Archive by day May 29, 2020

Nottingham Small Business Fund launched – but Central Government funding not enough, says City Council

Nottingham Small Business Fund launched – but Central Government funding not enough, says City Council

A new small grants programme to support more Nottingham businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic has been launched today by the City Council’s Nottingham Economic Recovery Unit (NERU), however the council has warned the fund is not enough to support every business that needs it. The latest round of grants is targeted at businesses who […]

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Too soon to bring more children back to Nottingham Schools

Too soon to bring more children back to Nottingham Schools

Nottingham City Council has set out its clear position on the phased reopening of Nottingham schools to pupils from Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 from Monday 1 June. Cllr Neghat Khan, Portfolio Holder for Early Years, Education and Employment, said: “The City Council has been working with schools to understand how we might gradually […]

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Lockdown helps city efforts to nurture bee friendly spaces

Lockdown helps city efforts to nurture bee friendly spaces

Improved air quality is one positive outcome from lockdown – and it’s led to wildflowers and bees thriving in Nottingham’s parks and along roadsides. The council has a pledge to increase bee-friendly environments in all 20 city wards, and these efforts have been accelerated as a result of coronavirus restrictions. “Excuse the weeds, we’re feeding […]

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