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Sue’s ready to say goodbye to pupils after four decades of teaching

Sue’s ready to say goodbye to pupils after four decades of teaching

A Bulwell teacher is retiring after 40 years working at the same primary school. Sue Hickman, who turns 58 tomorrow (Saturday), leads the nursery at Cantrell Primary School and will be leaving when it closes for the summer holidays next Tuesday. When she joined Cantrell in 1981, Margaret Thatcher had been Prime Minister for two […]

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£15m earmarked to transform City Council over next three years

£15m earmarked to transform City Council over next three years

Nottingham City Council is preparing to invest up to £15m over the next three years to carry out fundamental changes to the way it operates. The move follows the council’s production of a Recovery & Improvement Plan to respond to the recommendations set out in a Government report which looked at issues with the authority’s […]

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City-wide Partnership Launches Hospitality Recruitment Campaign

City-wide Partnership Launches Hospitality Recruitment Campaign

Nottingham is a sociable city, with a vibrant visitor and night-time economy and world-class attractions. At the heart of this is Nottingham’s hospitality sector, which makes a major contribution to economic stability, and employment in the city.   The value of the tourism sector in Nottinghamshire in 2019, including hospitality, was £1.979bn (with Nottingham city contributing £679.02m). The sector supported 23,179 full time equivalent (FTE) jobs (7,741 of […]

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City Council forges ahead with Victoria Embankment improvements plan

City Council forges ahead with Victoria Embankment improvements plan

Nottingham City Council is ready to embark on the next stage of developing the Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens, having received approval from the Executive Board to submit a bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) on 25 August. An announcement on the outcome of the bid is expected in December 2021. Alongside this, contributions […]

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Council’s £140million plan to retrofit more homes and cut energy bills

Council’s £140million plan to retrofit more homes and cut energy bills

Nottingham City Council is leading a regional bid for up to £140million of Government funding to help tackle fuel poverty. As the accountable body for the Midlands Energy Hub, the Council plans to apply for the grant from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), through its ‘Sustainable Warmth Competition’. The Midlands Energy […]

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Temporary homes for Nottingham families set to get go ahead

Temporary homes for Nottingham families set to get go ahead

Temporary homes for Nottingham families could take a step forward this week when a decision to enable Nottingham City Homes to buy and convert a former care home, goes before Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board for approval. Laura Chambers Lodge in Clifton, has been empty since 2016 and is no longer used by the Council. […]

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