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Friends Of The Earth highlight innovative scheme in Nottingham

Friends Of The Earth highlight innovative scheme in Nottingham

Nottingham’s forward-thinking approach has been highlighted by Friends Of The Earth (FoE) as part of a new campaign to tackle climate change. The national branch of the international campaign group is calling on people to ‘challenge their local authority to do more’. They want councils to be learning from each other and sharing best practice. […]

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Young creative Sasha’s off to China

Young creative Sasha’s off to China

Recent Nottingham Trent University graduate and Young Creative Awards winner Sasha Hughes-Stanton has been awarded a special prize by national arts charity UK Young Artists – a week-long residency in Shanghai, China. 22 year-old Sasha graduated from Nottingham Trent University this year with a First Class Honours degree in Textile Design. In May, Sasha was […]

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£1m hub to create more construction jobs opens in Nottingham

£1m hub to create more construction jobs opens in Nottingham

A project aimed at getting more people into construction training and jobs in Nottingham has launched today. Last year the Government awarded £1million in funding to partners in Nottingham to launch construction academies with Nottingham College. Partners from Nottingham College, Nottingham City Council, Nottingham City Homes, Nottingham Jobs, Nottingham Futures, Wates Construction and the Woodhead […]

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Nottingham hosts national planning conference as city’s growth accelerates

Nottingham hosts national planning conference as city’s growth accelerates

Planning officers from around the country are converging on Nottingham this week and will hear how the current explosion of development in the city is being managed. Nottingham is hosting the annual conference of the Planning Officers Society at a time when billions of pounds of development is underway in the city. It also coincides […]

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Funding boost set to help Nottingham’s Tiny Talkers

Funding boost set to help Nottingham’s Tiny Talkers

Children who need additional help with their early speech and communication skills are set to benefit from a Nottingham City Council initiative to improve training for early years professionals. The council has been successful in securing £186,500 through a joint funding bid in partnership with Derby City and Leicester City. The funding will be used […]

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StoryParks helps celebrate the legacy of our own fantastic Mr Fox

StoryParks helps celebrate the legacy of our own fantastic Mr Fox

The StoryParks project is less than a month from launch. July and August will see a five-week interactive outdoor pop-up reading and numeracy camp of stories, activities and games take place in five of Nottingham city’s Green Flag parks. The city council is partnering with Nottingham Building Society – known as The Nottingham – for […]

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Nottingham City Council supports Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) in schools

Nottingham City Council supports Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) in schools

Public statement from Nottingham City Council: Nottingham is a diverse city that celebrates equality, inclusivity and respect. We believe it is important to have a positive conversation with children and young people about healthy, respectful and safe relationships. Good Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) can equip young people with facts they can trust, helping to […]

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Wimbledon hopeful urges more to take part in tennis across the city this summer

Wimbledon hopeful urges more to take part in tennis across the city this summer

A Nottingham tennis player who is heading to the prestigious Wimbledon championships in a fortnight is part of a push to encourage more people to pick up a racket this summer. With Wimbledon just around the corner and another successful Nature Valley Open grass court tournament just taken place in the city, Nottingham City Council […]

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HRH the Duke of Kent to unveil Great War Memorial

HRH the Duke of Kent to unveil Great War Memorial

HRH Duke of Kent will officially unveil the Great War Memorial to Nottinghamshire’s fallen on 28h June 2019. The memorial on the Victoria Embankment will feature the names of all 13,482 from Nottinghamshire who lost their lives in the 1914 – 18 War, as well as civilian casualties, including nurses, two people killed in a […]

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