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Queens Drive set for essential road resurfacing

Queens Drive set for essential road resurfacing

Nottingham City Council will soon be carrying out planned resurfacing work on Queens Drive to ensure it remains safe for all road users. The work will be carried out in two phases and will take place outside normal working hours to minimise disruption. Phase one will be taking place on the inbound lanes between Clifton […]

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Solar flare activity lights up Nottingham as Corona installation is switched on 

Solar flare activity lights up Nottingham as Corona installation is switched on 

A new sculpture using live activity from the surface of the sun to illuminate a building has been unveiled in Nottingham. The artwork will adorn the front of the new £30m BioCity Discovery building on Lower Parliament Street as a Brise Soleil. The new five-storey building will support more than 700 new bioscience roles in […]

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New cinema operator signals progress for intu Broadmarsh

New cinema operator signals progress for intu Broadmarsh

Nottingham City Council has welcomed the announcement by intu of a new cinema operator for the redeveloped Broadmarsh centre. Intu announced the signing of The Light Cinemas as its first leisure anchor for the redevelopment of intu Broadmarsh. The operator has committed to a 32,000 sq ft, 9 screen cinema on a 25 year lease, […]

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Spring is here – and so is your garden waste collection!

Spring is here – and so is your garden waste collection!

Get mowing that lawn and pruning the plants – garden waste collections will soon start up again for Nottingham city residents! For citizens living in the city that receive garden waste collections, their first collection of the year will take place on their normal recycling day week this week. Councillor Nicola Heaton, Nottingham City Council […]

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The Hack is back – Nottingham’s Council House prepares for another 24 hour tech take-over

The Hack is back – Nottingham’s Council House prepares for another 24 hour tech take-over

Nottingham City Council is again proudly supporting Hack24; a 24 hour coding competition in Nottingham city centre which was first held in the Broadway Cinema in 2015. The event which promises to be as vibrant, energetic, fascinating and fun as in previous years brings together participants and major players from Nottingham’s Creative and Digital sector […]

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Winners and losers in unfair Government hand-out revealed by new maps

Winners and losers in unfair Government hand-out revealed by new maps

New ‘heat maps’ have graphically revealed the unequal and unfair distribution of a controversial £300million Government fund for councils in England. The Transition Funding Grant scheme was introduced by the Government last year to provide £300million of additional funding to soften the blow of budget cuts for councils over two years. The maps have been […]

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Nottingham to gain from Midlands Engine investment

Nottingham to gain from Midlands Engine investment

Nottingham City Council welcomes the launch of the Midlands Engine and Midlands Transport Strategies today which will drive growth and productivity in the region. The Chancellor Philip Hammond was in the region today to launch the Midlands Engine Strategy, which includes significant investment in skills, connectivity and local growth, and sets out how the Government plans to […]

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Big celebrations in Nottingham for St Patrick’s Day

Big celebrations in Nottingham for St Patrick’s Day

Nottingham’s St Patrick’s Day Festival has one of the few Parade celebrations in the country that is actually, by tradition, on St Patrick’s day. The ten-day Festival begins on Wednesday March 8 and culminates with a city centre Parade led by County Fermanagh representatives, as the Lead County on the day, Friday March 17, St […]

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