Section of Carrington Street to close as substation works take place

Section of Carrington Street to close as substation works take place

The section of Carrington Street between Canal Street and Collin Street will close on Wednesday 24 May for approximately two weeks as works take place by Western Power to remove and relocate an electrical substation. The removal of the substation requires a deep excavation in the pavement and roadspace is needed to safely and completely […]

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Helping to make sure the going is good for racecourse events

Helping to make sure the going is good for racecourse events

Roadworks currently taking place near Nottingham Racecourse will be suspended to ease traffic flow for events taking place this weekend. Road improvements are currently underway along the A612 Daleside Road / Colwick Loop Road, with traffic management arrangements in place. But the City Council is ensuring no work will take place on Friday from 3.30pm […]

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New Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Nottingham inaugurated into office

New Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Nottingham inaugurated into office

Nottingham’s two civic dignitaries for the next 12 months have been inaugurated into office. The new Lord Mayor of Nottingham, Councillor Mike Edwards, and the new Sheriff of Nottingham, Councillor Glynn Jenkins, were elected at Nottingham City Council’s annual meeting on May 8.  They have replaced Councillor Mohammed Saghir and Councillor Jackie Morris in their respective posts. Born near Shrewsbury, Councillor […]

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Three year ban for persistent beggar

Three year ban for persistent beggar

A persistent beggar has been banned from begging anywhere in Nottingham for the next three years following numerous complaints about his abusive and threatening behaviour. Nathan Jackson, aged 27, of no fixed abode, has been a regular sight on the streets of the city centre since 2015, approaching passers-by for cash. These incidents have happened […]

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Big bill for phone repair shop’s illegal waste disposal

Big bill for phone repair shop’s illegal waste disposal

A phone repair shop boss has been fined over £1,300 after admitting his firm failed to make proper arrangements to dispose of commercial waste that was found dumped on an allotment. Community Protection Officers found fly-tipped items on land in Bobbersmill which included marked packaging, flyers, mail and customer till receipts that could be traced […]

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Landlord’s flat clearance for prospective tenants results in £2,200 fine

Landlord’s flat clearance for prospective tenants results in £2,200 fine

Blocking a pavement with dumped household items including a sofa, mattresses and rugs before showing prospective tenants around a flat has resulted in a fine of over £2,200 for a Nottingham landlord. Mr Afzal Azad, of Bakersfield  pleaded guilty at Nottingham Magistrates court on Wednesday 26 April to one offence of fly-tipping in August last […]

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City Council continues support for Armed Forces Day

City Council continues support for Armed Forces Day

Nottingham City Council remains committed to celebrating Armed Forces Day and will support events on Saturday 24 June this year with free venues and funding. In previous years the council has organised and funded the event on behalf of veteran groups – now it is inviting groups to organise events and use council venues such […]

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