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Council scheme offers further protection for private tenants

Council scheme offers further protection for private tenants

Nottingham City Council today took another important step in its drive to continue raising standards in private rented properties and provide quality housing for all. A new scheme of Additional Licensing for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs or shared houses) has been given approval today (Tuesday 18 September 2018) by the council’s Executive Board. Additional […]

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Charity delivers ‘My Bags’ for children coming into foster care

Charity delivers ‘My Bags’ for children coming into foster care

PHOTO CAPTION: Cllr David Mellen receives the My Bags from Stuart Ferguson and Nicola Barber A charity set up to provide essential personal items for children who come into foster care has presented its first ‘My Bags’ to Nottingham City Council. Packed with useful things – from toothbrushes to teddy bears – the special bags […]

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Warning to students over impact of noisy late-night parties

Warning to students over impact of noisy late-night parties

Students in Nottingham arriving for the new university term have been reminded not to throw parties which impact on their neighbours. In previous years, Nottingham City Council’s Community Protection officers have dealt with numerous late-night house parties, mostly in student households, where unacceptable levels of noise and anti-social behaviour caused a serious nuisance to local […]

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Nottingham City Council’s work to reduce carbon emissions wins national award

Nottingham City Council’s work to reduce carbon emissions wins national award

Nottingham City Council’s Energy Services have won The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Award for Best Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Initiative. The APSE awards, which took place in Edinburgh last night, celebrate outstanding achievement and innovation within local government. Energy Services were recognised for their innovative approach to reducing the council’s energy demand […]

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Problem property closed down by council

Problem property closed down by council

A property that was the focus for drug dealing and taking and other illegal and anti-social activity has been closed down following action by the City Council. Teams within the council’s Community Protection section – including the Safer Housing team, Neighbourhood Management, Anti-Social Behaviour Team, Community Protection Officers and  Street Scene – worked with Nottinghamshire […]

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Nottingham creative businesses head to China  

Nottingham creative businesses head to China   

Seven Nottingham businesses with growth potential are all packed and ready to travel to Hangzhou, China as part of a 5 day trade visit to the city to forge trade links and further strengthen Nottingham’s relationship with the region by attending the Hangzhou Cultural and Creative Industry Expo in Zhejiang province, China. Supporting the delegation […]

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Primary school praised for ‘expanding horizons’ of pupils

Primary school praised for ‘expanding horizons’ of pupils

A Nottingham primary school has been praised for creating a happy and respectful environment that encourages children to improve and expand their horizons. Ofsted inspectors said Robin Hood Primary has a sense of ‘calm and purpose’ – and that improvements in teaching are making a positive impact on pupils’ progress and attainment in maths. Rating […]

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