Archive by day August 13, 2020

City and County announce plans to commemorate VJ Day

City and County announce plans to commemorate VJ Day

On Saturday 15 August, Nottingham City Council, along with partners at Nottinghamshire County Council and the districts of Nottinghamshire, will jointly commemorate VJ Day. See a summary of the City’s commemorative events and links to other organisations at: https://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/vj-day-75 While VE Day marked the end of the war in Europe in May 1945, many thousands […]

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City Council leader calls on Foreign Minister to “promote and protect human rights” amid violence in Belarus

City Council leader calls on Foreign Minister to “promote and protect human rights” amid violence in Belarus

Nottingham City Council Leader, Councillor David Mellen, has written to the Foreign Secretary raising concerns about the situation in Belarus, a country Nottingham shares close ties with due to the city previously being twinned with Minsk as far back as 1966. There are widespread reports of violence being used against people in Belarus protesting against […]

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Council leader: A-level students deserved more today than this uncertainty

Council leader: A-level students deserved more today than this uncertainty

Results day this year has been even more strained for A-level students because all exams were cancelled due to the coronavirus. Students have received results based on their teachers’ predictions and taking into account factors including the past performance of their school. But there are fears that this process has been moderated unfairly, and without […]

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City Council leisure centres have best health and safety standards in the country

City Council leisure centres have best health and safety standards in the country

Customers at Nottingham City Council’s leisure centres can be assured that health and safety standards are officially the very best in the country. The Sport and Leisure team which manages the City Council’s seven leisure centres, has once again been recognised in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Award, achieving Overall Winner […]

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Proud of Nottingham pupils #Exams #HomeLearning #Resilience

Proud of Nottingham pupils #Exams #HomeLearning #Resilience

City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen, praises Nottingham’s young people: “Today we celebrate A-Level results day and next week we will celebrate GCSEs. To mark the occasion a new Council House banner boldly declares how proud we are of Nottingham’s pupils. But we all know this year has not been easy. Many young people will […]

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