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What’s it worth to you? New city initiative to support parks and open spaces

What’s it worth to you? New city initiative to support parks and open spaces

A new initiative starts this week, with the aim of getting people more involved with their local park. It is widely recognised that parks and open spaces have helped us during lockdown. During the period 1–31 May, 60% of adults in England said that they had spent time outside in green and natural spaces in […]

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Cashless and effortless contactless payments launch on Nottingham City Transport buses

Cashless and effortless contactless payments launch on Nottingham City Transport buses

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) buses are now accepting adult pay as you go contactless payments following an official launch by NCT, Nottingham City Council and system provider INIT. The Nottingham Contactless project has been supported by Nottingham City Council, which secured £2.4m funding from the Department for Transport’s (DfT) National Productivity Investment Fund to develop […]

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Goosey flies the nest for five-day trip to Old Market Square

Goosey flies the nest for five-day trip to Old Market Square

Goosey the Goose Fair goose has flown into Old Market Square – and is urging people to come along to say hello! The eight-foot figure is the emblem of Nottingham’s famous annual event, which had to be cancelled last month because of Covid-related social-distancing restrictions. She usually announces that Nottingham’s longest-running and most popular event […]

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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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