Archive by year 2021

Nottingham’s newest neighbourhood starting to take shape along the River Trent

Nottingham’s newest neighbourhood starting to take shape along the River Trent

Just a stone’s throw from Nottingham city centre, a new neighbourhood is starting to emerge from what was once mainly industrial land. A number of new residential developments have already been built in Nottingham’s Waterside, with a steer from the City Council’s planning guidance, which sets out the council’s vision for the area,  Now, with […]

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A year of action towards carbon neutrality in 2028

A year of action towards carbon neutrality in 2028

Nottingham City Council has been working hard to reduce the city’s carbon emissions as Nottingham strives to become the UK’s first carbon neutral city by 2028. A lot has been achieved in the first year of delivering the Carbon Neutral 2028 Action Plan, and city-wide CO2 emissions per capita have fallen by over 50% in […]

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6,500 fuel poor homes across the Midlands to be improved after £82m grant funding secured

6,500 fuel poor homes across the Midlands to be improved after £82m grant funding secured

The Midlands Energy Hub has coordinated a bid to secure more than £82m of Government funding through the Sustainable Warmth competition. These grants from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will be used to carry out a range of improvements on 6,500 homes owned by low-income families in the Midlands – making […]

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All areas of the city to benefit from £18m Levelling Up Fund grant

All areas of the city to benefit from £18m Levelling Up Fund grant

Councillors have approved funding from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund at a meeting of the Executive today (Tuesday 21 December). Nottingham City Council secured £18 million through the fund in October, for a package of measures that will improve the condition of residential streets, encourage more walking and cycling to school, and enable the installation […]

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Strong support for new River Trent pedestrian and cycle crossing

Strong support for new River Trent pedestrian and cycle crossing

Councillors have approved the preferred location for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge across the River Trent today (Tuesday 21 December), following a recent public consultation. Members of Nottingham City Council’s Executive also gave the go-ahead to submit planning applications for the scheme, after nearly 1,200 responses were received, showing strong support overall. The Waterside […]

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Government grant scheme to help local hospitality and leisure businesses

Government grant scheme to help local hospitality and leisure businesses

Nottingham City Council stands ready to administer a new Government grant scheme to support local hospitality and leisure businesses which are struggling since the emergence of the Omicron strain of Covid and associated restrictions. The Chancellor has today announced that additional support will be available for businesses who have been impacted by the Omicron variant. […]

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Looking back at Nottingham’s new housing developments in 2021

Looking back at Nottingham’s new housing developments in 2021

Hundreds of homes have been built this year and hundreds more will be built next year in Nottingham. A combination of private developments and new council housing is providing a wide range of different housing types to meet local resident needs. This is one part of the significant changes that are underway in Nottingham, including […]

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