News archive from 2 September 2014, page 12

6 things to do in Nottingham today

1. Notts TV: Tune in to the newest episode of The Boot Room where Nottingham Forest, County and Mansfield fans discuss the latest action on and off the pitch with host Mark Webster tonight at 8pm. 2. Nottingham Riviera: Today is your last chance to...

 

£50,000 facelift keeps youth club on rails

A VINTAGE railway carriage that is home to a village youth club is getting £50,000 for a full makeover. Ironville Youth Carriage is getting the money from local authority-run procurement organisation Scape as part of its Re-invest programme. The...

 

Prepare yourself for the final onslaught

MUM-OF-TWO Natalie Wilson had always counted herself lucky when it came to avoiding annoying mosquito bites. However, the 31-year-old of Stonepit Close, St Ann's, was dismayed to find pregnancy made her almost irresistible to the blood-sucking...

 

Eric Cantor to join investment bank Moelis as vice chairman

"Eric has proven himself to be a pro-business advocate and one who will enhance our boardroom discussions with CEOs and senior management as we help them navigate their most important strategic decisions," Moelis CEO Ken Moelis said in a...

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Thumbs-up after first day at Nottingham Free School

THE first classes have been held at a new city secondary school. Students gave a positive reaction to Nottingham Free School, which has opened in an old factory unit in Haydn Road, Sherwood. In all, 79 pupils enrolled for the first time yesterday. The...

 
Skate park group to hold meeting

Skate park group to hold meeting

The Alnwick Community Skate Park now has a committee in place and is looking to further its plans for implementation of this facility. The next meeting takes place on Wednesday, October 1, at 7pm, in Howling Lane Community Centre. All are welcome to...

 

School fires investigation 'inconclusive', say British Gas

INVESTIGATORS from British Gas have found solar panels can't be ruled out as the cause of a roof fire at a Nottinghamshire school. The energy firm launched an investigation after a blaze at Sutton Bonington Primary School in April. It was one of three...

 
Concerns raised over hike in waiting times for benefits

Concerns raised over hike in waiting times for benefits

Citizens Advice Bureaux in Northumberland are expressing concern about government plans to increase the number of days people have to wait before getting paid Jobseekers Allowance and the sickness benefit Employment and Support Allowance. The...

 

Dementia café opens

VOLUNTEERS have set up a new cafe to help people with dementia. Opening on Thursday, September 11, the Memory Café will be based at the Middle Street Resource Centre, in Beeston. It has been set up with input from the Alzheimer's Society but will run...

 

Forum to be of community

SNEINTON residents are coming together to make local people's voices heard. Sneinton Neighbourhood Forum has made a formal application to Nottingham City Council to become the official neighbourhood area forum in and around Sneinton. The application...

 

Council will buy houses

FIVE empty houses will be brought back to life at a cost of £425,000. Nottingham City Council has put aside £340,00 to buy the properties and the other £85,000 is coming from the Government's Homes and Communities Agency. The council has not yet...

 

Jobs fair will help all ages

HUNDREDS of job opportunities will be on offer today at the Nottingham Jobs Fair. Large firms including Domestic & General, Eon and Boots will offer opportunities at the event, taking place at Capital FM Arena between 10am and 3pm. As well as jobs...

 

Dumping boxes costs resident £473

A MANSFIELD resident has been fined nearly £500 for leaving cardboard boxes and a shopping delivery bag outside a recycling centre. Ryan King, 19, of Hammerwater Drive, Warsop, had visited the Oakfield Lane recycling centre to find it closed, dumping...

 

Post offices' Sunday hours

THREE Nottingham Royal Mail delivery offices will open on Sundays from this week. Nottingham City in Lower Parliament Street, Nottingham South in Clarke Road and Glaisdale Parkway are piloting the noon to 4pm opening. Currently, 1,400 delivery offices...

 

Great outdoors for youngsters

CHILDREN will get a new sand pit, climbing equipment and a play area with a school lottery windfall. The new outdoor area at Robert Mellors Primary, in Arnold, will cost £10,000. It will be used by the school's early-years section - 60 children aged...

 


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