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Nottingham’s newest neighbourhood starting to take shape along the River Trent

Nottingham’s newest neighbourhood starting to take shape along the River Trent

Just a stone’s throw from Nottingham city centre, a new neighbourhood is starting to emerge from what was once mainly industrial land. A number of new residential developments have already been built in Nottingham’s Waterside, with a steer from the City Council’s planning guidance, which sets out the council’s vision for the area,  Now, with […]

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6,500 fuel poor homes across the Midlands to be improved after £82m grant funding secured

6,500 fuel poor homes across the Midlands to be improved after £82m grant funding secured

The Midlands Energy Hub has coordinated a bid to secure more than £82m of Government funding through the Sustainable Warmth competition. These grants from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will be used to carry out a range of improvements on 6,500 homes owned by low-income families in the Midlands – making […]

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Looking back at Nottingham’s new housing developments in 2021

Looking back at Nottingham’s new housing developments in 2021

Hundreds of homes have been built this year and hundreds more will be built next year in Nottingham. A combination of private developments and new council housing is providing a wide range of different housing types to meet local resident needs. This is one part of the significant changes that are underway in Nottingham, including […]

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Consultation to reduce carbon in new residential and commercial developments

Consultation to reduce carbon in new residential and commercial developments

Nottingham City Council is taking steps towards reducing carbon emissions in new developments across the city, by launching a consultation on a draft planning guide for residential and commercial developments. Nottingham City Council has made the commitment to become a carbon neutral city by 2028. This means cutting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from direct and indirect […]

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Green housing project to be showcased as part of COP26 Climate Change Conference

Green housing project to be showcased as part of COP26 Climate Change Conference

A project to transform some of Nottingham’s hardest-to-heat council homes into super warm and energy efficient houses, has been chosen to be showcased at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). The Energiesprong NCH2050 Homes project is just one of 17 projects worldwide that will be on show at the conference, which takes place […]

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City Council to take on powers to improve energy efficiency

City Council to take on powers to improve energy efficiency

Nottingham City Council has been given funding to enforce energy efficiency standards in privately rented properties in the city. This money will go towards enforcing the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) in homes, which will in-turn help to make sure homes are warmer, heated properly and have the right energy efficiency measures. The Council has […]

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Supporting Nottingham’s hardest-hit families through Covid and cost-of-living crisis

Supporting Nottingham’s hardest-hit families through Covid and cost-of-living crisis

Nottingham City Homes (NCH) has helped some of the city’s hardest hit families to get £3.7million in financial support. NCH has seen a significant increase in the number of people needing help and support since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. They have dedicated teams who support tenants with financial help and work with them […]

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Giant wall and roof panels to be craned in to make greener homes 

Giant wall and roof panels to be craned in to make greener homes 

The first of the super energy efficient wall panels will be craned in and installed on council homes in Sneinton this week, as work continues to make them greener and more energy efficient. This work is part of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded Deep Retrofit Energy Model (DREeM) project. This project will make 138 […]

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