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Nottingham schools make a comeback

Nottingham schools make a comeback

The schools being turned around after “Inadequate” judgements last year are “making a strong recovery”, education bosses say. Last December seven City schools and academies were judged to be failing their pupils by the Government education watchdog Ofsted. The schools rapidly drew up improvement plans to tackle the problems identified. One year on and Ofsted […]

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Nottingham theatres are giving children in care a magical Christmas.

Nottingham theatres are giving children in care a magical Christmas.

Some of Nottingham’s most vulnerable children have been given an early Christmas present thanks to the city’s major theatres. Nottingham Playhouse and the Nottingham Theatre Royal are both supporting young children in care by giving them completely free tickets to their Pantomimes this year – Sleeping Beauty and Snow White respectively. Younger children will also […]

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Filling empty homes

Filling empty homes

Nottingham City Council has helped to bring 97 long-term empty homes back into use over the past seven months. It follows work by the authority’s empty homes officer, together with occasional enforcement activity, which has seen 82 homes being re-occupied since April. A further  15 properties have been brought back into use as council housing […]

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Changes to Linkbus network ticketing

Changes to Linkbus network ticketing

The City Council is set to change the ticket options for travel on a number of contracted bus services, branded as Linkbus, including Locallinks, Worklinks, Citylinks Park and Ride, Medilink and Centrelink. From March 1st 2015 the following services will not accept Nottingham City Transport’s Easyrider, Cityrider, Anytime or Grouprider tickets: City Link 1 and […]

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