Monthly Archive: July

Halt Universal Credit before it inflicts more pain, says Council Leader

Halt Universal Credit before it inflicts more pain, says Council Leader

The rollout of Universal Credit should be halted until systemic problems with the new approach to benefits have been fixed, says the Leader of Nottingham City Council. His call follows revelations of fundamental problems with the system, the IT software involved and the harm it is having on claimants due to problems and delays with […]

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Early Intervention project praised for supporting parents

Early Intervention project praised for supporting parents

Photo: Alex Norris MP is pictured with parents, children and staff at the Peep session at Southglade Access Centre A programme to help parents understand more about the way their children learn and develop has been praised for its work in Nottingham Children’s Centres. The Peep Learning Together Programme, developed by the charity Peeple, is […]

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Wilford Lane resurfacing

Wilford Lane resurfacing

Nottingham City Council will soon be carrying out essential planned resurfacing work on Wilford Lane to ensure it remains safe for all road users. Work will begin on Saturday 4 August and will take place on Saturdays and Sundays over five weekends during the summer 8am – 6pm. Councillor Dave Liversidge, Nottingham City Council’s portfolio […]

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Sneinton Boulevard resurfacing

Sneinton Boulevard resurfacing

Nottingham City Council will soon be carrying out essential planned carriageway resurfacing work on Sneinton Boulevard to ensure it remains safe for all road users. Work will begin on Monday 30 July for approximately five days, 8am and 4pm Monday to Friday. Councillor Dave Liversidge, Nottingham City Council’s portfolio holder for Transport, said: “The upkeep […]

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Funding for Nottingham Jobs to reduce unemployment and improve skills.

Funding for Nottingham Jobs to reduce unemployment and improve skills.

Nottingham City Council’s unique employment and skills service Nottingham Jobs has been awarded over £4 million to support unemployed people of all ages and to help local businesses increase the skills of their employees with in-work training. The funding which comes from the European Social Fund, will enable the council to sustain its community-focussed activity […]

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