Archive by day May 14, 2018

City Council updates travel support system for youngsters

City Council updates travel support system for youngsters

Improvements to a scheme helping pupils travel independently around Nottingham will open up support to more youngsters. Nottingham City Council has updated its Independent Travel Training (ITT) service, which offers practical help to pupils with special education needs and disabilities (SEND). Youngsters tend to become less reliant on their families to help them get around […]

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Ping! is back in the city, promising over 100 days of free table tennis action

Ping! is back in the city, promising over 100 days of free table tennis action

Over 100 days of Ping will start from Saturday 19 May when visitors and locals alike will be able to play table tennis across the city, all summer! The highly successful Ping! festival offers over 30 tables in public places across the city, with the invitation to grab a bat and have a great time. […]

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New Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Nottingham inaugurated into office

New Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Nottingham inaugurated into office

The new Lord Mayor of Nottingham, Councillor Liaqat Ali, and the new Sheriff of Nottingham, Councillor Catharine Arnold, were elected at Nottingham City Council’s annual meeting on May 14. They have replaced Councillor Mike Edwards and Councillor Glyn Jenkins, in their respective posts. Born in Chakswari, Panyam in the District Mirpur in Azad Jammu Kashmir, Cllr Ali moved to […]

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Powerful new video highlights the impact of foster carers

Powerful new video highlights the impact of foster carers

A video has been launched today (May 14) to show how important foster carers are to the children they look after. Nottingham City Council has produced There Was A Boy in collaboration with 15 other local authorities across the Midlands for the annual Foster Care Fortnight campaign (14-27 May 2018). The storyline shows a vulnerable […]

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