Nottingham City Council have taken the decision to covert a former care home, in order to house the increasing number of homeless families.Click Here
The Nottingham City Council has been advised that it can no longer afford to pay for bed and breakfast accommodation. This can cost as much as £150 per night. The former care home has stood empty since 2016. It will be converted into 29 family apartments. The cost of this will be recouped from rents received.
Nottingham City Council is ready to embark on the next stage of developing the Victoria Embankment Memorial Gardens, having received approval from the Executive Board to submit a bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) on 25 August.Click Here
An announcement on the outcome of the bid is expected in December 2021.
Alongside this, contributions will be sought from additional external grant funding over the next five months to ensure the project is 100% fully funded at the time of the NLHF grant dec...
Workforce and labour issues as well as delays over Covid have caused council spending on the Gedling Access Road to be more than £5 million over budget.Click Here
Work is well under way on the large bypass road, in the Gedling borough, with construction workers on-site in various stages since the start of 2020.
Official timelines for the project anticipate the road to be open in autumn this year, helping to ease traffic congestion in Gedling village by linking the B684 Mapperley Plains and the A612 Trent...
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...