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Cleaner streets, cleaner air – electric sweepers take to the streets

Cleaner streets, cleaner air – electric sweepers take to the streets

Four new fully electric street sweepers began cleaning Nottingham’s city centre streets this week in a first for the UK. Nottingham City Council is leading the way in tackling air pollution through a series of innovative measures – the latest of which includes zero emission street sweepers and cage tippers. Not only are the new […]

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Fresh blooms to add a splash of Old Market Square colour

Fresh blooms to add a splash of Old Market Square colour

Work has started to brighten up Nottingham’s Old Market Square with new flowers and shrubs. The £15,000 Nottingham City Council project will refresh and update the planters around the outside of the square. These are the original ones from when the area was developed in 2005. The aim is to add more colour and introduce […]

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City Council backs appeal for LGBT+ adoptive and foster parents

City Council backs appeal for LGBT+ adoptive and foster parents

Nottingham City Council is backing an appeal for more LGBT+ people and couples to give homes to children in care. The appeal comes as part of LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week 2019 (4-10 March) which aims to encourage people from diverse backgrounds and life experiences to open their homes to children in need. Run by […]

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Making exercise more inclusive

Making exercise more inclusive

Nottingham City Council has launched a new campaign aimed at increasing the number of people with disabilities taking part in sport and leisure activities. The council aims for Nottingham to become the fastest growing city for disability sports participation, and the new It’s for me campaign will raise awareness of leisure activities available to people […]

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The Magnificent Spiegeltent returns to Nottingham Old Market Square this May!

The Magnificent Spiegeltent returns to Nottingham Old Market Square this May!

The first Spiegeltent events are announced today as the popular attraction, which has been visiting the city since 2015 is confirmed for the Old Market Square this May. The programme will be staged between Saturday 4 May and Saturday 18 May. The tent will host a packed schedule of great events including music, circus, cabaret, […]

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Statement on Nottingham Forest’s ground redevelopment plans

Statement on Nottingham Forest’s ground redevelopment plans

Councillor Jon Collins, Leader of Nottingham City Council, said: “This is important news for the city and we were happy to work with Nottingham Forest to help make it happen. “We’re lucky enough to have a rich sporting heritage in the city. This redevelopment will enable Forest, with an eye on hosting major fixtures into the future, to modernise […]

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Trading Standards push to prevent fires caused by second hand electrical appliances

Trading Standards push to prevent fires caused by second hand electrical appliances

Second hand electrical retailers around Nottingham have been visited by Nottingham City Council Trading Standards this week to check that they are not putting local households at risk. Work on the project is ongoing, but results so far show that local businesses do not have adequate systems in place to ensure that they are taking […]

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