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Public urged to ask questions about tackling rogue traders

Public urged to ask questions about tackling rogue traders

Two virtual question-and-answer sessions will take place this week to raise awareness of rogue traders and scams. The digital events will be held on Twitter and have been arranged by Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards team as part of a Rogue Trader Week. The first, taking place tomorrow (Tuesday), will be aimed at consumers who […]

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Work set to begin on The Island Quarter, Nottingham’s biggest regeneration scheme for decades

Work set to begin on The Island Quarter, Nottingham’s biggest regeneration scheme for decades

Nottingham’s biggest regeneration scheme for decades will begin in earnest in the coming weeks following the granting of planning approval for the first phase of The Island Quarter. The plans for Canal Turn received planning consent from the City Council on 23 September with work scheduled to start on site in November. The approved phase […]

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Bonfire Night event is cancelled for 2020 following Covid restrictions

Bonfire Night event is cancelled for 2020 following Covid restrictions

Nottingham City Council has today announced the cancellation of its annual Bonfire Night and fireworks display. The popular annual event was due to be staged at its regular home of the Forest Recreation Ground on Thursday 5 November. It follows previous Covid-related event cancellations of Splendour, the Nottingham Beach, Riverside Festival, numerous community events and […]

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New Government Covid regulations come into force for businesses and venues

New Government Covid regulations come into force for businesses and venues

New Government regulations have come into force today to ensure businesses continue to be Covid compliant by following the Rule of Six and maintaining social distancing between customers. The new rules will mean certain businesses and organisations, including hospitality, leisure and tourism venues, close contact services, places of worship and local authority venues and facilities, […]

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Nottingham residents thanked for recycling efforts during pandemic

Nottingham residents thanked for recycling efforts during pandemic

Nottingham City Council says that national Recycle Week 2020 is another chance to work towards its ambitious carbon-neutral targets. Recycle Week runs from Monday (21 September) and aims to encourage more people to recycle and re-use the products they buy. The City Council has also thanked residents for continuing to recycle during lockdown and reiterated […]

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New Nottingham City Council Chief Executive starts work

New Nottingham City Council Chief Executive starts work

Nottingham City Council’s new Chief Executive has started work at the authority after being appointed to one of the city’s most important jobs back in May. Mel Barrett joins the council with a successful track record in managing large-scale customer-facing services and delivering substantial regeneration and development projects, most recently at Basingstoke and Deane Borough […]

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New festive lights spectacular set for Christmas at Wollaton

New festive lights spectacular set for Christmas at Wollaton

This festive season, Wollaton Hall & Deer Park will host its first magical Christmas lights trail, as the formal gardens are transformed for the first time ever into an enchanted light spectacle, Christmas at Wollaton Hall.  From 27 November, visitors will be able to enjoy a unique socially distanced outdoor light installation. Wollaton Hall & […]

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