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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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Nottingham’s renewed pledge to take local action against climate emergency

Nottingham’s renewed pledge to take local action against climate emergency

City Council Deputy Leader Cllr Sally Longford has today signed the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration, as Glasgow prepares to host the pivotal COP26 conference in the wake of a stark UN report on global warming. It comes over twenty years after Nottingham led the charge against climate change among local councils with its Nottingham […]

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Well-done banners lifted in Bulwell to mark Emily’s Olympic triumph

Well-done banners lifted in Bulwell to mark Emily’s Olympic triumph

A number of banners have gone up in Bulwell to congratulate returning Olympic hero Emily Campbell. The conquering 27-year-old became Britain’s first-ever female Olympic weightlifting medallist when she secured silver in the 87kg+ event at the Tokyo Games. Emily lifted 161kg – her biggest ever – to propel herself into second place behind China’s Li […]

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Council’s ‘well done’ to pupils for their hard work and resilience

Council’s ‘well done’ to pupils for their hard work and resilience

Councillor Eunice Campbell-Clark, Portfolio Holder for Schools at Nottingham City Council, said: “We have some fantastic young people in the city who have shown incredible mental strength and fortitude to study for their exams in these most difficult and unprecedented circumstances. “Years 10 and 11 represent a big step up for pupils as they begin […]

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£432k secured to make streets safer and cut crime in the city

£432k secured to make streets safer and cut crime in the city

A major safety overhaul is underway in Nottingham to crackdown on burglary thanks to a six-figure Home Office grant. Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Caroline Henry has secured £432k from the Government’s Safer Streets Fund to invest in safety improvements in the Arboretum and Lenton Triangle areas of Nottingham. The funding is being invested in […]

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How Nottingham is building homes to meet the needs of a diverse and growing city

How Nottingham is building homes to meet the needs of a diverse and growing city

Nottingham has a variety of different housing needs and as a landlord, housing provider and planning authority, the City Council has a significant role to play. From council and affordable housing, to private residential developments to buy or rent, and eco-friendly and sustainable housing, hundreds of new homes are being built all over the city […]

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Dancing in the streets of Bulwell – Socially Distant Street Zumba

Dancing in the streets of Bulwell – Socially Distant Street Zumba

Following on from the huge success of Socially Distanced Street Zumba in Crabtree and Bulwell Hall, This Girl Can is starting to take nearby Newmarket by storm and it will start the week with another Zumba-based bang on Monday (2 August). This Girl Can has been a collaborative approach in the area with Nottingham City […]

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‘We’re really sorry for the disruption, but please bear with us’, says Deputy Leader

‘We’re really sorry for the disruption, but please bear with us’, says Deputy Leader

Residents have been asked to bear with the City Council as garden-waste collections become the latest area to be hit by Covid-related staff absences. Like many local authorities across the country, Nottingham has been significantly affected by the pandemic over the past 16 months but frontline services – including bin collections, street cleaning and parks […]

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