Catering team cooks up a storm at national awards ceremony

Catering team cooks up a storm at national awards ceremony

The quality of food and drinks served up by Nottingham City Council’s catering service has landed a prestigious award. Nottingham Catering walked off with Local Authority Caterer of the Year at the EDUCatering Excellence Awards, held at the Royal Garden Hotel in London. The service is the largest school meal provider in Nottingham, serving around […]

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Halt Universal Credit rollout in Nottingham now, says council leader

Halt Universal Credit rollout in Nottingham now, says council leader

The rollout of Universal Credit in Nottingham from tomorrow should be stopped if the Government is planning to make changes to the flawed new benefits system, says the City Council leader. There are reports that the Department for Work and Pensions plans to halt the full rollout of the controversial system which aims to bring […]

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Nottingham City Trading Standards and Nottinghamshire Police join forces for Operation Rogue Trader

Nottingham City Trading Standards and Nottinghamshire Police join forces for Operation Rogue Trader

Conmen and aggressive doorstep sellers were targeted during a major crackdown as part of Operation Rogue Trader. Officers from Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards team led a week of activity to crack down on rogue traders and raise awareness of the dangers linked to hiring cold-callers. As part of the week of action (8-12 October), […]

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Nottingham would be £60m a year better off if Government funding was fair

Nottingham would be £60m a year better off if Government funding was fair

Nottingham City Council would be almost £60m better off a year if it had been given the same treatment as Surrey County Council under the Government’s austerity-driven council cuts. The revelation comes as a Cambridge University study confirms that cities in the most deprived parts of England have suffered the most under the Government’s local […]

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Problem hotel closed for three more months

Problem hotel closed for three more months

The City Council, working with Nottinghamshire Police, has secured a further three-month closure order at The Stage Hotel on Gregory Boulevard, following a successful court application. The Stage Hotel was initially served with a closure order by the City Council’s Community Protection team on June 29, which expires tomorrow (September 29). The order granted today […]

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New centre to boost business in Nottingham

New centre to boost business in Nottingham

Entrepreneurs and small businesses are set to benefit from a unique new service designed to enable people to protect, research and commercialise their ideas. The new Business & Intellectual Property (IP) Centre, currently in development in Nottingham Central Library is one of fourteen centres across the UK. It is modelled on the successful British Library […]

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Problem property closed down by council

Problem property closed down by council

A property that was the focus for drug dealing and taking and other illegal and anti-social activity has been closed down following action by the City Council. Teams within the council’s Community Protection section – including the Safer Housing team, Neighbourhood Management, Anti-Social Behaviour Team, Community Protection Officers and  Street Scene – worked with Nottinghamshire […]

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Council Leader completes a Marathon-A-Day on the Pennine Way for children’s reading charity

Council Leader completes a Marathon-A-Day on the Pennine Way for children’s reading charity

Councillor Jon Collins, Leader of Nottingham City Council, has completed his fundraising challenge to walk a marathon a day on the Pennine Way. This famous walk from Edale, Derbyshire to Kirk Yetholm, Scotland, is over 267 miles and usually takes at least three weeks to complete. Setting out to raise £10 per mile, his original […]

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