Monthly Archive: June

Work on electric taxi wireless charging gets underway in a UK first for Nottingham

Work on electric taxi wireless charging gets underway in a UK first for Nottingham

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 […]

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Nottingham schools set for improvements after £2.6m grant award

Nottingham schools set for improvements after £2.6m grant award

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 […]

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Statement on Aspley Library event cancellation

Statement on Aspley Library event cancellation

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 […]

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City residents invited to Nottingham Castle Queen’s Baton Relay event

City residents invited to Nottingham Castle Queen’s Baton Relay event

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 […]

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City Council’s response to Government statement on proposed intervention

City Council’s response to Government statement on proposed intervention

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 […]

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Skateboarding space to form part of Broad Marsh redevelopment

Skateboarding space to form part of Broad Marsh redevelopment

Plans have been unveiled to create a skateboarding area as part of the huge changes under way to reimagine the Broad Marsh area. The project, announced in the week of International Go Skateboarding Day (Tuesday 21), is a collaboration between Nottingham City Council, Skate Nottingham and Skateboard GB. It is planned for Sussex Street and […]

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