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Accolade confirms Council’s ongoing commitment to Armed Forces

Accolade confirms Council’s ongoing commitment to Armed Forces

Nottingham City Council has today been handed a major award by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for continued support of the Armed Forces. The authority has been presented with a Silver Award in the 2021 MOD Employer Recognition Scheme. This bestows Bronze, Silver and Gold accreditations on those employers who support the wider Forces community […]

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Sue’s ready to say goodbye to pupils after four decades of teaching

Sue’s ready to say goodbye to pupils after four decades of teaching

A Bulwell teacher is retiring after 40 years working at the same primary school. Sue Hickman, who turns 58 tomorrow (Saturday), leads the nursery at Cantrell Primary School and will be leaving when it closes for the summer holidays next Tuesday. When she joined Cantrell in 1981, Margaret Thatcher had been Prime Minister for two […]

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£15m earmarked to transform City Council over next three years

£15m earmarked to transform City Council over next three years

Nottingham City Council is preparing to invest up to £15m over the next three years to carry out fundamental changes to the way it operates. The move follows the council’s production of a Recovery & Improvement Plan to respond to the recommendations set out in a Government report which looked at issues with the authority’s […]

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City Council forges ahead with Victoria Embankment improvements plan

City Council forges ahead with Victoria Embankment improvements plan

Nottingham City Council is ready to embark on the next stage of developing the Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens, having received approval from the Executive Board to submit a bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) on 25 August. An announcement on the outcome of the bid is expected in December 2021. Alongside this, contributions […]

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Council’s £140million plan to retrofit more homes and cut energy bills

Council’s £140million plan to retrofit more homes and cut energy bills

Nottingham City Council is leading a regional bid for up to £140million of Government funding to help tackle fuel poverty. As the accountable body for the Midlands Energy Hub, the Council plans to apply for the grant from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), through its ‘Sustainable Warmth Competition’. The Midlands Energy […]

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Nottingham Beach cancelled this year due to Covid concerns

Nottingham Beach cancelled this year due to Covid concerns

Nottingham Beach will not be going ahead this year as a result of the ongoing Covid pandemic, Nottingham City Council and Mellors Group have announced. The Beach event takes place every summer in the Old Market Square and would normally have opened next week to coincide with the start of the school holidays.   Councillor […]

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New plan unveiled to tackle crime and drugs in Nottingham

New plan unveiled to tackle crime and drugs in Nottingham

Partners in Nottingham have unveiled their new four-year plan to tackle issues such as crime, ASB, substance misuse and reoffending. The Nottingham Crime and Drugs Partnership (CDP) has set out its new plan to address issues that matter the most to Nottingham residents. With a main focus on areas such as:   Anti-Social Behaviour Drugs […]

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