Monthly Archive: March

Two parks regretfully closed following earlier problems

Two parks regretfully closed following earlier problems

The City Council has temporarily closed the Arboretum and Lenton recreation ground following issues earlier this week. The move has reluctantly been taken as the council seeks to deploy already stretched community protection officers and cleansing crews across the city. City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen, said: “We have taken steps to prevent a repeat […]

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Protect your loved ones – get a Covid test at the new testing centres in Bulwell, Strelley and Top Valley

Protect your loved ones – get a Covid test at the new testing centres in Bulwell, Strelley and Top Valley

Three new Asymptomatic Testing Centres, for people who are not displaying Covid-19 symptoms, will open in Bulwell, Strelley and Top Valley. The three new testing centres will open in the car parks at the following sites: Buzz Bingo on Gala Way, Top Valley – opens on Wednesday 31 March (mobile unit) Strelley Social Club, Strelley […]

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Plea for responsible behaviour in city parks

Plea for responsible behaviour in city parks

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has called for everyone to take personal responsibility for sticking to rules as they are eased. Cllr David Mellen’s comments come after large crowds gathered yesterday evening at the Arboretum where ‘selfish minority’ behaved ‘thoughtlessly and recklessly’ by ignoring social distancing rules and leaving large amounts of litter behind. […]

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New road at the Nottingham Enterprise Zone set to open, paving way for new jobs and housing

New road at the Nottingham Enterprise Zone set to open, paving way for new jobs and housing

A new access road, which goes through part of the Nottingham Enterprise Zone and links Humber Road in Beeston to Thane Road in Lenton, is set to be opened to the public for the first time at 10am on 31 March. Nottingham City Council was provided with funding from the D2N2 LEP to create the road, and […]

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City gateway improved with restoration of iconic building’s shopfronts

City gateway improved with restoration of iconic building’s shopfronts

One of Nottingham’s most iconic buildings has been rejuvenated using heritage funding – vastly improving the city’s Southside as it undergoes a dramatic transformation. Located on a key route between Nottingham railway station and the city centre, City Buildings have had extensive improvement work carried out using funding from the Carrington Street Area Townscape Heritage Scheme, […]

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£12 million of funding kick starts the reimagining of the Broadmarsh Centre

£12 million of funding kick starts the reimagining of the Broadmarsh Centre

Nottingham City Council has secured £12 million in external funding for the first phase of work to transform the Broadmarsh Centre site. A total of £7.99 million funding was formally approved this week by D2N2, the Local Enterprise Partnership, from the Government’s Getting Building Fund to begin demolition of the North West part of the […]

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Free School Meal vouchers available this Easter

Free School Meal vouchers available this Easter

Nottingham City Council has secured further grants to provide holiday activities and food to pupils who are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) over the Easter, Summer and Christmas holidays of 2021. Over the recent Christmas and February half term, the council had used the Government’s Covid Winter Grant Scheme, to fund Free School Meal […]

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£12.3m energy-efficient makeover for hundreds of Nottingham homes

£12.3m energy-efficient makeover for hundreds of Nottingham homes

Almost 700 homes across Nottingham are set to benefit from state-of-the-art measures that will make them warmer and more energy efficient. Nottingham City Council has secured Government grants totalling £9m to carry out a range of improvements in social and private housing which will give residents warmer homes and low energy bills. The remainder of […]

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