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Posthumous honour for pioneering city councillor

Posthumous honour for pioneering city councillor

Long-serving City Councillor Alan Clark, who died earlier this year, has received a posthumous award for his pioneering work around sustainability and focus on driving down people’s energy bills. The LGiU Councillor Place Shaping Environment Award was presented to Alan’s wife and co-councillor, Eunice Campbell, at a ceremony at the Guildhall in London this week. […]

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Final touches to Bulwell Market place with new welcome archway  

Final touches to Bulwell Market place with new welcome archway   

  A new welcome archway, designed from the memories of local people is being unveiled at Bulwell Market Place. The welcome archway, by artist Chris Campbell, comprises a steel structure with references to Bulwell’s history and local landmarks.  The River Leen, the lattice work of the local bridge and a pitwheel are worked into the […]

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Funding available to local business to preserve historic shop fronts

Businesses in the Old Market Square and the Lace Market have a chance to get hold of some cash to restore their shop fronts to their historic former glory. Nottingham City Council has accepted £551,500 from Historic England to conserve buildings in both the Lace Market and Old Market Square. A further £79,750 has been […]

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Children’s charity delivers its 100,000th book in Nottingham

Children’s charity delivers its 100,000th book in Nottingham

A campaign in Nottingham which delivers free books to children has just passed its 100,000 milestone. Nottingham City Council has been working alongside the Rotary Club of Nottingham to co-ordinate fundraising for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library since the Club chose to adopt the scheme as a project in 2012. Since then, donations have increased to […]

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Nottingham remembers

Nottingham remembers

Nottingham’s annual Civic Service of Remembrance will take place at the War Memorial, Victoria Embankment on Sunday 12 November, starting at 10.45am. The Lord Mayor, Councillor Mike Edwards, will be at the War Memorial for the Service, together with the Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, Sir John Peace, the Sheriff of Nottingham, Councillor Glyn Jenkins, Chairman of […]

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Tennis Centre Crew beats Wimbledon to major groundsman award

Tennis Centre Crew beats Wimbledon to major groundsman award

The grounds team from Nottingham Tennis Centre has been awarded the title of Infinicut Professional Tennis Grounds Team of the Year. The victory was announced Wednesday night at the prestigious Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) Awards presented at a glittering ceremony at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham. The team beat last year’s winners – the All […]

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