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Walkway through Broadmarsh Centre to reopen tomorrow

Walkway through Broadmarsh Centre to reopen tomorrow

The walkway connecting Collin Street with Lister Gate and Albert Street, towards Old Market Square, through the partially demolished Broadmarsh Centre will reopen tomorrow (Friday 28th August) in time for the August bank holiday. This key route between Nottingham Railway Station and the city centre has been closed since midsummer when intu stopped the Broadmarsh […]

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City Council agrees an action plan to improve governance following auditor’s report

City Council agrees an action plan to improve governance following auditor’s report

City councillors have agreed a comprehensive series of actions to improve governance arrangements at the council as well as for Robin Hood Energy and other council companies. The Action Plan addresses recommendations made by the council’s external auditor in a Report in the Public Interest into the council’s governance of Robin Hood Energy Ltd, the […]

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Statement following protests in the city centre

Statement following protests in the city centre

The City Council has thanked Notts Police, Nottingham people and its own community protection and street cleaning teams after protests in the city centre today concluded peacefully. Councillor Rebecca Langton, Portfolio Holder for Communities, said: “Now that that the protests which took place in our city centre today have concluded, we’d like to thank Nottingham […]

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Goose Fair is cancelled for 2020 following Covid restrictions

Goose Fair is cancelled for 2020 following Covid restrictions

Nottingham City Council and the Showmen’s Guild have today announced the cancellation of the 729th Goose Fair. The popular annual event was due to be staged at its regular home of the Forest Recreation Ground from Wednesday 30 September to Sunday 4 October. Despite current Government regulations allowing fairground rides and attractions to open, the […]

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Work to restore historic building on Carrington Street unveiled

Work to restore historic building on Carrington Street unveiled

Nottingham City Council’s Townscape Heritage Scheme is celebrating its largest grant-funded project to date, as works to repair and restore the frontage of a historic building on Carrington Street are unveiled. Gordon House, which was once home to Shipsides car showroom, has seen the upper floor frontage repaired and cleaned, and the original glass frontage […]

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Swap services and skills for free through new Notts Swap Shop

Swap services and skills for free through new Notts Swap Shop

A new community initiative is being championed that enables charities and small businesses to swap services and support each other during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. It is a partnership between Business & IP Centre Nottingham (part of the Nottingham City Council Library Services) and the Nottingham CVS. The Notts Swap Shop, which launched on […]

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City Council sets out way forward from auditor’s report

City Council sets out way forward from auditor’s report

An extraordinary full council meeting of Nottingham City Council will take place next week to discuss the Report in the Public Interest into the council’s governance of Robin Hood Energy Ltd issued by the council’s External Auditor and the council’s action plan to respond to its recommendations. Due to Covid restrictions, the meeting on Thursday […]

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Council to check local businesses comply with Covid guidelines

Council to check local businesses comply with Covid guidelines

Businesses in Nottingham are to be visited by City Council officers to check they are complying with the Government’s Covid guidelines. Many businesses in Nottingham have done tremendous work to implement controls so that their businesses are COVID-secure. Nottingham City Council is grateful to these businesses and the public for following the guidelines and playing […]

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Special council meeting will discuss plan to implement auditor’s recommendations

Special council meeting will discuss plan to implement auditor’s recommendations

Nottingham City Council will hold a special council meeting on Thursday 27th August to respond to a Report in the Public Interest carried out by external auditors into the council’s governance of Robin Hood Energy. The council has accepted all recommendations made by the auditor and is fully committed to implementing them. At the meeting, […]

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