Monthly Archive: May

Testing for Covid-19 variant of concern in second city school

Testing for Covid-19 variant of concern in second city school

Staff, pupils and family members at Ellis Guilford school, in Basford, are being asked to take a Covid-19 test after Public Health England identified cases of coronavirus related to a ‘variant of concern’. Targeted testing will take place at the school as a precautionary measure from Monday 24 May to Friday 28 May. It follows […]

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Commemoration unveiled to mark Nottingham’s biggest council housing development

Commemoration unveiled to mark Nottingham’s biggest council housing development

A new poem and commemoration stone is being unveiled this week, at one of the city’s biggest and most ambitious regeneration projects. The Lenton Green site saw five 1960s high rises tower bocks completely demolished to make way for 142 homes, including bungalows, flats, family homes and an award-winning independent living scheme. The development, which […]

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‘Bee Hotels’ popping up around Nottingham ahead of World Bee Day

‘Bee Hotels’ popping up around Nottingham ahead of World Bee Day

Ten new ‘hotels’ for bees are going up in neighbourhoods around Nottingham this week, ahead of World Bee Day on Thursday. An apprentice at Nottingham City Homes has created the hotels and these ‘Air Bee ‘n’ Bees’ are being placed in ten sites across the city to help increase the population of bees in local […]

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Nottingham City Council secures £12.53m of Future High Street Funding

Nottingham City Council secures £12.53m of Future High Street Funding

Nottingham City Council has secured £12.53 million from the Future High Streets Fund to drastically improve the area around Angel Row and Maid Marian Way. The grant money, awarded through a competitive process, will be used to create a much needed new creative hub in the city and improve transport and pedestrian routes in this […]

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Construction work creates 500 new jobs for Nottingham

Construction work creates 500 new jobs for Nottingham

While construction work across Nottingham city centre changes the way the city looks, it’s also changing the lives of previously unemployed residents, providing training and job opportunities even during the Covid pandemic. In the past twelve months, over 500 jobs have been created across the city’s largest development sites, including the new Broadmarsh car park […]

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Let’s go back to Nottingham – but let’s do so safely

Let’s go back to Nottingham – but let’s do so safely

Nottingham is ready to give a warm and safe welcome to visitors as lockdown restrictions ease further from Monday (May 17th).A Let’s Go Nottingham campaign kicks off next week to encourage people to return to enjoying everything the city has to offer and to give local businesses the boost they need after a turbulent year […]

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Testing for Covid-19 variant of concern in City primary school

Testing for Covid-19 variant of concern in City primary school

Pupils and parents of Henry Whipple Primary in Bestwood are being asked to take a Covid-19 test after Public Health England identified cases of coronavirus related to a ‘variant of concern’. Targeted testing will take place at the school as a precautionary measure from Monday 17 May to Friday 21 May. It follows testing for […]

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Andy Murray now added to Venus Williams and Johanna Konta on stellar entry list for Nottingham Open

Andy Murray now added to Venus Williams and Johanna Konta on stellar entry list for Nottingham Open

Andy Murray will kick off his grass-court campaign at the Nottingham Open next month. The former World No. 1 has added the ATP Challenger Tour event, which will be played at the Nottingham Tennis Centre from June 5-13, to his summer schedule. The three-time Grand Slam champion is also due to play at the cinch […]

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