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Deputy Leader calls for investigation into Government favouring South for funding

Deputy Leader calls for investigation into Government favouring South for funding

Westminster’s Public Accounts Committee must investigate the Government favouring wealthy southern councils with funding and leaving the rest of the country with the scraps. That’s the call from Nottingham City Council deputy leader Councillor Graham Chapman, who points out that a new round of extra Government funding for councils will see £132m go to more […]

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Major restorations planned for Nottingham’s historic buildings

Major restorations planned for Nottingham’s historic buildings

Exciting plans to restore two of Nottingham’s beautiful historic buildings are in the pipeline. Nottingham City Council has received planning applications for the restoration of 17 Angel Row, Newcastle Chambers and Gordon House at 6-12 Carrington Street. The buildings will benefit from repairs to their façades and restoration of their historic shopfronts. Old photographs and […]

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Council issues safety advice about bouncy castles

Council issues safety advice about bouncy castles

Nottingham City Council has produced safety guidance for people using, hiring or supplying bouncy castles and other inflatable play equipment, following a number of tragic and serious accidents nationally. Environmental Health Officers have produced advice for: Users on ‘How to spot a well-run bouncy castle’ Event organisers on ‘What to look for in a safe […]

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Awards to honour those who help others in Nottingham

Awards to honour those who help others in Nottingham

Nominations are now open to recognise the efforts of people in Nottingham who strive to improve the health and wellbeing of others. The Michael Varnam Awards 2018 will particularly champion those who work tirelessly in the city’s more disadvantaged communities. They are organised jointly by Nottingham City Council, Nottingham City Health and Wellbeing Board, NHS […]

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Have your say on plans for cleaner air

Have your say on plans for cleaner air

People are invited to give their views on Nottingham City Council’s proposals to tackle air pollution. Projects including the retrofitting of buses with clean exhaust technology, requiring every taxi to meet higher emissions standards by 2020, and the council replacing its heavy vehicles – such as bin lorries – with electric vehicles, will all contribute […]

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