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Council hands over operation of its “shining jewel” as Nottingham Castle prepares to reopen

Council hands over operation of its “shining jewel” as Nottingham Castle prepares to reopen

The operation of Nottingham Castle was formally handed over to Nottingham Castle Trust today (Tuesday 1st June), after three years of construction and renovation works led by Nottingham City Council. To mark the occasion, later in the day the stunning new lighting of the Ducal Palace will be switched on at 9pm to shine out […]

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Local residents’ top issues to be tackled in 20 Days of Action

Local residents’ top issues to be tackled in 20 Days of Action

Partners across the city are joining forces to tackle issues in local areas, including crime, anti-social behaviour, fly-tipping and dog fouling. A series of Days of Action will be taking place across Nottingham over the next year. It comes after feedback from members of the public about issues in their neighbourhoods and what they want […]

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Demolition of part of the former Broadmarsh Shopping Centre to begin in June

Demolition of part of the former Broadmarsh Shopping Centre to begin in June

Further significant steps towards transforming the former Broadmarsh shopping centre site will be taken next month. In July 2020, the lease for the former Broadmarsh shopping centre was handed back to Nottingham City Council after intu went into administration. Since then, the City Council has reopened the critical right of way connecting the city centre […]

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Testing for Covid-19 variant of concern in second city school

Testing for Covid-19 variant of concern in second city school

Staff, pupils and family members at Ellis Guilford school, in Basford, are being asked to take a Covid-19 test after Public Health England identified cases of coronavirus related to a ‘variant of concern’. Targeted testing will take place at the school as a precautionary measure from Monday 24 May to Friday 28 May. It follows […]

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Commemoration unveiled to mark Nottingham’s biggest council housing development

Commemoration unveiled to mark Nottingham’s biggest council housing development

A new poem and commemoration stone is being unveiled this week, at one of the city’s biggest and most ambitious regeneration projects. The Lenton Green site saw five 1960s high rises tower bocks completely demolished to make way for 142 homes, including bungalows, flats, family homes and an award-winning independent living scheme. The development, which […]

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