Happy International Women's Day to Kerry who works really hard to keep our officer running smoothly. Her accounting experience is always proving invaluable and boy can she type up a quote quick!Click Here
Nottingham City Council says it will meet it target to build 1000 new affordable homes. This will be achieved by building new homes but also by acquiring existing properties and change of use of some buildings.Click Here
The council has been converting empty spaces above council owned shops into flats as well as buying properties from the private sector.
Housing Associations have also built or in the process of building around 250 new affordable homes.
It is a start but more are needed for sure.
The burst water mains in Chilwell is still ongoing as of this morning. Contractors to Seven Trent damaged the mains causing the heavy flooding to properties. Repairs are going to take sometime and tankers have been brought in to pump water away from the effected area.Click Here
Local residents and businesses have been praised for helping. Some literally have been brushing away water from properties whilst others have provided food and drinks to those effected and those working on the emergency....
Revised proposals to transform local library services and achieve savings for the City Council are being recommended for approval by the authority’s Executive Board.Click Here
Initial plans involved among other things is the closure of three libraries, with Aspley’s being turned into a distribution hub for the library service.
However, some savings have already been achieved through a staffing restructure in the libraries service, meaning only £79,000 of savings were needed from the original £233,00...
Waste materials, including egg trays and plastic takeaway lunch box lids, can be used to insulate homes in hot arid regions to considerably improve their energy efficiency, a new study shows.Click Here
A range of tests took place in Cairo, Egypt, where the materials are commonly available for free, with more than 23 per cent of the city’s waste being made up of paper, cardboard and plastic.
The study – which involved practical experiments with the support of local tradespeople – shows a sustainable...
Renowned jeweller Martin Wilkinson is to close for good after trading in the town for almost 230 years.Click Here
A glittering closing down sale will start at 10am on 3rd December in Mansfield, with all jewellery reduced by 50%, including diamond rings, coloured stone pieces, gold, and silver jewellery.
Independent jewellers Martin Wilkinson, owned by Andrew Campin has a rich history dating back to 1794.
Originally named Coral, in the late 1800s jeweller Martin Wilkinson purchased the store and changed...
The developers of three tower blocks in Nottingham have made “significant changes” to the plans after councillors sent them back to the drawing board over concerns about the design.Click Here
A 22-storey tower, housing 163 apartments, and two smaller blocks had been proposed on the site of a number of industrial units at the junction of Queen’s Road and London Road.
However concerned councillors stopped the plans in their tracks at a Nottingham City Council planning meeting in October.
They said ina...
Barratt Homes has released a brand new selection of properties at its Romans’ Quarter development on Dunsmore Avenue in Bingham.Click Here
The release of homes follows the selling out of all phase one properties at the development, which have proven very popular with a variety of homebuyers.
The new properties are the third phase of homes at the successful development, and feature a broad selection of house types for potential buyers to choose from.