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#endofyear2017

Keep calm and celebrate responsibly! We know that the end of the academic year will be a time of celebration, all we ask is that you remember that wherever you are you are still an ambassador for the university. The end of summer term can cause worry for residents who need to get a full night’s sleep, including those with children …

Don’t waste it, donate it!

As we get closer to the end of term we are working in partnership with local councils and charities to promote good waste management whilst boosting recycling and charity donations. This years’ campaign includes banks in Nottingham, Beeston and Kegworth, a drop-off point for food parcel donations and a collection day in Lenton on 13th June, …

Moving in, moving on 2016. Advice, information, giveaways, snacks plus your chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher!

Moving in, moving on (MIMO) is returning this year! MIMO is an annual event designed specifically to give information and advice to help any students who are living off campus. This year’s event will be held on Thursday 6th October 12pm- 3pm in Portland Atrium. A number of partners from both Nottingham and Broxtowe will …

Welcome to your new home and community!

Welcome back to Nottingham! Now that Autumn term is just around the corner, we know that many returning students will be in the process of moving back to Nottingham. Read on if you are making that unforgettable step of moving out of halls into your first student house and becoming part of the local community…. To welcome you back …

Could you feed 60 people a fresh hot meal for £50? Tasty Tuesdays in Lenton can! (with the help of their brilliant volunteers)

A guaranteed feel-good factor if you spend just a few minutes reading this blog about a local charity with a fantastic volunteer team providing a weekly hot meal for the community! The Project Tasty Tuesdays in Lenton is a weekly free meal for everyone in the community and has been running since summer 2014.  This project aims to …

Keeping Lenton Tidy: Meet Harry Cooper, one of the many people working tirelessly to keep Nottingham clean and green!

In today’s blog we will introduce you to Harry, a Public Realm Operative employed by Nottingham City Council. We will also impart some wisdom from Harry to let you know how you can do your bit to keep your area clean.  Harry works in Lenton, but has colleagues all over the City and beyond, so …

Living in Lenton- a local resident’s perspective

What is your name and where do you live? My name is Virginia and I live on Harrington Drive in Lenton. I’ve lived in Lenton for 21 years – I originally moved here as an undergraduate student at the university! Why do you live in Lenton? I like Lenton a lot; and after studying for …

Welcome to Community Living!

Welcome back to Nottingham! Now that Autumn term has officially started, we know that many returning students will be in the process of moving back to Nottingham. Read on if you are making that unforgettable step of moving out of halls into your first student house… To welcome you back we have prepared some hints and tips …

Quieter Nights In Lenton

Do you live in Lenton? Have you spotted the new signs which have been put up on lampposts around the area? Designed by local schoolchildren from Edna G Olds Primary School, the signs are designed to remind people living in the Lenton area to be respectful of their neighbours by keeping quiet at night. The …

Love Where You Live: Good Neighbours

Did you know that university students make up only about 12.5% of Nottingham’s population? Lots of our neighbours are elderly, have to be up early for work or have young families. That’s why it’s really important to be a considerate neighbour when you move out of halls and into the community. Even if there are …