Thousands of Nottingham children are set to benefit from free holiday clubs again this Summer. Nottingham City Council has secured £1.8m from the Government’s Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme. This funding will be used to provide clubs for the 17,800 city pupils who are eligible for free school meals (FSM). At the holiday clubs, […]
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Image credit: ukactive. ukactive presented awards across 24 categories Active Nottingham, part of Nottingham City Council, brought home two impressive wins last night after entering the ukactive Awards 2022 for the first time. Charmaine Daley scooped the award for Physical Activity Hero and the This Girl Can Nottingham project received a ‘Highly Commended’ accolade for […]
A study found our green spaces in Nottingham are the best in the country, with Arboretum and Highfields Park named the best beauty spots to visit.
To help save the bees and improve biodiversity, we have planted wildflower meadows along verges and roads across the city. Find out how you can help save the bees.
Work is underway in Nottingham on a trailblazing scheme to allow electric taxis to charge up wirelessly while they wait for passengers. The City Council secured £930,000 from the Government’s Office for Zero Emission Vehicles through Innovate UK for the Wireless Charging for Electric Taxis (WiCET) project. This is a UK first involving both London […]
More than £2.6m will be spent improving the condition of school buildings across Nottingham. Five projects have already been identified by Nottingham City Council to receive a share of the £2,679,416 Capital Maintenance Grant for 2022/23, which is issued by the Government. These are: Walter Halls Primary, Mapperley: £450,000 (roofing works) Forest Fields Primary: £200,000 […]
Nottingham City Council has cancelled a booking to use a space at Aspley Library for a talk by author Julie Bindel today (Saturday 25 June). This is due to the speaker’s views on trans gender rights being at odds with aspects of the council’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy. Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader Cllr […]
The Queen’s Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games (Birmingham 2022) will arrive in the city on Sunday 10 July. This is the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay – a journey which brings together and celebrates communities across the Commonwealth during the build-up to the Games which commence on Thursday 28 July. To celebrate the baton […]
The City Council has brought in over £30m of income from selling land and property it owns over the last two years – with over £90m more in the pipeline over the next few years. The council owns over 3,600 property assets with a combined asset value of over £1bn and is undertaking a rationalisation […]
Nottingham City Council has pledged that the major improvements it has been making to financial governance and management will continue in light of the Government’s announcement that it is minded to appoint Commissioners to take over some decision making functions to ensure compliance with the council’s best value duty. These include strategic financial management, governance […]