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New Cabinet agreed at full council

New Cabinet agreed at full council

Councillor Jon Collins remains the Leader of Nottingham City Council after Labour maintained its majority at the local elections earlier this month. And as well as taking up the portfolio for strategic regeneration & development, Cllr Collins has appointed his cabinet of executive councillors, announced at the meeting of the full council on May 18th. […]

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Nottingham City joins forces with Dolly Parton to promote free books to children

Nottingham City joins forces with Dolly Parton to promote free books to children

Country music superstar Dolly Parton has said ‘Ay up mi duck’ to Nottingham people, and asked them to support a scheme to give free books to children from birth until their fifth birthday. In a special video message to Nottingham, Dolly had a go at the city’s famous style of welcome – before urging everyone […]

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Major boost for tram project

Major boost for tram project

For the first time, daylight trials are now under way across both of Nottingham’s new tram lines in a major step forward for the network expansion project.  Following a series of successful night-time tests, trams are being tested during the day in Beeston and Chilwell and through to NET’s new park and ride site at […]

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Thousands to enjoy free, fun activities this summer as Parklives comes to Nottingham

Thousands to enjoy free, fun activities this summer as Parklives comes to Nottingham

Nottingham’s parks will host hundreds of fun and free activity sessions this year as part of a scheme to get city residents up and active in their community parks and green spaces. Nottingham City Council has teamed up with Coca-Cola Great Britain to bring ParkLives – a programme of free and fun activities delivered in […]

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Tram tests under way in Beeston

Tram tests under way in Beeston

Daytime tram tests today (Thursday) began to run through to Beeston Town Centre as the commissioning programme for Nottingham’s expanded tram network gathers pace. The new tram line through Beeston has been undergoing night-time tests for several weeks and this part of the commissioning works has now been completed successfully. It means that daytime trials, […]

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The 7th Annual Nottingham Young Creative Awards

The 7th Annual Nottingham Young Creative Awards

The best of Nottingham’s young creative talent will be on show at Nottingham Playhouse on Friday (15 May). Hundreds of people will attend the 7th Nottingham Young Creative Awards, which give people aged 13 to 24 who live, study or work in Nottingham the chance to show off their creative work, network with future employers […]

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