Archive by category Clean and Green

National praise for Nottingham City Council services and projects

National praise for Nottingham City Council services and projects

Nottingham City Council has been honoured with 3 prestigious national awards for its innovative work to drive up standards. Frontline services, business support and a campaign to improve school attendance were all praised at the MJ Local Government Achievement Awards ceremony in London on Thursday 18 June. The awards were for: Best Council Service Team […]

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New units are the Boss!

New units are the Boss!

New litter barrows called ‘StreetBoss’ will soon be helping to keep Nottingham clean and help maintain its status as Britain’s Cleanest City. ‘StreetBoss’ is a new multi-functional sustainable litter collection unit which encompasses a range of practical solutions for daily cleansing tasks; including litter picking, sweeping, bio hazard collection, detritus and dog fouling removal. Manufactured […]

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Hedge cutting service gearing up

Hedge cutting service gearing up

Nottingham City Council is busy working across neighbourhoods on the first hedge cut of the season for Nottingham City Homes tenants on the garden assistance scheme. Colleagues and apprentices from Nottingham City Council’s Neighbourhood Services will be working to maintain approximately 2047 hedges over an eight week period. The second cut is due to take […]

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Topiary sweepers for a clean green city

Topiary sweepers for a clean green city

Giant topiary-like sculptures are being installed in the Old Market Square this summer – an eye-catching artwork to celebrate Nottingham’s clean, green credentials and to encourage shoppers to help keep it that way. The sculptures, made by Notts company Shipshape Arts, have been commissioned by Nottingham City Council and the Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID), […]

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Smokers reminded to stub it out and bin it!

Smokers reminded to stub it out and bin it!

Three new cigarette bins have been installed close to the site of Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre to encourage smokers to dispose of their cigarette ends responsibly. There have been ongoing litter issues in the subway at the hospital site and, despite daily cleaning by Nottingham City Council’s Cleaning Teams in the area, local residents have […]

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Adding a splash of colour to our neighbourhoods!

Adding a splash of colour to our neighbourhoods!

Nottingham City Council is working with Nottingham City Homes to brighten up Independent Living Schemes across the city. A number of landscape improvements will be made to six schemes across the city as part of the Greener Designs Project. Designs for the areas have been decided through consultation with residents living in the schemes, and […]

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