Monthly Archive: August

Nottingham’s carbon-neutral campaign signs off with bell-ringing

Nottingham’s carbon-neutral campaign signs off with bell-ringing

A 28-day challenge to show families in Nottingham how fun and easy it can be to go carbon-neutral formally ends tonight (Friday) with the sound of the Little John bell. #28For28 has been running throughout August to raise awareness of climate issues and what small things can be done which add up to make a […]

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Businesses supported to get staff back to work safely

Businesses supported to get staff back to work safely

Businesses in Nottingham are being offered guidance to get staff back to work safely following the Covid-19 lockdown. Nottingham’s Director of Public Health, Alison Challenger, is urging all employers to take essential steps to minimise the risk of infection in workplaces. With the right precautions and following the correct guidelines, it is hoped that more […]

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Walkway through Broadmarsh Centre to reopen tomorrow

Walkway through Broadmarsh Centre to reopen tomorrow

The walkway connecting Collin Street with Lister Gate and Albert Street, towards Old Market Square, through the partially demolished Broadmarsh Centre will reopen tomorrow (Friday 28th August) in time for the August bank holiday. This key route between Nottingham Railway Station and the city centre has been closed since midsummer when intu stopped the Broadmarsh […]

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City Council agrees an action plan to improve governance following auditor’s report

City Council agrees an action plan to improve governance following auditor’s report

City councillors have agreed a comprehensive series of actions to improve governance arrangements at the council as well as for Robin Hood Energy and other council companies. The Action Plan addresses recommendations made by the council’s external auditor in a Report in the Public Interest into the council’s governance of Robin Hood Energy Ltd, the […]

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Statement following protests in the city centre

Statement following protests in the city centre

The City Council has thanked Notts Police, Nottingham people and its own community protection and street cleaning teams after protests in the city centre today concluded peacefully. Councillor Rebecca Langton, Portfolio Holder for Communities, said: “Now that that the protests which took place in our city centre today have concluded, we’d like to thank Nottingham […]

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Goose Fair is cancelled for 2020 following Covid restrictions

Goose Fair is cancelled for 2020 following Covid restrictions

Nottingham City Council and the Showmen’s Guild have today announced the cancellation of the 729th Goose Fair. The popular annual event was due to be staged at its regular home of the Forest Recreation Ground from Wednesday 30 September to Sunday 4 October. Despite current Government regulations allowing fairground rides and attractions to open, the […]

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Council Leader praises GCSE pupils for their hard work and resilience

Council Leader praises GCSE pupils for their hard work and resilience

Councillor David Mellen, Leader of Nottingham City Council and Portfolio Holder for Schools, said: “I’d like to congratulate all pupils in Nottingham who have received their GCSE results yesterday, and thank them, their teachers, parents and carers for all the hard work and commitment. “The Covid lockdown, and subsequent shutdown of schools across the country […]

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Work to restore historic building on Carrington Street unveiled

Work to restore historic building on Carrington Street unveiled

Nottingham City Council’s Townscape Heritage Scheme is celebrating its largest grant-funded project to date, as works to repair and restore the frontage of a historic building on Carrington Street are unveiled. Gordon House, which was once home to Shipsides car showroom, has seen the upper floor frontage repaired and cleaned, and the original glass frontage […]

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Swap services and skills for free through new Notts Swap Shop

Swap services and skills for free through new Notts Swap Shop

A new community initiative is being championed that enables charities and small businesses to swap services and support each other during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. It is a partnership between Business & IP Centre Nottingham (part of the Nottingham City Council Library Services) and the Nottingham CVS. The Notts Swap Shop, which launched on […]

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