Nottinghamshire County Council is backing exciting plans by the Bomber County Gateway Trust to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force by constructing a huge Lancaster Bomber landmark next to the A46, between Newark and Lincoln.Click Here
The Council’s Policy Committee gave the go-ahead to contribute £10,000 towards the £100,000 project at its meeting today, on the 75th anniversary of the daring Dambusters mission during the Second World War.
The sculpture, located at Norton Disney, north...
Alcohol licensing hours will be relaxed in England and Wales to mark the Royal Wedding, the Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability confirmed today.Click Here
The minister has signed the order which relaxes licensing hours for licenced premises in relation to a ‘celebration period’.
Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability Victoria Atkins said:
The government’s decision to extend the licensing hours to mark the Royal Wedding has received overwhelming support.
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We all know enough houses are not being built and often the blame lands with builders. But now it seems some councils are not providing the land for building homes as they are required to by law.Click Here
The council hasn’t set aside enough pre-planned land for new houses, which means it’s easier for house builders to get planning permission.
To help meet the government’s ambition of building more houses, the council needs to be able to show that it has enough plots to meet house building targets...
The M1 is closed in both directions between Junction 23A and Junction 24 allow for a new bridge to be installed. The motorway is close to southbound traffic from 10pm on Friday 11 May and from midnight on the same day to northbound traffic.Click Here
Northbound traffic is being rerouted off the M1 at Junction 23A along the A453/A50 re-joining the M1 at junction 24. Southbound traffic will follow this route in reverse.
Nottingham City Council have announced that Broadmarsh East Car Park will close on Friday 18 May, to enable the site to be prepared for handover to Nottingham College in early June.Click Here
Nottingham College will construct a £58m building, which will host around 2,000 students a year and will include a café, training restaurant, performance theatre, business hub and green space. Construction of the new City Hub will take around two years, with the doors opening in September 2020.
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You know how it is, you've lived with that front door with slightly peeling paint for so long now you don't notice it. That and the hedges that needed cutting back two years ago, the broken gutter, the chips and knocks on the bannisters and the dirty children's finger prints up the stairwell.Click Here
Walk around your home and try to be objective about the state it's in. Fix things and decorate so your home looks well maintained and loved. If in doubt, ask relatives or your estate agent for their honest...
Recently Radio 4 reported the best job for a long healthy life is a removals man. We know lots of very fit removal men in their mid sixties still working full time. We cannot think of any obese removal men for sure!!Click Here
Take-away operators in Nottinghamshire will be encouraged to offer more healthy food and drink to their customers as part of a crackdown on obesity in the county.
Figures revealed by Public Health England show 65 percent of all adults in Nottinghamshire are of “an excess weigh...
The British Association of Removers has recently participated in the UK government’s ‘call for evidence’ following its announcement in October of last year that it had launched a review on the home buying/selling process in the UK.Click Here
The trade association took the opportunity to highlight the impact of the failings of the current system on behalf of the whole industry.
"Many of our members shared with us their concerns and we were able to collate their thoughts into a formal response doc...