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Council consults on new strategy to prevent homelessness in the city

Council consults on new strategy to prevent homelessness in the city

Nottingham people, charities and other local organisations are being asked for their views on a new strategy being developed by the City Council to tackle homelessness in the city. The strategy outlines how the city can maintain its ongoing commitment to tackling homelessness, which has continued to rise across the country in recent years against […]

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Nottingham’s heritage assets to be celebrated and given extra protection

Nottingham’s heritage assets to be celebrated and given extra protection

Nottingham’s historic buildings that are not currently formally recognised are going to be given extra protection under a new scheme being introduced by the City Council. The council has approved the adoption of a heritage local list, which will ensure that a number of the city’s most treasured heritage assets currently not given national protection […]

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New centre to boost business in Nottingham

New centre to boost business in Nottingham

Entrepreneurs and small businesses are set to benefit from a unique new service designed to enable people to protect, research and commercialise their ideas. The new Business & Intellectual Property (IP) Centre, currently in development in Nottingham Central Library is one of fourteen centres across the UK. It is modelled on the successful British Library […]

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City Council consults on extending free garden waste service into November

City Council consults on extending free garden waste service into November

Nottingham City Council is consulting on potential changes to its free garden waste service which could see collections extended into November next year. Garden waste collections currently take place every 2 weeks from the beginning of April until the end of October. However an option being put to city residents is to offer the service […]

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Council scheme offers further protection for private tenants

Council scheme offers further protection for private tenants

Nottingham City Council today took another important step in its drive to continue raising standards in private rented properties and provide quality housing for all. A new scheme of Additional Licensing for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs or shared houses) has been given approval today (Tuesday 18 September 2018) by the council’s Executive Board. Additional […]

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Charity delivers ‘My Bags’ for children coming into foster care

Charity delivers ‘My Bags’ for children coming into foster care

PHOTO CAPTION: Cllr David Mellen receives the My Bags from Stuart Ferguson and Nicola Barber A charity set up to provide essential personal items for children who come into foster care has presented its first ‘My Bags’ to Nottingham City Council. Packed with useful things – from toothbrushes to teddy bears – the special bags […]

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Warning to students over impact of noisy late-night parties

Warning to students over impact of noisy late-night parties

Students in Nottingham arriving for the new university term have been reminded not to throw parties which impact on their neighbours. In previous years, Nottingham City Council’s Community Protection officers have dealt with numerous late-night house parties, mostly in student households, where unacceptable levels of noise and anti-social behaviour caused a serious nuisance to local […]

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Nottingham City Council’s work to reduce carbon emissions wins national award

Nottingham City Council’s work to reduce carbon emissions wins national award

Nottingham City Council’s Energy Services have won The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Award for Best Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Initiative. The APSE awards, which took place in Edinburgh last night, celebrate outstanding achievement and innovation within local government. Energy Services were recognised for their innovative approach to reducing the council’s energy demand […]

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