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Council asks again for post-Grenfell funding, as independent body agrees Government should pay

Council asks again for post-Grenfell funding, as independent body agrees Government should pay

Nottingham City Council has repeated its request to Government to provide the financial support it promised for post-Grenfell safety measures, as an independent national body backs the move. On several occasions since the tragedy, the council has asked the Government for the £8.5m it needs to fit sprinklers in the 13 residential tower blocks it […]

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Nottingham shop at centre of illegal tobacco sales ordered to close

Nottingham shop at centre of illegal tobacco sales ordered to close

A Nottingham shop behind the sale of almost £35,000 of illegal tobacco has been ordered to close for three months by Nottingham City Magistrates. The outcome at court today – believed to be the first of its kind in the country – could see other shops dealing in illegal tobacco closed down through action by […]

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Overnight Collin Street closures to remove Broadmarsh pedestrian bridges

Overnight Collin Street closures to remove Broadmarsh pedestrian bridges

The New Year will see the removal of the two footbridges above Collin Street connecting intu Broadmarsh with what remains of the Broadmarsh car park. The removal of the bridges will mean that Collin Street will be closed on the nights of Friday 5 and Saturday 6 January. One bridge will be taken down each […]

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Councillor David Mellen to read to 2018 children in January

Councillor David Mellen to read to 2018 children in January

In January 2018, Councillor David Mellen, Portfolio Holder for Early Intervention and Early Years at Nottingham City Council, will read to as many children as he possibly can with a target of at least 2018 children across Nottingham city. Cllr Mellen aims to raise £2018 for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. The Dolly Parton Imagination […]

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Government’s austerity and social care crisis create ‘tipping point’ for City Council budget

Government’s austerity and social care crisis create ‘tipping point’ for City Council budget

Rising costs of adult social care and slashed Government funding have created a tipping point for Nottingham City Council as it aims to save another £27m for next year’s budget. In the toughest budget since the Government imposed austerity measures seven years ago – which has seen Nottingham’s grant funding cut by HALF in the […]

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Designs for the redevelopment of Broadmarsh Car Park and Bus Station unveiled

Designs for the redevelopment of Broadmarsh Car Park and Bus Station unveiled

Redevelopment proposals for the Broadmarsh car park and bus station are moving forward, as the scheme has now been submitted for planning approval. As demolition of the existing car park continues, and hot on the heels of the plans for Nottingham College’s City Hub, the designs of the new Broadmarsh bus station and car park […]

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