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‘Bin it for Good’ charity project launched in Nottingham

‘Bin it for Good’ charity project launched in Nottingham

A new anti-litter project is to be launched in Nottingham which encourages cleaner streets and also benefits local charities and good causes. Nottingham City Council has joined forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy and The Wrigley Company in a bid to keep the areas around Bulwell Market Place cleaner. Nottingham City Council is taking […]

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Major independent living development proposed

Major independent living development proposed

Plans have been announced for a substantial upgrade of an independent living scheme in the north of the city – including 40 new flats and an improved community facility. The project will convert Woodthorpe and Winchester Courts, which support over-55s in Sherwood, into an Energy Efficient Extra Care Housing scheme. The two complexes will undergo […]

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Nottingham City Council wins national Council of the Year award for second time 

Nottingham City Council wins national Council of the Year award for second time 

Nottingham City Council has won Council of the Year at a national awards event. Nottingham is the first council to win the prestigious award twice after being named Council of the Year previously in 2012. The award, announced at the annual Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Awards last night, recognises leadership and innovation in […]

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Nottingham’s innovative WPL helps keep congestion at bay

Nottingham’s innovative WPL helps keep congestion at bay

Government figures show that traffic levels in Nottingham have fallen by almost 40 million car miles over the past 15 years, bucking the trend for most large English cities. The latest Department for Transport statistics reveal that the number of car miles in the city has fallen from 477,523,000 in 2000 to 439,761,000 last year. […]

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New parking restrictions open up Victoria Embankment

New parking restrictions open up Victoria Embankment

New parking restrictions are being introduced along Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment to help more people use the park and riverside walks. Day-long commuter parking along the Embankment has become an increasing problem, leaving people visiting the area for recreation with fewer parking options. It is also hoped that the new parking restrictions will help reduce some […]

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Crime more than halved so why scrap city division – poster campaign     

Crime more than halved so why scrap city division – poster campaign     

Nottingham City Council has launched the next phase of its campaign to urge a re-think over Nottinghamshire Police’s decision to scrap the city division and leave the city without a top cop. Posters around the city ask why Nottingham’s city division was abolished when crime has more than halved under the city division model, when […]

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Midlands Engine revs up to bring more jobs and growth to the region

Midlands Engine revs up to bring more jobs and growth to the region

A new Midlands investment hub, overseas trade missions and extra government funding will see the Midlands Engine firing on all cylinders. Addressing business leaders and decision makers at the Midlands Engine Summit today (Monday 4 July), Business Minister Anna Soubry will announce further support to boost growth in the region and help the Midlands Engine […]

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Nottingham EU Referendum results

Nottingham EU Referendum results

Nottingham voters mirrored the national results in the EU Referendum and voted to leave the European Union yesterday. Results for Nottingham were: Leave – 61,343 (50.8%); Remain – 59,318 (49.1%). The national figures were 51.9% for Leave and 48.1% for Remain. Turnout in Nottingham was 61.82%. Deputy Leader of Nottingham City Council, Councillor Graham Chapman, said: […]

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Second taxi rank for station passengers

Second taxi rank for station passengers

A second taxi rank for Nottingham Station passengers is to be introduced from next Monday. Nottingham City Council has been in ongoing discussions with East Midlands Trains and the Nottingham Taxi Drivers Association about how best to meet the needs of people looking for a taxi near the station following the pedestrianisation of Station Street. […]

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