Nottingham’s Selective Licensing scheme aims for safer and better standards for tenants

Nottingham’s Selective Licensing scheme aims for safer and better standards for tenants

Fire hazards, faulty boilers and falling ceilings are just a few of the issues faced by Nottingham’s private rented tenants at the hands of bad landlords. A report[1] by the Building Research Establishment (BRE) 2016 estimated that 21% of Nottingham’s private rented properties are likely to have ‘Category 1’ hazards including exposed wiring, dangerous boilers, […]

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Major restorations planned for Nottingham’s historic buildings

Major restorations planned for Nottingham’s historic buildings

Exciting plans to restore two of Nottingham’s beautiful historic buildings are in the pipeline. Nottingham City Council has received planning applications for the restoration of 17 Angel Row, Newcastle Chambers and Gordon House at 6-12 Carrington Street. The buildings will benefit from repairs to their façades and restoration of their historic shopfronts. Old photographs and […]

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Nottingham children to star in The Tempest on Notts TV

Nottingham children to star in The Tempest on Notts TV

On Thursday 22 March at 1pm and 4pm, Notts TV will air a special screening of William Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’, performed by children from the Primary 6 Partnership (Ambleside Primary, Heathfield Primary, Hempshill Hall Primary, Old Basford School and Rosslyn Park Primary), filmed by local production company Spool. The project was supported by Nottingham City […]

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Dolly Parton Imagination Library launches in two more Nottingham wards

Dolly Parton Imagination Library launches in two more Nottingham wards

The Dolly Parton Imagination Library scheme has launched in two more wards in Nottingham City: Dales and Bridge. The Dolly Parton Imagination Library is a charity that delivers a free age-appropriate book every month to children from birth until the age of five. The scheme is proven to improve children’s literacy levels so that they […]

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Nottingham wins bid to become a Time to Change hub to change how we think and act about mental health

Nottingham wins bid to become a Time to Change hub to change how we think and act about mental health

Today Nottingham has been named a Time to Change hub, set up to change how we all think and act about mental health locally. Time to Change hubs are networks of local organisations and individuals committed to ending negative attitudes and behaviours towards people experiencing mental health problems in their communities. Too many people with […]

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Alex Norris MP praises Nottingham’s Relationship and Sex Education Charter

Alex Norris MP praises Nottingham’s Relationship and Sex Education Charter

Alex Norris, MP for Nottingham North, has praised Nottingham’s Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) Charter in Parliament. Mr Norris spoke in the House of Commons on Tuesday 6 February during a debate about statutory personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education. In January 2016, Nottingham City Council produced a charter on RSE and called on […]

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NSPCC teams up with Nottingham mental health service to support children and young people

NSPCC teams up with Nottingham mental health service to support children and young people

The NSPCC’s Nottingham Childline service has teamed up with the city council’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in a pioneering new project to help support children and young people with mental health issues. Childline counsellors will provide extra support to young people aged between 11 and 18 after their support work with CAMHS […]

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