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Warning as fraudsters take advantage of coronavirus uncertainty

Warning as fraudsters take advantage of coronavirus uncertainty

Nottingham City Council has today issued a fresh warning to residents urging them not to fall victim to scams during the coronavirus outbreak. The authority’s Trading Standards team says that fraudsters continue to prey on members of the public and are attempting to exploit people at a time of national crisis. Scams involve people being […]

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Government’s latest Covid funding welcome – but not enough

Government’s latest Covid funding welcome – but not enough

Nottingham City Council has welcomed the news that an additional £9m has been provided by Government to support Covid 19 expenditure – but it reiterated that it won’t be anywhere near enough to deal with the overall impact the pandemic is having on the council’s finances. The latest emergency funding allocation follows an initial award […]

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COVID-19 grant support available from the Warm Homes Hub

COVID-19 grant support available from the Warm Homes Hub

Nottingham City Council, district and borough councils across Nottinghamshire have joined forces to launch their new £4.3m Warm Homes Hub to help residents struggling with their energy bills and household income during the COVID-19 crisis. Together with charities Nottingham Energy Partnership and Age UK Nottingham, and the energy company E.ON, much-needed help and support will […]

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Government must honour pledge to fund Coronavirus costs

Government must honour pledge to fund Coronavirus costs

Government funding to help the City Council through the coronavirus crisis is over five times less than needed based on current estimates, which are likely to increase as pressures mount. Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick announced on Saturday there would be a further £1.6bn funding for councils nationwide to deal with the crisis, in addition to […]

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City swings behind Domestic Abuse campaign 

City swings behind Domestic Abuse campaign 

A new public awareness raising campaign has been launched to promote the help available for people at risk of, or experiencing, domestic violence and abuse (DVA). The campaign, under the hashtag #YouAreNotAlone, aims to reassure those affected by domestic violence and abuse that support services remain available during this difficult time. Members of the public […]

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City Council condemns Government’s ‘broken promises’ on PPE

City Council condemns Government’s ‘broken promises’ on PPE

Nottingham City Council is calling on the Government to provide the right level and quality of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline carers at the right time, as they heroically carry out their duties during the coronavirus pandemic. Council Leader Cllr David Mellen, who has written to Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock to […]

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Over 1,000 food parcels reach homes of vulnerable people in Nottingham

Over 1,000 food parcels reach homes of vulnerable people in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council is continuing to reach vulnerable people isolating in their homes in the city with vital food supplies – with around 1,250 parcels delivered so far. Over a thousand people have now called the City Council to request help during the coronavirus pandemic. Almost 300 of those requests were made over the Bank […]

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Alternative arrangements for Medilink following suspension of CT4N bus services

Alternative arrangements for Medilink following suspension of CT4N bus services

With CT4N unfortunately needing to temporarily suspend its services until further notice, special transport arrangements have been put in place next week for NHS staff ahead of a replacement service for Medilink starting from Monday 20 April to be run by Nottingham City Transport. Councillor Adele Williams, the City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Local Transport, […]

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Stay at home this Easter – we’ve got things for you to do (and not do)

Stay at home this Easter – we’ve got things for you to do (and not do)

Stay at home this Easter – we’ve got things for you to do (and not do) Nottingham City Council is urging people to stay at home this Easter to prevent the spread of coronavirus and ease pressure on the NHS and other frontline services. It is providing help and guidance so people can enjoy Easter […]

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