Archive by year 2020

Nottingham Christmas Market – Statement from the Mellors Group and Nottingham City Council

Nottingham Christmas Market – Statement from the Mellors Group and Nottingham City Council

The Christmas market was closed today (Sunday 6 December) while we assessed the first day of phased opening on Saturday. Following ongoing meetings, including observing strong city centre footfall again, we have made a joint decision not to reopen Nottingham Christmas Market this year. A wide range of measures had been put in place to […]

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‘Our Wonder Wall’ Spring Lockdown Competition

‘Our Wonder Wall’ Spring Lockdown Competition

In the lockdown of spring 2020, Nottingham City SHARP (Self-harm Awareness & Resource Project) Team supported encouraged the children and young people of Nottinghamshire to illustrate and express their experiences and emotions of such strange and challenging times through expressive art and storytelling. Our Wonder Wall is an on-line gallery exhibiting the wonderful, creative and […]

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Students urged to check before paying landlord and agent fees

Students urged to check before paying landlord and agent fees

A warning about illegal fees has gone out to students in Nottingham as their thoughts turn to accommodation for the next academic year. It has come from Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards team and, while the advice applies to everyone, it is particularly timely for students seeking a place to live in 2021/22. The aim […]

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New era for Sherwood library as contracts signed with developer

New era for Sherwood library as contracts signed with developer

Details to build a new Sherwood Library have been revealed as contracts are signed with a developer, which will see the whole site redeveloped. The Sherwood Library site, located on Spondon Street, is currently owned by Nottingham Council, and includes former social services offices, a car park and three retail units, as well as the […]

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Tier 3 Covid-19 Restrictions in Nottingham

Tier 3 Covid-19 Restrictions in Nottingham

Nottingham today (2 December) enters Tier 3 Very High Alert for Covid-19 restrictions. The move is part of the Government’s Winter Plan to reduce the spread of the virus following the end of the four-week national lockdown. Being in Tier 3 means: People must not meet socially with friends and family indoors in any setting […]

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Councillor scoops national award for ‘outstanding’ pandemic efforts

Councillor scoops national award for ‘outstanding’ pandemic efforts

A Nottingham councillor who went ‘above and beyond’ has won a national award to recognise her efforts for the vulnerable during the Covid-19 pandemic. Councillor Salma Mumtaz, who represents Basford, scooped a Covid-19 Hero accolade as part of the Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) and CCLA Councillor Awards 2020 last night. The awards, now in their eleventh year, celebrate the […]

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Old Market Square to host Christmas market to bring some magic back to the city centre

Old Market Square to host Christmas market to bring some magic back to the city centre

With Nottingham’s Tier 3 status now confirmed by Government, the city has been able to finalise plans for Christmas activities in Old Market Square. Saturday 5 December will see the opening of Nottingham Christmas Market – a collection of market stalls, rides, and take away refreshment stalls designed to be enjoyed by all ages. The […]

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Nottingham to enter Tier 3 Covid-19 Restrictions

Nottingham to enter Tier 3 Covid-19 Restrictions

Nottingham will enter Tier 3 Very High Alert for Covid-19 restrictions from Wednesday 2 December. The move is part of the Government’s Winter Plan to reduce the spread of the virus following the end of the four-week national lockdown. Nottingham City Council Leader Cllr David Mellen said: “It’s a bitter blow for people in Nottingham […]

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