How Nottingham is building homes to meet the needs of a diverse and growing city

How Nottingham is building homes to meet the needs of a diverse and growing city

Nottingham has a variety of different housing needs and as a landlord, housing provider and planning authority, the City Council has a significant role to play. From council and affordable housing, to private residential developments to buy or rent, and eco-friendly and sustainable housing, hundreds of new homes are being built all over the city […]

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Accolade confirms Council’s ongoing commitment to Armed Forces

Accolade confirms Council’s ongoing commitment to Armed Forces

Nottingham City Council has today been handed a major award by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for continued support of the Armed Forces. The authority has been presented with a Silver Award in the 2021 MOD Employer Recognition Scheme. This bestows Bronze, Silver and Gold accreditations on those employers who support the wider Forces community […]

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£15m earmarked to transform City Council over next three years

£15m earmarked to transform City Council over next three years

Nottingham City Council is preparing to invest up to £15m over the next three years to carry out fundamental changes to the way it operates. The move follows the council’s production of a Recovery & Improvement Plan to respond to the recommendations set out in a Government report which looked at issues with the authority’s […]

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Nottingham Beach cancelled this year due to Covid concerns

Nottingham Beach cancelled this year due to Covid concerns

Nottingham Beach will not be going ahead this year as a result of the ongoing Covid pandemic, Nottingham City Council and Mellors Group have announced. The Beach event takes place every summer in the Old Market Square and would normally have opened next week to coincide with the start of the school holidays.   Councillor […]

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Allowance proposed for councillors who become parents

Allowance proposed for councillors who become parents

Nottingham City Council is set to introduce maternity and paternity allowances for its councillors, after it became the first council in the country with a majority of female councillors. The move aims to reflect a younger and more diverse intake of councillors at the last elections and to make public office more of an option […]

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City Council sets out refreshed vision

City Council sets out refreshed vision

Nottingham City Council has produced a refreshed Council Plan to set out its renewed priorities and direction for the next two years. The council has taken stock in light of the Covid pandemic and a non-statutory review of its financial and governance arrangements on behalf of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, to […]

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New faces on City Council’s top team

New faces on City Council’s top team

Two new senior leaders are joining Nottingham City Council’s top team to help guide the authority forward. Frank Jordan and Sajeeda Rose will take up their respective posts of Corporate Director for Resident Services and Corporate Director for Growth and City Development from early September. The appointments come as the council implements a recovery and […]

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Exciting city changes this summer and beyond

Exciting city changes this summer and beyond

This summer will see the skyline of Nottingham change further, as a series of significant developments take shape or are completed. Despite the pandemic, construction has continued at a number of key sites across Nottingham, especially around the Southside regeneration area: The jewel in the crown is Nottingham Castle – due to reopen on June […]

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Council hands over operation of its “shining jewel” as Nottingham Castle prepares to reopen

Council hands over operation of its “shining jewel” as Nottingham Castle prepares to reopen

The operation of Nottingham Castle was formally handed over to Nottingham Castle Trust today (Tuesday 1st June), after three years of construction and renovation works led by Nottingham City Council. To mark the occasion, later in the day the stunning new lighting of the Ducal Palace will be switched on at 9pm to shine out […]

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