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Final high-rise fire safety works carried out on council blocks in Nottingham

Final high-rise fire safety works carried out on council blocks in Nottingham

Work to enhance the safety of high rise council apartment blocks in the city is nearing completion, with over 1500 properties across the city installed with sprinklers. Following the devastating fire at Grenfell, which happened four years ago today, Nottingham City Council agreed to fund £8.5m in fire safety enhancement works to tower blocks and […]

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Konta wins fourth career title at LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham

Konta wins fourth career title at LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham

Johanna Konta lifted the fourth WTA title of her career and first on grass at the LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham after defeating fourth seed Zhang Shuai 6-2, 6-1 in just one hour.   Konta became the first British woman to win a WTA singles title on home soil since Sue Barker triumphed in Brighton in 1981.   Having finished runner-up […]

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Exciting city changes this summer and beyond

Exciting city changes this summer and beyond

This summer will see the skyline of Nottingham change further, as a series of significant developments take shape or are completed. Despite the pandemic, construction has continued at a number of key sites across Nottingham, especially around the Southside regeneration area: The jewel in the crown is Nottingham Castle – due to reopen on June […]

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City’s first gang injunctions help curtail violent behaviour

City’s first gang injunctions help curtail violent behaviour

Five criminals prolifically involved in a gang’s reign of fear including serious violence and drug dealing have been handed Nottingham’s first gang injunctions. Nottingham City Council’s anti-social behaviour team began working with Nottinghamshire Police to gather evidence against the men who were identified as being involved in drug-related activity and violence in 2018 and part […]

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Council hands over operation of its “shining jewel” as Nottingham Castle prepares to reopen

Council hands over operation of its “shining jewel” as Nottingham Castle prepares to reopen

The operation of Nottingham Castle was formally handed over to Nottingham Castle Trust today (Tuesday 1st June), after three years of construction and renovation works led by Nottingham City Council. To mark the occasion, later in the day the stunning new lighting of the Ducal Palace will be switched on at 9pm to shine out […]

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Local residents’ top issues to be tackled in 20 Days of Action

Local residents’ top issues to be tackled in 20 Days of Action

Partners across the city are joining forces to tackle issues in local areas, including crime, anti-social behaviour, fly-tipping and dog fouling. A series of Days of Action will be taking place across Nottingham over the next year. It comes after feedback from members of the public about issues in their neighbourhoods and what they want […]

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