Monthly Archive: August

City Council sets out way forward from auditor’s report

City Council sets out way forward from auditor’s report

An extraordinary full council meeting of Nottingham City Council will take place next week to discuss the Report in the Public Interest into the council’s governance of Robin Hood Energy Ltd issued by the council’s External Auditor and the council’s action plan to respond to its recommendations. Due to Covid restrictions, the meeting on Thursday […]

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Council to check local businesses comply with Covid guidelines

Council to check local businesses comply with Covid guidelines

Businesses in Nottingham are to be visited by City Council officers to check they are complying with the Government’s Covid guidelines. Many businesses in Nottingham have done tremendous work to implement controls so that their businesses are COVID-secure. Nottingham City Council is grateful to these businesses and the public for following the guidelines and playing […]

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Special council meeting will discuss plan to implement auditor’s recommendations

Special council meeting will discuss plan to implement auditor’s recommendations

Nottingham City Council will hold a special council meeting on Thursday 27th August to respond to a Report in the Public Interest carried out by external auditors into the council’s governance of Robin Hood Energy. The council has accepted all recommendations made by the auditor and is fully committed to implementing them. At the meeting, […]

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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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The historic Nottingham Arboretum to host Garden Bar and bandstand this Summer

The historic Nottingham Arboretum to host Garden Bar and bandstand this Summer

The historic Nottingham Arboretum hosts the new Garden Bar and Bandstand concept over a number of weekends this summer, launching on Friday 14 August. Local venue operators and music promoters DHP Family will bring the west end of the city’s oldest and most centrally-located park to life with a fantastic entertainment programme on the bandstand, […]

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Council accepts findings and recommendations of Robin Hood Energy governance report

Council accepts findings and recommendations of Robin Hood Energy governance report

Nottingham City Council has accepted the findings of a new report on its governance of Robin Hood Energy, the not-for-profit company set up by the authority to tackle fuel poverty in the city. The Report in the Public Interest is published by the External Auditor. It outlines a number of recommendations for action by the […]

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