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Safer tanning this spring and summer

Safer tanning this spring and summer

Nottingham City Council’s Environmental Health Officers have been working with local sunbed operators to ensure citizens are able to get the safest tan possible. Officers have been checking the radiation levels of sunbed tubes to ensure they are not too powerful and comply with safety limits.  While exposure to Ultra Violet light always carries some […]

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Memorial to honour Nottinghamshire’s Great War dead

Memorial to honour Nottinghamshire’s Great War dead

A new memorial, dedicated to Nottinghamshire’s Great War dead will be officially announced in time for the Armistice centenary this November. The monument will be part of the 100 year centenary commemorations of the 1914 to 1918 First World War. Over 14,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen and civilians from Nottingham and Nottinghamshire lost their lives in […]

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City Council updates travel support system for youngsters

City Council updates travel support system for youngsters

Improvements to a scheme helping pupils travel independently around Nottingham will open up support to more youngsters. Nottingham City Council has updated its Independent Travel Training (ITT) service, which offers practical help to pupils with special education needs and disabilities (SEND). Youngsters tend to become less reliant on their families to help them get around […]

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Ping! is back in the city, promising over 100 days of free table tennis action

Ping! is back in the city, promising over 100 days of free table tennis action

Over 100 days of Ping will start from Saturday 19 May when visitors and locals alike will be able to play table tennis across the city, all summer! The highly successful Ping! festival offers over 30 tables in public places across the city, with the invitation to grab a bat and have a great time. […]

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New Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Nottingham inaugurated into office

New Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Nottingham inaugurated into office

The new Lord Mayor of Nottingham, Councillor Liaqat Ali, and the new Sheriff of Nottingham, Councillor Catharine Arnold, were elected at Nottingham City Council’s annual meeting on May 14. They have replaced Councillor Mike Edwards and Councillor Glyn Jenkins, in their respective posts. Born in Chakswari, Panyam in the District Mirpur in Azad Jammu Kashmir, Cllr Ali moved to […]

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Powerful new video highlights the impact of foster carers

Powerful new video highlights the impact of foster carers

A video has been launched today (May 14) to show how important foster carers are to the children they look after. Nottingham City Council has produced There Was A Boy in collaboration with 15 other local authorities across the Midlands for the annual Foster Care Fortnight campaign (14-27 May 2018). The storyline shows a vulnerable […]

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Nottingham submits ‘bold and ambitious’ bid for Channel 4 national HQ and regional hubs

Nottingham submits ‘bold and ambitious’ bid for Channel 4 national HQ and regional hubs

A bold and ambitious bid to be the home of a national HQ or regional hub for Channel 4 has been submitted by Nottingham. City leaders believe that attracting the national broadcaster to the city would have a transformational effect on the creative economy and offer life changing opportunities for the city’s under 25s and […]

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Churches holding ‘Fostering Sunday’ event to attract more carers

Churches holding ‘Fostering Sunday’ event to attract more carers

Nottingham churches are coming together on Sunday (13 May) to spread the message about fostering in the City. Ahead of national Foster Care Fortnight, which begins on Monday, church leaders will take the opportunity to promote fostering to their congregations during a raft of Sunday services taking place across Nottingham. Nottingham churches have pledged to […]

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