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City Council sets out refreshed vision

City Council sets out refreshed vision

Nottingham City Council has produced a refreshed Council Plan to set out its renewed priorities and direction for the next two years. The council has taken stock in light of the Covid pandemic and a non-statutory review of its financial and governance arrangements on behalf of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, to […]

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Website signposts veterans in Nottingham to help and support

Website signposts veterans in Nottingham to help and support

A one-stop-shop website has been created to help Army veterans from Nottingham to access support services. The link from the main Nottingham City Council site provides advice on a range of areas, including housing, employment, education or health concerns. It comes ahead of national Armed Forces Day on Saturday. Nottingham has a proud history of […]

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Nottingham schools prepare for event on relationships and sex education

Nottingham schools prepare for event on relationships and sex education

Schools in Nottingham are gearing up for the fourth annual Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Day tomorrow (Thursday). The event is now in its fourth year and involves pupils at schools right across the country – but was launched in Nottingham in 2018. RSE Day encourages all people to see the topic of relationships and […]

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New Director of Public Health to lead Nottingham City’s response to Covid-19

New Director of Public Health to lead Nottingham City’s response to Covid-19

Nottingham’s new Director of Public Health, Lucy Hubber, has this week taken up her key role of leading the city’s ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Lucy joins the City Council after being Director of Public Health at Luton Borough Council. As well as the immediate and continuing effort to tackle Covid-19, Lucy’s key focus […]

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New faces on City Council’s top team

New faces on City Council’s top team

Two new senior leaders are joining Nottingham City Council’s top team to help guide the authority forward. Frank Jordan and Sajeeda Rose will take up their respective posts of Corporate Director for Resident Services and Corporate Director for Growth and City Development from early September. The appointments come as the council implements a recovery and […]

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New Broad Marsh Car Park set to be an electric record-breaker

New Broad Marsh Car Park set to be an electric record-breaker

With the long-awaited reopening of Broad Marsh Car Park and Bus Station on course for the autumn, Nottingham City Council can reveal the new building will host the largest number of electric vehicle charge points in one location in the whole of the UK. Work to install the 81 charge points – including in Blue […]

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Guide for future development in key Nottingham area set to go to consultation

Guide for future development in key Nottingham area set to go to consultation

Nottingham City Council is outlining a vision for future development in the Eastside Area of the city, and is set to seek people’s views. The council aims to create a framework, which will help shape development in this part of the city in the future, such as good quality public spaces, strengthened links and connectivity […]

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Final high-rise fire safety works carried out on council blocks in Nottingham

Final high-rise fire safety works carried out on council blocks in Nottingham

Work to enhance the safety of high rise council apartment blocks in the city is nearing completion, with over 1500 properties across the city installed with sprinklers. Following the devastating fire at Grenfell, which happened four years ago today, Nottingham City Council agreed to fund £8.5m in fire safety enhancement works to tower blocks and […]

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Konta wins fourth career title at LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham

Konta wins fourth career title at LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham

Johanna Konta lifted the fourth WTA title of her career and first on grass at the LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham after defeating fourth seed Zhang Shuai 6-2, 6-1 in just one hour.   Konta became the first British woman to win a WTA singles title on home soil since Sue Barker triumphed in Brighton in 1981.   Having finished runner-up […]

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Exciting city changes this summer and beyond

Exciting city changes this summer and beyond

This summer will see the skyline of Nottingham change further, as a series of significant developments take shape or are completed. Despite the pandemic, construction has continued at a number of key sites across Nottingham, especially around the Southside regeneration area: The jewel in the crown is Nottingham Castle – due to reopen on June […]

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