Archive by category Community Protection

Crime more than halved so why scrap city division – poster campaign     

Crime more than halved so why scrap city division – poster campaign     

Nottingham City Council has launched the next phase of its campaign to urge a re-think over Nottinghamshire Police’s decision to scrap the city division and leave the city without a top cop. Posters around the city ask why Nottingham’s city division was abolished when crime has more than halved under the city division model, when […]

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City Council mounts legal challenge over city policing decision   

City Council mounts legal challenge over city policing decision   

Nottingham City Council is calling on the Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire Police to reverse his decision to scrap the city division – or face legal action. The council’s lawyers have issued a letter before action to Chief Constable Chris Eyre and Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping setting out arguments for a judicial review of […]

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Prolific city centre beggar receives a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order

Prolific city centre beggar receives a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order

A prolific city beggar has received a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO), which prohibits him from begging in Nottingham city centre. Martyn Marshall, aged 34, of Osman Close, The Meadows, was sentenced on 16 May in his absence and was found guilty of further begging incidents committed during February 2016 and was issued with a […]

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Scrapping city police decision ‘arrogant and ill-advised’ – Leader

Scrapping city police decision ‘arrogant and ill-advised’ – Leader

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has condemned Nottinghamshire Police’s decision to scrap its city division as arrogant and ill-advised. Nottinghamshire Police had proposed the City Division would cease to exist and the most senior officer in the city would be at the rank of Superintendent. City Council Leader Councillor Jon Collins had raised concerns […]

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New powers agreed to tackle nuisance dogs

New powers agreed to tackle nuisance dogs

Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board has approved new city-wide Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO) for Dogs, giving council officers extra powers to tackle the owners of nuisance dogs. Most dog owners behave responsibly when they have their dog in public spaces. However, a small minority do not. The PSPOs reflect the behaviours that most responsible […]

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Hundreds of tenants benefit from Nottingham burglary reduction project.

Hundreds of tenants benefit from Nottingham burglary reduction project.

Nottingham City Council’s burglary reduction project has helped make 136 rented homes in the city safer since it started just over 18 months ago. This has been achieved by not only making security improvements but also uncovering a range of problems from damp to fire hazards. The council set up the project in August 2014 […]

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Nottingham’s Park and Ride sites win safety accolade.

Nottingham’s Park and Ride sites win safety accolade.

Nottingham City Council’s two Park and Ride sites have been awarded a major national safety award Queen’s Drive and Colwick Racecourse P&R which offer over 1500 parking spaces, have both received Park Mark safer parking awards by the Safer Parking Scheme for the tenth consecutive year. This means that both of the City’s park and […]

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