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Betty’s legacy to help others

Betty’s legacy to help others

A resident at a Nottingham City Council run care home has left behind a generous donation to help future residents. Betty Swift (94) recently passed away whilst living at the Oaks Residential Care home in St Anns, and she has kindly left £2,400 of her savings to the centre, so it can keep delivering excellent […]

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Former world No.5 Daniela Hantuchova confirmed to play Aegon Open Nottingham WTA Event

Former world No.5 Daniela Hantuchova confirmed to play Aegon Open Nottingham WTA Event

Former world No.5 Daniela Hantuchova will be joining British No. 1 Heather Watson at the brand new Aegon Open Nottingham tournament in June, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed. The Slovakian former Wimbledon singles quarter-finalist, has won all four Grand Slam mixed doubles titles as well as the Aegon Classic Birmingham tournament in 2013. She […]

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Trade boost expected following Indian Deputy High Commissioner’s Nottingham visit

Trade boost expected following Indian Deputy High Commissioner’s Nottingham visit

Indian’s Deputy High Commissioner, Dr Virander Paul, and representatives the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will be visiting Nottingham on Wednesday (22nd April) to meet representatives from the city’s public, private and academic organisations to look to increase trade and investment links between the city and India. Led by Nottingham City Council, a group of […]

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Rogue traders? Notts in my neighbourhood

Rogue traders? Notts in my neighbourhood

Nottingham City Trading Standards and Nottinghamshire police have teamed up to launch the Stop Rogue Trader campaign to prevent residents from becoming victims of doorstep crime. It is designed to gather intelligence and to take enforcement action against those who specifically target vulnerable consumers. Officers from trading standards and the police will be conducting regular […]

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Smokers reminded to stub it out and bin it!

Smokers reminded to stub it out and bin it!

Three new cigarette bins have been installed close to the site of Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre to encourage smokers to dispose of their cigarette ends responsibly. There have been ongoing litter issues in the subway at the hospital site and, despite daily cleaning by Nottingham City Council’s Cleaning Teams in the area, local residents have […]

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There’s still time to have your say on City’s children’s centres

There’s still time to have your say on City’s children’s centres

Families in Nottingham have another two weeks to give their views on the way services are delivered in children’s centres. Nottingham City Council has extended its consultation asking people to comment on whether a greater partnership could be created between schools and children’s centres which are based on the same site. Schools would take over […]

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Providing a Safe Place for the city’s vulnerable residents and visitors

Providing a Safe Place for the city’s vulnerable residents and visitors

The City Council is pleased to announce that the Broadmarsh, Victoria and Mobile Travel centres have signed up to offer ‘Safe Places’ as part of the Nottingham Mencap scheme. Launched in October 2014, the Smile! Stop Hate Crime programme works in partnership with Nottinghamshire Police, Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottinghamshire Fire and […]

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