Archive by category Libraries

Business & IP Centre Nottingham joins forces with British Library to roll out small business support across Nottinghamshire and turbocharge the local economy

Business & IP Centre Nottingham joins forces with British Library to roll out small business support across Nottinghamshire and turbocharge the local economy

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire libraries are playing a leading role in helping the city and county recover economically following the pandemic. Thanks to support from the British Library and Department for Culture, Media and Sport, people of all ages and walks of life across the city and county can access support to start and grow their businesses […]

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Nottingham City Council secures £12.53m of Future High Street Funding

Nottingham City Council secures £12.53m of Future High Street Funding

Nottingham City Council has secured £12.53 million from the Future High Streets Fund to drastically improve the area around Angel Row and Maid Marian Way. The grant money, awarded through a competitive process, will be used to create a much needed new creative hub in the city and improve transport and pedestrian routes in this […]

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Help write ‘The Next Chapter’ for Nottingham City Libraries

Help write ‘The Next Chapter’ for Nottingham City Libraries

From Tuesday 4 May, the first phase of public consultation begins for ‘The Next Chapter’: Nottingham City Council’s review of its library service. Local residents, including library users and non-users, partners and stakeholders, are being invited to help shape a modern library service for Nottingham via an initial survey. The ten-minute questionnaire gives everyone in […]

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New era for Sherwood library as contracts signed with developer

New era for Sherwood library as contracts signed with developer

Details to build a new Sherwood Library have been revealed as contracts are signed with a developer, which will see the whole site redeveloped. The Sherwood Library site, located on Spondon Street, is currently owned by Nottingham Council, and includes former social services offices, a car park and three retail units, as well as the […]

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City Council services affected by National Lockdown

City Council services affected by National Lockdown

Nottingham City Council has announced which of its services will continue and which will be impacted by the National Lockdown starting on Thursday 5 November.   The Government announced a range of measures last week to help stem the spread of coronavirus, that were voted on by parliament yesterday and introduced today. These include staying […]

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Swap services and skills for free through new Notts Swap Shop

Swap services and skills for free through new Notts Swap Shop

A new community initiative is being championed that enables charities and small businesses to swap services and support each other during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. It is a partnership between Business & IP Centre Nottingham (part of the Nottingham City Council Library Services) and the Nottingham CVS. The Notts Swap Shop, which launched on […]

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Next chapter for Nottingham’s Central Library

Next chapter for Nottingham’s Central Library

While the progression for the new Central Library continues at pace as part of the new Broadmarsh Car Park, Bus Station and retail development, a decision has been made to not re-open the Nottingham Central Library at its current location on Angel Row, since its closure on Friday 20 March following the COVID-19 lockdown.  The […]

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Nottingham City Council to reopen more libraries in August

Nottingham City Council to reopen more libraries in August

Nottingham City Council is reopening more of its libraries from Monday 3 August, as government restrictions begin to ease during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of a phased reopening, the City Council opened five libraries in July: the Dales Centre, Hyson Green, The Meadows, Southglade Park and Strelley Road. Nine more libraries will now reopen […]

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City Council reopens more services

City Council reopens more services

Nottingham City Council is reopening more services following the latest Government announcement on the further easing of COVID 19 lockdown restrictions. A range of services have already re-opened which many citizens have already benefited from – such as the Household Waste and Recycling Centre, bulky and garden waste services, pest control and Woodthorpe Grange Plant […]

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