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Protecting the history of 160-year-old homes in Nottingham

Protecting the history of 160-year-old homes in Nottingham

Eighty-Three Grade II listed homes in Nottingham are the focus of a new heritage project – looking at the history of the buildings and the people who lived there. The Promenade Heritage Project, which is run by Nottingham City Homes (NCH), local historians Laura Summers and Chris Matthews, and supported by the National Lottery Heritage […]

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Drive to help Nottingham’s past play a part in its future

Drive to help Nottingham’s past play a part in its future

Some of Nottingham’s most important old buildings and sites have been saved from falling into disrepair, disuse or dereliction, thanks to a heritage drive which started six years ago. Since its launch by Nottingham City Council and leading public and private sector partners in 2015, the Nottingham Heritage Strategy has seen heritage placed at the […]

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Thousands of supermarket vouchers up for grabs

Thousands of supermarket vouchers up for grabs

Thousands of vouchers for £50 of supermarket shopping are being made available to more Nottingham residents who are struggling during the pandemic. Issued on a first-come, first-served basis, the vouchers are now available to any city residents who receive council tax support, after the criteria for who is eligible was relaxed. They must apply over […]

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Shops ready to reopen doors – but message remains to stay safe

Shops ready to reopen doors – but message remains to stay safe

Shoppers in Nottingham are being urged to support local businesses as they reopen next week – but to make sure they keep themselves and others safe. As part of the Government’s next stage of the roadmap out of national Covid restrictions, non-essential shops, hairdressers, barbers, beauticians and outdoor hospitality venues can open again from Monday. […]

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Big ideas for the Broadmarsh Centre site following Big Conversation

Big ideas for the Broadmarsh Centre site following Big Conversation

The Broadmarsh Big Conversation really was big – the largest City Council consultation response ever. Held over the autumn through a website, app and in person at a pop-up shop on Lister Gate, it attracted over 3,000 individual responses and 11,000 comments from local residents, businesses and business groups, charities, campaign groups, schools, colleges and […]

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Twice-weekly rapid Covid tests to be offered to all adults with no symptoms

Twice-weekly rapid Covid tests to be offered to all adults with no symptoms

All adults in Nottingham, with no Covid symptoms, will now be able to access twice-weekly rapid tests from Friday (9 April).  The Government has announced this important step to encourage everyone to play their part in making sure the country can move forward safely to the next stage of the roadmap.   For those over 18 years old, two boxes of seven tests per person are […]

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Two parks regretfully closed following earlier problems

Two parks regretfully closed following earlier problems

The City Council has temporarily closed the Arboretum and Lenton recreation ground following issues earlier this week. The move has reluctantly been taken as the council seeks to deploy already stretched community protection officers and cleansing crews across the city. City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen, said: “We have taken steps to prevent a repeat […]

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Protect your loved ones – get a Covid test at the new testing centres in Bulwell, Strelley and Top Valley

Protect your loved ones – get a Covid test at the new testing centres in Bulwell, Strelley and Top Valley

Three new Asymptomatic Testing Centres, for people who are not displaying Covid-19 symptoms, will open in Bulwell, Strelley and Top Valley. The three new testing centres will open in the car parks at the following sites: Buzz Bingo on Gala Way, Top Valley – opens on Wednesday 31 March (mobile unit) Strelley Social Club, Strelley […]

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