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City-wide Partnership Launches Hospitality Recruitment Campaign

City-wide Partnership Launches Hospitality Recruitment Campaign

Nottingham is a sociable city, with a vibrant visitor and night-time economy and world-class attractions. At the heart of this is Nottingham’s hospitality sector, which makes a major contribution to economic stability, and employment in the city.   The value of the tourism sector in Nottinghamshire in 2019, including hospitality, was £1.979bn (with Nottingham city contributing £679.02m). The sector supported 23,179 full time equivalent (FTE) jobs (7,741 of […]

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City Council forges ahead with Victoria Embankment improvements plan

City Council forges ahead with Victoria Embankment improvements plan

Nottingham City Council is ready to embark on the next stage of developing the Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens, having received approval from the Executive Board to submit a bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) on 25 August. An announcement on the outcome of the bid is expected in December 2021. Alongside this, contributions […]

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Council’s £140million plan to retrofit more homes and cut energy bills

Council’s £140million plan to retrofit more homes and cut energy bills

Nottingham City Council is leading a regional bid for up to £140million of Government funding to help tackle fuel poverty. As the accountable body for the Midlands Energy Hub, the Council plans to apply for the grant from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), through its ‘Sustainable Warmth Competition’. The Midlands Energy […]

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Temporary homes for Nottingham families set to get go ahead

Temporary homes for Nottingham families set to get go ahead

Temporary homes for Nottingham families could take a step forward this week when a decision to enable Nottingham City Homes to buy and convert a former care home, goes before Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board for approval. Laura Chambers Lodge in Clifton, has been empty since 2016 and is no longer used by the Council. […]

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Nottingham Beach cancelled this year due to Covid concerns

Nottingham Beach cancelled this year due to Covid concerns

Nottingham Beach will not be going ahead this year as a result of the ongoing Covid pandemic, Nottingham City Council and Mellors Group have announced. The Beach event takes place every summer in the Old Market Square and would normally have opened next week to coincide with the start of the school holidays.   Councillor […]

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New plan unveiled to tackle crime and drugs in Nottingham

New plan unveiled to tackle crime and drugs in Nottingham

Partners in Nottingham have unveiled their new four-year plan to tackle issues such as crime, ASB, substance misuse and reoffending. The Nottingham Crime and Drugs Partnership (CDP) has set out its new plan to address issues that matter the most to Nottingham residents. With a main focus on areas such as:   Anti-Social Behaviour Drugs […]

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Nottingham urged to carefully take next step on the Covid-19 roadmap

Nottingham urged to carefully take next step on the Covid-19 roadmap

People in Nottingham are being urged to continue to follow the guidance on ‘hands, face, space, fresh air’ after Step Four is reached on the roadmap out of Covid-19 restrictions. The Government confirmed this week that restrictions will be lifted on 19 July when there will be no limits on mixing indoors with people from […]

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Construction starts on new affordable council homes in Nottingham

Construction starts on new affordable council homes in Nottingham

Work to build 36 new affordable rent council apartments has started in Clifton. Nottingham City Homes were granted planning to build the one-bedroom apartments on the site of the former Southchurch garages, off Hamilton Court. Construction is starting this week, with the new homes due to be completed in 2022.  These will be owned by Nottingham […]

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Allowance proposed for councillors who become parents

Allowance proposed for councillors who become parents

Nottingham City Council is set to introduce maternity and paternity allowances for its councillors, after it became the first council in the country with a majority of female councillors. The move aims to reflect a younger and more diverse intake of councillors at the last elections and to make public office more of an option […]

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