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Tributes to housing boss who helped change the face of Nottingham

Tributes to housing boss who helped change the face of Nottingham

A former City Council Housing Director who helped change the face of Nottingham has died, aged 86. Arthur Oscroft, who was awarded the OBE for services to housing in 1995, was instrumental in carrying out demolition and rebuilding in areas such as St Ann’s, The Meadows and Hyson Green. Joining the council in the 1970s […]

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New and safe homes created in Nottingham for survivors of domestic violence

New and safe homes created in Nottingham for survivors of domestic violence

A social housing provider in Nottingham is supporting women and children who have experienced domestic or sexual abuse or violence to rebuild their lives. Nottingham City Homes Registered Provider (NCHRP) successfully bid for £400,000 of funding from Homes England to acquire and refurbish eight homes, as part of the Government’s Move On fund. When ready, […]

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City and county council prepare to support vaccination of carers

City and county council prepare to support vaccination of carers

As part of the next stage of the national vaccination programme, the county and city councils along with health and voluntary sector partners will be contacting people in Cohort 6 of the JCVI priority groups, which includes carers. For the purpose of the vaccination programme, carers are people who are eligible for a carer’s allowance, […]

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New images show dramatic changes to Broadmarsh area

New images show dramatic changes to Broadmarsh area

New pictures show the scale of progress being made in the Broadmarsh area, unseen by many due to the Covid-19 pandemic restricting people to their homes. Work continues at the City Council’s Broadmarsh development, despite the challenges presented recently by the recent cold and wintry weather. Once finished, it will provide a central, modern car […]

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Broadmarsh Big Conversation – thank you from Nottingham City Council

Broadmarsh Big Conversation – thank you from Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council has thanked all those who took part in the Broadmarsh Big Conversation, and pledged to keep local people involved in the future redevelopment of the area following the announcement of the Broadmarsh Advisory Group. In two months, over 3,000 people responded with around 13,000 comments to the online survey with their ideas […]

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Advisory panel set up to recommend the future of Broadmarsh site

Advisory panel set up to recommend the future of Broadmarsh site

Creative vision for space will be published in Summer 2021 Independently chaired by Greg Nugent of The Nottingham Project, the panel will feature national experts including Sir Tim Smit of Eden Project, Jerome Frost of ARUP UK and urban designer Kathryn Frith who will help the city make the most of incredible opportunity – Panel […]

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Leader thanks schools and nurseries for their ‘vital’ pandemic work

Leader thanks schools and nurseries for their ‘vital’ pandemic work

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has said thank you to nursery workers, school staff and childminders for their ongoing work. Councillor David Mellen has paid tribute to these efforts not only during the past six weeks since Christmas, but over the course of the Covid pandemic. Schools opened for a solitary day in early […]

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Looking for an apprenticeship? Look into Nottingham Jobs

Looking for an apprenticeship? Look into Nottingham Jobs

Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week which starts on 8 February, Nottingham Jobs is proud to announce a wide range of support services for apprentices and job seekers. Nottingham Jobs is an established and trusted service, run by Nottingham City Council in partnership with the Futures Group and Department for Work and Pensions. Whatever your employment needs, Nottingham […]

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City Council’s support for residents facing fuel poverty in lockdown wins national award

City Council’s support for residents facing fuel poverty in lockdown wins national award

Nottingham City Council’s Energy Services team has won a national award for efforts to address fuel poverty and increase the use of green energy during the Covid crisis. The team implemented a range of measures as soon as the first lockdown was announced last March, to support vulnerable people who were self-isolating and spending more […]

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