Council consults on new strategy to prevent homelessness in the city

Council consults on new strategy to prevent homelessness in the city

Nottingham people, charities and other local organisations are being asked for their views on a new strategy being developed by the City Council to tackle homelessness in the city. The strategy outlines how the city can maintain its ongoing commitment to tackling homelessness, which has continued to rise across the country in recent years against […]

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City Council consults on extending free garden waste service into November

City Council consults on extending free garden waste service into November

Nottingham City Council is consulting on potential changes to its free garden waste service which could see collections extended into November next year. Garden waste collections currently take place every 2 weeks from the beginning of April until the end of October. However an option being put to city residents is to offer the service […]

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New Government funding to benefit councils in the South while Midlands and the North lose out – again

New Government funding to benefit councils in the South while Midlands and the North lose out – again

Better-off councils in the south of England will receive the lion’s share of £153 million of extra Government funding while Nottingham and a number of other councils in the Midlands and North won’t get a penny. The new so-called ‘negative RSG’ funding comes after £300 million of extra ‘transition funding’ announced in 2016 overwhelmingly benefitted […]

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Gedling signs up to the Derby Nottingham Metro Strategy

Gedling signs up to the Derby Nottingham Metro Strategy

Gedling Borough Council has formally signed up to be part of the Derby Nottingham Metro Strategy which is strengthening co-operation between councils and businesses in the area to benefit local residents. Over the last year, initiatives launched as part of the Metro Strategy have included Derby and Nottingham residents being able to access council library, […]

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Council condemns hate letters

Council condemns hate letters

A senior Nottingham City Councillor has reassured local communities that the city takes all hate crime extremely seriously following national media and social media coverage about letters threatening members of the Muslim community received in other parts of the country. Councillor Toby Neal, Portfolio Holder for Community and Customer Services, said: “We understand the impact […]

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£48m worth of City Council contracts awarded to small and medium sized firms

£48m worth of City Council contracts awarded to small and medium sized firms

Nottingham City Council has pledged to continue to support small and medium size firms locally after awarding them £48 million worth of contracts in 2016/17. This is part of the social value commitment in Council’s draft Procurement Strategy due to be launched in April. As well as ensuring fairness and transparency in competition for all […]

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