£670,000 to fund countywide response to rough sleeping

£670,000 to fund countywide response to rough sleeping

Nottingham and surrounding districts are to benefit from £670,000 of funding to tackle rough sleeping more effectively. Nottingham City Council successfully bid for £185,000 of Government money each year for the next two years on behalf of the city and the district councils of Gedling, Mansfield, Ashfield, Newark and Sherwood and Bassetlaw as well as […]

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Have your say on £27m of City Council savings to meet Government cuts

Have your say on £27m of City Council savings to meet Government cuts

City residents have the chance to have their say on proposals to make £27m of savings following more Government cuts to the council’s budget. Feedback on the City Council’s 2017/18 budget proposals can be given through an online survey at https://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/yourcityyourservices or downloading a copy of the survey  from the page and emailing it to […]

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St Ann’s tenant evicted for anti-social behaviour

St Ann’s tenant evicted for anti-social behaviour

A tenant has been evicted from a property in St Ann’s following repeated incidents of noise nuisance, threats to residents, racial abuse and criminal damage over a prolonged period of time. In September 2013 the tenant gave an Undertaking to the County Court to behave after allegations had been made concerning noise nuisance and verbal […]

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Clifton bus link re-established on Summerwood Lane

Clifton bus link re-established on Summerwood Lane

Nottingham City Council has worked with Nottingham Community Transport to extend a bus service between Clifton and the city centre. After Nottingham City Transport withdrew its Navy 2 bus service from Summerwood Lane and made wider changes to the Clifton Bus network, the council and Nottingham Community Transport worked together to amend the existing L64 […]

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Council makes £27m more savings as Government leaves bill to local taxpayers

Council makes £27m more savings as Government leaves bill to local taxpayers

Nottingham City Council is preparing to set next year’s budget against a backdrop of £130m of cuts to its Government grant since 2010 and a national shift towards local taxpayers footing the bill for services. Shifting the burden to local taxpayers includes the Government’s proposed additional 3% social care precept as a way to address […]

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Driving up taxi standards in Nottingham

Driving up taxi standards in Nottingham

A new Driver Improvement Penalty Point Scheme is set to be introduced next April to drive up taxi standards in the Nottingham. The overall aim of the move is to improve driver behaviour, customer service and passenger safety. The scheme, given the go-ahead by the council’s Regulatory and Appeals Committee this week (Tuesday 29 November), […]

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Rogue odd-job man defrauds bedbound pensioner of thousands of pounds

Rogue odd-job man defrauds bedbound pensioner of thousands of pounds

A rogue odd-job man who conned an elderly, bed-ridden woman out of thousands of pounds has pleaded guilty to fraud following a Nottingham Trading Standards investigation. William Bower, aged 38, of Tolney Lane, Newark, weaselled his way into the life of the 76-year-old woman, who lives alone in Nottingham, falsely claiming that he had carried […]

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