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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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A year at the Broadmarsh Centre – change, disappointment, optimism

A year at the Broadmarsh Centre – change, disappointment, optimism

More than 3,000 responses have been put forward ahead of a New Year’s Day deadline for how Nottingham’s Broadmarsh Centre site might be re-imagined. 2021 will see the ideas shaped into a masterplan for one of the most significant city-centre development sites in the country. At the start of 2020, good progress was being made […]

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Nottingham world first: Electric bin lorries take to the streets

Nottingham world first: Electric bin lorries take to the streets

Two new electric bin lorries have started operating in Nottingham in a world first – and they’re outperforming their diesel counterparts. The sparkling new, clean and green answer to bin collections, the lorries have been doing the rounds for a few weeks and are already saving up to 70 litres of diesel and 360kg of […]

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Property Manager fined for not looking after a Nottingham property

Property Manager fined for not looking after a Nottingham property

A Nottingham Property Management company has been sentenced for not ensuring a house in multiple occupation occupied by six tenants was safe and well managed. The sentencing on the 14 December 2020, comes after the company’s sole director, Imran Shafiq, accepted liability and pleaded guilty on the 18 November 2019, which was the earliest opportunity […]

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‘Outstanding’ council staff land two national awards for excellence

‘Outstanding’ council staff land two national awards for excellence

Staff working for Nottingham City Council’s Parks and Transport teams have been nationally acclaimed for their work. Parks, Grounds and Horticulture and Transport and Fleet Maintenance were named as Best Service Teams of the Year. The announcement was made during The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Service Awards 2020, which are staged every year […]

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Nottingham to stay in Tier 3 restrictions for Covid-19

Nottingham to stay in Tier 3 restrictions for Covid-19

Nottingham is to stay in Tier 3 ‘Very High’ restrictions for Covid-19, following a national review today (17 Dec) by the Government. Cllr David Mellen, Leader of Nottingham City Council, said: “I know that people will be disappointed that Nottingham is remaining in Tier 3 restrictions for Covid-19. It has been a hard year for […]

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City reaffirms global agreement to underline its ‘green’ agenda

City reaffirms global agreement to underline its ‘green’ agenda

The Deputy Leader of Nottingham City Council has reiterated the authority’s carbon-neutral aims as she prepares to sign up once more to a global commitment. Councillor Sally Longford, pictured, will make the Council a signatory again on the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCM), which it first signed up to in 2008. GCM is a worldwide […]

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Nottingham City Council urges Government to stand by its commitment to HS2

Nottingham City Council urges Government to stand by its commitment to HS2

Nottingham City Council is calling on the Government to fulfil its commitment to delivering the Eastern Leg of HS2 in full following the publication of a report today (Tuesday 15 December). The National Infrastructure Commission’s National Rail Assessment (NRA) includes proposals to scrap the full Eastern leg of HS2 and Toton hub, and to terminate […]

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