City Buildings sale agreed as transformation of city centre continues

Nottingham City Council has agreed the sale of an iconic city centre building to developers, Shoby Properties Ltd, giving the historic site a new purpose and creating much-needed office space. This 19th century block of shops, office space, studios and workshops, at 28-48 Carrington Street, known as City Buildings, is located in the southern entrance […]

Businesses flock to the Hoodwinked robin trail

Big-name businesses are flocking to join the Hoodwinked sculpture trail in Nottingham this summer. About 25 robin sculptures are now sponsored, and with the sponsorship deadline looming, other businesses are urged to get in touch before the opportunity has flown. The Hoodwinked sculpture trail is a twist on the tale of Robin Hood.  Our iconic […]

All hail Nottingham’s new taxi service!

A taxi revolution is underway in Nottingham – with new-look eco-friendly hackney cab vehicles and a new user-friendly app set to be unveiled in the city from 1st March. Nottingham City Council is taking steps to make the city’s hackney cab fleet one of the best and most modern in the country. Having already introduced […]

2018 – a big step towards Nottingham’s future

2018 is set to be a pivotal moment in Nottingham’s development as a thriving modern city, with several ambitious regeneration projects getting underway. Nottingham City Council has been driving forward its long-term vision for the city’s regeneration over recent years, with unprecedented investment in major schemes such as the expansion of the tram network, redevelopment […]

Festival to excite Nottingham’s curiosity

Writing poetry with code, gazing at stars and taking part in Chemistry experiments are just some of the activities you an expect from this year’s Festival of Science and Curiosity. Returning for a fourth year, the festival will be running 14-21 February. It aims to provide opportunities for the people of Nottingham to express their […]

Improvements to Southern Relief Route

Junction improvements will take place from Monday 12 February to improve traffic flow on the Southern Relief Route. Work at the Waterway Street/Wilford Road and Castle Meadow Road/Wilford Road junctions will take approximately 8 weeks. To minimise traffic disruption, the works will take place during off peak hours of 9.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday, […]

Three year ban – and offer of a lifeline – for aggressive beggar

An aggressive beggar who has vowed to turn his life around after a stint in prison has been banned from begging in Nottingham for three years and ordered to take steps to address his drug taking and chaotic lifestyle. Christopher Hands, aged 28, of no fixed abode, has persistently been begging in Nottingham city centre […]

Nottingham Partners event highlights how business can shape the skills of the future

Attendees including Experian, BioCity and the Nottingham Hospitality Association (NHA) were just some of around 50 guests at the first business breakfast of 2018 hosted by Nottingham Partners, an arm of Marketing NG, the official Place Marketing Organisation PMO for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. The headline speaker; James Whybrow, Vice Principal at Nottingham College, focused on […]

Complete our survey and you could win a £50 intu shopping voucher!

We’re keen to get your views about the Arrow magazine and the local My Neighbourhood newsletter sent out with it. To be in with a chance of winning a £50 voucher to spend at one of intu’s shopping centres – including intu Victoria Centre and intu Broadmarsh – all you have to do is answer […]

New car park coming to Island Site – and in time for Christmas

Nottingham City Council has taken the opportunity to establish a new car park at the east of the city centre at the Island Site. The new car park will help with the loss of parking arising from the demolition of both the Broadmarsh and Unity Square car parks, in time for the busy events and […]