Archive by category Equalities

Plaque unveiled to celebrate Nottingham Women!

Plaque unveiled to celebrate Nottingham Women!

A new plaque has been officially unveiled today ahead of International Women’s Day this Sunday 8th March. Positioned on the Council House exterior on South Parade, the plaque honours the women who were first to hold important political leadership roles in the city.  The plaque celebrates the following Nottingham women: 1920                                        First women elected to […]

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Disability History Month Partnership Conference 2019

Disability History Month Partnership Conference 2019

On Wednesday 4 December 2019 the fourth Disability History Month Partnership Conference will take place at Nottingham Council House.  Disabled people and stakeholders have been invited.  The partners involved are: Nottingham City Council Nottinghamshire County Council Notts Fire and Rescue Service Nottingham City Homes Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust City […]

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Council Leader condemns attack in Germany

Council Leader condemns attack in Germany

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has condemned yesterday’s attack near a synagogue in Germany and expressed his sympathy and support for Nottingham’s Jewish community. Cllr David Mellen said: “The awful attack in Halle tragically left two people dead. It seems clear it was motivated by anti-Semitic views, which is something we wholeheartedly condemn. Nottingham, […]

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Rainbow Road painted in city centre to celebrate Pride

Rainbow Road painted in city centre to celebrate Pride

OFFICIAL OPENING: Cllr David Mellen cuts the ribbon to officially open the Rainbow Road with Leigh Ellis from Notts Pride, and sponsors from Robin Hood Energy, Nottingham City Homes, Nottingham Together and members of the LGBT community A Rainbow Road has been created in Nottingham city centre to mark this year’s Nottinghamshire Pride celebrations. Four […]

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Nottingham City Council reaffirms support for LGBT+ Community

Nottingham City Council reaffirms support for LGBT+ Community

Nottingham City Council has pledged its ongoing support to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and questioning (LGBT+) community. A formal motion at the Full Council meeting today (8 July) unanimously agreed that the city should continue its commitment to celebrating equality, inclusivity and respect – building on years of work to support LGBT+ people in […]

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