Nottingham City Council will sell off some of its assets including land in order to claw back nearly £1bn of debt it owes.Click Here
Councillor Sam Webster (Lab), lead for finance at the local authority, said the money has not been spent frivolously but spent on making the city more than just “a big town.”
He said: “People think we have borrowed a billion pounds and are spending it on stuff around the city. It is not a credit card debt. It’s like a mortgage debt.
“It is an investment in things...
A new Primary school in Bingham will provide over 300 places for children. The site off Drunsmore Road will also have a number of residential properties also.Click Here
Vocational driver testingClick Here
The government has published an open letter to the UK Logistics Sector and announced plans to increase lorry driving tests.
We want to tell you more about our role in supporting this.
Driving test waiting times
We recognise the impact of the pandemic on vocational lessons and tests.
Since vocational testing restarted following the easing of restrictions, we have typically made a total of 3,000 vocational tests available per week compared to 2,000 pre-pandemic.
Nottingham City Homes have appointed construction company Lovell to build the biggest council homes development for decades. in the region of 130 homes will be built consisting of 2 and 3 bedroom Houses, bungalows and flats. The site in Bestwood in Nottingham close to Beckhampton Road has planning permission in place and work should start this year. Part of a former school playing field the remaining area of the old school site will become a public green space.Click Here
Want to upgrade your kitchen? Even if you’re not planning a full-scale revamp, a few simple design changes can really lift your space. Take a look at these ideas...Click Here
New tiles can make a huge difference. As well as thinking about colour and pattern, be creative about where and how you place them. Consider adding a contrasting style above a display shelf or making a feature splashback with decorative designs.
Replacing cabinet fronts is a clever and inexpensive way to give your kitchen an upli...
The former Argos store on Parliament Street a heritage building in Nottingham is set to be redeveloped. Guess what? More student accommodation.Click Here
The original façade of the building will as usual be kept whilst a nine storey construction will be built onto it. The new building will house around 270 students.
Are you aware of the changes that could effect the petrol you put in your car?Click Here
This summer the standard petrol grade in the UK will become E10. Currently, UK petrol is E5, meaning it contains up to 5% bioethanol. E10 petrol will see the amount of bioethanol increase to 10%.
Petrol cars manufactured after 2011 and most modern motorcycles are E10 compatible. However, around 5% of petrol vehicles made before 2011 will need to continue to use E5 petrol which will remain available as the super gra...
The new Nottinghamshire Police & Crime Commissioner, Caroline Henry, says she is going to scrap the role of deputy PCC. The £78,000 saving will go back into policing.Click Here
Mrs Henry also plans to claim no expenses during her role as part of her savings plan and strategy to put more officers and resources on Nottinghamshire's streets.
Sounds like she is determined to offer Big Red value for money!