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Still room for improvement in Nottingham’s schools, says Ofsted chief – Nottingham Post


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Still room for improvement in Nottingham’s schools, says Ofsted chief
Nottingham Post
Ofsted inspectors have visited hundreds of schools throughout Nottingham this school year and believes the city’s schools are improving – but there is still more to be done. The watchdog’s director for the East Midlands, Emma Ing, has given an end of

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Ikea store in East Midlands set for major £25m redevelopment – Leicester Mercury


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Ikea store in East Midlands set for major £25m redevelopment
Leicester Mercury
The store in Giltbrook, Nottinghamshire – which is the only Ikea in the region and is 33 miles away from Leicester city centre – is set for the revamp as its 20th anniversary draws near. What changes are planned? The £25 million project will see the

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Weather, bands, reviews and gossip – Live from Download Festival 2017 – Nottingham Post


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Weather, bands, reviews and gossip – Live from Download Festival 2017
Nottingham Post
It’s the third and final day of the East Midlands’ biggest rock festival and it’s fair to say that this year’s Download has been a big old love fest with security guards giving out cuddles and armed police posing for selfies with fans. This year has

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Nottingham architect behind landmark projects to deliver schemes worth £100m in East Midlands – Nottingham Post


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Nottingham architect behind landmark projects to deliver schemes worth £100m in East Midlands
Nottingham Post
The architectural practice that helped to overhaul Nottingham’s flagship Hilton Hotel has been signed up to deliver more than £100m worth of projects across the East Midlands over the next three years. Nottingham-based Franklin Ellis Architects, which

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Leicester has been named one of the UK’s parking fine hotspots – Leicester Mercury


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Leicester has been named one of the UK’s parking fine hotspots
Leicester Mercury
Leicester has been named one of the top 10 councils with the highest number of parking fines. A whopping 147,358 fines were given out over a period of three years, putting Leicester eighth on the list. The only council in the East Midlands to feature

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First of many local sponsors confirmed for Notts County next season – Nottingham Post


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First of many local sponsors confirmed for Notts County next season
Nottingham Post
The first company that will sponsor Notts County next season has been revealed – as the club launches a drive to fly the flag for East Midlands businesses while raising more than £100,000. The Magpies are offering the chance for different companies in

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