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Alfreton Road grant scheme launched for improvements 

Alfreton Road grant scheme launched for improvements 

Business owners and managers on Alfreton Road are being invited to a drop-in session on Thursday 19 May to discuss a new £50,000 grant scheme to improve the look of the street. The City Council is launching a new grants scheme for businesses to improve the appearance of their properties on Alfreton Road. The council […]

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Scrapping city police decision ‘arrogant and ill-advised’ – Leader

Scrapping city police decision ‘arrogant and ill-advised’ – Leader

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has condemned Nottinghamshire Police’s decision to scrap its city division as arrogant and ill-advised. Nottinghamshire Police had proposed the City Division would cease to exist and the most senior officer in the city would be at the rank of Superintendent. City Council Leader Councillor Jon Collins had raised concerns […]

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New powers agreed to tackle nuisance dogs

New powers agreed to tackle nuisance dogs

Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board has approved new city-wide Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO) for Dogs, giving council officers extra powers to tackle the owners of nuisance dogs. Most dog owners behave responsibly when they have their dog in public spaces. However, a small minority do not. The PSPOs reflect the behaviours that most responsible […]

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Welcome to the club, from one miracle football city to another

Welcome to the club, from one miracle football city to another

Leicester has been welcomed to an exclusive club of footballing ‘miracle cities’ by East Midlands neighbour and fellow miracle FC (football city) member, Nottingham. The Leader of Nottingham City Council, Coun Jon Collins, has sent his congratulations on Leicester Football’s Club’s stunning success to Mayor of Leicester Sir Peter Soulsby – along with a copy of […]

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Radical approach to tackling social inequality and creating jobs in Nottingham

Radical approach to tackling social inequality and creating jobs in Nottingham

Unemployed, NEET (those who aren’t in employment or training) and socially excluded 15-29 year olds in Nottingham will benefit from a new two-year project to help them re-engage with education, training and employment. The £6.8m Nottingham Works project will guarantee support for 2800 marginalised and disadvantaged young people who are at risk of social exclusion […]

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By George! A big day of free celebrations is planned in Nottingham

By George! A big day of free celebrations is planned in Nottingham

Families, shoppers and visitors to Nottingham can enjoy one of England’s biggest St George’s Day celebrations with a fantastic day of free activities on Saturday 23 April. It promises to be a great day out with free entertainment including music, dancing, knights in armour, crafts, storytelling and plays, plus Robin Hood and St George on […]

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NOTTINGHAM TO HOST JOINT INTERNATIONAL MEN’S & WOMEN’S TENNIS EVENT IN 2017

NOTTINGHAM TO HOST JOINT INTERNATIONAL MEN’S & WOMEN’S TENNIS EVENT IN 2017

Next year, Nottingham Tennis Centre will host a combined men and women’s top-level tennis tournament for first time in 44 years.  The tournament will comprise the women’s $250,000 WTA International Aegon Open Nottingham alongside a men’s $100,000 ATP Challenger event. This will enable the city’s tennis fans to see both ATP and WTA level tennis […]

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City Council keeping Nottingham citizens satisfied

City Council keeping Nottingham citizens satisfied

Most Nottingham residents continue to be satisfied with the way the City Council runs things and believe the council provides value for money, according to the latest research.   The Citizens’ Survey 2015 shows overall satisfaction with the council stands at 71%, while 62% agree that the council provides value for money.   Satisfaction with […]

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Hundreds of tenants benefit from Nottingham burglary reduction project.

Hundreds of tenants benefit from Nottingham burglary reduction project.

Nottingham City Council’s burglary reduction project has helped make 136 rented homes in the city safer since it started just over 18 months ago. This has been achieved by not only making security improvements but also uncovering a range of problems from damp to fire hazards. The council set up the project in August 2014 […]

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