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Over 2,000 calls for help from renters in Nottingham

Over 2,000 calls for help from renters in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council dealt with 2,103 requests for help from people living in private rented housing in the last year – many about serious housing condition issues. Following the council’s intervention, improvements were carried out at 221 properties, over 3,033 letters and legal notices have been sent to landlords and 61 Formal Written Warnings were […]

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New Sheriff of Nottingham and Lord Mayor revealed at Full Council

New Sheriff of Nottingham and Lord Mayor revealed at Full Council

The new Lord Mayor of Nottingham and Sheriff of Nottingham were formally announced this afternoon. During a meeting of Full Council, Councillor Dave Trimble was named as the Lord Mayor for 2021/22 and Councillor Merlita Bryan the new Sheriff. They have replaced councillors Rosemary Healy and Patience Ifediora in their respective posts. Councillor Trimble has served […]

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Nottingham Castle reopening heralds economic boost for the city

Nottingham Castle reopening heralds economic boost for the city

The widely-anticipated reopening of Nottingham Castle is to take place on June 21st, following £30m of development aimed at attracting more visitors to Nottingham and boosting the local economy. The exciting moment when the first visitors pass through the gates in two months’ time will bring to fruition an ambitious project that has been years […]

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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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