First council-owned energy supply company launched in Nottingham

First council-owned energy supply company launched in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council has today (Monday 7 September 2015) launched Robin Hood Energy, the first local authority-owned not-for-profit energy supply company since nationalisation of Great Britain’s electricity supply industry in 1948. The ground-breaking move is driven by the council’s commitment to provide affordable energy to customers and to help tackle fuel poverty. As a fully […]

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Nottingham’s retail scene is thriving, say local experts

Nottingham’s retail scene is thriving, say local experts

Nottingham’s retail scene is thriving, according to local experts – with falling vacancy rates and developments underway pointing towards a bright future. With redevelopments of intu’s Victoria and Broadmarsh shopping centres underway and planned, the launch of city centre wi-fi, new transport links including new NET lines and a thriving independent retail scene, Nottingham city […]

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Nottingham businesses can still benefit from high-speed broadband deal

Nottingham businesses can still benefit from high-speed broadband deal

Nottingham City Council is urging more local businesses to act fast to benefit from cheaper high-speed broadband. Since April this year, over 260 businesses in Nottingham have signed up for the Government-funded Connection Voucher scheme which provides vouchers valued up to £3,000 to cover the cost of upgrading to high speed broadband. The Government is […]

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You devolve and we’ll deliver – Minister gets the message from Derbyshire and Notts Council Leaders

You devolve and we’ll deliver – Minister gets the message from Derbyshire and Notts Council Leaders

Senior Government officials were told that Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire are ready, willing and able to deliver on devolution during a high-profile visit to the area today. Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Lord Heseltine was in the area to meet with the 19 Leaders of City, County, District and Borough […]

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Builders open the batting at cricket community project

Builders open the batting at cricket community project

Groundwork has started at the Meadows Recreation Ground in Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment – the site of a new cricket pavilion benefiting local communities. The project will see the development of a brand new dedicated cricket clubhouse on the recreation ground – and is being delivered by nearly 50 local partners who are giving time, services […]

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New Chair Appointed at One Nottingham

New Chair Appointed at One Nottingham

At the latest One Nottingham meeting Jane Todd was appointed as the new chair of the One Nottingham Board. Jane will take over the role from Councillor David Mellen, who has held the position for almost five years Jane is a former Chief Executive of Nottingham City Council, until her retirement due to ill health […]

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