Conman builder given suspended prison sentence for fraud

Conman builder given suspended prison sentence for fraud

A criminal builder who conned a Bilborough resident out of nearly £6,000 has been handed a suspended prison sentence. Jason Clarke, pictured, plead guilty to fraud when he appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday and was also ordered to repay the outstanding amount owed to the victim of £4,796.55. The householder had arranged for […]

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Councillor praises emergency response to incident at city tower block

Councillor praises emergency response to incident at city tower block

A Nottingham City councillor has thanked emergency services for their reaction to an incident earlier today in Sneinton. Police were called to Manvers Court, in Manvers Street, this morning after reports of a suspicious package on the ground. The Nottingham City Homes-managed block was temporarily evacuated while a controlled explosion was carried out. The package […]

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Council Leader condemns attack in Germany

Council Leader condemns attack in Germany

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has condemned yesterday’s attack at two shisha bars in Germany. Councillor David Mellen said: “My thoughts are with the friends and families of these victims, whose lives have been taken in a senseless act of violence. It seems clear the motivation was extremist Far-Right views, which is something we […]

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Hazardous fly-tip leads to suspended prison sentence for Nottingham man

Hazardous fly-tip leads to suspended prison sentence for Nottingham man

A Nottingham man who admitted fly-tipping five large piles of dangerous waste including asbestos has been handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence. Nathan Cossey dumped the items near Colwick Park, off Daleside Road East, over a period of two weeks and Nottingham taxpayers were left with a bill in excess of £5,300 to have the […]

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Major restorative works unveil Elizabethan Fireplace at Wollaton Hall

Major restorative works unveil Elizabethan Fireplace at Wollaton Hall

A major restoration project to repair the Long Gallery in the old Insect Room at Wollaton Hall has uncovered an original Elizabethan fireplace, from 1588, obscured from view for over 200 years. The Elizabethan fireplace has been hidden by two fireplaces and an additional wall built in the Regency period. These Regency additions were made […]

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Nottingham hosts service to remember victims of the Holocaust

Nottingham hosts service to remember victims of the Holocaust

Nottingham’s Council House will host a ceremony of commemoration on Monday for victims of the Holocaust. The memorial service, organised by Nottingham City Council, One Nottingham, Nottingham City Homes and the city’s Inter-Faith Council, will mark National Holocaust Memorial Day. The theme this year is ‘Stand Together’. Holocaust Memorial Day is on the same date […]

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Clifton Leisure Centre’s therapeutic salt room is first in the city

Clifton Leisure Centre’s therapeutic salt room is first in the city

Active Nottingham is leading the way in Nottingham, by being one of the first gym providers to offer a Himalayan Salt Room experience as part of their health and fitness offer. The spa room at Clifton Leisure Centre, officially opened this week with an opening evening took place on Tuesday evening. The redevelopment at the […]

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Parents urged to return unsafe toy dolls sold in Nottingham

Parents urged to return unsafe toy dolls sold in Nottingham

Nottingham City Trading Standards have sounded a warning about unsafe toys that have been on sale ahead of Christmas. The dolls, described as ‘Sweet Fashion Doll’ and ‘Girl Beautiful Doll’ have been found to contain high levels of phthalates (cor). This chemical is added to toughen plastic but it can harm the health of children, […]

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Community champion thanked for selfless work helping youngsters

Community champion thanked for selfless work helping youngsters

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has congratulated a Nottingham man after he scooped a national television award for his community work. Volunteer Keiren Thompson has been named the BBC’s Get Inspired Unsung Hero at the Sports Personality of the Year Awards 2019. Mr Thompson runs community project Helping Kids Achieve which provides sport sessions […]

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