City Council poised to take action on Island Site

City Council poised to take action on Island Site

Nottingham City Council is poised to take action over a key development site in the city which its owner has failed to develop for years. The council has drawn up a masterplan for the Island Site and is talking to potential developers as part of a soft market testing exercise to consider how the plan […]

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Junction improvements mean temporary road closure

Junction improvements mean temporary road closure

The Trent Street / Station Street junction will close to traffic for eight weeks as part of the final phase of improvements for people using Nottingham Station and other pedestrians. Improvement works to create a more welcoming environment on Station Street for people arriving in Nottingham by train have been ongoing since last September and […]

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Prolific city centre beggar receives a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order

Prolific city centre beggar receives a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order

A prolific city beggar has received a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO), which prohibits him from begging in Nottingham city centre. Martyn Marshall, aged 34, of Osman Close, The Meadows, was sentenced on 16 May in his absence and was found guilty of further begging incidents committed during February 2016 and was issued with a […]

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Alfreton Road grant scheme launched for improvements 

Alfreton Road grant scheme launched for improvements 

Business owners and managers on Alfreton Road are being invited to a drop-in session on Thursday 19 May to discuss a new £50,000 grant scheme to improve the look of the street. The City Council is launching a new grants scheme for businesses to improve the appearance of their properties on Alfreton Road. The council […]

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Scrapping city police decision ‘arrogant and ill-advised’ – Leader

Scrapping city police decision ‘arrogant and ill-advised’ – Leader

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has condemned Nottinghamshire Police’s decision to scrap its city division as arrogant and ill-advised. Nottinghamshire Police had proposed the City Division would cease to exist and the most senior officer in the city would be at the rank of Superintendent. City Council Leader Councillor Jon Collins had raised concerns […]

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New powers agreed to tackle nuisance dogs

New powers agreed to tackle nuisance dogs

Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board has approved new city-wide Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO) for Dogs, giving council officers extra powers to tackle the owners of nuisance dogs. Most dog owners behave responsibly when they have their dog in public spaces. However, a small minority do not. The PSPOs reflect the behaviours that most responsible […]

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