Monthly Archive: January

Partners across D2N2 unite to support unemployed people

Partners across D2N2 unite to support unemployed people

Nottingham City Council and partners across the region have announced a new range of support activities for unemployed residents, especially those facing personal or economic barriers to finding a job. Called Way2Work, the three-year project, part-funded by the European Social Fund, will support unemployed people who face multiple barriers to work. The project will specifically […]

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Nottingham City Council celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Nottingham City Council celebrates National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Nottingham City Council is supporting the 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week, which runs from 3-9 February 2020. To celebrate the week, Nottingham City Council and key local organisations, which work together as part of the Nottingham Jobs initiative, want to raise awareness of the fantastic opportunities available across the city and encourage residents to apply […]

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Hazardous fly-tip leads to suspended prison sentence for Nottingham man

Hazardous fly-tip leads to suspended prison sentence for Nottingham man

A Nottingham man who admitted fly-tipping five large piles of dangerous waste including asbestos has been handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence. Nathan Cossey dumped the items near Colwick Park, off Daleside Road East, over a period of two weeks and Nottingham taxpayers were left with a bill in excess of £5,300 to have the […]

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Major restorative works unveil Elizabethan Fireplace at Wollaton Hall

Major restorative works unveil Elizabethan Fireplace at Wollaton Hall

A major restoration project to repair the Long Gallery in the old Insect Room at Wollaton Hall has uncovered an original Elizabethan fireplace, from 1588, obscured from view for over 200 years. The Elizabethan fireplace has been hidden by two fireplaces and an additional wall built in the Regency period. These Regency additions were made […]

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Nottingham hosts service to remember victims of the Holocaust

Nottingham hosts service to remember victims of the Holocaust

Nottingham’s Council House will host a ceremony of commemoration on Monday for victims of the Holocaust. The memorial service, organised by Nottingham City Council, One Nottingham, Nottingham City Homes and the city’s Inter-Faith Council, will mark National Holocaust Memorial Day. The theme this year is ‘Stand Together’. Holocaust Memorial Day is on the same date […]

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Big Reading Challenge aims to raise funds for more free books for children

Big Reading Challenge aims to raise funds for more free books for children

Nottingham City Council is holding another Big Reading Challenge in a bid to raise funds for a charity that gives free books to children in the city. City Councillors – including the Leader, Cllr David Mellen – will read to children at schools, libraries, nurseries and children centres across Nottingham. Large-scale readings will even take […]

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How you’re already benefitting from Nottingham’s carbon neutral ambitions

How you’re already benefitting from Nottingham’s carbon neutral ambitions

By Cllr Sally Longford Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Energy and Sustainability Nottingham City Council You might have heard that Nottingham City Council is aiming for Nottingham to become carbon neutral by 2028. You may greet this with a shrug, a snort of derision or a round of applause. Whatever your standpoint, there are […]

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Next phase of award-winning scheme will see over 150 ultra-low energy homes developed in Nottingham

Next phase of award-winning scheme will see over 150 ultra-low energy homes developed in Nottingham

The next phase of a pioneering scheme to turn hard-to-heat council houses in Nottingham into ultra-low energy homes got underway today (Wednesday 23rd January.) Nottingham is the first place in the UK to pilot the ground-breaking whole-house renovation approach known as Energiesprong, with ten homes successfully completed and a further 17 now underway. It formed […]

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