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Number of 16 and 17 year olds in education or training at all-time high in Nottingham

Number of 16 and 17 year olds in education or training at all-time high in Nottingham

A record number of 16 and 17 and year olds (92.3%) in Nottingham City are now in further education, employment or training. This means that Nottingham has the highest number of summer 2014 school leavers in further education, employment or training of all the Core Cities* and more than the national average which is 90.2%. […]

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Family Learning Service Free to City Residents Praised by OFSTED

Family Learning Service Free to City Residents Praised by OFSTED

Learning is more fun when the whole family’s involved – that’s the verdict from users of Nottingham City Council’s Family and Community Learning Service. Today, the service is celebrating after receiving a glowing report from Ofsted inspectors. The service received a ‘Good’ rating following a 3-day inspection in February. Inspectors were impressed that a high […]

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Nottingham celebrate St Patrick’s Day with one of the biggest events in the country

Nottingham celebrate St Patrick’s Day with one of the biggest events in the country

Nottingham is preparing to host one of the biggest St Patrick’s Day events in England. The annual parade and celebration is organised by volunteers from the St Patrick’s Day festival committee and supported by Nottingham City Council. This year’s festival will span four days, from the 15 – 19 March, and feature events in pubs, […]

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Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity launched

Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity launched

Black cats. Walking under ladders. Red skies at night. All these superstitions will be put under the microscope by Nottingham schoolchildren at the launch of the first ever STEMWORKS Festival of Science and Curiosity. The festival programme has been organised by Nottingham City Council, Futures, The University of Nottingham and Ignite to highlight science based […]

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Survey reveals people feel safer than ever in Nottingham

Survey reveals people feel safer than ever in Nottingham

Nottingham’s 2014 Respect survey has found that people in Nottingham feel safer than ever, with perceptions of anti-social behaviour (ASB) at a record low. The survey, commissioned by the Nottingham Crime & Drugs Partnership and carried out by Information by Design, is undertaken annually to find out the views and opinions of local people about […]

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Major development life science scheme to bring jobs and growth announced

Major development life science scheme to bring jobs and growth announced

A major schemeworth over £30m will help to bring more life sciences employers to Nottingham – the fastest-growing life science community in the UK – and is being announced today at MIPIM, the world’s largest property exhibition. Land for the expansion of Nottingham’s thriving bioscience industry has now been secured west of Plough Lane, allowing […]

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