Monthly Archive: February

Famous Nottingham faces all agree: get the jab to get back to normal

Famous Nottingham faces all agree: get the jab to get back to normal

Robin Hood and Nottingham’s famous Left Lion feature in a new video produced by Nottingham City Council to encourage people to take up the offer of a Covid vaccine once they are eligible. The video also includes Nottingham Forest legend John McGovern, celebrated local musical prodigy Sheku Kanneh-Mason and world-renowned Nottingham-based chef Sat Bains. These […]

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Council reveals new names for ‘world-first’ electric bin lorries

Council reveals new names for ‘world-first’ electric bin lorries

Two electric bin lorries have been unveiled today (Friday) – after being named by the Nottingham public. The commercial vehicles were the first off the global production line to be purpose-built electric, as opposed to retrofitted former diesel models. They form part of Nottingham City Council’s ambitious target to be the UK’s first carbon-neutral city […]

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Work to reinstate historic shopfronts at key Nottingham location begins

Work to reinstate historic shopfronts at key Nottingham location begins

Nottingham’s Heritage Action Zone is celebrating the start of works to its largest grant-funded project to date. The Grade II listed Cavendish Building and Premier House on Wheeler Gate will benefit from an investment of nearly £700,000 to restore shopfronts and features to their former glory. Just under £300,000 of the total investment has been […]

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Protect those around you – get a Covid test

Protect those around you – get a Covid test

Nottingham City Council is extending its asymptomatic testing offer to residents by opening up two new centres for people who are not displaying Covid-19 symptoms. The Portland Centre, on Muskham Street in The Meadows, will open on Tuesday 2 March. Clifton Community Centre, on Southchurch Drive in Clifton, will open on Thursday 4 March. The […]

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Tributes to housing boss who helped change the face of Nottingham

Tributes to housing boss who helped change the face of Nottingham

A former City Council Housing Director who helped change the face of Nottingham has died, aged 86. Arthur Oscroft, who was awarded the OBE for services to housing in 1995, was instrumental in carrying out demolition and rebuilding in areas such as St Ann’s, The Meadows and Hyson Green. Joining the council in the 1970s […]

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Nottingham poised for a strong post-Covid recovery

Nottingham poised for a strong post-Covid recovery

Nottingham is well placed to bounce back from the impact of Covid, as it boasts a number of strengths that a new national report says are needed for an effective recovery. Research and policy institute Centre for Cities has published a report into the effect the pandemic has had on the UK’s Core Cities, including […]

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New and safe homes created in Nottingham for survivors of domestic violence

New and safe homes created in Nottingham for survivors of domestic violence

A social housing provider in Nottingham is supporting women and children who have experienced domestic or sexual abuse or violence to rebuild their lives. Nottingham City Homes Registered Provider (NCHRP) successfully bid for £400,000 of funding from Homes England to acquire and refurbish eight homes, as part of the Government’s Move On fund. When ready, […]

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City and county council prepare to support vaccination of carers

City and county council prepare to support vaccination of carers

As part of the next stage of the national vaccination programme, the county and city councils along with health and voluntary sector partners will be contacting people in Cohort 6 of the JCVI priority groups, which includes carers. For the purpose of the vaccination programme, carers are people who are eligible for a carer’s allowance, […]

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New images show dramatic changes to Broadmarsh area

New images show dramatic changes to Broadmarsh area

New pictures show the scale of progress being made in the Broadmarsh area, unseen by many due to the Covid-19 pandemic restricting people to their homes. Work continues at the City Council’s Broadmarsh development, despite the challenges presented recently by the recent cold and wintry weather. Once finished, it will provide a central, modern car […]

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Broadmarsh Big Conversation – thank you from Nottingham City Council

Broadmarsh Big Conversation – thank you from Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council has thanked all those who took part in the Broadmarsh Big Conversation, and pledged to keep local people involved in the future redevelopment of the area following the announcement of the Broadmarsh Advisory Group. In two months, over 3,000 people responded with around 13,000 comments to the online survey with their ideas […]

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