Archive by category Children and Families

Nottingham takes zero-tolerance stance against Female Genital Mutilation 

Nottingham takes zero-tolerance stance against Female Genital Mutilation 

Nottingham is the first City in the UK to declare a zero-tolerance stance on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The declaration of Nottingham as the first ‘City to Zero tolerance to FGM’ was made in September at a Full Council meeting. To celebrate this status, partners from across the city have held an event in Parliament to […]

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Help to make a difference to others…

Help to make a difference to others…

People are being encouraged to do more to help others in Nottingham as part of a new Looking After Each Other campaign. A menu of ‘How to Make a Difference’ is being introduced in the city (7 November) to give ideas and suggestions of how people can help. Ideas range from things that people can […]

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Brushing Buddies programme set to expand

Brushing Buddies programme set to expand

More than 1,300 children in Nottingham have benefited from a public health programme to promote the importance of brushing their teeth. Brushing Buddies was launched in November 2015 with the intention of helping improve levels of dental health among infants. It started out at 25 nurseries and pre-schools in targeted areas of the city and […]

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Astronaut Tim Peake backs Nottingham kids in the Space to Earth challenge

Astronaut Tim Peake backs Nottingham kids in the Space to Earth challenge

Children in Nottingham are being challenged to swim, cycle and run the distance from earth to the International Space Station. To celebrate Tim Peake’s mission in the station, the Triathlon Trust and the UK Space Agency are holding an ‘out-of-this-world’ triathlon event for children at Harvey Hadden Sports Village in Bilborough tomorrow (Tuesday 11 October). Major Tim […]

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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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