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Nottingham’s green investments at COP26

Nottingham’s green investments at COP26

Nottingham City Council’s Deputy Leader and sustainability boss are attending COP26 today to share Nottingham’s success in attracting green investment to the city and learn lessons from others around the world. The pivotal conference underway in Glasgow is bringing world leaders together to discuss how to collectively address the climate emergency and keep global temperature […]

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‘Pop-up’ space gives the green light to climate-change conversation

‘Pop-up’ space gives the green light to climate-change conversation

While all eyes have been on Glasgow for the COP26 talks, a group of Nottingham organisations have come together to create  a space for climate change discussions. Green Light In The City opens tomorrow (Thursday) in Bridlesmith Gate and its organisers – drawn from both universities, the City Council, and local education and arts organisations […]

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City Council sets out proposals for savings to balance its 2022/23 budget amid rising demand for social care services 

City Council sets out proposals for savings to balance its 2022/23 budget amid rising demand for social care services 

Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board will consider its first stage of consultation proposals next Tuesday (November 16) towards making £28m of savings as it looks to balance its 2022/23 budget. Councils across the country face financial challenges from rising demand for services and lower levels of grant, as seen in recent authoritative reports from the […]

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City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

Plans to mark this year’s Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 14 November) have now been finalised. The traditional wreath laying and two-minute silence at the city’s war memorial on Victoria Embankment will take place on Sunday with the ceremony beginning at 10.45am. There will be a full service with music played throughout by The Nottinghamshire Band of […]

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Council urges people to Take Care this winter

Council urges people to Take Care this winter

Nottingham City Council is asking people to ‘Take Care’ this winter as cases of Covid-19 start to rise. People should continue to follow the guidance on ‘Hands/Face/Space/Fresh Air’, test regularly for the virus and get vaccinated as soon as possible. Latest figures show Nottingham now has 309 cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 population, up from […]

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New mental health and wellbeing website by and for local young people

New mental health and wellbeing website by and for local young people

A new website developed with input from and aiming to help young people with mental health issues has been launched in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. NottAlone brings a range of local mental health advice and help for young people together in one place. The site has been developed by young people, parents, carers and professionals from […]

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New surveillance equipment installed to prevent crime in Nottingham Park

New surveillance equipment installed to prevent crime in Nottingham Park

A new high-quality CCTV camera has been installed in a busy Nottingham park as part of a six-figure project to tackle crime and make people safer. The camera has been fitted in Bridlington Street Playground in Nottingham to prevent and detect robbery and theft in the area and reassure park users. It has been funded […]

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Safety first this Bonfire Night, says Nottingham’s Trading Standards

Safety first this Bonfire Night, says Nottingham’s Trading Standards

Safety advice has been given out to families looking to buy fireworks to celebrate Bonfire Night this week. Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards is urging people to only buy from reputable and licensed traders. Shoppers can check with the team or the fire service whether an outlet is licensed to sell fireworks, or simply ask […]

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Consultation to reduce carbon in new residential and commercial developments

Consultation to reduce carbon in new residential and commercial developments

Nottingham City Council is taking steps towards reducing carbon emissions in new developments across the city, by launching a consultation on a draft planning guide for residential and commercial developments. Nottingham City Council has made the commitment to become a carbon neutral city by 2028. This means cutting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from direct and indirect […]

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Nottingham’s ambitions to be first carbon neutral UK city to be showcased at COP26

Nottingham’s ambitions to be first carbon neutral UK city to be showcased at COP26

Nottingham City Council and its leading approach towards tackling climate change at a local level will be represented on the world stage of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26. The pivotal conference which gets underway in Glasgow this week sees world leaders from across the planet meet to discuss how to collectively address the […]

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