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Opening new walkway signals next phase of progress at Broad Marsh

Opening new walkway signals next phase of progress at Broad Marsh

A new walkway through the former Broad Marsh shopping centre has opened keeping an important pedestrian link open between the city centre and Nottingham Station – and allowing the first stage of demolition of part of the shopping centre to get fully underway. The new walkway, which replaces the existing one, has been moved to […]

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Announcing the First Exclusive T. rex Prehistoric Secret Science Show in Nottingham

Announcing the First Exclusive T. rex Prehistoric Secret Science Show in Nottingham

Organisers of the Titus: T. rex is King exhibition have now launched an exclusive series of three symposiums to complement their exhibition and to offer access to a unique panel of experts assembled just for the event. The first of the three events, the ‘Prehistoric Secret Science Show’, will be held on Saturday 25th September at Wollaton Hall in Nottingham, for European Researchers’ […]

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Community Testing Programme hits 100,000 tests

Community Testing Programme hits 100,000 tests

Over 100,000 rapid tests (lateral flow test) to support the fight against Covid-19 have now been provided across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. As of Monday 6 September, over 100,000 tests have been taken by people without any symptoms of Covid-19 to ensure they aren’t carrying the virus and potentially transmitting it to others. Out of these […]

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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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