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Stop the rot: City Council backs new hard hitting New Year stop smoking campaign

Stop the rot: City Council backs new hard hitting New Year stop smoking campaign

Nottingham City Council is taking part in the new Public Health England campaign to encourage smokers to quit the habit in the new year, which focuses on the health harms of roll up cigarettes in particular. The campaign is being launched on Monday 29 December, and features hard-hitting new adverts show a hand-rolled cigarette with […]

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Nottingham bioscience facility plans take important step forward

Nottingham bioscience facility plans take important step forward

Plans for a new state-of-the-art life science incubator facility have taken an important step forward this week with the approval of planning permission for the scheme by Nottingham City Council. This is the latest key step towards developing the new bioscience facility on brownfield land bounded by Lower Parliament Street, Pennyfoot Street and Plough Lane […]

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Nottingham schools win money for helping disadvantaged children

Nottingham schools win money for helping disadvantaged children

Five primary schools in Nottingham have each won £1,000 for the work they’ve done to help disadvantaged children achieve their goals. 430 primary schools nationwide have been given the money for their improvements as part of the Pupil Premium Awards 2015 The schools in Nottingham who have won the prize are: Carrington Primary and Nursery […]

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Nottingham among hardest hit by Government funding cuts

Nottingham among hardest hit by Government funding cuts

Nottingham City Council has seen a £30m (29%) reduction in its main Government grant, announced by the Department for Communities and Local Government (December 18th). Even on the Government’s preferred measure of ‘spending power’ which includes other funding streams, Nottingham has lost £18m (5.5%) against a 1.8% national reduction – and making it one of […]

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