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Rogue landlord fined

Rogue landlord fined

A Nottingham landlord has been fined almost £9,000 for putting the lives of his tenants in danger. Irfan Tariq, aged 43, of Ringwood Crescent, Wollaton, had placed 12 international students and two restaurant workers at a property in Carlton Road, Sneinton, but following intervention from Nottingham City Council’s safer housing team they all had to […]

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Public Health Alert: Drug-related deaths in the county

Public Health Alert: Drug-related deaths in the county

A public health alert has been issued by Chris Kenny, Director of Public Health for Nottinghamshire: “Following the six drug-related deaths in Nottinghamshire recently, Crime Reduction Initiatives (the local service provider for drug misusers) is conducting an internal enquiry into all the possible causes in order to gain a better understanding of the situation. “At […]

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Seeking volunteers to spin a tale at Wollaton Hall

Seeking volunteers to spin a tale at Wollaton Hall

Do you enjoy a good yarn? Can you make stories come alive for children and families? Then the perfect role is waiting for you at Wollaton Hall. Volunteers are being sought to train and work as storytellers from this summer onwards. Inspired by the galleries, the natural history museum, and the hall’s own intriguing history, […]

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Ring Road improvements continue with full Crown Island junction works set to start

Ring Road improvements continue with full Crown Island junction works set to start

Following preparatory works the full programme of roadworks on Crown Island will start on 15th June 2015 at its junction with Middleton Boulevard, Wollaton Road and Western Boulevard. The Crown Island works are the latest stage of the £16.2m Ring Road project to reduce congestion and delays and improve journey time reliability on this strategically […]

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Boost for city’s Creative Quarter as work starts on junction improvements

Boost for city’s Creative Quarter as work starts on junction improvements

The next stage in a massive investment by Nottingham City Council to support economic growth will see work start on more transport improvements in the city’s Creative Quarter on Sunday (14 June). This latest part of the city’s multi-million pound infrastructure upgrade involves improvements for pedestrians and renewed road surfaces at the junction of Manvers […]

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Plan ahead for a safe night out

Plan ahead for a safe night out

Nottingham City Council, working as part of the Nottinghamshire Road Safety Partnership, recently published a video for cinematic release that concentrates on a positive message to avoid drink driving – plan for a safe night out. The anti-drink drive film shows a family enjoying a good night out but then refraining from using their cars […]

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Tram works in Clifton and Lenton starting

Tram works in Clifton and Lenton starting

Between Sunday June14th and Monday June 22nd, tram contractors will be carrying out track finishing and remedial works in Clifton. As a result, Southchurch Drive will be closed between Donington Road and Green Lane, with signed diversions in place. There will also be one-way traffic on Southchurch Drive between Farnborough Road and Donington Road; on […]

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