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City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

Revised plans to mark this year’s Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 8 November) in line with the new national lockdown restrictions have been announced. The traditional wreath laying and two-minute silence at Victoria Embankment will not proceed this year due to the potential numbers attending  – usually several thousand people – and the need to avoid large […]

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Statement on Vienna attack

Statement on Vienna attack

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has condemned last night’s attack in Vienna, Austria. Councillor David Mellen said: “This shocking and senseless act of violence has come so soon after another attack in France last week, and my thoughts are with the friends and families of the victims.  “Appalling incidents like this, which kill innocent […]

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Joint statement

Tuesday 27 October 2020 “We appreciate that our communities and businesses are awaiting clarity and certainty about how the Tier 3 measures will impact on them. We await confirmation from government about their progress in drafting the necessary legislation for Nottingham, Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe. At the earliest opportunity, we will publish details of the […]

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Let’s talk Broadmarsh! Council launches Big Conversation on future of key city centre site

Let’s talk Broadmarsh! Council launches Big Conversation on future of key city centre site

The future of the one of the most important parts of Nottingham city centre is the subject of a Big Conversation being launched by the City Council today (20 October) to get people talking about what they would like to see happen there. Council Leader Councillor David Mellen has described it as a once-in-a-generation opportunity […]

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World’s first OEM electric refuse collection vehicles come to Nottingham

World’s first OEM electric refuse collection vehicles come to Nottingham

Two new electric refuse collection vehicles will soon be helping to empty household bins across Nottingham City. Nottingham City Council has purchased two of the world’s first Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Dennis Eagle eCollect fully electric refuse collection vehicles to support their aim to be Carbon Neutral by 2028. The first one was delivered to […]

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Trent Bridge essential maintenance work completed

Trent Bridge essential maintenance work completed

Work to maintain and enhance the look of Nottingham’s iconic Trent Bridge – one of the key gateways to the city – has been completed. The essential maintenance project which began in March involved painting all steel and cast-iron parts of the bridge, replacing some damaged cast iron parapet components and some stonework repairs to […]

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Council calls for more Government support for Nottingham businesses after COVID restrictions tightened

Council calls for more Government support for Nottingham businesses after COVID restrictions tightened

Businesses in Nottingham urgently need more financial support from the Government after it put the city and county into the High Alert, Level 2 category for coronavirus restrictions. One of the new restrictions is that different households can no longer mix anywhere indoors including shops, pubs, bars and restaurants. City Council Leader, Councillor David Mellen, […]

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City takes action to stand against hate

City takes action to stand against hate

City leaders will come together this week to launch a new plan to tackle hate crime in Nottingham. Nottingham City’s Hate Crime Strategy has been written with partners from across the city, including Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire Police, The Police and Crime Commissioner, Nottingham City Homes, Nottingham City Hate Crime Voluntary Sector Network and local […]

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City Council raises concern over Government’s delay on extra restrictions for Nottingham

City Council raises concern over Government’s delay on extra restrictions for Nottingham

The Government’s decision to delay introducing extra measures in Nottingham as Covid cases spiral in the city causes concern and a burden for local resources, say the City Council’s Leader. The City Council had been in discussions with the Government and had understood they intended introducing extra restrictions this week – a move the council […]

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