Archive by category Children and Families

Council helps raise big bucks for Dolly Parton Charity in Nottingham

Council helps raise big bucks for Dolly Parton Charity in Nottingham

It’s been a bumper year for donations to the book-gifting charity Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, with Nottingham City Council and partners helping to raise more than £24,000. Thanks to the public, staff at the council, the Rotary Club, Nottingham Playhouse, Intu Broadmarsh, Hockley Hustle and the current Sheriff of Nottingham, Cllr Jackie Morris, a total […]

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Lots of fun and free activities at the launch of Radford Recreation Ground Playground and celebration of the Green Flag Award

Lots of fun and free activities at the launch of Radford Recreation Ground Playground and celebration of the Green Flag Award

Nottingham City Council is proud to present the launch of the newly refurbished playground at Radford Recreation Ground on 17 August 11am – 1pm, with fun and free activities and games.. The new playground has been funded by both WREN (Waste Recycling Environmental) and local ward councillors to improve the area for residents. The playground […]

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Make sure babies are sleeping safely this summer

Make sure babies are sleeping safely this summer

Public health experts are reminding parents, carers and grandparents to remember the importance of safer sleeping for babies during the summer holidays. Risks increase significantly at this time of year as families spend longer periods of time away from home and sleeping routines change. Officials at Nottinghamshire County and Nottingham City councils have teamed up […]

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Inspectors praise Nottingham’s Youth Offending Team

Inspectors praise Nottingham’s Youth Offending Team

Nottingham’s Youth Offending Team has been described as “high performing” by an independent inspector. The comments were made following a recent visit by HM Inspectorate of Probation in June. Inspectors said case managers were enthusiastic and knowledgeable and used creative approaches to help build positive relationships, encourage the engagement of children and young people and […]

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Council announces winners of Smokefree Summer poster competition

Council announces winners of Smokefree Summer poster competition

The winning designs have been chosen in Nottingham City Council’s poster competition to promote its Smokefree Summer. Six winners have been selected from four city schools and their designs will now be turned into large, eye-catching posters to advertise family events over the coming days and weeks where smokers will be asked not to light […]

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A primary school teacher from Bulwell has been recognised for her outstanding work.

A primary school teacher from Bulwell has been recognised for her outstanding work.

Dubbed the “Oscars for Teachers”, Claire Langham, who works at Cantrell Primary and Nursery School, in Bulwell, is the winner of the Silver Teaching Award in the national Pearson Teaching Awards 2016. Selected from thousands of nominations, Claire’s surprise award celebration is one of 55 which will be taking place in schools and colleges across England, Ireland and […]

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