News archive from 18 June 2014, page 11

Nottingham taxi strike: Cabbies urged to call off protest

NOTTINGHAM City Council deputy leader Graham Chapman (pictured) has called on taxi drivers not to protest on the streets of the city today. He said: "We condemn the way the hackney cabs have disrupted traffic and people's early morning business...

 

Late-night levy for Nottingham's pubs, clubs and bars goes ahead

MORE than 260 bars, pubs and clubs in the city are set to be hit with a bill of up to £4,440 a year to pay for late-night policing - despite 74 per cent of people objecting to the plans. But licensed premises covered by the Nottingham Business...

 

Where is the cheapest petrol in Nottingham?

THE five cheapest places to fill up within ten miles of Nottingham city centre: Unleaded 1. Tesco Bulwell, Main Street, Bulwell, 126.9p 2. S ainsbury's Beeston, Cross Street, Beeston, 126.9p 3. Asda Hyson Green, Radford Road, Hyson Green, 127.6p 4....

 

US defender a 'god', says Wikipedia page

UNITED States defender John Brooks found himself catapulted into the spotlight with his late winner against Ghana but the importance of his header appears to have been overstated in some quarters. Soon after the 21-year-old Hertha Berlin player had...

 

Maths puzzle scores with cup squads

MATHS whizzes have discovered that the World Cup can be used to prove a puzzling formula known as the birthday paradox. According to the formula, there is a 50 per cent chance in any group of 23 people that two share a birthday. In the World Cup there...

 
Free park proms to attract thousands

Free park proms to attract thousands

THOUSANDS of music fans are expected to flock to this year's free Proms in the Park concert. Now in its fifth year, the music festival will take place at Bridgford Park, off Albert Road, West Bridgford, on Saturday, June 28, from noon until around...

 

New group to help you Breathe Easy

PEOPLE with lung conditions will be able to take advantage of a new support group. The Nottingham City Care Integrated Respiratory Service has been working with the British Lung Foundation to establish a new Breathe Easy group in Bulwell to support...

 

Junction scheme to reduce congestion

WORK to reduce congestion at junction 24 of the M1 near Kegworth starts this week. The £6 million scheme will see the construction of a new carriageway in the middle of the junction. The Highways Agency hopes this will remove traffic travelling from...

 

Conference focus on cutting-edge technology

THE latest in cutting-edge technology is heading to Nottinghamshire next week for a two-day conference. Emerging Electronics 2014 will take place at SMS Electronics Head Office in Technology Drive, Beeston Business Park, Beeston, next Tuesday and...

 
Have a say on hospital changes

Have a say on hospital changes

PEOPLE are being asked about what changes they would like to see at the city's hospitals. Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust will be collecting opinions for three weeks from Monday. The events will be held at the cricket pitch, near Green Car...

 
Car journey around city had me completely lost

Car journey around city had me completely lost

IN the 1950s I worked on Canal Street, then worked for William Watts Steel in Arnold, and lived on the Silverdale Estate for over 12 years, so I thought I knew my way around Nottingham quite well. That was until last week when I ventured from...

 

College clothes collection is trolley good effort

MORE than 12 trolleys, six baskets and 24 bags have been filled with clothes collected for charity by staff and students at West Nottinghamshire College. The '554 challenge', which is now in its fourth year, was devised as a way to get five teams...

 

Four-minute film up for £40,000 festival prize

A SHORT film made by Kelly Homes, a movie-maker trained in Nottingham, is up for a £40,000 international festival prize. Kelly created the film called, Dolls, after drawing inspiration from a French movie, a short film and a German painting. The eerie...

 

Irish drug lords move to Liverpool and forge links with Mersey crime gangs

Irish drugs kingpins have moved to Liverpool and are working with Merseyside’s crime gangs to orchestrate major drugs shipments. More than a dozen of the country’s most dangerous criminal masterminds have taken up residence in the city, police...

 

Housing complex bosses honoured

A LANDLORD with a housing complex in Bilborough is up for a national award. Hanover Housing Association has reached the final stages of the 50+ Awards 2014. The national housing provider for the over-55s runs Hanover Court, Bilborough. It is one of...

 


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