Archive by category Community Protection

Motorists urged to switch off their engines this Clean Air Day

Motorists urged to switch off their engines this Clean Air Day

Pupils at Middleton Primary School encouraged drivers to switch off their engines for cleaner air today (Thursday 20 June). They were joined by Nottingham City Councillor Zafran Khan and officers from the council’s Community Protection team to raise awareness of the harmful effects of engine idling, as the City Council prepares to take action later […]

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Statue spruce-up for Forest legend for 40th anniversary celebrations

Statue spruce-up for Forest legend for 40th anniversary celebrations

The statue of the man who masterminded one of Nottingham Forest’s most famous moments in their history had a spruce-up this week to mark the 40 anniversary of that success. The legendary Brian Clough, together with his assistant manager Peter Taylor, were at the helm on Wednesday 30 May, 1979, when their Forest side beat […]

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Nottingham in top ten for acting against revenge evictions

Nottingham in top ten for acting against revenge evictions

Private renters in Nottingham are among the best protected from so-called revenge evictions, according to the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. Nottingham City Council is among the top ten councils for taking formal action and offering tenants protection from landlords who evict tenants after they raise a complaint. The council is making use of a […]

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Council’s message of solidarity and reassurance following Christchurch attacks

Council’s message of solidarity and reassurance following Christchurch attacks

A message of reassurance and solidarity with Nottingham’s Muslim community has been issued by the City Council following the terror attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Councillor Toby Neal, the Council’s Portfolio Holder for Community Protection, said: “These horrific attacks have outraged people in Nottingham and across the world. They are a crime […]

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Statement on New Zealand terror attacks

Statement on New Zealand terror attacks

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has strongly condemned the attacks in New Zealand and urged people to remain united within Nottingham’s communities. Councillor Jon Collins said: “These horrific attacks overnight were an act of terrorism which deliberately targeted the Muslim community. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of all those affected. “We […]

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Trading Standards push to prevent fires caused by second hand electrical appliances

Trading Standards push to prevent fires caused by second hand electrical appliances

Second hand electrical retailers around Nottingham have been visited by Nottingham City Council Trading Standards this week to check that they are not putting local households at risk. Work on the project is ongoing, but results so far show that local businesses do not have adequate systems in place to ensure that they are taking […]

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Trader spared custodial sentence after admitting possession and supply of illegal tobacco

Trader spared custodial sentence after admitting possession and supply of illegal tobacco

A Nottingham man received a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to the sale of fake cigarettes. Farman Fariq Abdulrahman, aged 28, of St Michael’s Avenue, Broxtowe, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on January 16 where he admitted possessing, and offering for sale, counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco products. The offences took place at Krasnal Mini […]

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Nowhere to hide for rogue landlords, with Government-backed data system

Nowhere to hide for rogue landlords, with Government-backed data system

An innovative data modelling tool to target rogue landlords in Nottingham more effectively has won financial backing from the Government. The new system, which received £43,821 from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, aims to make the work to tackle rogue landlords more efficient than the current approach, which is time-consuming and labour-intensive. […]

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