Government overlooks Nottingham for funding support

Government overlooks Nottingham for funding support

The Government has found extra funding to help out councils in rural areas and councils in the south – but Nottingham and other places hit harder by Government cuts have been overlooked. Councils heard on Monday about the final financial settlement they are getting from the Government for 2016/17 – with Nottingham City Council’s main […]

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Chancellor’s nod could trigger Devolution revolution for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Chancellor’s nod could trigger Devolution revolution for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Only ‘the nod’ from Chancellor George Osborne now stands between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire securing the biggest handover of powers from Government in generations. New laws received Royal Assent yesterday (28 January 2016) which could release “game-changing” investment in infrastructure, job creation, transport and skills. The UK currently has one of the most centralised systems of […]

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Government proposals present threat to vulnerable

Government proposals present threat to vulnerable

Thousands of vulnerable people in Nottingham could be placed at risk of losing specialist accommodation as a result of Government proposals to reduce housing benefit. Older people, those with mental ill health or learning disabilities, young mothers, those fleeing domestic violence, vulnerable young people, BME groups and refugees who are living in specialist accommodation with […]

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Indian visit brings trade and jobs potential

Indian visit brings trade and jobs potential

Leaders from Nottingham have returned from India feeling positive that the visit will lead to investment and business in the city. A presentation to the Confederation of Indian Industry Global Summit for Small and Medium Enterprises in the country’s capital, Delhi, highlighted Nottingham’s strengths and potential as a centre for investment and trade and explored […]

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City Council recovers costs after drinks licence appeal is withdrawn

City Council recovers costs after drinks licence appeal is withdrawn

Nottingham City Council has recovered almost £11,000 costs after Sainsbury’s dropped an appeal over the refusal of a licence to sell alcohol. Sainsbury lodged an appeal to Nottingham Magistrates’ Court after the City Council’s Licensing Panel turned down the application for a licence to sell alcohol at a new Sainsbury’s Local supermarket planned for the former Habitat store on Long Row West. The planned supermarket was in […]

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Full steam ahead for Station Street improvements

Full steam ahead for Station Street improvements

A scheme to create a new public space outside Nottingham Station is progressing so well that the first half can be opened to the public before Christmas and the second stage of improvements can start in the New Year. Station Street in Nottingham city centre is currently being transformed from what was a traffic-choked side […]

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