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City Council identifies further savings to balance budget after more Government cuts

City Council identifies further savings to balance budget after more Government cuts

Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board has agreed the further service changes that are needed to achieve overall savings of £15.6m in next year’s budget. The council included £13.4m of savings in its budget proposals in December – and has now identified the extra £2.2m needed to balance its 2020/21 budget. All proposals are subject to […]

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New Broadmarsh development reaches construction milestone

New Broadmarsh development reaches construction milestone

Redevelopment of the Broadmarsh area took another step forward today (Tuesday 18 February) as a formal ‘topping out’ ceremony took place on top of the six storey structure of the new Broadmarsh Car Park, Bus Station and Central Library development. Representatives from Nottingham City Council the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership and contractors Galliford Try met […]

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Preparations begin for Grade A office space construction

Preparations begin for Grade A office space construction

Enabling works have begun for the construction of Crocus Place, a Grade A office development in Nottingham’s Southside. Demolition has begun of a disused factory, known locally as the Hiltons Warehouse site, near the tram bridge over Queens Road below Nottingham Station. This site will act as the site compound when works begin on Crocus […]

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Wollaton Hall’s lifesaving installation helps your heart not miss a beat this Valentine’s Day

Wollaton Hall’s lifesaving installation helps your heart not miss a beat this Valentine’s Day

Life at Wollaton Hall & Deer Park has just got much safer, with a new defibrillator installed in the heart of it. Nottingham City Council is delighted to have received a £1,500 donation from the Rotary Club of Wollaton Park to install a ‘heartstart’ device. It is located in a disused phone box at the […]

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Big Reading Challenge hits fundraising target to give more free books to children

Big Reading Challenge hits fundraising target to give more free books to children

Nottingham City Council has reached its fundraising target for the Big Reading Challenge – which will see more free books given to children in the city. City councillors – including the Leader, Cllr David Mellen – spent a week reading to more than 8,300 people at schools, libraries, nurseries and children centres across Nottingham. Running […]

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New council homes in Bestwood and Clifton take a step closer

New council homes in Bestwood and Clifton take a step closer

New council homes moved closer this week when plans were approved at Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board (Tuesday 18 February). The properties on the former Eastglade School site, in Bestwood, and a surplus garage site near Southchurch Court, in Clifton, will provide much-needed homes for people on the Council’s waiting list. A total of 106 […]

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Biodiversity given greater consideration as part of Nottingham’s planning process

Biodiversity given greater consideration as part of Nottingham’s planning process

Nottingham City Council has taken an important step towards protecting and enhancing biodiversity linked to new developments this week. The Biodiversity Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) was approved by the City’s Executive Board on Tuesday (18 February), and will help to increase, protect and enhance the biodiversity as new developments come forward. This includes plants, microscopic […]

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East Midlands unites to set out HS2 vision following Government go-ahead

East Midlands unites to set out HS2 vision following Government go-ahead

Leading public and private sector organisations from across the East Midlands, including Nottingham City Council, have welcomed Government’s confirmation that HS2 will go ahead. The Government’s decision to go ahead follows recommendations from the independent Oakervee Review also published today. However Ministers have also asked that further work is undertaken on the scope of Phase […]

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Emergency electrical works to take place on Derby Road

Emergency electrical works to take place on Derby Road

Western Power Distribution must undertake emergency electrical works on Derby Road at its junction with Ilkeston Road and Alfreton Road heading towards Nottingham City Centre. An electrical cable which supplies the High Voltage network in the city centre is at risk of failing, and while Western Power have done everything in their power to fix […]

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Council and local MP seek assurances from Highways England that A52 Clifton Bridge work being prioritised

Council and local MP seek assurances from Highways England that A52 Clifton Bridge work being prioritised

Nottingham City Council and MP for Nottingham South, Lilian Greenwood, have sought assurances from Highways England that everything is being done to complete the A52 Clifton Bridge work as quickly as possible. Highways England discovered last week that water damage had corroded steel works underneath the bridge and closed the A52 eastbound for safety reasons. […]

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