Archive by year 2021

How Nottingham is building homes to meet the needs of a diverse and growing city

How Nottingham is building homes to meet the needs of a diverse and growing city

Nottingham has a variety of different housing needs and as a landlord, housing provider and planning authority, the City Council has a significant role to play. From council and affordable housing, to private residential developments to buy or rent, and eco-friendly and sustainable housing, hundreds of new homes are being built all over the city […]

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Dancing in the streets of Bulwell – Socially Distant Street Zumba

Dancing in the streets of Bulwell – Socially Distant Street Zumba

Following on from the huge success of Socially Distanced Street Zumba in Crabtree and Bulwell Hall, This Girl Can is starting to take nearby Newmarket by storm and it will start the week with another Zumba-based bang on Monday (2 August). This Girl Can has been a collaborative approach in the area with Nottingham City […]

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‘We’re really sorry for the disruption, but please bear with us’, says Deputy Leader

‘We’re really sorry for the disruption, but please bear with us’, says Deputy Leader

Residents have been asked to bear with the City Council as garden-waste collections become the latest area to be hit by Covid-related staff absences. Like many local authorities across the country, Nottingham has been significantly affected by the pandemic over the past 16 months but frontline services – including bin collections, street cleaning and parks […]

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Accolade confirms Council’s ongoing commitment to Armed Forces

Accolade confirms Council’s ongoing commitment to Armed Forces

Nottingham City Council has today been handed a major award by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for continued support of the Armed Forces. The authority has been presented with a Silver Award in the 2021 MOD Employer Recognition Scheme. This bestows Bronze, Silver and Gold accreditations on those employers who support the wider Forces community […]

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Sue’s ready to say goodbye to pupils after four decades of teaching

Sue’s ready to say goodbye to pupils after four decades of teaching

A Bulwell teacher is retiring after 40 years working at the same primary school. Sue Hickman, who turns 58 tomorrow (Saturday), leads the nursery at Cantrell Primary School and will be leaving when it closes for the summer holidays next Tuesday. When she joined Cantrell in 1981, Margaret Thatcher had been Prime Minister for two […]

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£15m earmarked to transform City Council over next three years

£15m earmarked to transform City Council over next three years

Nottingham City Council is preparing to invest up to £15m over the next three years to carry out fundamental changes to the way it operates. The move follows the council’s production of a Recovery & Improvement Plan to respond to the recommendations set out in a Government report which looked at issues with the authority’s […]

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