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Sticking to the rules will save lives, say local leaders

Sticking to the rules will save lives, say local leaders

Police, council and university leaders across the city and county have pledged their commitment to working together in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Today (Monday) sees the implementation of new rules as set out by the Government which limits the numbers gathering in a social capacity to just six people at any one […]

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New Nottingham City Council Chief Executive starts work

New Nottingham City Council Chief Executive starts work

Nottingham City Council’s new Chief Executive has started work at the authority after being appointed to one of the city’s most important jobs back in May. Mel Barrett joins the council with a successful track record in managing large-scale customer-facing services and delivering substantial regeneration and development projects, most recently at Basingstoke and Deane Borough […]

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New festive lights spectacular set for Christmas at Wollaton

New festive lights spectacular set for Christmas at Wollaton

This festive season, Wollaton Hall & Deer Park will host its first magical Christmas lights trail, as the formal gardens are transformed for the first time ever into an enchanted light spectacle, Christmas at Wollaton Hall.  From 27 November, visitors will be able to enjoy a unique socially distanced outdoor light installation. Wollaton Hall & […]

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Agreement announced for Robin Hood Energy customers to transfer to British Gas

Agreement announced for Robin Hood Energy customers to transfer to British Gas

Nottingham City Council has announced that customers of its energy company, Robin Hood Energy, are to transfer to British Gas.  The purchase agreement with Centrica, the parent company of British Gas, has been reached following a strategic review of Robin Hood Energy launched by the City Council in March.  Leader of the Council, Councillor David […]

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Woodthorpe Park’s new and improved facilities unveiled

Woodthorpe Park’s new and improved facilities unveiled

Several revamped areas have opened in Woodthorpe Park after over £100k of improvements were carried out at the popular park. The works, carried out by the Nottingham City Council parks and neighbourhood teams, have been funded jointly by FCC Communities and Nottingham City Council, following extensive consultation with park users, the friends group and local […]

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Major restorations planned for Nottingham’s historic buildings

Major restorations planned for Nottingham’s historic buildings

Exciting plans to restore historic buildings in the centre of Nottingham are in the pipeline, thanks to a conservation area grant scheme. Four shops on Market Street together with ten on Wheeler Gate have been awarded grant funding from Nottingham’s Heritage Action Zone, which will see their historic shop fronts and features reinstated, helping to […]

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Hoax messages concerning Nottingham schools and Covid-19 testing of children

Hoax messages concerning Nottingham schools and Covid-19 testing of children

Nottingham City Council is aware of hoax messages that have been   circulating on social media regarding schools having children tested for Covid-19 without seeking permission from parents; and children being taken into quarantine if they test positive for the virus. Cllr David Mellen, Leader of Nottingham City Council, said: “We been alerted to these very […]

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Nottingham welcomes pupils back to school safely

Nottingham welcomes pupils back to school safely

Schools in Nottingham have been praised their efforts to get pupils back safely for the new academic year. Pupils at schools in Nottingham City return from today (1 Sept) – the first time all year groups have been back since lockdown began on 23 March 2020. Throughout the Covid-19 crisis, schools have remained open to […]

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Nottingham’s carbon-neutral campaign signs off with bell-ringing

Nottingham’s carbon-neutral campaign signs off with bell-ringing

A 28-day challenge to show families in Nottingham how fun and easy it can be to go carbon-neutral formally ends tonight (Friday) with the sound of the Little John bell. #28For28 has been running throughout August to raise awareness of climate issues and what small things can be done which add up to make a […]

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Businesses supported to get staff back to work safely

Businesses supported to get staff back to work safely

Businesses in Nottingham are being offered guidance to get staff back to work safely following the Covid-19 lockdown. Nottingham’s Director of Public Health, Alison Challenger, is urging all employers to take essential steps to minimise the risk of infection in workplaces. With the right precautions and following the correct guidelines, it is hoped that more […]

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