Archive by category Clean and Green

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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Wollaton Hall leading the way for greener heritage buildings

Wollaton Hall leading the way for greener heritage buildings

Historic Wollaton Hall is set to save over £5,000 a year by switching to state-of-the-art LED lighting. Better known for their commitment to preserving the past, the staff at the Hall have worked with the City Council’s energy team to utilise the latest lighting technology to save money on electricity and cut carbon emissions. With […]

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Growing Nottingham’s Energy Sector  

Growing Nottingham’s Energy Sector   

Nottingham City Council’s domestic solar panel programme has teamed up with local companies Robin Hood Energy and EkkoSense to further develop the energy sector in Nottingham. The Council has an extensive solar panel programme across its council houses which are manged by Nottingham City Homes and the city has one the highest take ups of […]

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Nottingham City Council awards £26,000 in community grants for green initiatives

Nottingham City Council awards £26,000 in community grants for green initiatives

A dozen community groups with great green ideas are benefiting from a share of £26,000 of grant money handed out by Nottingham City Council. The Greener Nottingham Community Grant is designed for community, voluntary and not-for-profit organisations to encourage communities to live more sustainably.  Grants have been awarded to projects that will bring communities together […]

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Nottingham comes together in mass litter picks!

Nottingham comes together in mass litter picks!

Nottingham City Council is hosting a series of mass litter picks as part of its support for the country’s biggest – ever community clean up. The national Clean for The Queen campaign aims to give the country a tidy-up ahead of The Queen’s 90th birthday in April. Supported by anti-litter charity Keep Britain Tidy, the […]

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Sneinton to pave the way for a sustainable energy future for Nottingham

Sneinton to pave the way for a sustainable energy future for Nottingham

Sneinton has been identified as one of three demonstration areas for a European wide Smart Cities project called REMOURBAN.  The project is developing a model to show how sustainability can be integrated into the regeneration of our towns and cities. A number of organisations across the city are working together to deliver this project which […]

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Exciting new waste exhibition launches in Nottingham

Exciting new waste exhibition launches in Nottingham

An exciting new exhibition has launched in Nottingham which celebrates creative upcycling. ‘Trash to Treasure’ is a series of innovative exhibitions featuring artwork and everyday objects which have all been created from waste. It is the brainchild of knowtrash – who have a unique collection of more than 4,000 contemporary upcycled artefacts from more than 30 […]

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Council and Nottingham City Homes calling on Government to see ‘estate’ regeneration already taking place in Nottingham

Council and Nottingham City Homes calling on Government to see ‘estate’ regeneration already taking place in Nottingham

In response to the Prime Minister’s announcement of a regeneration programme focusing on 100 areas in the UK, Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes (NCH) are calling on the Government to come and see the estates they are transforming across the city. The Building a Better Nottingham council housing programme, which is the largest […]

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Recycle your real Christmas tree!

Recycle your real Christmas tree!

Nottingham City Council is once again offering residents a free real Christmas tree collection service. The free service will collect and recycle real Christmas trees from Monday January 4 until Friday 15 January 2016 only. The real tree will be shredded either on site or back at Eastcroft or Woolsthorpe Depot. The chippings get redistributed […]

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