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Urgent call for Prime Minister to retain ‘lifeline’ benefit payment

Urgent call for Prime Minister to retain ‘lifeline’ benefit payment

Cross-party politicians have joined forces to call on the Government to rethink its decision to scrap the weekly £20 Universal Credit uplift. Councillor Sam Webster, Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources at Nottingham City Council, and Councillor Kevin Clarke, opposition Leader of the Nottingham Independents, have written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson. In a jointly-signed […]

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Meet the officer taking on burglars in Nottingham

Meet the officer taking on burglars in Nottingham

Residents in parts of Nottingham are getting their own dedicated Burglary Reduction Officer. Julian Best will work with the local community undertaking risk assessments of properties at risk of burglary, organising improvements to security, which could include new door locks, Ring doorbells, window alarms, security lighting and/or CCTV. His role is possible thanks to the […]

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Opening new walkway signals next phase of progress at Broad Marsh

Opening new walkway signals next phase of progress at Broad Marsh

A new walkway through the former Broad Marsh shopping centre has opened keeping an important pedestrian link open between the city centre and Nottingham Station – and allowing the first stage of demolition of part of the shopping centre to get fully underway. The new walkway, which replaces the existing one, has been moved to […]

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Announcing the First Exclusive T. rex Prehistoric Secret Science Show in Nottingham

Announcing the First Exclusive T. rex Prehistoric Secret Science Show in Nottingham

Organisers of the Titus: T. rex is King exhibition have now launched an exclusive series of three symposiums to complement their exhibition and to offer access to a unique panel of experts assembled just for the event. The first of the three events, the ‘Prehistoric Secret Science Show’, will be held on Saturday 25th September at Wollaton Hall in Nottingham, for European Researchers’ […]

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National triple whammy impacts Nottingham waste services

National triple whammy impacts Nottingham waste services

Nottingham residents are being urged to remain patient and do what they can to help bin crews who like others across the country have been impacted by a combination of Covid and driver shortages. Nottingham’s thinly stretched crews are prioritising general household and recycled waste – meaning that garden waste and bulky waste are not […]

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Nottingham Tennis Centre plans for the future

Nottingham Tennis Centre plans for the future

Nottingham City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) are in discussions over the future of the Nottingham Tennis Centre. Under the plans that are being put out for public consultation in August, the LTA would take over the lease in order to secure its future, protect it as a key grass-court tournament venue and […]

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Goose Fair 2021 cancelled due to Covid concerns

Goose Fair 2021 cancelled due to Covid concerns

The decision has been taken to cancel this year’s Goose Fair due to ongoing concerns and uncertainty around Covid. Nottingham City Council, which owns the Forest Recreation Ground – currently the site of a vaccination centre – and where the fair takes place every October, has reluctantly come to its decision in consultation with the […]

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