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6,500 fuel poor homes across the Midlands to be improved after £82m grant funding secured

6,500 fuel poor homes across the Midlands to be improved after £82m grant funding secured

The Midlands Energy Hub has coordinated a bid to secure more than £82m of Government funding through the Sustainable Warmth competition. These grants from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will be used to carry out a range of improvements on 6,500 homes owned by low-income families in the Midlands – making […]

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All areas of the city to benefit from £18m Levelling Up Fund grant

All areas of the city to benefit from £18m Levelling Up Fund grant

Councillors have approved funding from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund at a meeting of the Executive today (Tuesday 21 December). Nottingham City Council secured £18 million through the fund in October, for a package of measures that will improve the condition of residential streets, encourage more walking and cycling to school, and enable the installation […]

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Strong support for new River Trent pedestrian and cycle crossing

Strong support for new River Trent pedestrian and cycle crossing

Councillors have approved the preferred location for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge across the River Trent today (Tuesday 21 December), following a recent public consultation. Members of Nottingham City Council’s Executive also gave the go-ahead to submit planning applications for the scheme, after nearly 1,200 responses were received, showing strong support overall. The Waterside […]

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Looking back at Nottingham’s new housing developments in 2021

Looking back at Nottingham’s new housing developments in 2021

Hundreds of homes have been built this year and hundreds more will be built next year in Nottingham. A combination of private developments and new council housing is providing a wide range of different housing types to meet local resident needs. This is one part of the significant changes that are underway in Nottingham, including […]

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Safety first for toys this Christmas with those last-minute buys

Safety first for toys this Christmas with those last-minute buys

A warning has gone out about toy safety as shoppers make last-minute Christmas purchases this week. Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards department is urging people to be vigilant as they shop for late gifts ahead of the weekend, especially from online retailers. In the past year, the team has received intelligence on sensory toys with […]

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Supermarket vouchers and activity clubs for families this Christmas

Supermarket vouchers and activity clubs for families this Christmas

Further support is being provided to struggling families over Christmas through school food vouchers and outdoor holiday activities. The City Council has consistently made £15-per-week vouchers available to all children who receive free school meals (FSM) over holiday periods, and these have been issued to parents. Alongside the supermarket vouchers will be a number of […]

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Heatherwick vision to reimagine City Centre and old shopping centre backed by Nottingham City Council

Heatherwick vision to reimagine City Centre and old shopping centre backed by Nottingham City Council

– New Vision re-imagines centre as cities around the world still reeling from devastation of Covid-19 and growth of online retailing – Proposed development set to deliver 6000 jobs, over 400,000 sq ft of commercial and business space and 750 homes – Frame of derelict shopping centre to be retained, reimagined and rewilded into unique […]

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E-vouchers to help with household food and energy bills

E-vouchers to help with household food and energy bills

Nottingham City Council is providing extra financial support to residents for food and energy bills this winter through the Household Support Grant. More than £1.5million is being pledged towards a package of vouchers for Nottingham residents who receive Council Tax Support. People can claim in two periods from 6 December to 31 January and again […]

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