. The […]

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Hedge cutting service gearing up

Hedge cutting service gearing up

Nottingham City Council is busy working across neighbourhoods on the first hedge cut of the season for Nottingham City Homes tenants on the garden assistance scheme. Colleagues and apprentices from Nottingham City Council’s Neighbourhood Services will be working to maintain approximately 2047 hedges over an eight week period. The second cut is due to take […]

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Arts Funding secured for Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games ceremonies programme

Cerebral Palsy Sport, the local organising committee for the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games, has secured £79,000 in funding from Arts Council England’s National Lottery funded Grants for the arts programme for the development and delivery of a ceremonies programme for the Games being held in August 2015. CP Sport, in partnership with City Arts, […]

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Topiary sweepers for a clean green city

Topiary sweepers for a clean green city

Giant topiary-like sculptures are being installed in the Old Market Square this summer – an eye-catching artwork to celebrate Nottingham’s clean, green credentials and to encourage shoppers to help keep it that way. The sculptures, made by Notts company Shipshape Arts, have been commissioned by Nottingham City Council and the Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID), […]

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