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Giant wall and roof panels to be craned in to make greener homes 

Giant wall and roof panels to be craned in to make greener homes 

The first of the super energy efficient wall panels will be craned in and installed on council homes in Sneinton this week, as work continues to make them greener and more energy efficient. This work is part of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded Deep Retrofit Energy Model (DREeM) project. This project will make 138 […]

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Free solar energy for over 600 city homes

Free solar energy for over 600 city homes

Low-income homeowners and private renters in Nottingham can apply to the City Council to have solar panels fitted to their properties free of charge, in a bid to reduce energy bills and reduce carbon emissions. Nottingham City Council has secured £4,367,540 from the Government’s Green Homes Grant to fit solar panels to around 655 properties […]

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National campaign highlights the dangers of high-powered magnets

National campaign highlights the dangers of high-powered magnets

A warning has gone out to parents in Nottingham about the dangers of small magnets found in their children’s toys. It has come from Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards team and is part of a national safety campaign running from today (Monday) until 9 October. This is being run in partnership with the Office for […]

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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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