NOTTINGHAM & NEIGHBOURHOOD: MEETINGS, EXHIBITIONS, CONSULTATIONS & EVENTS
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government Consultation on the Draft Revised National Planning Policy Framework
On 5 March 2018 the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government published the Draft Revised National Planning Policy Framework which seeks views on proposals to change planning policy legislation to bring forward more land in the right places. The consultation is open to all, and closes at 11.45 pm on Thursday 10 May 2018.
A new, 'Selective Licensing' scheme for landlords has been proposed by Nottingham City Council. Consultation on the scheme has begun and will run until 31 March 2017. Local people, tenants, landlords, letting agents and other interested individuals and organisations are encouraged to comment on the proposal.
The Regulation 7 Direction which allows the Council to control letting boards in selected areas of the city has been in operation since 2012. It will expire in October 2017. Nottingham City Council aims to submit an application to the Secretary of State for renewal for a further five years in July 2017, and is inviting views on the proposal to renew the Direction. Comments need to be submitted by Monday 20 March 2017.
On 17 October 2017, the Boundary Commission for England published its revised proposals for changes to constituencies in England. A final consultation on these is now taking place with the final date for registering comments being Monday 11 December 2017.
Friday 19 January, Monday 22 January, Tuesday 23 January 2018' : The City Council needs to make a further £27 million in savings as part of its budget proposals for 2018-2019, and is seeking opinions from Nottingham residents at consultation events at a number of different locations.
As part of Nottingham's 2018 Light Night, Nottingham Trent University is hosting a number of events, including a light up of the exterior of the Waverley building to commemorate the centenary of the 1918 Armistice.
Nottingham Lakeside Arts, Saturday 25 November 2017 to Sunday 4 March 2018. The exhibition includes the most well-known Viking hoards ever discovered in this country, including the Vale of York Viking Hoard, and the recently discovered Watlington Hoard on loan from the Ashmolean Museum. Admission Free
The David Ross Sports Village (University Park) will be holding its first free Fitness and Welbeing Day designed to showcase what it has to offer. The day is open to everyone. So why not take your friends and family along to join in the free activities, which include climbing, badminton, yoga AND, to relieve your stress, a 10 minute sports massage at the Sports Injury Clinic.
Friday 23 February to Thursday 29 March 2018, Bonington Gallery, Nottingham Trent University: an exhibition bringing together a diverse group of designers and artists from across the UK who have each interpreted Nottingham lace in a unique and contemporary way.