‘Woman of the Year’ award for Alison!

‘Woman of the Year’ award for Alison!

A Nottingham City Council corporate director has been honoured in an annual awards ceremony celebrating women in business. Alison Michalska, who has responsibility for Children and Adults at the authority, scooped the Women In Public Service category of the Nottingham Post Women In Business Awards 2017. The awards have been held for the past five […]

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Children’s charity delivers its 100,000th book in Nottingham

Children’s charity delivers its 100,000th book in Nottingham

A campaign in Nottingham which delivers free books to children has just passed its 100,000 milestone. Nottingham City Council has been working alongside the Rotary Club of Nottingham to co-ordinate fundraising for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library since the Club chose to adopt the scheme as a project in 2012. Since then, donations have increased to […]

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Winners announced in Michael Varnam Awards 2017

Winners announced in Michael Varnam Awards 2017

The winners have been announced for an award designed to honour the efforts of people in Nottingham who strive to improve the health and wellbeing of others. Three nominated individuals and three groups were invited to a special presentation ceremony for the Michael Varnam Awards 2017 at Nottingham City Council’s Loxley House headquarters. The awards […]

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Can you help a child in care in Nottingham?

Can you help a child in care in Nottingham?

The importance of the wider family, together with strong professional support, is being highlighted this year as part of National Adoption Week 2017. The support and stability that can be provided by grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins is a vital part of the whole adoption process. The family unit, and the role that extended family […]

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More at-risk groups urged to take up flu vaccination in Nottingham

More at-risk groups urged to take up flu vaccination in Nottingham

Pregnant women and young children are once again being targeted to increase take-up of the flu vaccination. The common virus, spread by coughs and sneezes, usually clears up within a week but can cause serious health complications among vulnerable groups of people – and in extreme cases be life-threatening. However, the numbers of pregnant women […]

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Council gets tough on pupils not in school

Council gets tough on pupils not in school

Nottingham City Council is cracking down on truancy by carrying out patrols to ensure children are in school. Truancy ‘hotspots’ across the city will be targeted by the council’s Education Welfare Service (EWOs) and Community Protection Officers (CPOs) supported by Nottinghamshire Police on Tuesday (26 September). Any children found outside of school, may be taken […]

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