New £2m accommodation opens for homeless people in Nottingham

New £2m accommodation opens for homeless people in Nottingham

Sir John Peace, Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire and Patron for Framework, will officially open a new purpose-built Framework building today (May 13th), providing accommodation for single homeless people. Sixteen people supported by Framework have moved into the new one-bed flats at Mechanics House off Mansfield Road, which replaces Framework’s hostel about a mile away, on Forest […]

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Councils seek views on plan for future waste

Councils seek views on plan for future waste

Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottingham City Council are consulting on a Draft Waste Local Plan, which will be used to guide future provision of waste across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Significant changes have taken place in the way people regard and manage the things that are no longer needed. Today, waste is no longer something, which […]

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Nottingham City Council set to invest £230m in five-year housing programme

Nottingham City Council set to invest £230m in five-year housing programme

Nottingham City Council looks set to invest £230m in a five-year investment programme in its housing stock, when it goes to Executive Board next week. The Housing Revenue Account (HRA) capital programme provides funds for improvements to properties, new build council housing and improvements to estates. The HRA, which is the council’s landlord account, will […]

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Working together to make sure residents in tall buildings are safe

Working together to make sure residents in tall buildings are safe

Nottingham City Council is continuing to take action to support residents living in tall buildings in the city while the Government outlines its latest plans for replacing unsafe cladding. Last week, Secretary of State for Levelling Up Michael Gove announced a plan to protect leaseholders and make developers and companies pay to fix cladding issues. […]

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Consultation to reduce carbon in new residential and commercial developments

Consultation to reduce carbon in new residential and commercial developments

Nottingham City Council is taking steps towards reducing carbon emissions in new developments across the city, by launching a consultation on a draft planning guide for residential and commercial developments. Nottingham City Council has made the commitment to become a carbon neutral city by 2028. This means cutting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from direct and indirect […]

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Heritage schemes bring new life and new jobs to parts of Nottingham

Heritage schemes bring new life and new jobs to parts of Nottingham

Heritage improvements have benefited 80 small Nottingham businesses, leading to 470 new jobs for local people while transforming parts of the city. Nottingham City Council has been working with local building owners and tenants to improve the condition of historic buildings. This has helped small independent local businesses to flourish, despite the Covid pandemic. In […]

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Temporary homes for Nottingham families set to get go ahead

Temporary homes for Nottingham families set to get go ahead

Temporary homes for Nottingham families could take a step forward this week when a decision to enable Nottingham City Homes to buy and convert a former care home, goes before Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board for approval. Laura Chambers Lodge in Clifton, has been empty since 2016 and is no longer used by the Council. […]

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Guide for future development in key Nottingham area set to go to consultation

Guide for future development in key Nottingham area set to go to consultation

Nottingham City Council is outlining a vision for future development in the Eastside Area of the city, and is set to seek people’s views. The council aims to create a framework, which will help shape development in this part of the city in the future, such as good quality public spaces, strengthened links and connectivity […]

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