Archive by category Public Health

City Council consults on increasing adult social care charges

Nottingham City Council is encouraging people to take part in a consultation looking at the future of charging for adult social care services. The council is committed to maintaining quality services for elderly, disabled and vulnerable people. However, the number of people in need of social care services is going up, while the budget available […]

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Shake it up and get active with Change4Life and Disney this summer

Shake it up and get active with Change4Life and Disney this summer

Parents looking for ways to keep their children entertained and physically active throughout the summer holiday are being urged to sign up to this year’s Change4Life 10 Minute Shake Up campaign by the City Council’s Public Health officials. The new 10 Minute Shake Up campaign again uses popular Disney characters alongside recognisable Change4Life animations to […]

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Nottingham City Caterers Win Top Award

Nottingham City Caterers Win Top Award

Nottingham City caterers have been recognised for providing quality school food. On Thursday, special guests, head teachers, schools cooks and midday supervisors from forty local schools visited Greenfields Community School to celebrate the City Caterers achieving the Soil Association’s bronze Food for Life Catering Mark; a guarantee that the food served across the city is freshly […]

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Record breaking facilities at Harvey Hadden

Record breaking facilities at Harvey Hadden

The athletics track at Harvey Hadden stadium has achieved a category A classification for the first time following certification by UK Athletics. The highest grade has been achieved thanks to the additional eighth lane and infield improvements like relocation of long and triple jump pits, upgraded pole vault facility, shot putt and discus area. The […]

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Thousands to enjoy free, fun activities this summer as Parklives comes to Nottingham

Thousands to enjoy free, fun activities this summer as Parklives comes to Nottingham

Nottingham’s parks will host hundreds of fun and free activity sessions this year as part of a scheme to get city residents up and active in their community parks and green spaces. Nottingham City Council has teamed up with Coca-Cola Great Britain to bring ParkLives – a programme of free and fun activities delivered in […]

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Have your say on City Council website for children with special educational needs

Have your say on City Council website for children with special educational needs

Nottingham City Council is seeking views on the way it signposts help and support for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). The Local Offer was launched in September 2014 to offer information, advice and support, and continue to develop an online directory of services. It is part of the City […]

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Carillion joins the Nottingham 2015 Games Starters to inspire next generation

Carillion joins the Nottingham 2015 Games Starters to inspire next generation

Cerebral Palsy Sport are delighted to announce Carillion plc as the lead sponsor for the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games Volunteer Games Starter Programme. August 2015 will see Nottingham host the return of the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association’s World Games, a platform that allows athletes with cerebral palsy from across the globe […]

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Advice if you’re concerned about scarlet fever

Advice if you’re concerned about scarlet fever

If you are worried or concerned about Scarlet Fever, Dr. Chris Kenny, Director of Public Health has this information and advice. There has been a recent national increase in notifications of scarlet fever to Public Health England. This is currently above seasonally expected levels. We would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the […]

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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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