Victoria Embankment closing to through traffic as part of Covid-19 recovery plans

Victoria Embankment closing to through traffic as part of Covid-19 recovery plans

From Monday 3 August, Victoria Embankment in Nottingham will be closed to through traffic on a trial basis, as part of emergency plans to encourage more people to travel by foot and bike and support a greener recovery from Covid-19 as lockdown restrictions are eased. To aid the country’s recovery from Covid-19, the Government announced […]

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New council homes in Bestwood set for approval by Nottingham City Council

New council homes in Bestwood set for approval by Nottingham City Council

New council homes could take a step closer next week when plans go before Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board for approval (Tuesday 21 July). If approved, new council homes will be developed on a former school playing field off Beckhampton Road in Bestwood and a large amount of open space will be retained for the […]

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A new conservation area for the Old Meadows

A new conservation area for the Old Meadows

Plans to make the Old Meadows, which includes the Embankment and Memorial Gardens, into a conservation area have been approved by Nottingham City Council. The proposals, which were put forward by members of the community through the Old Meadows Tenants and Residents Association, will help protect the area’s distinctive historical and architectural features. Conservation areas […]

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New way to nominate old local buildings for special status launched

New way to nominate old local buildings for special status launched

Nottingham City Council is asking which local historic buildings and assets you would like to put forward to be included on Nottingham’s Local List. The call comes as the city launches a new submission webpage at www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/locallistsubmissions, making it easier for people to submit their entries while out and about taking their daily exercise. Many […]

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New council homes in Bestwood and Clifton take a step closer

New council homes in Bestwood and Clifton take a step closer

New council homes moved closer this week when plans were approved at Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board (Tuesday 18 February). The properties on the former Eastglade School site, in Bestwood, and a surplus garage site near Southchurch Court, in Clifton, will provide much-needed homes for people on the Council’s waiting list. A total of 106 […]

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Biodiversity given greater consideration as part of Nottingham’s planning process

Biodiversity given greater consideration as part of Nottingham’s planning process

Nottingham City Council has taken an important step towards protecting and enhancing biodiversity linked to new developments this week. The Biodiversity Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) was approved by the City’s Executive Board on Tuesday (18 February), and will help to increase, protect and enhance the biodiversity as new developments come forward. This includes plants, microscopic […]

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New plan sets out the shape of things to come for Nottingham

New plan sets out the shape of things to come for Nottingham

A major citywide blueprint for how Nottingham could develop and grow over the next ten years and beyond has been given the green light. An important council document identifying potential sites for development and their uses has been adopted at Nottingham City Council’s Full Council today (Monday 13 January). The Land and Planning Polices Document […]

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Nottingham to celebrate Britain’s first black magistrate with plaque unveiling

Nottingham to celebrate Britain’s first black magistrate with plaque unveiling

Eric Irons OBE, Britain’s first black magistrate and well-known campaigner for social justice and worker’s rights in Nottingham’s black community, was honoured with a plaque unveiling on 1 October at the National Justice Museum. On what was the first day of Black History month, Eric Irons’ family held a celebration of his life and achievements […]

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£6 million pound retirement home set to open in Sherwood, Nottingham

£6 million pound retirement home set to open in Sherwood, Nottingham

Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes are set to celebrate the opening of a brand new extra care centre in Sherwood – which is the latest addition to the city’s ‘Building a Better Nottingham’ council housing programme. Situated in the beautiful grounds of Woodthorpe Grange Park close to the popular shopping areas of Sherwood […]

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Another milestone reached as work begins on historic building on Carrington Street

Another milestone reached as work begins on historic building on Carrington Street

Nottingham City Council’s Townscape Heritage Scheme is celebrating the start of works to its largest grant-funded project to date. Just over £212,000 has been awarded by Nottingham City Council from the Townscape Heritage Scheme fund, which will go towards repairs to the frontage of Gordon House on Carrington Street. The award is part of the […]

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