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Council says Government funding cuts are hurting local people in letter to Chancellor

Council says Government funding cuts are hurting local people in letter to Chancellor

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has been urged by Nottingham City Council to restore the funding sources that previous Chancellors have taken away from Nottingham. Councillor Sam Webster, the Council’s Portfolio Holder for Finance, Growth and the City Centre has written to Sajid Javid ahead of this week’s spending review announcement to highlight that Nottingham […]

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City reaches landmark achievement with latest ‘Good’ school

City reaches landmark achievement with latest ‘Good’ school

Pupils at Berridge Primary are celebrating more than just the start of the new academic year: their school has improved its Ofsted rating to reach the ‘Good’ standard. An inspection at the school in Hyson Green found the primary has taken all of the steps needed to move up from the previous ‘Requires Improvement’ rating […]

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Sport and Leisure team receives top safety award

Sport and Leisure team receives top safety award

Our Sport and Leisure team which manages the city’s seven leisure centres has been handed a prestigious award in recognition of its practices and achievements in ensuring customer safety. The Gold Leisure Safety Award, is part of the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, which are the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. They […]

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Nottingham Castle seeks creative companies to deliver exciting digital exhibits for new visitor experience

Nottingham Castle seeks creative companies to deliver exciting digital exhibits for new visitor experience

Images available for download here: https://we.tl/t-LItrfYl71k  Six exciting digital exhibits which will form an important part of the renewed Nottingham Castle visitor experience from 2021 are up for grabs for creative companies. The £30m Nottingham Castle Transformation Project, made possible thanks to a grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, is well underway and now a […]

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Government U-turn on HS2 would be huge betrayal – Leader

Government U-turn on HS2 would be huge betrayal – Leader

Nottingham City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen, said: “I can understand the need to scutinise projects funded by the public purse, but it’s disappointing to see the case for phase 2b questioned in the scope of this review. Especially while controversial projects further south, such as Crossrail – already well over budget, severely delayed, and […]

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Nottingham Carnival brings its own brand of sunshine into the city this Sunday

Nottingham Carnival brings its own brand of sunshine into the city this Sunday

Nottingham will come together this weekend to celebrate the annual Caribbean Carnival on Victoria Embankment and everybody is invited. The fun gets underway at 12noon with the parade starting at 2pm and DJ sets and live music until 8pm. There is a small charge to enter the Carnival Village – Adults: £3, Children under 12: […]

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Four Nottingham sites are among the UK’s top 500, says Lonely Planet

Four Nottingham sites are among the UK’s top 500, says Lonely Planet

Nottingham is proud to have four sites in a new Lonely Planet guide listing the top 500 experiences in the UK. Lonely Planet – the world’s number one travel guidebook brand – has created the ultimate United Kingdom travel list. The Lonely Planet list of top 500 UK experiences has included four Nottingham attractions (Pictured […]

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Step into Robin Hood’s world: spectacular medieval experience set to wow Nottingham this October

Step into Robin Hood’s world: spectacular medieval experience set to wow Nottingham this October

The Robin Hood Pageant, now in its 38th year, has been completely re-imagined for 2019 and will be staged in a forest setting close to the historic Newstead Abbey for the first time ever while the Nottingham Castle is undergoing its £30m redevelopment. This spectacular event will be themed around the power struggle between Nottingham’s […]

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Introducing the Nottingham summer-holiday bucket list! 50 great ideas to keep kids entertained this summer

Introducing the Nottingham summer-holiday bucket list! 50 great ideas to keep kids entertained this summer

Summer holidays are here in Nottingham – and with more than four weeks left to fill, many parents are wondering how to keep kids entertained and fed without spending a fortune. Thanks to our many volunteers, Nottingham City Council services, faith groups, and community and voluntary providers around the city, Nottingham children can enjoy a […]

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