Monthly Archive: July

60ft St George flag unfurled on Council House to cheer on Lionesses

60ft St George flag unfurled on Council House to cheer on Lionesses

Nottingham City Council has installed a giant St George’s flag on the Council House as the country gets behind the England women’s football team in their first Euro 2022 final this weekend. With excitement building for the match against Germany at Wembley on Sunday, the city is showing its support for the Lionesses by putting […]

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40 organisations pledge their support to Nottingham’s carbon neutral ambition

40 organisations pledge their support to Nottingham’s carbon neutral ambition

40 organisations in Nottingham have now pledged their commitment to helping the city become carbon neutral by 2028. Organisations of all sizes across a range of sectors have signed up to the ‘We Support’ campaign, including Boots, Tramlink, Romano’s Caterers, and both of the city’s universities. Businesses in Nottingham contribute approximately 20% of the city’s […]

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Work underway to upgrade streetlights in Nottingham, saving £1.5m a year

Work underway to upgrade streetlights in Nottingham, saving £1.5m a year

Nottingham City Council has begun replacing Nottingham’s streetlights with LED versions, improving safety while bringing in annual savings of around £1.5m. Nottingham City Council successfully bid for £7m from the Government’s Levelling Up fund, which will be used to replace 34,000 conventional lanterns with LED light sources. These will use less energy, reduce maintenance costs […]

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Keeping the kids entertained and the cost down

Keeping the kids entertained and the cost down

As the summer school holidays kick off this week, we know that many people are struggling due to the cost of living crisis. Here’s a reminder of some of the things here to help you this summer – • The Beach is now open! Until – 4 September with FREE entry and fun new attractions […]

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Nottingham recognised as having some of the best parks in the UK

Nottingham recognised as having some of the best parks in the UK

In a record-breaking year, Nottingham is again raising its prestigious Green Flag Awards. Today, Nottingham is celebrating its Green Flag Awards success, with a total of 71 flags – the most for any council outside of London. The award is the international quality mark for parks and green spaces. After two years that have seen […]

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Nottinghamshire BIPC announces record year for supporting local businesses

Nottinghamshire BIPC announces record year for supporting local businesses

Specialist library-based centres to support local entrepreneurs in Nottinghamshire have reported a record year after giving more than 1,000 instances of free business support to Nottingham’s start-up and small businesses owners – over half of them women. Business & IP Centre Nottinghamshire (BIPC) has seen a dramatic increase in activity, with 469 instances of business […]

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Nearly 300 council homes in Nottingham to receive energy efficiency improvements

Nearly 300 council homes in Nottingham to receive energy efficiency improvements

Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes have secured over £2.8m of Government funding to retrofit council homes in the city. The grants will see 298 homes improved to make them more energy efficient and help residents reduce their energy bills. The grants have been secured through the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) and works […]

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