Search for local Newsagents near you and submit reviews. Nottingham Opts for Open-Source IoT Technology to Optimize its Electric Vehicle Fleet. Press Officer Update With the recent government announcement moving England to a National Lockdown the committee have had their meeting tonight via zoom and it was agreed that in the current climate it is unlikely that any rallies will go ahead prior to Easter. In January 1989, Central launched a third sub-region for the South Midlands (the Oxford and Ridge Hill transmitters previously served by Central West), carrying its own news service and local advertisements. Alexandra Frean, Media Correspondent. The service is owned and operated by ITV plc under the licensee of ITV Broadcasting Limited. Before regional programmes, the logo 'ITV1 Carlton' was used, until late 2003, when they were known as 'ITV1 for Central England'. It was also a major contributor to current affairs locally and nationally – from its documentary output such as Viewpoint, 30 Minutes and England Their England to more populist series, including The Cook Report and the long-running debate show Central Weekend, which ran for 15 years in the Midlands on Friday nights. The look was discontinued on 5 September 1999. 23. [5] There were few differences between the East and West sub-regions, but each had its own news service, advertisements, and during the early years of operation, continuity. CTE, the company's key international distributor of programming, would later represent output sales for HTV, Meridian and Carlton,[16] who took over Central in 1994. Martin Waller Deputy City Editor. Click me! Although the IBA required 49% of the new station to be owned locally by companies and individuals,[28] the take-up was nowhere near as expected, leaving companies outside the region to buy shares including DC Thomson (15%), Ladbrokes (10%), Pergamon (9%) and British Rail (2%). Rally Update. IBA gives ACC go-aheadThe Guardian (1959–2003); 2 June 1982; TV staff willing to buy bigger stake in companyBarker, DennisThe Guardian (1959–2003); 5 January 1983; Sears buys stake in Central TV. [7] Central's interests in on-screen fiction saw the company buy the Korda Film Library in 1986. Unreal early season contest as Central Columbia remained unbeaten with 78-63 win over Mount Carmel Bloomsburg Director of Athletics selected to serve on PSAC Advisory Council Tough shooting night leads to blowout win for Wyoming Valley West over Berwick Call Tel 0115 981 1151 . A temporary radio link from Giltbrook to the Waltham transmitter via BT Bowman/Sheriff (Nottingham) Telephone Exchange provided the contribution feed into the studio/transmission network. The Nottingham Trent University student was fined for breaching covid regulations by hosting a house party in Lenton. With the merger of Carlton and Granada on 2 February 2004, the brand became ITV1 Central. [50] Central News South was broadcast from the Abingdon studios, supplemented by news bureaux in Aylesbury, Gloucester and Swindon. 24, Court Circular. Melinda Wittstock, Media Correspondent. Axing of 180 jobs fuels fears for regional TV, Andrew Culf Media Correspondent The Guardian (1959–2003); 7 September 1994; Shake-up at Carlton to cost 180 jobs. Central also profited from the auction after Meridian, a consortium in which Central held a 20% stake, won the franchise to serve the South and South East of England. Sign in to Vote Like; Comment; Jan 18, 2021 1:28 pm GMT Jan 18, 2021 6:17 pm GMT; 65 views; Nottingham News Centre CIC is a Community Interest Company (social enterprise) founded in 2013 by executive director, Norma Gregory BA, PGCE, MA, in partnership with the board of directors, staff volunteers and stakeholders. Although the symbol is well known as the "globe", Russ J Graham of Transdiffusion said the ident passes through several stages that make the viewer wonder "what is it? 37; Too much reward without risk. It was axed after one series and replaced by a low-budget sequel entitled Saturday Stayback. ITV Central, previously known as Central Independent Television and Carlton Central and commonly referred to as simply Central, is the Independent Television franchisee for the English Midlands. The split allowed Central to serve the West Midlands with its own service from Birmingham. By April 1993, with the added increase of 8.8% in advertising revenues to £250 million and its income from programme sales rising to £83.4 million, Central became the most successful ITV company after the start of the new franchises.[27]. [54] It still maintains one Studio (Studio 7), and this is rented out to television and film companies, generating income for the university. [55] The five-part documentary, produced by ATVLAND Productions, was followed up in November 2012 by From Headlines to Tight Lines, a DVD on the history of the regional news magazine programme ATV Today. Further changes in February 2009 saw the end of wholly separate programmes for Central's East and West sub-regions. [64][66], Central adopted the Carlton 'Star' branding on 6 September 1999, shortly before much of the network adopted the second generic look under the theme of 'Hearts'. Too much reward without risk. Under its growing business portfolio, Central created CTE (Central Television Enterprises) in December 1987 and opened international bureaux in Hamburg, New York City and Sydney for sales, sponsorship and newsgathering operations. By Jonathan Clare. The Times Tuesday, 30 November 1993; pg. 13. Southern and Westward TV lose franchises and others to be restructured. The Times, Tuesday, 21 April 1987; pg. Original programming included comedy series such as Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (more recently revived by the BBC) and the multi award-winning Spitting Image,[68][69] drama series Boon and game shows such as The Price is Right and Blockbusters. [67] On 14 January 2013, the station's on-air identity reverted to ITV, along with all other ITV plc-owned franchises. Stampede to buy TV empire. Exterior of Theatre Royal, Nottingham (night). 2. The symbol, nicknamed "The Aspirin", or more popularly The Cake, would have a variety of form ups, mainly involved with bringing the segments together or applying the colour to the symbol. Central also played a major role in the ITV network's infrastructure – not only producing children's and schools programming, but also providing scheduling and presentation services with its dedicated Children's ITV and ITV Schools' strands – the latter moving to Channel 4 in 1987. Central News & Cards. While Central maintains office space and a single ground floor studio, the other studio and floors are available to rent as office space. This was replaced, following the merger of Granada plc and Carlton Communications to form ITV plc, with an ITV regional logo featuring the word Central below the ITV logo. The Carlton brand continued to be seen on production captions until February 2004, when the caption A Carlton Production or A Carlton Production for Central England being used. 28,261 talking about this. Find out what's going on in Nottingham with breaking news and more from the Nottinghamshire Live team. The Times, Wednesday, 1 August 1984; pg. In 2004, the department was moved to London and merged with the London News Network's operations to form ITV Sport Productions. Cliff Feltham. It was initially used solely for regional continuity purposes, but by 1986, it became an ident in its own right. The Times, Monday, 3 November 1986; pg. Latest News Stuart Broad Has A 'Magical Start' to 2021, Announces Engagement to Girlfriend Mollie King News18.com 13:06 2-Jan-21 Nottinghamshire cricket ace Stuart Broad engaged to Saturdays singer Mollie King Nottinghamshire Live 08:25 2-Jan-21 On 11 August 2001, the ITV1 brand was formed in which replaced the 'ITV' on the Carlton idents. They have set up a website about this - Not From Brum! By March 1984, the reorganisation of the company was complete, allowing pre-tax profits to double from £3.5 million to £6.5 million in its first two financial years. Central currently operates two sub-regions: Initially, as a result of a long-running industrial dispute, Central broadcast a single pan-regional news service from Birmingham. [45][46], Initially, Central inherited ATV's Broad Street studios, ATV Centre, which was renamed Central House when the contractor changed its name – they were retained as Central's headquarters, West Midlands studios and transmission facilities until 1997. The last batch of Cake idents to be created was introduced on 1 January 1997, in which the cake became more abstract with both more advanced computer graphics used and more live action models & sequences (including a physical neon sign version). [8][9], In January 1987, Central acquired the European division of the American production company FilmFair for £1.5million,[10] which went on to produce several of the station's networked children's series before being sold onto the Storm Group (Caspian) in 1991. All bids, sealed in an envelope, ...The Observer (1901– 2003); 20 October 1991; Head of Central intelligence: Leslie HillLindsay, VincentThe Observer (1901– 2003); 20 October 1991; Central already coining it before franchise coup: OutlookLaurance, BenThe Guardian (1959–2003); 1 April 1993; Southern and Westward TV lose franchises and others to be restructured. Carlton buys Central stake from LadbrokeStoddart, RobinThe Guardian (1959–2003); 16 March 1987; Dawtry, Adam, "Carlton's Central Takeover Done Deal," Variety, 10 January 1994, p56. [15] Central also first reported on the Ethiopian famine in July 1984 with the documentary Seeds of Despair. While all Thames Valley news programmes were broadcast from Meridian's studios in Whiteley in Hampshire, Central's former Abingdon base was retained as a newsgathering centre. [33], By January 1983, 167 staff had bought shares in the station for a £1 each as part of an innovative shareholding scheme to help offload shares to local people in the Central region. Network programmes were now classed as Carlton UK Productions and around 140 jobs were lost from the downgraded Birmingham operation.[42][43]. "[52] Having been one of the first fully computerised news programmes, Central News South was again a pioneer of new technology when, in the Spring of 2001, state-of-the-art Quantel digital video servers and edit suites were installed, along with a complete re-fit of camera and VTR equipment, placing Central South at the forefront of digital news-gathering in regional news. The property is marketed as '22 Gas Street'. Nottingham City Council said that while the … The Guardian P2; 1 August 1984. The latest breaking news, ... Gas explosions 'heard across Nottingham' after fire at cattle market. In November 2006, the Central name was retired, when regional idents were axed. [56] At the same time, ITV West's broadcast footprint was expanded to cover North Gloucestershire from the West's Bristol studios, while Herefordshire re-joined Central News West from Birmingham. A documentary about the Broad Street studios was later released on DVD in October 2011. By using this site, you agree we can set and use cookies. Although there was heavy opposition, the role of presentation and transmission at Birmingham had been significantly reduced after network presentation was centralised to LNN in London in 2002 and so there was an inevitability that this function would be moved out. [64] On 25 April 1987,[citation needed] a new promotional package was introduced with a new slogan Let's Get Together. 44 Broxtowe Drive, Nottingham, NG15 7EE. ATV attempted to address its problem in 1980 as part of its franchise reapplication; with plans for a second major facility in the area (to be based in Nottingham) and as part of the Independent Broadcasting Authority's plan for the contract to provide separate news coverage for both the East Midlands and the West Midlands. In the field of news and current affairs, Central had enhanced and bettered on ATV's reputation as a regional news provider by becoming the first British television station to offer three distinct services for different parts of the transmission area. [59] In the former Thames Valley region, plans were approved for a ten-minute opt out within the 6 pm edition of ITV News Meridian for the south of England. A few months later, Central became the first ITV station to broadcast its own overnight service, including short news bulletins, imported output and the long running Jobfinder service – launched in 1986 in partnership with the Manpower Services Commission – which went on to run for 17 years and won a Royal Television Society award. More info for Central News & Cards. Central was also awarded the Queen's Award to Industry for Export twice, for selling its range of programming to over 80 countries around the world, in April 1987[13] and April 1989[14][15]. [38] In January 1994[39] Central was bought in its entirety by Carlton for £750 million[40][41] The new owners later restructured the company further by combining Central's operations into one and moving its Birmingham studios to a smaller complex elsewhere in the city centre. These idents only featured the Carlton name on screen but the announcements that featured with idents used the name "Carlton for the Central Region" and separate continuity was retained.[66][67]. Newest; Trending; News; News Link. [6] Shortly afterwards, Zenith Productions was established as a subsidiary of Central Television, which produced programming for the UK and the USA – most famously including the company's television adaptations of the Inspector Morse novels. The Times, Friday, 4 March 1994; pg. By Philip Robinson. In February 2004, ITV plc announced plans to close and sell the Lenton Lane production centre in Nottingham with over 350 jobs being axed in the process Following the closure of the studios, a new news-gathering centre was established in the city, but production and transmission of Central News East moved to the Birmingham studio in Spring 2005. Big two face toughest TV franchise fightThe Guardian (1959–2003); 16 May 1991; 'The deadline of 15 May was looming. The Guardian P25; 22 January 1982; ACC shareholders set to accept £60m offer. It's the South Blank Show by Richard Brooks, The Observer P28; 26 September 1993; Defamatory' TV films on unions scrapped. 1, Earnings jump at HTV and Central. Today, the majority of productions have been moved away from the Midlands region, and any productions are accredited to ITV Studios. The Times, Thursday, 23 March 1989; pg. In 1989, the company founded Zodiac Entertainment – an American entertainment firm specialising in the production and distribution of animated cartoons. The new centre was completed in 1997, when Central West's regional news department moved from its Broad Street base, which was eventually demolished during the spring of 2015 to make way for the new 'Arena Central' development. Nottingham Central Library will not re-open at its current location on Angel Row since its closure in March following the COVID-19 lockdown. It did not appear as a pre-programme front ident on network programming from Central, however, it having only been adopted for branding network programmes in April 1988, a few months after pre-programme ITV idents were dropped. Central initially ran a sole pan-regional service from Birmingham, as a result of an industrial dispute which prevented its East Midlands service from Nottingham commencing before September 1983. Zenith and the art of film-making, Peter Fiddick The Guardian; 5 October 1984; Central.Advert. 30. The left six segments were coloured red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple and the whole symbol was computer animated. Even after several re-edits, the series was never transmitted, which was described as political censorship.[71][72][73]. The Times (London, England), Saturday, 28 May 1983; pg. The company name would also be changed from ATV Network Limited to ATV Midlands Limited, thus reinforcing the greater regional focus. Curated power industry news from thousands of top sources. 13; Ladbroke sale fuels takeover speculation. 33. 'Blow to journalism' Up to 200 jobs will go with the closure of the Nottingham studio and another 200 jobs will also be lost in Birmingham, due to the closure and transfer of other departments. This featured the name Central in the font Gill Sans in centre screen against a bright and colourful background. [34] In May 1983, ACC finally sold off its stake in Central – Sears Holdings purchased 20%[35] while Ladbrokes and DC Thomson also increased their stakes to 20% each, and Pergamon took its ownership to 12.5%, with 27.5% being held by single stakeholders. The pan-regional service included a short six-minute opt out within the 6 pm programme and separate late night bulletins for the two areas. [63], On 2 September 1985, a new presentation package was launched, which saw the moon redesigned into a three-dimensional shape. CITV (Children's ITV), which had been presented by Central since 1983, was also re-homed to Granada's studios in Manchester, with all content pre-recorded and with out-of vision presentation. Home News. ITV have since also sold the Gas Street office building to Cube Real Estate, a commercial property developer, which has refurbished the interior of the building. [25][26] Post-1993, the company's ITV network presence was further strengthened when it took over commissioning, presentation and compliance responsibility for a number of continuing Thames Television productions, such as Count Duckula, The Tomorrow People, This Is Your Life, Des O'Connor Tonight, Mr. Bean, Minder, Strike It Lucky and Wish You Were Here. Call Tel 0115 824 7624 . Josie Marks. Created with Sketch. Website. This would lead to the BBC launching its own sub-regional service for the East Midlands during the 1980s, which became a region in its own right in January 1991, with the launch of East Midlands Today. F. Decisionz Ltd. Newspapers and Magazines. The station's workforce was reduced to 1500 by 1990 and then to 900 by the start of 1992 – less than half of the payroll Central had employed in 1987. The studios at Lenton Lane in Nottingham were originally built for Central Television, as part of its IBA requirements for broadcasting in the region. 23. In February 2004, ITV plc announced plans to close and sell the Lenton Lane production centre in Nottingham with over 350 jobs being axed in the process[53] Following the closure of the studios, a new news-gathering centre was established in the city, but production and transmission of Central News East moved to the Birmingham studio in Spring 2005. Man charged following police pursuit Fri, 08/01/2021 - 19:00 A driver who failed to stop for officers has been charged. Three arrested after 17-year-old boy is stabbed in Forest Fields Jan 10 Central also formed numerous international partnerships to produce major drama and documentary series – including Legacy of Civilization with Maryland Public Television, Nuclear Age with WGBH-TV (another key PBS affiliate) and NHK[19] and Edens Lost (1989) with ABC. Newsagents. The idea was to relocate the Central News – East operation to a new purpose-built office and studio in Chilwell, on the outskirts of Nottingham. The generic ident was used in its raw form, with altered music, and as part of another ident giving greater emphasis to the cake but was dropped a year later. Crime. On 5 April 2005, it was revealed ITV Central could be fined by regulator Ofcom for broadcasting a pre-recorded late Central News bulletin for the East Midlands. By. Share. The latest breaking news, ... Nottingham household mixing ban 'likely' after spike in cases. Linton, Martin. Central was unopposed in retaining its franchise in 1993, which allowed the company to bid only a token £2,000 a year (just over £5 a day)[22][23] – though the company stressed the need to cut more jobs to become more cost efficient,[24] as the company had agreed to pay 11% of their annual advertising revenue on top of their winning bid. Police were called to a report of a group of people fighting with weapons in Beech Avenue yesterday evening. 25; TV bid will spark more takeovers. The Times, Saturday, 7 May 1983; pg. The new logo was a circle in shape, but with a curved line running down the left hand side and five horizontal lines dividing the sphere up into twelve segments. [51] In 1994, Central's new owners Carlton acquired land on nearby Gas Street to begin work on building a new, smaller digital studio complex. The ITV regional news service covering the Midlands. Only the "Carlton" name was used on air, however Central's regional news programmes retained the "Central" brand. As the ITV1 idents began to be used on their own more and more, and Carlton and Granada owned all the franchises in England and Wales, Carlton and Granada decided to axe regional branding, and replace it with a full-time ITV1 identity. By Kenneth Gosling. The programme was also the first on British television to examine seriously the AIDS virus, leading to a drama series on the topic, called Intimate Contact. 40,789 talking about this. 6. View of Diana Princess of Wales arriving at the theatre. By Philip Robinson. [11][12] On the same day, Central bought a stake in Starstream, who co-founded and operated The Children's Channel – the 22% stake was sold in November 1991 to United Artists Cable International (formerly a subsidiary of United Artists Theatres, the parent company now a division of Regal Entertainment Group, and the former cable company merged into TCI, the predecessor of Liberty Media). Central News. She is the patron of the London City Ballet and this is the first time she has seen the company perform in the provinces. The regulator later permitted ITV to pre-record some regional news bulletins shortly before transmission. It looks as if this video clip is not available online yet. On 23 July 2013, proposals for a more localised Channel 3 news service were approved by Ofcom – ITV News Central extended the East and West opt-out services from six minutes to twenty minutes during the half-hour 6 pm programme, in addition to separate lunchtime and weekend bulletins for the two sub-regions. The Times (London, England), Wednesday, 26 November 1986; pg. In October 2004, ITV plc closed Central's presentation/transmission department and moved transmission to the Northern Transmission Centre in Leeds. [20], In March 1990, Central formed a partnership with The Observer newspaper to create Central Observer, making environmental themed films for British Satellite Broadcasting and terrestrial channels, with funding from the charity Television Trust for the Environment.[21]. They were able to pinpoint their location and call handlers were still present on the call as one of the force's patrols made the arrest. Nottingham reacts to controversy over ‘casual sexism’ from ITV Central news presenter. [30][31] In April 1982, ACC was taken-over by Robert Holmes à Court,[32] with the IBA approving the deal in June on condition that ACC's 51 percent stake in Central be put in trust, thus divesting ACC of all voting power until it had reduced its shares in the broadcaster. On 6 September 1999, the station was rebranded on-air as Carlton Central, though the registered company name remained Central Independent Television Limited. The Observer; 4 March 1990; P3. The IBA accepted ATV's assertion that ATV Midlands Ltd planned to take a more local identity and awarded the contract to ATV Midlands Ltd on the basis that further changes were to be implemented, including that the parent company, Associated Communications Corporation, would divest 49 per cent of its shareholding in ATV Midlands Ltd in an attempt to introduce local shareholders and that ATV Midlands Ltd's registered office should be within the region. Also in 1989,[17][18] Central established Television Sales and Marketing Services Ltd (TSMS), a joint venture with Anglia Television providing airtime sales and program sponsorships, in part to recover production costs. Its corporate headquarters were in Central London. The new identity, produced by Lambie-Nairn was also used on Central's sister stations in the London and Carlton Westcountry regions. Follow the latest news for Nottingham in Nottinghamshire, England, UK - Local news and information in your area View Diesel Gala 2015 Page The IBA was concerned it breached balance guidelines, while the unions criticised it as defamatory. 11. This new office opened in February 2005 – named Terry LloydHouse after the ATV/Central/ITN Reporter who was killed while covering events in Iraq in 2003. Nottingham News Derbyshire County Council has made the decision after severe flooding across the county Calls for mass Covid-19 vaccination centre to open in Nottinghamshire NHS The Times (London, England), Wednesday, 30 April 1986; pg. 26 Central Avenue, Nottingham, NG2 5GR. It broadcasts for thirty minutes each Monday to Friday from 18:00, covering regional news stories, features, sport and weather. The Central South region was disbanded in December 2006 after 17 years in operation – with the eastern half of the area merging with Meridian's North region to form an ITV Thames Valley region. Upon winning the franchise, Central decided to construct new studios for its East sub-region, based in Lenton Lane, Nottingham – the new complex was to be called 'East Midlands Television centre'. Carlton's Central News service will be presented and produced in Birmingham, ITV sources said. Central Independent Television plc. Perhaps the station's most successful drama title was its adaptations of the Inspector Morse novels, produced by its subsidiary Zenith Productions. Interview with artistic director, Harold King and … Get the latest local news from the Nottingham region. [29] By March, a rival bid from Gerald Ronson's Heron Corporation also entered the race to takeover ACC. 1. Hi guys Heard a debate on 106 Century FM today about the closure of Lenton Lane Studios in Nottingham and Central News East moving to Birmingham. The Times, Monday, 29 December 1980; pg. The regional idents were gradually phased out, and by 2006, on most days, the only regional branding was for the regional news. 3; Timeline of Central Independent Television, Television Sales and Marketing Services Ltd, "/C O R R E C T I O N – CINAR Films Inc./(Correction Notice)", "Philip Jones: Television executive who sold 'Inspector Morse' to the world", "History of Central Independent Television", "£25,000 contempt of court fine for ITV Central", "The rise and fall of Lenton Lane – Politics", "ITV axes up to 400 jobs as Nottingham studio closes", "Whatever happened to Central South, Meridian Newbury and ITV Thames Valley? The Nottingham studios were to be staffed by employees originally based at Elstree (in the studio complex that became BBC Elstree), which led to many problems due to the relocation, including industrial action, which resulted in a long delay for the promised separate news service for the East Midlands until September 1983.[48]. circa 1980, David Needham, Nottingham Forest central defender 1977-1981 Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images The Times, Wednesday, 7 September 1994; pg. Find Central News & Cards in Nottingham, NG2. Peter Davalle. If you want to register your support for Nottingham then visit the site and have a gander www.notfrombrum.org.uk 3, British TV scoops Emmys. Energy Central News. The Times (London, England), Thursday, 15 April 1982; pg. Crime '10 out of 10' drunk smashed guitar over sleeping mamba user's head. Central invested $35 million in the company before deciding to discontinue its production business in 1994, leaving Zodiac to become a distributor. River levels continue to rise across the Midlands as Storm Christoph brings more rainfall. [70] In the same year, the company completed production on one of its more controversial programmes Question of Leadership, a four-part series directed by Ken Loach about trade unions' responses to government actions. The Times Thursday, 11 March 1982; pg. In the former Central South area, ITV's Thames Valley operations were fully merged with those in Meridian's South sub-region[57][58] and its former territory – including Oxfordshire, Swindon and Buckinghamshire – was formally transferred to the Meridian region when the regional licence was renewed in 2014. By David Hewson Arts Correspondent. Taking over from ATV as one of the 'Big Five' of ITV companies, Central performed strongly on networked output, carrying on several ATV shows, most notably the soap-opera Crossroads and game shows including Bullseye and Family Fortunes. The soundtrack was the same composition, but played in a variety of different ways. Central News East: 28.05.1986: Nottingham. Brown, Maggie. Less successful was one of Central's first networked contributions – the Tiswas spin-off O.T.T., which drew high viewing figures but also heavy criticism for its racy adult content. 15. Centre News. Get contact details, videos, photos, opening times and map directions. Shortly after the station began broadcasting, Australian entrepreneur Robert Holmes à Court – via his Bell Group – started the process of acquiring ACC, but was halted by the IBA, since the law prohibited foreign companies from controlling British television companies. Where's the video clip? 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