Archive by category Featured

More than 17,000 Nottingham children offered free summer clubs

More than 17,000 Nottingham children offered free summer clubs

Thousands of Nottingham children are set to benefit from free holiday clubs again this Summer. Nottingham City Council has secured £1.8m from the Government’s Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme. This funding will be used to provide clubs for the 17,800 city pupils who are eligible for free school meals (FSM). At the holiday clubs, […]

Read More

Active Nottingham Physical Activity Hero wins big at the 2022 ukactive Awards

Active Nottingham Physical Activity Hero wins big at the 2022 ukactive Awards

Image credit: ukactive. ukactive presented awards across 24 categories Active Nottingham, part of Nottingham City Council, brought home two impressive wins last night after entering the ukactive Awards 2022 for the first time. Charmaine Daley scooped the award for Physical Activity Hero and the This Girl Can Nottingham project received a ‘Highly Commended’ accolade for […]

Read More

Work on electric taxi wireless charging gets underway in a UK first for Nottingham

Work on electric taxi wireless charging gets underway in a UK first for Nottingham

Work is underway in Nottingham on a trailblazing scheme to allow electric taxis to charge up wirelessly while they wait for passengers. The City Council secured £930,000 from the Government’s Office for Zero Emission Vehicles through Innovate UK for the Wireless Charging for Electric Taxis (WiCET) project. This is a UK first involving both London […]

Read More

Nottingham schools set for improvements after £2.6m grant award

Nottingham schools set for improvements after £2.6m grant award

More than £2.6m will be spent improving the condition of school buildings across Nottingham. Five projects have already been identified by Nottingham City Council to receive a share of the £2,679,416 Capital Maintenance Grant for 2022/23, which is issued by the Government. These are: Walter Halls Primary, Mapperley: £450,000 (roofing works) Forest Fields Primary: £200,000 […]

Read More

City residents invited to Nottingham Castle Queen’s Baton Relay event

City residents invited to Nottingham Castle Queen’s Baton Relay event

The Queen’s Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games (Birmingham 2022) will arrive in the city on Sunday 10 July. This is the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay – a journey which brings together and celebrates communities across the Commonwealth during the build-up to the Games which commence on Thursday 28 July. To celebrate the baton […]

Read More

City Council’s response to Government statement on proposed intervention

City Council’s response to Government statement on proposed intervention

Nottingham City Council has pledged that the major improvements it has been making to financial governance and management will continue in light of the Government’s announcement that it is minded to appoint Commissioners to take over some decision making functions to ensure compliance with the council’s best value duty. These include strategic financial management, governance […]

Read More

Skateboarding space to form part of Broad Marsh redevelopment

Skateboarding space to form part of Broad Marsh redevelopment

Plans have been unveiled to create a skateboarding area as part of the huge changes under way to reimagine the Broad Marsh area. The project, announced in the week of International Go Skateboarding Day (Tuesday 21), is a collaboration between Nottingham City Council, Skate Nottingham and Skateboard GB. It is planned for Sussex Street and […]

Read More

Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens restoration well underway

Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens restoration well underway

The £1.7million restoration of Victoria Embankment’s Memorial Gardens is now well underway, returning the park to its former glory. The refurbishment of the gardens is going ahead thanks to £1.1million from the National Lottery Heritage Fund along with match funding from The Transforming Cities Fund, The War Memorials Trust and Nottingham City Council. Work will […]

Read More