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Derby Road and Canning Circus Summer Fayre

This weekend the Hub and the Derby Road Traders are putting on a Summer Fayre on Derby Road.  Most of the pubs and businesses are involved, with live music a mini beer festival and more to enjoy. You can read the Nottingham Post Story here: http://www.nottinghampost.com/Good-food-live-music-tribute-xylophone-man-new/story-21278996-detail/story.html

Floating Point interviewed on BBC

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Creative coder and interaction designer, Brendan Oliver of Floating Point Digital and the CCCH is interviewed as part of this BBC article.  Please take a look.

Left Lion article published

Thanks to everyone at Left Lion, particularly journalist Bridie Squires, for an excellent article on the Hub.  It can be read here.

£50,000 boost for Canning Circus Creative Hub

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Nottingham City Council has successfully secured a £50,000 grant towards improvements to the Canning Circus Creative Hub The £50,000 grant from the Scape Community Investment Fund will be used to make internal improvements to the grade II listed buildings on Wollaton Street and Derby Road, which house around 30 small and medium sized creative businesses. The City Council have worked together with the Creative Quarter Company to support the Canning Circus Creative Hub businesses, following the agreement earlier this year to keep the Hub in Wollaton Street. This work has also been supported by Nottingham Regeneration Limited who have liaised with the Canning Circus Creative Hub on behalf of the City Council. To ensure the long term future of these businesses, the City Council also agreed to look at whether additional support could be secured to make the buildings more sustainable. The funding from Scape will help towards upgrades needed to the facilities at the Wollaton Street premises. Internal and external repairs will be made alongside improvements to the heating… Read More »£50,000 boost for Canning Circus Creative Hub

Nottingham Post: Campaign won

Here is the coverage in the Nottingham Post on the outcome of the campaign to stay at the Wollaton Street properties.

Responses to Questions

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Here are the responses we received to the questions put to the council as part of our petition to them.  It has meant a great deal to us to read the comments from around the world, so thanks to everyone who signed this and supported the action. CCCH_PetitionResponses

Creative Hub businesses to stay

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Here’s our latest press release, released in conjunction with Nottingham City Council, announcing that we are able to stay at the Wollaton Street properties.  Thanks to everyone who helped out with this successful campaign, particularly the people of Nottingham and beyond and our local BBC radio and television news programmes. CCCH_NCC_PressRelease

Nottingham Post

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Thanks to the Nottingham Post, for this story on our hugely successful petition (1,000+ signatures in 5 days).  Thanks to everyone who signed for their support.  Please keep telling your friends so the council understand how important this is for us all.