Monthly Archive: June

100 days since the country locked down and the city stepped up

100 days since the country locked down and the city stepped up

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has highlighted the vital role played by local people, communities and the authority’s staff and services in supporting the city through the coronavirus crisis as the country reaches 100 days since the lockdown began. It’s now more than 14 weeks since the Government introduced unprecedented rules designed to prevent […]

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Over £2.5m of discretionary grants paid to local businesses as second round opens

Over £2.5m of discretionary grants paid to local businesses as second round opens

Over 300 businesses have received a discretionary business support grant from Nottingham City Council to support small businesses in the city. Grants of £2,500, £5,000 and £10,000 have been paid out by the Nottingham City Council Economic Recovery Unit to eligible businesses, such as those in shared or flexible workspaces, market and street traders, charities […]

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Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival cancelled for summer 2020

Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival cancelled for summer 2020

Nottingham City Council has today announced the cancellation of two major summer events. Both the Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival will not take place this year due to the coronavirus outbreak. It was hoped they could go ahead but, following careful consideration, the decision has been taken that it is not possible with the need […]

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Council faces severe financial consequences unless Government delivers on its promises

Council faces severe financial consequences unless Government delivers on its promises

The financial impact of Covid-19 on Nottingham City Council is now estimated at around £86 million, the authority has revealed today. Like councils across the country, this means severe consequences for Nottingham unless the Government delivers on its promises to provide adequate compensation for the costs of the pandemic. The full scale of the financial […]

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Intu administration a major concern for UK cities but Nottingham’s regeneration will continue, says Council Leader

Intu administration a major concern for UK cities but Nottingham’s regeneration will continue, says Council Leader

The announcement that intu has entered into administration is a major concern for cities and towns across the country where the company has shopping centres and a huge worry for the employees and retailers directly affected, according to the Leader of Nottingham City Council. However, the Council is committed to major regeneration taking place in […]

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72nd Anniversary celebration to honour the Windrush generation

72nd Anniversary celebration to honour the Windrush generation

Today, Monday 22nd June, marks the 72nd anniversary of the landing of SS Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks in 1948 carrying passengers from the Caribbean, who were invited to Britain to assist with post-war reconstruction. Each year on 22nd June, National Windrush Day, we celebrate the contributions of the Windrush generation and their descendants. This evening […]

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Nottingham schools to celebrate ‘Books I love about love’

Nottingham schools to celebrate ‘Books I love about love’

Pupils in Nottingham schools will discuss ‘Books I Love about Love’ during this year’s Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Day. Taking place in classrooms and homes through online distance learning on Thursday 25 June 2020, RSE Day will feature online creative workshops exploring healthy relationships; with poetry, visual arts, music and dance online lessons, creative […]

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