Archive by year 2020

Statement on confirmed COVID-19 case in Nottingham

Statement on confirmed COVID-19 case in Nottingham

A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Nottingham. Dr Fu-Meng Khaw, Centre Director, Public Health England East Midlands, said: “Public Health England is contacting people who had close contact with one of the latest confirmed cases of COVID-19. The case is a resident of Nottingham city and recently returned from South Korea. “Close contacts […]

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New family homes completed, with a special nod to 100 years of council housing

New family homes completed, with a special nod to 100 years of council housing

Thirteen new council houses have been completed, as Bulwell families move into their new homes. Nottingham City Homes (NCH) and contractor Robert Woodhead Ltd developed the homes off of Aldgate Close in Bulwell, on behalf of Nottingham City Council. The new homes, which were built on the derelict site of a former care home, have […]

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Jobs boost as Nottingham forecast to have one of the UK’s fastest growing economies

Jobs boost as Nottingham forecast to have one of the UK’s fastest growing economies

Nottingham is expected to have one of the fastest growing city economies in the UK over the next three years, according to a major new report. The Regional Economic Forecast published by financial services company EY predicts that Nottingham’s economy will expand by 2.1 per cent per year between 2020 and 2023, putting it alongside […]

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Public transport helps ease traffic disruption – and City Council asks Highways England to do more

Public transport helps ease traffic disruption – and City Council asks Highways England to do more

The closure of the A52 at Clifton Bridge for Highways England work is funnelling an extra 15,000 southbound vehicles a day over Nottingham’s remaining two bridges, latest figures show. The incident has also led to a rise in the number of people opting to use the tram – with a 21% increase in journeys from […]

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Conman builder given suspended prison sentence for fraud

Conman builder given suspended prison sentence for fraud

A criminal builder who conned a Bilborough resident out of nearly £6,000 has been handed a suspended prison sentence. Jason Clarke, pictured, plead guilty to fraud when he appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday and was also ordered to repay the outstanding amount owed to the victim of £4,796.55. The householder had arranged for […]

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Trent Bridge essential maintenance work starts next week – overnight lane closures only

Trent Bridge essential maintenance work starts next week – overnight lane closures only

Maintenance work is due to get underway on another of Nottingham’s bridges – but the good news is that it’s not expected to have any significant effect on traffic. Nottingham’s iconic Trent Bridge will undergo full maintenance painting this spring and summer, starting on Monday 2nd March. Motorists affected by Highways England’s emergency maintenance works […]

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