News from Nottingham and the surrounding area.

Proposals to Introduce Selective Licensing Submitted to Government

On 15 January 2018, Nottingham City Council posted news that the proposal to introduce a new licensing scheme for privately rented homes in Nottingham has been formally submitted to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

Student's City Centre 'Prank' Results in a £345 Bill

The Nottingham Post on Saturday 23 December 2017 reported that a student's night out ended up with her jumping on the roof of a council van and kneeing a worker in the groin. Nottingham Magistrates said 'We are not impressed by this behaviour ... .' and fined her £345.

City Council Gives Planning Permission for Three New Student Developments

The Nottingham Post reported on Tuesday 19 December that planning permission had been given for student purpose build developments on three sites across the city.

Nottingham Introduces City-Wide £70 Fine for Street Drinkers

New Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs), which came into force on Friday 20 October 2017, have given Nottingham's CPOs powers to deal with street drinkers.

Student House Parties Cause 'Major Disruption' to Lenton Residents

On Monday 16 October/Tuesday 17 October 2017 the Nottingham Post's Sarah Bryan and Jamie Barlow reported on anti-social behaviour by students in Lenton at the week-end. Complaints from residents about excessive noise resulted in CPOs being sent to 'multiple' locations. The Police are investigating a report of criminal damage.