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Children’s charity delivers its 300,000th book in Nottingham

Children’s charity delivers its 300,000th book in Nottingham

A Nottingham campaign delivering free books to children has just passed a major milestone. Nottingham City Council has been working alongside the Rotary Club of Nottingham to co-ordinate fundraising for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library since the Club chose to adopt the scheme as a project in 2012. Since then, donations have increased to see more […]

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Famous Nottingham faces all agree: get the jab to get back to normal

Famous Nottingham faces all agree: get the jab to get back to normal

Robin Hood and Nottingham’s famous Left Lion feature in a new video produced by Nottingham City Council to encourage people to take up the offer of a Covid vaccine once they are eligible. The video also includes Nottingham Forest legend John McGovern, celebrated local musical prodigy Sheku Kanneh-Mason and world-renowned Nottingham-based chef Sat Bains. These […]

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Council reveals new names for ‘world-first’ electric bin lorries

Council reveals new names for ‘world-first’ electric bin lorries

Two electric bin lorries have been unveiled today (Friday) – after being named by the Nottingham public. The commercial vehicles were the first off the global production line to be purpose-built electric, as opposed to retrofitted former diesel models. They form part of Nottingham City Council’s ambitious target to be the UK’s first carbon-neutral city […]

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Protect those around you – get a Covid test

Protect those around you – get a Covid test

Nottingham City Council is extending its asymptomatic testing offer to residents by opening up two new centres for people who are not displaying Covid-19 symptoms. The Portland Centre, on Muskham Street in The Meadows, will open on Tuesday 2 March. Clifton Community Centre, on Southchurch Drive in Clifton, will open on Thursday 4 March. The […]

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Nottingham poised for a strong post-Covid recovery

Nottingham poised for a strong post-Covid recovery

Nottingham is well placed to bounce back from the impact of Covid, as it boasts a number of strengths that a new national report says are needed for an effective recovery. Research and policy institute Centre for Cities has published a report into the effect the pandemic has had on the UK’s Core Cities, including […]

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New and safe homes created in Nottingham for survivors of domestic violence

New and safe homes created in Nottingham for survivors of domestic violence

A social housing provider in Nottingham is supporting women and children who have experienced domestic or sexual abuse or violence to rebuild their lives. Nottingham City Homes Registered Provider (NCHRP) successfully bid for £400,000 of funding from Homes England to acquire and refurbish eight homes, as part of the Government’s Move On fund. When ready, […]

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City and county council prepare to support vaccination of carers

City and county council prepare to support vaccination of carers

As part of the next stage of the national vaccination programme, the county and city councils along with health and voluntary sector partners will be contacting people in Cohort 6 of the JCVI priority groups, which includes carers. For the purpose of the vaccination programme, carers are people who are eligible for a carer’s allowance, […]

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Broadmarsh Big Conversation – thank you from Nottingham City Council

Broadmarsh Big Conversation – thank you from Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council has thanked all those who took part in the Broadmarsh Big Conversation, and pledged to keep local people involved in the future redevelopment of the area following the announcement of the Broadmarsh Advisory Group. In two months, over 3,000 people responded with around 13,000 comments to the online survey with their ideas […]

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Advisory panel set up to recommend the future of Broadmarsh site

Advisory panel set up to recommend the future of Broadmarsh site

Creative vision for space will be published in Summer 2021 Independently chaired by Greg Nugent of The Nottingham Project, the panel will feature national experts including Sir Tim Smit of Eden Project, Jerome Frost of ARUP UK and urban designer Kathryn Frith who will help the city make the most of incredible opportunity – Panel […]

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