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Nottingham City Council launches new recycling points for small electrical items and Tetrapak cartons

Nottingham City Council launches new recycling points for small electrical items and Tetrapak cartons

Small electrical items and Tetrapaks can now be deposited for recycling at a leisure centre and the City Council’s HQ, thanks to a council pilot scheme starting today (Monday September 6th). Clifton Leisure Centre and Loxley House in the city centre are two of the first designated drop-off points taking part in the scheme, with […]

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Nottingham Jobs announce outdoor jobs fair for Nottingham North.

Nottingham Jobs announce outdoor jobs fair for Nottingham North.

After a difficult eighteen months for job seekers in Nottingham, the city council are proud to be returning to Bulwell in September to support unemployed residents to find work. The news is especially positive after the council’s employment service, Nottingham Jobs, postponed their regular job fairs in 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic.  With funding partners Rebalancing the Outer Estates Foundation and People’s […]

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City Council secures over £2m Government funding to tackle rough sleeping

City Council secures over £2m Government funding to tackle rough sleeping

Nottingham City Council has received over £2m of Government funding in one of the largest grants outside London to help tackle rough sleeping. The Rough Sleeping Initiative funding totalling £2,068,790 from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government will be used to deliver the council’s strategic approach to rough sleeping during 2021 and 2022, […]

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National triple whammy impacts Nottingham waste services

National triple whammy impacts Nottingham waste services

Nottingham residents are being urged to remain patient and do what they can to help bin crews who like others across the country have been impacted by a combination of Covid and driver shortages. Nottingham’s thinly stretched crews are prioritising general household and recycled waste – meaning that garden waste and bulky waste are not […]

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Nottingham Tennis Centre plans for the future

Nottingham Tennis Centre plans for the future

Nottingham City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) are in discussions over the future of the Nottingham Tennis Centre. Under the plans that are being put out for public consultation in August, the LTA would take over the lease in order to secure its future, protect it as a key grass-court tournament venue and […]

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Goose Fair 2021 cancelled due to Covid concerns

Goose Fair 2021 cancelled due to Covid concerns

The decision has been taken to cancel this year’s Goose Fair due to ongoing concerns and uncertainty around Covid. Nottingham City Council, which owns the Forest Recreation Ground – currently the site of a vaccination centre – and where the fair takes place every October, has reluctantly come to its decision in consultation with the […]

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Nottingham’s renewed pledge to take local action against climate emergency

Nottingham’s renewed pledge to take local action against climate emergency

City Council Deputy Leader Cllr Sally Longford has today signed the Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration, as Glasgow prepares to host the pivotal COP26 conference in the wake of a stark UN report on global warming. It comes over twenty years after Nottingham led the charge against climate change among local councils with its Nottingham […]

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Well-done banners lifted in Bulwell to mark Emily’s Olympic triumph

Well-done banners lifted in Bulwell to mark Emily’s Olympic triumph

A number of banners have gone up in Bulwell to congratulate returning Olympic hero Emily Campbell. The conquering 27-year-old became Britain’s first-ever female Olympic weightlifting medallist when she secured silver in the 87kg+ event at the Tokyo Games. Emily lifted 161kg – her biggest ever – to propel herself into second place behind China’s Li […]

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