Archive by year 2018

Historic murals dating back to 1928 in Nottingham’s Exchange Arcade restored to their former glory

Historic murals dating back to 1928 in Nottingham’s Exchange Arcade restored to their former glory

Restoration works to the historic murals in the dome of the Exchange Arcade to the rear of Nottingham Council House have reached completion. ottingham City Council and Contractor G F Tomlinson have been working with specialist restorer Alex Carrington to bring these murals back to their former glory after years of deterioration, largely due to water damage.  […]

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Schools gearing up for awareness-raising event on sex education and relationships

Schools gearing up for awareness-raising event on sex education and relationships

The country’s first ever Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Day is being held across Nottingham this week. A number of city schools are signed up already and are planning activities for the ground-breaking event on Thursday 28 June. RSE Day encourages all people in Nottingham to see the topic of sex education and relationships as […]

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Children’s Book Award celebrates 17-year anniversary!

Children’s Book Award celebrates 17-year anniversary!

The annual Nottingham Children’s Book Award has celebrated its 17th birthday in style. The awards, which were launched in 2001, have been targeted at pre-school children since 2008 and aim to get young children excited about reading. Library staff and local school children whittled down the long list to a shortlist of three, and between […]

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Tennis Centre team ready to inspire new champions after big week of tennis in the city

Tennis Centre team ready to inspire new champions after big week of tennis in the city

Over the past week, Nottingham Tennis Centre has hosted the prestigious Nature Valley Open pre-Wimbledon tournament with the likes of British Number One Johanna Konta gracing the turf. After this amazing week of breath taking action, the centre is once again open to the public and ready to inspire the next generation of champions with […]

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City Council seeks views on proposed new licensing scheme for landlords of shared house rentals

City Council seeks views on proposed new licensing scheme for landlords of shared house rentals

A consultation on a new licensing scheme for landlords renting out shared houses is running until 20 July 2018 and the City Council is urging residents, tenants, landlords and letting agents to have their say on the proposals. An Additional Licensing for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) was introduced in parts of Nottingham in 2014 […]

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