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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire speak out against Child Sexual Exploitation

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire speak out against Child Sexual Exploitation

A day of awareness about child sexual exploitation (CSE) is being held for people who work closely with children and young people. Organised by the Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County Safeguarding Children Boards, the CSE Showcase event on Wednesday 8 March 2017 will be attended by 100 frontline workers from the voluntary and statutory services […]

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Nottingham celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Nottingham celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Nottingham City Council is celebrating the city’s great apprentices next week for National Apprenticeship Week. The council is supporting the tenth annual National Apprenticeship Week, which runs 6-10 March 2017, celebrating apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals and businesses. To celebrate the week, Nottingham City Council and key local organisations which work […]

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Nottingham’s hidden shopping experiences are stepping out of the shadows…

Nottingham’s hidden shopping experiences are stepping out of the shadows…

Curious shoppers looking for inspirational gifts and fascinating places to socialise off the beaten track can now discover some of Nottingham’s more unique, interesting and independent retailers and eateries thanks to a new walking trail and mobile app. The trail aims to make Nottingham’s vibrant independent sector, which includes diverse hidden gems from the quiet […]

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New British Triathlon event to welcome elite stars to Nottingham

New British Triathlon event to welcome elite stars to Nottingham

  Today sees the launch of a brand new triathlon event to the 2017 calendar. The British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup Nottingham will feature some of Great Britain’s finest sporting talent racing around Victoria Embankment and Trent Bridge on Saturday 2 September. Watch a demonstration of the route the competitors will take An expected crowd […]

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Newstead Abbey is lighting up its way to big energy savings.

Newstead Abbey is lighting up its way to big energy savings.

Energy efficiency measures at Newstead Abbey are saving them £3,500 a year from its electricity bill. Newstead Abbey is the latest heritage site operated by Nottingham City Council to have an LED lighting overhaul to make the lighting system more environmentally friendly and cheaper to run.  It follows a pioneering and award-winning project at Wollaton […]

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Council takes control of transport scheme for disabled school children

Council takes control of transport scheme for disabled school children

Nottingham City Council has invested £350,000 to transport severely disabled children to and from school. The authority has purchased nine specially-adapted ambulances which have been running since the beginning of January. A total of 16 pupils are picked up every day from across the city and taken to Oak Field School and Sports College, in […]

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Bulwell’s the place for 100’s of jobs and training opportunities all under one roof.

Bulwell’s the place for 100’s of jobs and training opportunities all under one roof.

On Friday 3 March, people from the North of the city will be heading to Bulwell as the Nottingham North Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair returns for a third year. This year the event will feature 40 stands with 30 of those being run by employers with live job vacancies and representing different sectors, including care, […]

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Surrey gains another £12m, Nottingham gets £0 from ‘flawed’ Government fund

Surrey gains another £12m, Nottingham gets £0 from ‘flawed’ Government fund

A special Government fund which has seen Surrey County Council benefit the most and Nottingham get nothing has disturbing flaws, a National Audit Office (NAO) investigation has revealed. The Government’s justifications for the way it allocated the Transition Funding Grant scheme – introduced last year to provide £300million of additional grant funding for councils over […]

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