An Armed Forces flag was raised in Nottingham yesterday (25 June) to mark the start of Armed Forces Week in the county.Click Here
The event that took place at Nottinghamshire County Council on the Embankment, saw the cadets joined by Cadet Force adult volunteers, veterans, council employees and civic dignitaries.
The annual event included a veteran raising the flag who had previously served in as a National Serviceman in the Royal Army Medical Corps in the late 1950s and a flag party made up of three ca...
School plans submitted by Nottingham based CPMG Architects have been approved to build a new secondary school and sixth form centre for The Suthers School in Fernwood, Newark on Trent.Click Here
Newark and Sherwood District Council has approved designs for the Nova Education Trust’s three-storey school, to be built on Fernwood Business Park.
At full capacity, the new building is set to hold 600 secondary students and 230 sixth form pupils. The 7220 square metre building covers three floors and has a t...
We were surprised indeed to find out that your private driveway is not so private after all!Click Here
Can anyone park on your driveway?
While the Highway Code warns drivers not to 'park in front of an entrance to a property,' this refers to allowing access to their home and does not prohibit them from leaving their car on your driveway. There is no criminal law against their car being left on your private property without your consent as it is an act of trespassing, which is classed as a civil offence....
I myself walk our dog on Gedling Country Park which is a great place to do so. But I regularly see dogs not under control and owners not picking up after them. Now GBC have decided to take action.Click Here
The 240 acre country park will have three zones; red, yellow and green. The red zones will be where dogs are not allowed to enter, the yellow zones will ask owners to keep dogs on leads and the green areas are where dogs can be let off leads but must be kept under control.
The zones are being introdu...
We are all much more aware of the pollution caused by plastic,most of which is beyond Europe and perhaps largely beyond our control. But now the European Union plans to put a blanket ban on many single-use plastics across Europe.Click Here
It will mean destructive items such as plastic forks, straws and cotton buds could be outlawed in EU countries.
The European Commission issued a press release detailing the proposal, which could be implemented by 2019 as part of their Plastic Strategy.
Plastics to be...
If you appreciate extraordinary architecture and design, you’ll be pleased to hear that the winner of the House of the Year 2013 at the New London Architecture Awards is now for sale.Click Here
Situated in Walworth, London, the two-bedroom house called Archway Studios is built into a rail viaduct, incorporating living accommodation and a workspace.
The interior design of the home consists of a vaulted open plan floor space linked to a three-storey atrium with connecting private rooms.
Along with the...
Lady Bay is hosting a beer festival in partnership with SIBA during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.Click Here
Running from Thursday 28 to Saturday 30 June, the festival will see nearly 200 beers and ciders on draught to try, while showing World Cup fixtures including England v Belgium.
The venue will be a hub of excitement, with live acoustic music and competitions for the breweries supplying the beer.
Steve Smith, Chief Operating Officer of Nottingham Rugby, said: “It’s fantastic to hold another SIBA be...
Rushcliffe Borough Council is asking residents and interested parties for their thoughts on Local Plan Part 2 that identifies key housing allocations in the borough over the next decade.Click Here
Central government requires the Borough to build 13,150 new homes by 2028 and the six week consultation is now seeking views on the proposals that identify these non-strategic housing designations.
Anyone can submit their representations at www.rushcliffe.gov.uk/planningpolicy until 5pm onJune 28 and all will b...