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City Council and partners help 5,000 into jobs and apprenticeships in 2016

City Council and partners help 5,000 into jobs and apprenticeships in 2016

Thousands of people have been helped into work and training in Nottingham in the last year, thanks to Nottingham City Council and its partners. The total of 4,809 includes 2,300 local residents who were helped into employment and 915 young people into apprenticeships supported through the council’s Nottingham Jobs Hub. Since April 2016, 830 unemployed […]

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Inspectors praise Nottingham residential home for high standards of care

Inspectors praise Nottingham residential home for high standards of care

A Nottingham care home which looks after elderly people with dementia has been rated as ‘good’ by regulators. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) carried out an unannounced inspection at the Cherry Trees Resource Centre, in Bestwood Park, at the beginning of December and found it to be performing well across all areas. The Chippenham Road […]

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Council makes £27m more savings as Government leaves bill to local taxpayers

Council makes £27m more savings as Government leaves bill to local taxpayers

Nottingham City Council is preparing to set next year’s budget against a backdrop of £130m of cuts to its Government grant since 2010 and a national shift towards local taxpayers footing the bill for services. Shifting the burden to local taxpayers includes the Government’s proposed additional 3% social care precept as a way to address […]

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Nottingham sees biggest unemployment drop among Core Cities  

Nottingham sees biggest unemployment drop among Core Cities   

Nottingham has seen the biggest fall in unemployment of any of England’s Core Cities, according to latest figures. Unemployment in Nottingham City fell by 2.9% in the month of October and by 6% in the previous 12 months. Liverpool, Leeds, Bristol and Leeds saw lower reductions while Birmingham, Manchester and Newcastle saw unemployment increase. Figures […]

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