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Nottingham landlord sentenced over dangerous property

Nottingham landlord sentenced over dangerous property

A Nottingham landlord, who failed to improve his rental property, leaving his tenants in dangerous conditions has been fined. 34-year-old Haroon Karim, from Bramcote in Nottingham, pleaded guilty to two offences under the Housing Act 2004, section 72(3) and (6) failing to comply with Housing of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) licence conditions and section 30(1) and […]

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Nottingham City Council sets out plan for recovery and improvement

Nottingham City Council sets out plan for recovery and improvement

Nottingham City Council has set out how over the next three years it will address the financial and governance issues raised in a Government review, to strengthen the authority for the future. A rapid non-statutory review was carried out last year on behalf of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, following a Public […]

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City Council’s Covid budget proposes £15.6m of cost savings in response to ‘extreme’ Covid challenges 

City Council’s Covid budget proposes £15.6m of cost savings in response to ‘extreme’ Covid challenges 

Nottingham City Council has set out proposals to make £15.6m of savings to help balance the budget for 2021/22 as it establishes a sustainable financial footing amid the Covid crisis. Anyone interested in finding out more about the proposals can take part in a consultation by clicking here The council is setting out new ways of […]

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Council secures grant funding to buy longer-term homes for homeless individuals

Council secures grant funding to buy longer-term homes for homeless individuals

Nottingham City Council has successfully secured almost £1m of Government funding to go towards buying 15 one-bed flats for homeless people. Grants totalling £942,000 have been allocated from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) Next Steps Accommodation Programme. Most of the homes have already been identified by the council and will help […]

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Ending benefit uplift would cut the thread some are hanging on by – Council Leader

Ending benefit uplift would cut the thread some are hanging on by – Council Leader

An uplift in Universal Credit introduced at the beginning of the pandemic should be kept, and extended to other benefit recipients, says the Leader of Nottingham City Council. If it ends in April, as is planned, it will “cut that very fine thread by which many people are hanging on,” according to Cllr David Mellen […]

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Plan to tackle hate crime goes to Full Council

Plan to tackle hate crime goes to Full Council

City councillors will be asked on Monday to formally approve a new plan to tackle hate crime in Nottingham. The Hate Crime Strategy, announced in October last year, has been written with partners from across the city, including Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire Police, The Police and Crime Commissioner, Nottingham City Homes, Nottingham City Hate Crime […]

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Global hotel operator IHG signs up to Nottingham’s Island Quarter

Global hotel operator IHG signs up to Nottingham’s  Island Quarter

A BRAND new upscale hotel complex will soon be on its way to Nottingham after the developer behind The Island Quarter development signed terms with IHG – one of the world’s leading hotel companies. The UK-based company will be bringing its boutique hotel brand Hotel Indigo as well as its extended stay offering, Staybridge Suites […]

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National Lockdown announced with immediate effect

National Lockdown announced with immediate effect

The Prime Minister has announced a new national lockdown which starts immediately, to be ratified in law on Wednesday and lasting at least six weeks. What this means is that people in Nottingham like the rest of the country must now follow new, stricter rules which aim to bring the spread of Covid19 under control.These […]

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Statement from the Leader of Nottingham City Council on schools reopening

Statement from the Leader of Nottingham City Council on schools reopening

Councillor David Mellen, also Portfolio Holder for Schools, said: Covid infection levels in Nottingham currently remain below the national average and infection levels among primary school children are lower still. We nevertheless understand the anxiety for both parents and school staff about tomorrow’s planned return to school for primary pupils and we know what a […]

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