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Installations begin on free solar panel scheme for residents

Installations begin on free solar panel scheme for residents

Over 650 households across the city will soon be saving hundreds of pounds on their energy bills and reducing their carbon emissions thanks to the free installation of solar panels and insulation. Work has started in the Bestwood area as part of the Local Authority Delivery scheme using funding from the Department for Business, Energy […]

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Thousands celebrate civic reception for Nottingham Forest

Thousands celebrate civic reception for Nottingham Forest

Lord Mayor welcomes winning team to mark Premier League promotion Civic celebration for squad and manager on the Council House balcony 25,000 people gather in Old Market Square City welcomes important legacy that top tier football will bring There were jubilant scenes in Old Market Square yesterday when thousands of people gathered to celebrate Nottingham […]

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Crackdown on illegal cigarettes as Nottingham marks ‘No Tobacco Day’

Crackdown on illegal cigarettes as Nottingham marks ‘No Tobacco Day’

More than 217,000 illegal cigarettes have been seized in Nottingham in the last two years as part of the city’s commitment to tackling the sale of illegal tobacco. Nottingham City Trading Standards teamed up with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to launch Operation CeCe in 2020. In that time, Trading Standards teams have seized […]

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Nottingham Forest Celebration in Old Market Square Important information

Nottingham Forest Celebration in Old Market Square Important information

Crowds are gathering in Old Market Square to celebrate Nottingham Forest’s promotion to the Premier League. Players and club officials will be showing off the Championship play-off winner’s trophy on the Council House balcony as part of a lunchtime celebration, which will include interviews with the players before the trophy is raised aloft to the […]

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Civic celebration event for Forest after securing historic promotion

Civic celebration event for Forest after securing historic promotion

Nottingham has the opportunity to celebrate Forest’s famous promotion to the Premier League tomorrow (Monday) at a special event in Old Market Square. Players and club officials will be showing off the Championship play-off winners trophy on the Council House balcony as part of a lunchtime celebration. Comedian and lifelong Forest supporter Matt Forde and […]

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City parks invite people to Blossom Together

City parks invite people to Blossom Together

Nottingham City Council Parks Team, in partnership with the National Trust and its Blossom Together initiative, has delivered two projects bringing new blossom trees for local people to enjoy.  Lenton Recreation Ground and St Mary’s Rest Garden in St Ann’s near Victoria Park have both had cherry trees planted as part of the initiative. Tree […]

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Nottingham Castle claims leading RICS award

Nottingham Castle claims leading RICS award

The RICS Awards showcase the most inspirational initiatives and developments in land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. They recognise outstanding achievement, teamwork and companies. Nottingham Castle was submitted for the award by architects, master planners and heritage consultants Purcell, who highlighted their remarkable work to transform the Castle. Purcell led both the conservation management plan […]

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Crowning glory – Old Market Square gets dressed for the Jubilee

Crowning glory – Old Market Square gets dressed for the Jubilee

Nottingham City Council has partnered with major local employer Capital One, and with Nottingham BID to announce plans to fill the Old Market Square with jubilee colour. From Wednesday 1 June, a replica Coronation crown measuring 4.2m wide x 3.8m high will adorn the front of Nottingham’s Council House. Inspiration for the crown has come […]

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Approval for new Central Library will see work start within months

Approval for new Central Library will see work start within months

Councillors have today (Tuesday 24 May) approved plans for work to get underway on Nottingham’s new Central Library in July, creating a landmark development at the heart of the city’s regenerated Southside. The replacement for the old Central Library on Angel Row will be ready to open to the public next summer after the work […]

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