News from Nottingham and the surrounding area.
Writing on Tuesday 17 August 2021 for the Nottingham Post, Joshua Hartley reported that Nottingham University is preparing to secure the long term future of the university in the area by buying out its partners in its Malaysian Campus venture. The partnership, worth an estimated £23.5 million, has been in place for the last 20 years.
Matthew Jarram, writing in the Nottingham Post on Thursday 29 July 2021, reported that in order to accommodate the increasing number of students in the city as both universities continue to expand, Nottingham City Council estimates that around 7000 extra student bed spaces are needed over the next three years.
The Nottingham Post's Digital News Correspondent, Jamie Barlow, writing on Tuesday 20 July 2021, reported that Nottingham University is in negotiations with Nottingham City Council for the sale of land at Crocus Place, earmarked for Grade A office accommodation in order to give it a "greater physical presence in the city centre"
A new dashboard, updated each day and showing the rates of Covid-19 infection in each district in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire has now been launched. Data can be accessed in graphic as well as numeric forms.
Nottingham City Council's updated 'Covid-19 Nottingham City Local Outbreak 'Control Plan' can be downloaded in .PDF format from its website.