More homelessness and poverty unless Government heeds Universal Credit criticism

More homelessness and poverty unless Government heeds Universal Credit criticism

Nottingham people will suffer homelessness and poverty if the Department for Work and Pensions (DwP) doesn’t heed the warnings in a damning National Audit Office report into Universal Credit. That’s the view of the City Council’s Deputy Leader Cllr Graham Chapman, who has previously called on the Government to halt the full introduction of Universal […]

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‘Too many new student flats’ is a myth!

‘Too many new student flats’ is a myth!

There’s way too many new student flats in Nottingham, right? Wrong, according to new data showing that demand is still outstripping supply in the city. It’s a common misconception that there is over-provision of purpose-built student accommodation in the city centre, with the assumption that many student flats are standing empty and that every other […]

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Safer tanning this spring and summer

Safer tanning this spring and summer

Nottingham City Council’s Environmental Health Officers have been working with local sunbed operators to ensure citizens are able to get the safest tan possible. Officers have been checking the radiation levels of sunbed tubes to ensure they are not too powerful and comply with safety limits.  While exposure to Ultra Violet light always carries some […]

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Nottingham submits ‘bold and ambitious’ bid for Channel 4 national HQ and regional hubs

Nottingham submits ‘bold and ambitious’ bid for Channel 4 national HQ and regional hubs

A bold and ambitious bid to be the home of a national HQ or regional hub for Channel 4 has been submitted by Nottingham. City leaders believe that attracting the national broadcaster to the city would have a transformational effect on the creative economy and offer life changing opportunities for the city’s under 25s and […]

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Councils join forces to tackle rogue taxis

Councils join forces to tackle rogue taxis

Several Nottinghamshire councils have joined forces to tackle rogue taxis. Nottingham City, Gedling, Rushcliffe, Broxtowe, Bassetlaw and Newark & Sherwood have all signed the ‘Cross Border Enforcement Protocol.’ In a first for the region, it will give officers from each council the ability to check, challenge and enforce against each other’s licensed private hire vehicles […]

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