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City welcomes appointment to unlock £22m investment on Nottingham Enterprise Zone

City welcomes appointment to unlock £22m investment on Nottingham Enterprise Zone

Nottingham City Council today welcomes the news that work on a key part of the Nottingham Enterprise Zone has moved a step closer with the appointment of civil engineering company C A Blackwell to carry out public access works on the Walgreens Boots Alliance site at Beeston. The site represents a large-scale opportunity for Nottingham […]

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Vital Midland Mainline needs electrifying sooner rather than later

Vital Midland Mainline needs electrifying sooner rather than later

Nottingham City Council is calling on the Government not to delay the decision on the electrification of the Midland Mainline. Speaking at the end of a two-hour train journey from the UK’s capital to Nottingham Station today (Friday 26th June 2015), Councillor Nick McDonald, Portfolio Holder for Jobs, Growth and Transport, said: “It is disappointing that the Government has made the announcement to delay the decision to electrify the Midland Mainline. It took me two […]

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Minister marks success of returning tram conference

Minister marks success of returning tram conference

Nottingham’s hosting of the tenth annual UK Light Rail Conference has been declared a resounding success after attracting record numbers of delegates and exhibitors as the event returned to the Nottingham Conference Centre for the second year in succession. The conference, held on Wednesday and Thursday (June 17-18), attracted nearly 300 delegates, exhibitors and speakers […]

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AFFARI DESIGNER RECOGNISED BY THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER AS A BEING A STAR ON THE RISE!

AFFARI DESIGNER RECOGNISED BY THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER AS A BEING A STAR ON THE RISE!

Yesterday it was announced that Korie Cull, Senior Designer at Nottingham-based digital design agency Affari Media has been named The Guardian’s ‘Rising Star 2015’ for his outstanding work – after being one of the first people placed through the Nottingham Jobs Fund when it started. The company have used the Nottingham Jobs service to recruit […]

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Paul Southby appointed as Chair for new Place Marketing Organisation

Paul Southby appointed as Chair for new Place Marketing Organisation

Paul Southby has been appointed Chairman of the board of Marketing Nottingham & Nottinghamshire, the new Place Marketing Organisation (PMO) created to promote inward investment, tourism and business events in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, effective immediately.  The new PMO will combine Experience Nottinghamshire, Invest in Nottingham and Nottingham Means Business into one company, with the objective […]

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