Archive by category Public Health

City Council launches ‘Brushing Buddies’ to help save local children’s smiles

City Council launches ‘Brushing Buddies’ to help save local children’s smiles

Nottingham City Council has launched a new scheme in partnership with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to help primary schools to encourage their children and families to take better care of their dental health – and their smiles. The Brushing Buddies scheme is being introduced to 25 City primary and nursery schools over the next […]

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Older and disabled people urged to sign up for Priority Services scheme

Older and disabled people urged to sign up for Priority Services scheme

Nottingham City Council is urging older people and those with disabilities to sign up for a scheme that would give them priority for reconnection should gas, electricity or water supplies be interrupted. Priority Services Registers are operated by utility companies to give vulnerable people additional support and special services. Residents can seek to be added […]

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Totally Transport is a winner for lucky Ng2 workers

Totally Transport is a winner for lucky Ng2 workers

Eleven lucky people who work at the Ng2 business park won great prizes in a special competition that took place on June 25th, 2015. Rail tickets, travel passes, a year’s free membership of the City Car Club and tickets for the Nottingham Playhouse panto were among the goodies presented to the prize-draw winners. The star […]

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Nottingham City Council backs Food for Life Roast Dinner Day

Nottingham City Council backs Food for Life Roast Dinner Day

Schools across Nottingham will be taking part in the sixth annual Food for Life Roast Dinner Day on Wednesday 4 November. This day of celebration, held during LACA’s National School Meals Week, recognises the dedicated, hard-working and talented school cooks who serve our children with nutritious, freshly prepared and locally sourced school dinners. Schools have […]

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Your view counts: Help us make Nottingham a happier and healthier place to live

Your view counts: Help us make Nottingham a happier and healthier place to live

Nottingham City’s Health and Wellbeing Board wants to hear your views on how to make Nottingham City a happier and healthier place in which to live, as planning gets under way to develop the next Health and Wellbeing Strategy. Citizens’ views and opinions on improving health will enable the Board to understand which health and […]

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Substantial fine for takeaway bosses responsible for food poisoning outbreak

Substantial fine for takeaway bosses responsible for food poisoning outbreak

The owners of a takeaway whose poor hygiene practices led to over a hundred people suffering the effects of food poisoning have been issued with a legal bill of over £50,000. Owners of the Khyber Pass restaurant on Gregory Boulevard, Mohammad Abdul Basit and Amjad Bhatti, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court on September 23rd after […]

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Wheels in motion at Harvey Hadden Sports Village

Wheels in motion at Harvey Hadden Sports Village

The 1.5km closed road cycling circuit at the recently opened Harvey Hadden Sports Village in Nottingham has been welcome by British Cycling. The new circuit has been part funded by British Cycling along with a contribution from Sport England’s Iconic Facilities fund. It will provide a focal point for cycling development within the city and […]

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Grand unveiling celebrates Harvey Hadden through the decades

Grand unveiling celebrates Harvey Hadden through the decades

A programme of free activities is part of the celebrations to mark the official opening of Harvey Hadden Sports Village on Saturday 12 September. The activities will showcase the state-of-the-art facilities with sessions running from 11.30am – 4.30pm for all ages and abilities. The indoor programme features the latest workout crazes as well as taster […]

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