News from Nottingham and the surrounding area.
Jon Pritchard, writing in the Nottingham Post on 5 March said that dealers are using business cards and other promotional material to advertise drugs to students in Nottingham. Nottingham University and Nottingham Trent University are working with the Police to crack down on the problem.
Matt Jarram, reported in the Nottingham Post (Monday 18 February 2019) that Beeston Labour and Liberal Democrat councillors are calling on Broxtowe Borough Council to cap the amount of student developments in the town.
Jamie Barlow (Nottingham Post, 16 February 2019) reported that plans to create accommodation for more than 80 students in a former sheltered housing site in Beeston were approved by Broxtowe Borough Council at a planning meeting on 13 February 2019.
Christian Riley and Jamie Barlow (Nottingham Post 12 February 2019) reported that plans to turn the Queen's Hotel in Queen's Road, Beeston, into three flats with 18 bedrooms in total have been recommended for approval.
On 18 September 2018 Nottingham City Council's Executive Board approved a new Additional Licensing Scheme for HMOs to run until December 2023