Archive by category Children and Families

Children’s charity delivers its 100,000th book in Nottingham

Children’s charity delivers its 100,000th book in Nottingham

A campaign in Nottingham which delivers free books to children has just passed its 100,000 milestone. Nottingham City Council has been working alongside the Rotary Club of Nottingham to co-ordinate fundraising for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library since the Club chose to adopt the scheme as a project in 2012. Since then, donations have increased to […]

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Can you help a child in care in Nottingham?

Can you help a child in care in Nottingham?

The importance of the wider family, together with strong professional support, is being highlighted this year as part of National Adoption Week 2017. The support and stability that can be provided by grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins is a vital part of the whole adoption process. The family unit, and the role that extended family […]

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The Primary 6 Partnership (P6P) To Lead the Way in Royal Shakespeare Company’s Associate Schools programme

The Primary 6 Partnership (P6P) To Lead the Way in Royal Shakespeare Company’s Associate Schools programme

The Primary 6 Partnership, a group of five Nottingham City primary schools, (Ambleside, Heathfield, Hempshill Hall, Old Basford and Rosslyn Park Primary Schools) based on six sites, is one of only 10 schools nationwide to be selected as a lead ‘school’ as part of the RSC’s national Associate Schools programme. The RSC Associate Schools programme […]

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City’s services to safeguard children are rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

City’s services to safeguard children are rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

Services to protect and support children in Nottingham have been rated ‘good’ following an inspection by Ofsted. Children’s teams at Nottingham City Council were praised for creative ways of working that make a positive difference to children and families. Strong leadership and a clear vision have successfully created an environment where social work can flourish […]

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Nottingham Gets Set to Celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’

Nottingham Gets Set to Celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’

On Saturday 20 May, Nottingham residents are invited to put their best foot forward and celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’ – a series of fun, free walking activities hosted by ParkLives and Nottingham City Council. The event will take place from 2.30 – 4.30pm at Wollaton Country Park, and […]

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Businesses donate close to 3,000 Easter eggs for Nottingham children

Businesses donate close to 3,000 Easter eggs for Nottingham children

Thousands of children, including those in care, are getting an Easter treat after companies in Nottingham donated chocolate eggs. Staff at businesses across the city have been donating the treats to Nottingham City Council, which has distributed them to youngsters who may need a happy Easter treat this weekend. They have been given out to […]

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