Fake tobacco worth £80,500 for sale in two Nottingham shops

Fake tobacco worth £80,500 for sale in two Nottingham shops

Two Nottingham shopkeepers have admitted having £80,505 worth of counterfeit and illicit tobacco for sale in their premises. Adnan Mohamed (29) of Dryden Street, Nottingham, who runs the Biedronka shop on Berridge Road, and Bahman Karimi,(25), of Norton Street, Nottingham, who runs Alma on Radford Road, both pleaded guilty to possessing and offering for sale […]

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New parking restrictions open up Victoria Embankment

New parking restrictions open up Victoria Embankment

New parking restrictions are being introduced along Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment to help more people use the park and riverside walks. Day-long commuter parking along the Embankment has become an increasing problem, leaving people visiting the area for recreation with fewer parking options. It is also hoped that the new parking restrictions will help reduce some […]

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Crime more than halved so why scrap city division – poster campaign     

Crime more than halved so why scrap city division – poster campaign     

Nottingham City Council has launched the next phase of its campaign to urge a re-think over Nottinghamshire Police’s decision to scrap the city division and leave the city without a top cop. Posters around the city ask why Nottingham’s city division was abolished when crime has more than halved under the city division model, when […]

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Midlands Engine revs up to bring more jobs and growth to the region

Midlands Engine revs up to bring more jobs and growth to the region

A new Midlands investment hub, overseas trade missions and extra government funding will see the Midlands Engine firing on all cylinders. Addressing business leaders and decision makers at the Midlands Engine Summit today (Monday 4 July), Business Minister Anna Soubry will announce further support to boost growth in the region and help the Midlands Engine […]

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Government refuses to answer key questions about £300m of council grant funding’

Government refuses to answer key questions about £300m of council grant funding’

Nottingham City Council’s deputy leader wants to know what the Government has to hide after it refused to answer questions about how £300m of grant was allocated to councils. After submitting Freedom of Information requests, Councillor Graham Chapman was told by the DCLG that ‘£300m of expenditure does not justify the public interest served by […]

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Nottingham EU Referendum results

Nottingham EU Referendum results

Nottingham voters mirrored the national results in the EU Referendum and voted to leave the European Union yesterday. Results for Nottingham were: Leave – 61,343 (50.8%); Remain – 59,318 (49.1%). The national figures were 51.9% for Leave and 48.1% for Remain. Turnout in Nottingham was 61.82%. Deputy Leader of Nottingham City Council, Councillor Graham Chapman, said: […]

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Second taxi rank for station passengers

Second taxi rank for station passengers

A second taxi rank for Nottingham Station passengers is to be introduced from next Monday. Nottingham City Council has been in ongoing discussions with East Midlands Trains and the Nottingham Taxi Drivers Association about how best to meet the needs of people looking for a taxi near the station following the pedestrianisation of Station Street. […]

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Conference hears how Midlands Connect can unlock growth and jobs

Conference hears how Midlands Connect can unlock growth and jobs

Improving road and rail links across the Midlands could unlock more than £1 billion of extra economic growth a year and create 300,000 new jobs, delegates at a transport conference have heard. The Intermodal conference in Nottingham was told how the Midlands Connect project was developing a region-wide transport strategy to power the Midlands Engine, […]

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Death of Jo Cox MP marked

Death of Jo Cox MP marked

The death of Jo Cox MP is being marked in Nottingham today. Flags are being flown at half-mast on the Council House and at Nottingham Castle, and a book of condolence has been opened at the Council House. City Council Leader Councillor Jon Collins said: ““The whole country is shocked by the killing of Jo Cox […]

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