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Nottingham Tennis Centre recognised at National Awards

Nottingham Tennis Centre recognised at National Awards

Nottingham Tennis Centre has performed well in two recent national award ceremonies. The centre took the gold medal at the TRP Customer Service Awards and was shortlisted in the category of Most Improved Performer at the recent APSE awards (Association for Public Service Excellence) where they were runners up. The gold award is based on […]

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Nottingham City Council sites have generated over ONE MILLION kilowatt hours of solar power in 2018

Nottingham City Council sites have generated over ONE MILLION kilowatt hours of solar power in 2018

Solar power systems installed on a range of Nottingham City Council buildings have generated one million kilowatt hours of green energy during 2018. Well-used city buildings including libraries, leisure centres, schools and offices all host the council’s solar infrastructure; silently generating clean and green energy whilst the buildings users go about their day. Britain’s heatwave […]

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Government austerity means £22m more City Council savings next year

Government austerity means £22m more City Council savings next year

Austerity isn’t over for Nottingham, with the City Council’s main Government funding slashed by three quarters since 2013 – plummeting from £127m to just £25m for the forthcoming year. On top of this financial blow, the Government is once again demanding that councils reduce their budgets to help address the national debt – meaning the […]

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New Look, New Year as Old Market Square celebrations are confirmed

New Look, New Year as Old Market Square celebrations are confirmed

This New Year’s Eve, Nottingham will welcome 2019 on Old Market Square with a huge free street party and fireworks sponsored by local company Purico in association with Nottingham Care Village. The Old Market Square event takes the place of the traditional event staged in previous years on the site of Nottingham Castle, which is […]

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Sheriff to officially open new Strelley Road Library

Sheriff to officially open new Strelley Road Library

The new £1m Strelley Road Library opened its doors on 14 November, bringing together modern library facilities and Nottingham City Homes independent living apartments. To celebrate, Councillor Cat Arnold, Sheriff of Nottingham will be cutting the ribbon to officially open the new centre on Wednesday 12 December between 10am and 10.30am. There will also be […]

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Lenton regeneration showcased across the region

Lenton regeneration showcased across the region

One of Nottingham city’s biggest housing regeneration projects has been on show to housing associations across the region. Lenton Green was completed by Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes (NCH) earlier this year. Over four years, the area was completely transformed, with five tower blocks being demolished to make way for 142 homes, including […]

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Nottingham City Council wins Local Authority of the Year Award

Nottingham City Council wins Local Authority of the Year Award

Nottingham City Council’s Energy Services have won the prestigious Energy Awards for Best Local Authority Initiative of the Year for their Smart Energy Buildings. The Energy awards which took place in London last night recognise and celebrate the very best achievements in the energy sector. The Local Authority Award was launched this year in recognition […]

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City care home opens ‘pub’ to help dementia residents connect with their past

City care home opens ‘pub’ to help dementia residents connect with their past

Caption: Amardeep Bhattal, Service Provision Manager, and Catherine Underwood, Director of Adult Social Services, open The Royal Oak with resident Gordon Care home residents are to become ‘regulars’ at their own pub in a bid to help them reconnect with their past in a social space with friends and family. Staff at the specialist dementia […]

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