Archive by category Community Protection

Nottingham hotel closed over crime and anti-social behaviour issues

Nottingham hotel closed over crime and anti-social behaviour issues

A Nottingham hotel has been closed down following action taken by the City Council and Nottinghamshire Police. Nottingham City Council’s Community Protection team served a Closure Notice on The Stage Hotel in Gregory Boulevard, using powers contained within the Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014, due to significant concerns over criminality, nuisance and anti-social […]

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Warning over fake tongue piercings after three girls end up in hospital

Warning over fake tongue piercings after three girls end up in hospital

Three young girls in Nottingham city and the county have been admitted to hospital after swallowing the small magnetic parts designed to look like fake tongue piercings. The three girls, all in their early teens, suffered with abdominal complications, two of them required major bowel surgery to remove the magnetic parts. Public Health England (PHE) […]

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Safer tanning this spring and summer

Safer tanning this spring and summer

Nottingham City Council’s Environmental Health Officers have been working with local sunbed operators to ensure citizens are able to get the safest tan possible. Officers have been checking the radiation levels of sunbed tubes to ensure they are not too powerful and comply with safety limits.  While exposure to Ultra Violet light always carries some […]

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Councils join forces to tackle rogue taxis

Councils join forces to tackle rogue taxis

Several Nottinghamshire councils have joined forces to tackle rogue taxis. Nottingham City, Gedling, Rushcliffe, Broxtowe, Bassetlaw and Newark & Sherwood have all signed the ‘Cross Border Enforcement Protocol.’ In a first for the region, it will give officers from each council the ability to check, challenge and enforce against each other’s licensed private hire vehicles […]

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Tattooists and piercing businesses to get hygiene ratings

Tattooists and piercing businesses to get hygiene ratings

Nottingham City Council is leading on a countywide scheme to improve and maintain hygiene and safety standards within the tattooing, semi-permanent make up and cosmetic piercing industry. The Nottinghamshire Hygiene Accreditation Scheme (HAS) aims to improve and maintain hygiene standards and minimise the risk of infection and infectious disease that can come from treatments. Similar […]

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Nottingham welcomes first electric taxi outside London

Nottingham welcomes first electric taxi outside London

The first electric hackney cab to operate outside London has taken to the streets of Nottingham this week. The LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) TX model has been bought by Nottingham cabbie Amer Alam as part of a revolution that’s underway in Nottingham’s taxi ranks. The City Council is behind a drive to bring the […]

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