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Licensing and deposit problems see Nottingham landlord fined £1,750

Licensing and deposit problems see Nottingham landlord fined £1,750

A Sneinton landlord has been fined £1,750 after a number of issues were raised by his tenant. Shafaqat Ali Sadiq, aged 41, of Vicarage Avenue, Derby, was found guilty at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Friday 27 July of aggressive practices, failing to protect a tenancy deposit and operating a House of Multiple Occupation without a […]

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Public Ballot for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opens

Public Ballot for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Opens

  The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Public Ballot opened today (Wednesday, 1 August) at 10am (BST), when ticket applications were opened to all members of the public, backed by a major marketing and PR campaign, welcomingly called Are you in?. The Public Ballot will be open until 29 August and fans will be able […]

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Halt Universal Credit before it inflicts more pain, says Council Leader

Halt Universal Credit before it inflicts more pain, says Council Leader

The rollout of Universal Credit should be halted until systemic problems with the new approach to benefits have been fixed, says the Leader of Nottingham City Council. His call follows revelations of fundamental problems with the system, the IT software involved and the harm it is having on claimants due to problems and delays with […]

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Nottingham locked out of Government’s house-building plans

Nottingham locked out of Government’s house-building plans

The Government is locking Nottingham City Council out of its plans for more council house building. The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government James Brokenshire has announced £1bn of additional funding for house-building – but has overwhelmingly made this available to councils in the south of the country. Mr Brokenshire has said […]

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Outdoor Theatre season at Newstead and Wollaton still a local favourite

Outdoor Theatre season at Newstead and Wollaton still a local favourite

Anyone wanting to catch any of this summer’s outdoor theatre performances is urged to book their tickets, as some popular shows are selling out. Nottingham City Council’s outdoor theatre programme has been up and running for a month now, with audiences taking advantage of the wonderful weather and snapping up tickets for some new and […]

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