Archive by year 2018

G F Tomlinson appointed as construction partners for Castle Transformation Project

G F Tomlinson appointed as construction partners for Castle Transformation Project

Local company, G F Tomlinson (GFT) has been appointed by Nottingham City Council as the main contractor for construction of the £30m Castle Transformation Project. The site will be closed for the next two years to become a world-class visitor destination, with improvements funded by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), D2N2, […]

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Britain prepares to host double dose of ITU World Triathlon Series action in 2019

  • Britain prepares to host double dose of ITU World Triathlon Series action in 2019
  • Britain prepares to host double dose of ITU World Triathlon Series action in 2019

The AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds and Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham return to the sporting calendar for 2019, with mass participation entries to each event opening in a month’s time on Wednesday 19 September. Opportunities for everyone from complete triathlon beginners to experienced age-group competitors will be on offer; spanning GO TRI, relay, […]

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Nottingham’s Selective Licensing scheme aims for safer and better standards for tenants

Nottingham’s Selective Licensing scheme aims for safer and better standards for tenants

Fire hazards, faulty boilers and falling ceilings are just a few of the issues faced by Nottingham’s private rented tenants at the hands of bad landlords. A report[1] by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) 2016 estimated that 21% of Nottingham’s private rented properties are likely to have ‘Category 1’ hazards including exposed wiring, dangerous boilers, […]

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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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