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City Council and local volunteers join forces for herbicide-free streets

City Council and local  volunteers join forces for herbicide-free streets

Nottingham City Council is working with over 100 community wild.NG volunteers to pilot a pioneering herbicide-free approach to managing city streets with the help of local residents In what’s thought to be the first scheme of its kind, wild.NGis taking the lead on managing plant growth on some residential streets without spraying herbicides and to […]

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Council leader wishes Forest good luck ahead of Premier League opener

Council leader wishes Forest good luck ahead of Premier League opener

City Council Leader David Mellen has today passed on his best wishes to Nottingham Forest as they prepare to play their first Premier League match in more than 20 years. The Reds kick off their historic 2022/23 season at Newcastle United tomorrow afternoon (Saturday) after securing promotion in a dramatic play-off final at Wembley in […]

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City Council bids for £57m from the Levelling Up Fund to unlock Nottingham’s potential

City Council bids for £57m from the Levelling Up Fund to unlock Nottingham’s potential

Nottingham City Council is submitting bids totalling £57m to the Government’s Levelling Up Fund to unlock Nottingham’s potential by bringing about massive changes to the city’s Broad Marsh area, Bulwell town centre and the Island Quarter. The 20-acre Broad Marsh site is one of the most significant City Centre development sites in the UK, with […]

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Get set for a massive festival weekend

Get set for a massive festival weekend

Full band line-up and set times just announced With over 250,000 visitors expected at the Riverside Festival, back after two years, details of the free music programme have just been announced. Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment will host the free festival from Friday 5 to Sunday 7 August. Music is as ever a big part of the […]

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These girls certainly can: Nottingham celebrates women’s successes in sport

These girls certainly can: Nottingham celebrates women’s successes in sport

Pictured: Mary Earps (England vs Austria). Image credit: Franck Fife/AFP via Getty Images Nottingham City Council has shown its support for the England Lionesses with the country’s largest flag on the Council House, and sends them congratulations on their historic win against Germany yesterday. The England team’s incredible 2-1 victory against the eight-time European Champions […]

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60ft St George flag unfurled on Council House to cheer on Lionesses

60ft St George flag unfurled on Council House to cheer on Lionesses

Nottingham City Council has installed a giant St George’s flag on the Council House as the country gets behind the England women’s football team in their first Euro 2022 final this weekend. With excitement building for the match against Germany at Wembley on Sunday, the city is showing its support for the Lionesses by putting […]

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Keeping the kids entertained and the cost down

Keeping the kids entertained and the cost down

As the summer school holidays kick off this week, we know that many people are struggling due to the cost of living crisis. Here’s a reminder of some of the things here to help you this summer – • The Beach is now open! Until – 4 September with FREE entry and fun new attractions […]

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Nottingham recognised as having some of the best parks in the UK

Nottingham recognised as having some of the best parks in the UK

In a record-breaking year, Nottingham is again raising its prestigious Green Flag Awards. Today, Nottingham is celebrating its Green Flag Awards success, with a total of 71 flags – the most for any council outside of London. The award is the international quality mark for parks and green spaces. After two years that have seen […]

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