Archive by year 2018

Deputy Leader welcomes Conservative MPs intervention on social care funding but says must be “no return to Transition Grant scheme” 

Deputy Leader welcomes Conservative MPs intervention on social care funding but says must be “no return to Transition Grant scheme” 

The Deputy Leader of Nottingham City Council, Councillor Graham Chapman, is urging the Government to listen to their own Conservative MPs on social care as Prime Minister Theresa May and local government secretary Sajid Javid face a rebellion over funding for local councils. But Councillor Chapman has also warned the Government that any attempt to […]

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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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Safety measures for high-rise residents to go ahead, despite lack of Government support

Safety measures for high-rise residents to go ahead, despite lack of Government support

Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes are going ahead with the installation of sprinklers in all 13 residential high rise blocks that they own and run in the city. The council has agreed the use of £8.5m to carry out the work to improve safety for all residents – but is still pursuing the […]

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British No. 1 Johanna Konta set to play hat-trick of pre-Wimbledon summer tournaments

British No. 1 Johanna Konta set to play hat-trick of pre-Wimbledon summer tournaments

… in Nottingham, Birmingham and Eastbourne The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) announced today that British star Johanna Konta has confirmed her intention to play at the Nottingham Open, Birmingham Classic, and Eastbourne International in the lead up to Wimbledon. Konta, who headlines a strong GB Fed Cup team for next week’s tie in Estonia, enjoyed […]

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£48m worth of City Council contracts awarded to small and medium sized firms

£48m worth of City Council contracts awarded to small and medium sized firms

Nottingham City Council has pledged to continue to support small and medium size firms locally after awarding them £48 million worth of contracts in 2016/17. This is part of the social value commitment in Council’s draft Procurement Strategy due to be launched in April. As well as ensuring fairness and transparency in competition for all […]

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Festival to excite Nottingham’s curiosity

Festival to excite Nottingham’s curiosity

Writing poetry with code, gazing at stars and taking part in Chemistry experiments are just some of the activities you an expect from this year’s Festival of Science and Curiosity. Returning for a fourth year, the festival will be running 14-21 February. It aims to provide opportunities for the people of Nottingham to express their […]

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Improvements to Southern Relief Route

Improvements to Southern Relief Route

Junction improvements will take place from Monday 12 February to improve traffic flow on the Southern Relief Route. Work at the Waterway Street/Wilford Road and Castle Meadow Road/Wilford Road junctions will take approximately 8 weeks. To minimise traffic disruption, the works will take place during off peak hours of 9.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday, […]

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