Monthly Archive: November

Councillor nominated for national award over pandemic efforts

Councillor nominated for national award over pandemic efforts

A Nottingham councillor has been shortlisted for a national award to recognise her efforts for the vulnerable during the Covid-19 pandemic. Councillor Salma Mumtaz, who represents Basford, has been nominated for the Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) and CCLA Councillor Awards 2020. The awards, now in their eleventh year, celebrate the contributions of councillors towards […]

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City Council working with HSE to make sure local businesses are Covid-secure

City Council working with HSE to make sure local businesses are Covid-secure

Nottingham City Council’s Environmental Health Officers are working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and local public health authorities to make sure local businesses are Covid-secure. Checks are being carried out to help tackle coronavirus and to identify any patterns in confirmed coronavirus cases in the city. During the checks, advice and guidance is […]

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Need to tackle child poverty increasing due to impact of COVID-19

Need to tackle child poverty increasing due to impact of COVID-19

Concern about levels of child poverty in Nottingham was highlighted by councillors at a meeting of Nottingham City Council yesterday (Monday 9 November). Following debate on a motion, councillors resolved to build on existing work to tackle the issue and gave a commitment to support Marcus Rashford’s campaign to end child food poverty. The council […]

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The D2N2 Skills Access Hub will unlock training potential for local businesses

The D2N2 Skills Access Hub will unlock training potential for local businesses

In Nottingham and across the East Midlands region, the outbreak of Coronavirus has had a significant economic impact – especially on those who are now unemployed, and those who own or work for local small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). Working alongside Nottingham City Council’s established Nottingham Jobs service and partners in the D2N2 Growth Hub, […]

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Support and guidance is available for the clinically extremely vulnerable during lockdown

Support and guidance is available for the clinically extremely vulnerable during lockdown

The Government has updated its guidance for people who are clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) during the national lockdown – and support is available for them locally and nationally. The new guidance advises people in this category to: • Stay home as much as possible • Use supermarket deliveries, ‘click and collect’ or ask others to […]

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Student bus service extended to reduce pressure on public transport in the city

Student bus service extended to reduce pressure on public transport in the city

A student-only bus service is being extended to reduce pressure on public transport and support social distancing following discussions between the City Council, both universities and Notts Police. The Hopper service from the University of Nottingham’s Jubilee campus runs every 30 minutes Monday to Friday and will now make additional stops in the city centre […]

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City Council services affected by National Lockdown

City Council services affected by National Lockdown

Nottingham City Council has announced which of its services will continue and which will be impacted by the National Lockdown starting on Thursday 5 November.   The Government announced a range of measures last week to help stem the spread of coronavirus, that were voted on by parliament yesterday and introduced today. These include staying […]

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City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

Revised plans to mark this year’s Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 8 November) in line with the new national lockdown restrictions have been announced. The traditional wreath laying and two-minute silence at Victoria Embankment will not proceed this year due to the potential numbers attending  – usually several thousand people – and the need to avoid large […]

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