NOTTINGHAM NEWS
 

News from Nottingham and the surrounding area.

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.

Nottingham City Council Can Tackle Rogue Landlords More Easily

ITV reported on 23 August 2017 that changes to the Housing and Planning Act 2016 mean that it will now be easier for Nottingham City Council and other Local Authorities to tackle poor housing conditions in the private rented sector.

Student Homes in Nottingham on the Increase

An article in the Nottingham Post (Saturday 19 August 2017) with the headline 'One in 12 Homes Classed As Student Accommodation in Nottingham' highlights a 33% increase in student properties in the city between 2010 and 2016, and reports views about the benefits (and otherwise) to the city.