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Nottingham city marks 1st anniversary as First City of Zero-tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation(FGM) in UK

Nottingham city marks 1st anniversary as First City of Zero-tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation(FGM) in UK

Mojatu Foundation is leading the celebration of the first anniversary since Nottingham City became the first City of Zero-tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the UK. The event, to be held on Tuesday 6 February, from 10.15am to 2pm, will be marked with a tree planting ceremony at Farmeco Community Care Farm, Screveton. NG13 […]

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Nottingham shop at centre of illegal tobacco sales ordered to close

Nottingham shop at centre of illegal tobacco sales ordered to close

A Nottingham shop behind the sale of almost £35,000 of illegal tobacco has been ordered to close for three months by Nottingham City Magistrates. The outcome at court today – believed to be the first of its kind in the country – could see other shops dealing in illegal tobacco closed down through action by […]

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Have your say on pharmaceutical services in Nottingham

Have your say on pharmaceutical services in Nottingham

Nottingham City Health and Wellbeing Board are inviting organisations and citizens to have their say on the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) document. The PNA outlines pharmaceutical services across Nottingham City and ensures they meet the needs of the population and are in the correct locations to support local residents. It’s an important document because it […]

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Parents reminded about Safer Sleep for babies this Christmas

Parents reminded about Safer Sleep for babies this Christmas

Public health experts at Nottingham City Council are warning parents to remember the importance of safe sleeping for babies ahead of the Christmas season. Babies need lots of sleep during their first few months and it’s important to ensure that they’re sleeping safely at all times – either overnight or daytime naps. Since 1st April […]

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‘Woman of the Year’ award for Alison!

‘Woman of the Year’ award for Alison!

A Nottingham City Council corporate director has been honoured in an annual awards ceremony celebrating women in business. Alison Michalska, who has responsibility for Children and Adults at the authority, scooped the Women In Public Service category of the Nottingham Post Women In Business Awards 2017. The awards have been held for the past five […]

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Man prosecuted for storing illegal tobacco in a car

Man prosecuted for storing illegal tobacco in a car

A man was today found guilty of possessing illegal tobacco products by storing them in a car to evade detection by Trading Standards Officers. Osman Abdullah Hamarashid, 33, of Westbourne Road, Birmingham, received 120 hours of unpaid work and ordered to pay £200 costs and £85 victim surcharge at a trial at Nottingham Magistrates Court […]

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Winners announced in Michael Varnam Awards 2017

Winners announced in Michael Varnam Awards 2017

The winners have been announced for an award designed to honour the efforts of people in Nottingham who strive to improve the health and wellbeing of others. Three nominated individuals and three groups were invited to a special presentation ceremony for the Michael Varnam Awards 2017 at Nottingham City Council’s Loxley House headquarters. The awards […]

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