Archive by category Clean and Green

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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Spring is here – and so is your garden waste collection!

Spring is here – and so is your garden waste collection!

Get mowing that lawn and pruning the plants – garden waste collections will soon start up again for Nottingham residents! For citizens living in the city that receive garden waste collections, their first collection of the year will take place on their first normal recycling day in April. Dave Halstead, Head of Neighbourhood Operations at […]

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More homes benefit from District Heating

More homes benefit from District Heating

Nottingham City Council is working with Nottingham City Homes to connect three tower blocks to the District Heating scheme. 270 households in Bentinck Court, Manvers Court and Kingston Court Flats in Sneinton will be connected over the coming months as part of a wider range of energy saving improvements to the buildings The households are […]

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Tackling issues that matter in Radford!

Tackling issues that matter in Radford!

Radford is getting set for a Week of Action which will focus on issues raised by local residents in the area. From Monday 23 March until Friday 27 March, there will be a multi-agency approach tackling important issues that local residents have said need addressing in the area. Throughout the week agencies will be working […]

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Supporting residents to Keep it Clean in Forest Fields!

Supporting residents to Keep it Clean in Forest Fields!

A recycling and environmental campaign is taking place in Forest Fields next week to encourage residents to make small changes to help keep the area clean. Officers from Nottingham City Council will be targeting streets that have a high level of contaminated recycling bins and bins on streets. Officers from Waste Management will be door […]

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Warmer benefits all round

Warmer benefits all round

There’s warming news for tenants as work begins on three of Nottingham’s large tower blocks to help make the flats more energy efficient, easier to heat and warmer for residents. Part of the Greener HousiNG initiative led by Nottingham City Council in partnership with Nottingham City Homes, it aims to reduce energy use and to […]

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