Monthly Archive: October

Fresh plea for mandate on face coverings

Fresh plea for mandate on face coverings

Nottingham City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Adults and Health, Cllr Adele Williams, has called on the Secretary of State for decisive action on face coverings for indoor and crowded settings. Nottingham City Council believes a strong mandate on face coverings would with both preventing transmission and also sending a strong signal that there is no […]

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Miyawaki-style mini forest to be planted in Nottingham

Miyawaki-style mini forest to be planted in Nottingham

Green Hustle, in collaboration with the Sherwood People’s Forest Project, Nottingham Open Spaces Forum and Nottingham City Council Parks and Open Spaces team, is planting Nottingham’s first Miyawaki-style mini forest. The planting of what will be known as the Hustle Holt, takes place on Woodthorpe Grange Park on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 October. It’s […]

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Green housing project to be showcased as part of COP26 Climate Change Conference

Green housing project to be showcased as part of COP26 Climate Change Conference

A project to transform some of Nottingham’s hardest-to-heat council homes into super warm and energy efficient houses, has been chosen to be showcased at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). The Energiesprong NCH2050 Homes project is just one of 17 projects worldwide that will be on show at the conference, which takes place […]

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Coalition of political and business leaders back Nottingham’s Levelling Up bid

Coalition of political and business leaders back Nottingham’s Levelling Up bid

A bid for over £40m of Government funding towards further redevelopment of the Broad Marsh and The Island Quarter sites have received backing from a range of politicians and captains of industry. The city has put forward a bid for the Levelling Up Fund set up by the Government to fund major regional infrastructure projects […]

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Nottingham City Council and local residents need fair funding from Government – senior councillor

Nottingham City Council and local residents need fair funding from Government – senior councillor

The City Council’s lead councillor for finances has written to the Chancellor to outline the difficulties facing councils and the residents they serve and urging him to provide a fair funding settlement. Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources, Cllr Sam Webster, wrote to Rishi Sunak MP ahead of his Government Spending Review tomorrow (Wednesday 27th […]

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Nottingham plan on domestic abuse to be shared across country

Nottingham plan on domestic abuse to be shared across country

A plan to support survivors of domestic abuse created by Nottingham City Council will now be used as a template for other areas across the country. The authority has published a Safe Accommodation Strategy 2021-2024 which sets out how it will provide housing support services to survivors and their children. This is a statutory requirement […]

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Get great discounts and prizes when you combat climate change with Green Rewards

Get great discounts and prizes when you combat climate change with Green Rewards

Join Green Rewards today and earn great discounts, vouchers and prizes at local businesses in your community for playing your part to combat climate change and achieve net zero. That’s the message from all nine local councils in Nottinghamshire who have joined forces with local universities and creator Jump for a trailblazing partnership. It provides […]

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Make sure this year’s Halloween is remembered for the right reasons

Make sure this year’s Halloween is remembered for the right reasons

A warning has gone out about the dangers of some costumes and toys sold ahead of Halloween at the end of the month. Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards department has issued advice to make sure people are aware of how to stay safe while having fun. This includes: Buy toys and costumes from reputable traders, […]

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Nottingham Christmas events and attractions will go ahead

Nottingham Christmas events and attractions will go ahead

Nottingham City Council has given the go-ahead for a Christmas Market and festive attractions in the city centre this year. Organisers have revised the usual arrangements to ensure people can come to the city centre and choose from a wide range of festive treats and experiences, and above all, enjoy themselves safely. The new-look event […]

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City Council to take on powers to improve energy efficiency

City Council to take on powers to improve energy efficiency

Nottingham City Council has been given funding to enforce energy efficiency standards in privately rented properties in the city. This money will go towards enforcing the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) in homes, which will in-turn help to make sure homes are warmer, heated properly and have the right energy efficiency measures. The Council has […]

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