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Nottingham joins the fight against dirty air by signing Cleaner Air Charter

Nottingham joins the fight against dirty air by signing Cleaner Air Charter

Nottingham City Council has today signed up to Oxford City Council’s Charter for Cleaner Air, which calls on the UK Government to put the health of communities first and make improving air quality a priority. Launched in August by Oxford City Council, the Cleaner Air Charter is believed to be the first formal cooperation between […]

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Alcohol harm focus of Health and Wellbeing Board in Nottingham

Alcohol harm focus of Health and Wellbeing Board in Nottingham

Ways to reduce alcohol harm are to be discussed at a meeting of Nottingham City’s Health and Wellbeing Board today (28 November). Making sure people have the right information and advice and having ‘alcohol champions’ are being suggested as part of an eight-point plan to reduce the number of people whose lives are affected alcohol. […]

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Government approves Nottingham’s air quality plan

Government approves Nottingham’s air quality plan

The Government today announced it has approved Nottingham City Council’s new plan to tackle air pollution in the city centre. For the past three years, the council has been working with officials from Defra and the Department for Transport to identify measures to reduce levels of pollution in the shortest possible time and deliver compliance […]

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Nottingham City Council suspends role in Integrated Care System

Nottingham City Council suspends role in Integrated Care System

Nottingham City Council has suspended its formal role in the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System (ICS). A decision was taken at the council’s Executive Board today (20 Nov) to call for greater accountability in the way decisions are being made by a partnership of NHS and other health organisations, formerly known as the Sustainability […]

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Businesses in Nottingham sign up to Refill campaign

Businesses in Nottingham sign up to Refill campaign

Businesses across Nottingham have signed up to an initiative which allows people to easily find places to fill-up reusable water bottles for free. Over 60 local businesses, including restaurants, cafes and coffee shops, signed up to the Refill Scheme last week which is being rolled out across Nottingham by water company Severn Trent, Nottingham City […]

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Schools gearing up for awareness-raising event on sex education and relationships

Schools gearing up for awareness-raising event on sex education and relationships

The country’s first ever Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Day is being held across Nottingham this week. A number of city schools are signed up already and are planning activities for the ground-breaking event on Thursday 28 June. RSE Day encourages all people in Nottingham to see the topic of sex education and relationships as […]

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