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Creation of impressive new city gateway to begin in August

Creation of impressive new city gateway to begin in August

The long-awaited creation of a welcoming entrance to the city from the south will begin in early August 2020, with new images showing the scale of change the public can look forward to. The exciting new green, pedestrian-friendly public space for the city centre – involving the most significant changes to a city centre road […]

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Further warning on COVID scams during fortnight of action

Further warning on COVID scams during fortnight of action

Nottingham City Council has today issued a fresh warning of coronavirus scams as part of a national campaign of action. This week sees the start of Scams Awareness Fortnight, run by Citizens Advice, which has a focus on raising awareness of the scams that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The council’s […]

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Today the organisers of the Black Lives Matter protest were welcomed to the Council House and the young people, who helped to clean graffiti from the building, were thanked by the Lord Mayor of Nottingham and Nottingham City Councillors. City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen, said: “Nottingham is a city where people from different backgrounds […]

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Resuming council services

Resuming council services

Nottingham City Council is getting ready to restart a range of its services as the city adapts to a ‘new normal’ during the COVID 19 pandemic. The council is carefully considering which services can reopen – with the priority being on safety – as lockdown restrictions are beginning to ease and the city itself starts […]

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Welcome back! Nottingham begins to reopen

Welcome back! Nottingham begins to reopen

Nottingham will start to carefully and safely reopen to more people as lockdown restrictions are eased and new arrangements are put in place to make it possible. The Government announced last month that all non-essential retail would be able to reopen from 15 June if its five tests are met and they follow the COVID-19 secure guidelines. […]

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Ongoing Government support needed to prevent “spiral of decline” for retail and hospitality businesses

Ongoing Government support needed to prevent “spiral of decline” for retail and hospitality businesses

Government must continue to support small retail businesses over the coming months or risk a “spiral of decline” in our town and city centres according to Councillor Sam Webster, Nottingham City Council Portfolio Holder for Finance. Non-essential shops in Nottingham and the rest of the Country are able to reopen on 15th June following weeks […]

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50 electric vans available on free trials to local firms

50 electric vans available on free trials to local firms

Businesses in Nottingham are to be offered free trials of new electric vans after the City Council was successful in winning a £2.69m Government grant. The money will pay for the Electric Van Experience (EVE) Project – the purchase of 50 vehicles for companies to take on a try-before-you-buy arrangement until March 2022. The EVE […]

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Huge programme of transport improvements set to get go-ahead

Huge programme of transport improvements set to get go-ahead

The green light is set to be given to a massive programme of transport improvements in Nottingham that has received unprecedented financial backing from the Government. A £161m package of schemes will strengthen connections between major employment sites, upgrade public transport and improve options for people on foot or bikes – an increasingly important investment […]

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