Second successful prosecution of rogue landlord 

Second successful prosecution of rogue landlord 

A rogue landlord has been landed with a hefty legal bill for the second time in two years, following a successful prosecution by Nottingham City Council’s Safer Housing Team. Mr Zain Khan of Mayo Road, Nottingham, pleaded guilty at Nottingham Magistrates Court on September 28 to several offences relating a property on Mansfield Road and […]

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Council Leader calls for review of ASA decision on begging campaign

Council Leader calls for review of ASA decision on begging campaign

An Advertising Standards Authority decision that a poster campaign on the issue of begging breached its code has been criticised by the Leader of Nottingham City Council. The Council is considering making a formal request for the decision to be independently reviewed. Councillor Jon Collins said the ASA had “completely failed to understand the seriousness […]

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‘Bin it for Good’ charity project launched in Nottingham

‘Bin it for Good’ charity project launched in Nottingham

A new anti-litter project is to be launched in Nottingham which encourages cleaner streets and also benefits local charities and good causes. Nottingham City Council has joined forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy and The Wrigley Company in a bid to keep the areas around Bulwell Market Place cleaner. Nottingham City Council is taking […]

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Major independent living development proposed

Major independent living development proposed

Plans have been announced for a substantial upgrade of an independent living scheme in the north of the city – including 40 new flats and an improved community facility. The project will convert Woodthorpe and Winchester Courts, which support over-55s in Sherwood, into an Energy Efficient Extra Care Housing scheme. The two complexes will undergo […]

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Nottingham City Council wins national Council of the Year award for second time 

Nottingham City Council wins national Council of the Year award for second time 

Nottingham City Council has won Council of the Year at a national awards event. Nottingham is the first council to win the prestigious award twice after being named Council of the Year previously in 2012. The award, announced at the annual Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Awards last night, recognises leadership and innovation in […]

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Nottingham’s innovative WPL helps keep congestion at bay

Nottingham’s innovative WPL helps keep congestion at bay

Government figures show that traffic levels in Nottingham have fallen by almost 40 million car miles over the past 15 years, bucking the trend for most large English cities. The latest Department for Transport statistics reveal that the number of car miles in the city has fallen from 477,523,000 in 2000 to 439,761,000 last year. […]

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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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