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Next chapter for Nottingham’s Central Library

Next chapter for Nottingham’s Central Library

While the progression for the new Central Library continues at pace as part of the new Broadmarsh Car Park, Bus Station and retail development, a decision has been made to not re-open the Nottingham Central Library at its current location on Angel Row, since its closure on Friday 20 March following the COVID-19 lockdown.  The […]

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City and County announce plans to commemorate VJ Day

City and County announce plans to commemorate VJ Day

On Saturday 15 August, Nottingham City Council, along with partners at Nottinghamshire County Council and the districts of Nottinghamshire, will jointly commemorate VJ Day. See a summary of the City’s commemorative events and links to other organisations at: https://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/vj-day-75 While VE Day marked the end of the war in Europe in May 1945, many thousands […]

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City Council leisure centres have best health and safety standards in the country

City Council leisure centres have best health and safety standards in the country

Customers at Nottingham City Council’s leisure centres can be assured that health and safety standards are officially the very best in the country. The Sport and Leisure team which manages the City Council’s seven leisure centres, has once again been recognised in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Award, achieving Overall Winner […]

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Proud of Nottingham pupils #Exams #HomeLearning #Resilience

Proud of Nottingham pupils #Exams #HomeLearning #Resilience

City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen, praises Nottingham’s young people: “Today we celebrate A-Level results day and next week we will celebrate GCSEs. To mark the occasion a new Council House banner boldly declares how proud we are of Nottingham’s pupils. But we all know this year has not been easy. Many young people will […]

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The historic Nottingham Arboretum to host Garden Bar and bandstand this Summer

The historic Nottingham Arboretum to host Garden Bar and bandstand this Summer

The historic Nottingham Arboretum hosts the new Garden Bar and Bandstand concept over a number of weekends this summer, launching on Friday 14 August. Local venue operators and music promoters DHP Family will bring the west end of the city’s oldest and most centrally-located park to life with a fantastic entertainment programme on the bandstand, […]

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Council accepts findings and recommendations of Robin Hood Energy governance report

Council accepts findings and recommendations of Robin Hood Energy governance report

Nottingham City Council has accepted the findings of a new report on its governance of Robin Hood Energy, the not-for-profit company set up by the authority to tackle fuel poverty in the city. The Report in the Public Interest is published by the External Auditor. It outlines a number of recommendations for action by the […]

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Changes to Broadmarsh roads successfully introduced

Changes to Broadmarsh roads successfully introduced

Significant changes to Nottingham’s roads have been successfully introduced, which will allow work on a new public space for Nottingham’s residents and visitors to begin. Collin Street is now closed to all traffic, and only buses and wheelchair accessible taxis can use Canal Street from Greyfriar Gate. Middle Hill, between the Broadmarsh Car Park and […]

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Drivers reminded of major changes to the City road network in Broadmarsh area this weekend

Drivers reminded of major changes to the City road network in Broadmarsh area this weekend

Drivers are being reminded that significant changes to Nottingham’s road network come into force this weekend, as plans to pedestrianise Collin Street and other parts of the Broadmarsh area begin. The City Council has successfully secured £20m Transforming Cities funding for the ambitious Broadmarsh public realm scheme. The changes mean that drivers who usually use […]

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Take action to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Take action to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Cases of Covid-19 are increasing in the city and county To stop the spread, Public Health directors urge everyone to play their full part by following government guidance Warnings against gatherings at home with more than one household People needing to share car lifts urged to follow full guidance on face covering and distancing Continue […]

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