Archive by category Housing

Protecting the history of 160-year-old homes in Nottingham

Protecting the history of 160-year-old homes in Nottingham

Eighty-Three Grade II listed homes in Nottingham are the focus of a new heritage project – looking at the history of the buildings and the people who lived there. The Promenade Heritage Project, which is run by Nottingham City Homes (NCH), local historians Laura Summers and Chris Matthews, and supported by the National Lottery Heritage […]

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Protecting homeless people and rough sleepers from Covid-19

Protecting homeless people and rough sleepers from Covid-19

Homeless people and rough sleepers in Nottingham City have been supported to have the Covid-19 vaccination. A series of special clinics were set up at vaccination centres and GP surgeries after homelessness was identified as a priority cohort for the vaccine. Nottingham City Council and NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) worked with […]

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New road at the Nottingham Enterprise Zone set to open, paving way for new jobs and housing

New road at the Nottingham Enterprise Zone set to open, paving way for new jobs and housing

A new access road, which goes through part of the Nottingham Enterprise Zone and links Humber Road in Beeston to Thane Road in Lenton, is set to be opened to the public for the first time at 10am on 31 March. Nottingham City Council was provided with funding from the D2N2 LEP to create the road, and […]

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£12.3m energy-efficient makeover for hundreds of Nottingham homes

£12.3m energy-efficient makeover for hundreds of Nottingham homes

Almost 700 homes across Nottingham are set to benefit from state-of-the-art measures that will make them warmer and more energy efficient. Nottingham City Council has secured Government grants totalling £9m to carry out a range of improvements in social and private housing which will give residents warmer homes and low energy bills. The remainder of […]

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Housing scheme helping to improve the lives of hospital patients extended

Housing scheme helping to improve the lives of hospital patients extended

A Nottingham housing scheme that works to reduce hospital admissions has been given further funding to continues its work. Nottingham’s Housing to Health (H2H) project, is run between Nottingham City Homes, Nottingham City Council, local NHS hospitals and the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning group and supports people to leave hospital safely, free up acute […]

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Tributes to housing boss who helped change the face of Nottingham

Tributes to housing boss who helped change the face of Nottingham

A former City Council Housing Director who helped change the face of Nottingham has died, aged 86. Arthur Oscroft, who was awarded the OBE for services to housing in 1995, was instrumental in carrying out demolition and rebuilding in areas such as St Ann’s, The Meadows and Hyson Green. Joining the council in the 1970s […]

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New Electrical Safety Regulations April 2021

The regulations apply to all private rented sector properties (including HMOs) in England. Electrical testing for landlords In July last year, new electrical testing regulations for landlords were introduced for new tenancies. These changes will extend to existing tenancies from 1 April 2021. They’re designed to improve tenant safety. You can read the full regulations on the government’s publications […]

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