Monthly Archive: July

Notts Pride goes online for the first time ever

Notts Pride goes online for the first time ever

Organisers of this year’s Nottinghamshire Pride have announced this year’s annual celebration of the LGBTQ+ community in the county will be going online – featuring performances and interviews with local activists and city leaders. The online event, which will be filmed in The Ballroom at Nottingham’s Council House, will be broadcast between 7pm and 9pm […]

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Nottingham City publishes neighbourhood data on Covid-19

Nottingham City publishes neighbourhood data on Covid-19

Nottingham City Council has published data that shows the number of people who have tested positive for Covid-19. For the first time today (17 July) all local authorities are highlighting the number of confirmed cases across different neighbourhoods and communities in a Covid-19 Surveillance Report. These are broken down into two types: Pillar 1: people […]

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New council homes in Bestwood set for approval by Nottingham City Council

New council homes in Bestwood set for approval by Nottingham City Council

New council homes could take a step closer next week when plans go before Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board for approval (Tuesday 21 July). If approved, new council homes will be developed on a former school playing field off Beckhampton Road in Bestwood and a large amount of open space will be retained for the […]

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Imagination Library delivers 250,000 books to children in Nottingham

Imagination Library delivers 250,000 books to children in Nottingham

A scheme that gives free books to children has reached a major milestone in Nottingham. A total of 250,000 books have now been delivered to children aged 0-5 in Nottingham through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. The book-gifting charity was introduced in the city in 2009 and now has more than 5,600 children registered to have […]

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‘No place for hate’ says Nottingham as Chinese community targeted

‘No place for hate’ says Nottingham as Chinese community targeted

A campaign has been launched in Nottingham to support the Chinese community after reports of Covid-related hate crime. Incidents have been reported of people being targeted simply because coronavirus was first reported in China. The campaign aims to address this issue by working with Nottingham’s East Asian and South East Asian communities to ensure people […]

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£3.3m of discretionary grants paid to businesses – but the job isn’t finished yet, says Nottingham City Council

£3.3m of discretionary grants paid to businesses – but the job isn’t finished yet, says Nottingham City Council

Nottingham City Council has paid its full allocation of discretionary grants to small businesses, called the Nottingham Small Business Fund, but councillors say they wish they could have achieved more. Over £3.3 million has been paid to around 500 applicants, including businesses in shared office spaces, market traders and charities after Nottingham City Council led […]

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City Council reopens more services

City Council reopens more services

Nottingham City Council is reopening more services following the latest Government announcement on the further easing of COVID 19 lockdown restrictions. A range of services have already re-opened which many citizens have already benefited from – such as the Household Waste and Recycling Centre, bulky and garden waste services, pest control and Woodthorpe Grange Plant […]

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Nottingham Chinese Community mobilises to fight Covid-19

Nottingham Chinese Community mobilises to fight Covid-19

Nottingham’s Chinese community has raised over £10,000 to source and deliver nearly 100,000 masks to support core workers and vulnerable people in the city during the coronavirus pandemic. When Covid-19 started to impact on the UK population in March, three Chinese nationals in Nottingham launched a fundraising campaign. Under their mission statement ‘Nottingham Chinese standing […]

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Public Health Leaders welcome new data in fight against Coronavirus

Public Health Leaders welcome new data in fight against Coronavirus

Public Health leaders in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire have welcomed the expected publication of Pillar 2 data. Alison Challenger and Jonathan Gribbin, Directors of Public Health for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, said: “Publication of the Pillar 2 data is welcome because together with the Pillar 1 data the results will give us a better picture about the whole […]

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