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Nottingham’s newest neighbourhood starting to take shape along the River Trent

Nottingham’s newest neighbourhood starting to take shape along the River Trent

Just a stone’s throw from Nottingham city centre, a new neighbourhood is starting to emerge from what was once mainly industrial land. A number of new residential developments have already been built in Nottingham’s Waterside, with a steer from the City Council’s planning guidance, which sets out the council’s vision for the area,  Now, with […]

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6,500 fuel poor homes across the Midlands to be improved after £82m grant funding secured

6,500 fuel poor homes across the Midlands to be improved after £82m grant funding secured

The Midlands Energy Hub has coordinated a bid to secure more than £82m of Government funding through the Sustainable Warmth competition. These grants from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will be used to carry out a range of improvements on 6,500 homes owned by low-income families in the Midlands – making […]

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All areas of the city to benefit from £18m Levelling Up Fund grant

All areas of the city to benefit from £18m Levelling Up Fund grant

Councillors have approved funding from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund at a meeting of the Executive today (Tuesday 21 December). Nottingham City Council secured £18 million through the fund in October, for a package of measures that will improve the condition of residential streets, encourage more walking and cycling to school, and enable the installation […]

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Strong support for new River Trent pedestrian and cycle crossing

Strong support for new River Trent pedestrian and cycle crossing

Councillors have approved the preferred location for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge across the River Trent today (Tuesday 21 December), following a recent public consultation. Members of Nottingham City Council’s Executive also gave the go-ahead to submit planning applications for the scheme, after nearly 1,200 responses were received, showing strong support overall. The Waterside […]

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Looking back at Nottingham’s new housing developments in 2021

Looking back at Nottingham’s new housing developments in 2021

Hundreds of homes have been built this year and hundreds more will be built next year in Nottingham. A combination of private developments and new council housing is providing a wide range of different housing types to meet local resident needs. This is one part of the significant changes that are underway in Nottingham, including […]

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Safety first for toys this Christmas with those last-minute buys

Safety first for toys this Christmas with those last-minute buys

A warning has gone out about toy safety as shoppers make last-minute Christmas purchases this week. Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards department is urging people to be vigilant as they shop for late gifts ahead of the weekend, especially from online retailers. In the past year, the team has received intelligence on sensory toys with […]

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Supermarket vouchers and activity clubs for families this Christmas

Supermarket vouchers and activity clubs for families this Christmas

Further support is being provided to struggling families over Christmas through school food vouchers and outdoor holiday activities. The City Council has consistently made £15-per-week vouchers available to all children who receive free school meals (FSM) over holiday periods, and these have been issued to parents. Alongside the supermarket vouchers will be a number of […]

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