Monthly Archive: March

City centre parking charges relaxed to support Coronavirus response

City centre parking charges relaxed to support Coronavirus response

Nottingham City Council, working with Community Protection, is relaxing on street parking charges and restrictions in the city centre to support the response to the Coronavirus pandemic. All charges for on street parking in the city centre will be suspended and enforcement relaxed to allow those who absolutely need to travel into the city, especially […]

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Stay home, stay apart when out, stay safe

Stay home, stay apart when out, stay safe

City Council Leader Cllr David Mellen outlines the latest on: Staying at home The importance of social distancing when out Closing playgrounds Relaxing parking charges Benefits advice Last night, the Government instructed everyone to stay at home to protect our NHS and save lives. The coronavirus is the biggest threat this country has faced for […]

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Care Workers urgently needed

Care Workers urgently needed

Nottingham City Council are urgently looking for Care Workers to support the most vulnerable in our society during the current crisis. These would be on Casual Assignment Basis and pay would be £9.94/hour plus casual enhancement of 12.04%. These roles seek to provide safe and appropriate personalised care and support to citizens in a way […]

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Good news in difficult times is a boost for Nottingham

Good news in difficult times is a boost for Nottingham

Nottingham City Council’s leader has welcomed the good news, in these difficult times, that Nottingham has been declared Britain’s buzziest and most improved small city by the Sunday Times. In a ‘best places to live’ guide, the national newspaper pointed to Nottingham’s cultural scene, including the Nottingham  Contemporary, theatres, cinemas and live music venues as […]

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New fund, playground closures, school arrangements … and some good news

New fund, playground closures, school arrangements … and some good news

Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Sally Longford: The world is experiencing an unprecedented challenge and it is important in this moment that we cooperate, doing what we can to support one another. Many of you have already supported people in your community by helping a neighbour or a friend in need so I want […]

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Nottingham City Council pledges to support businesses during COVID 19 pandemic

Nottingham City Council pledges to support businesses during COVID 19 pandemic

Nottingham City Council understands the impact of the COVID pandemic is having on our business community and its workforce and will offer support to local businesses, employees and those looking for work to find the right help during a turbulent period for the country. With advice and support from central Government changing frequently, the council […]

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Thank you – and look after each other, says Council Leader

Thank you – and look after each other, says Council Leader

City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen: This week the council has had to take unprecedented measures as it responds to coronavirus and I want to thank people across the city for the way in which they have come together in supporting each other, whether it’s a colleague or a neighbour. I also want to thank […]

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School details announced to help key workers and vulnerable pupils

School details announced to help key workers and vulnerable pupils

Nottingham City Council has today announced school plans to support parents who are currently on the front line of tackling the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Following the Government’s announcement this week that schools would close to all pupils today (Friday 20 March), the city council is working with schools and academies to ensure arrangements have been […]

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Warning as fraudsters take advantage of the coronavirus outbreak

Warning as fraudsters take advantage of the coronavirus outbreak

Nottingham City Council has today warned residents not to fall victim to scams during the coronavirus outbreak. Members of the public are being urged to remain vigilant – and try to support elderly and vulnerable family members and neighbours – when dealing with doorstep callers, unsolicited phone calls and emails. No official organisation will contact […]

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