Archive by year 2020

A message from City Council Leader Cllr David Mellen and Portfolio Holder for Communities Cllr Rebecca Langton

A message from City Council Leader Cllr David Mellen and Portfolio Holder for Communities Cllr Rebecca Langton

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of the American police has rightly ignited anger not just in the USA but around the world. Here in Nottingham, we recognise and share this strength of emotion and we will all stand in solidarity with people across our communities, and beyond. We’re extremely proud […]

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The Robin Hood Fund and Nottingham City Council Combine to Support Nottingham’s Largest Ever Food Programme

The Robin Hood Fund and Nottingham City Council Combine to Support Nottingham’s Largest Ever Food Programme

£29,000 of joint funding will be used to support more than 40 food banks and social eating projects across Nottingham. Funding will enable FareShare to dramatically increase its work with local organisations ensuring more people that need support receive it. Food provisions will double and a dedicated food delivery infrastructure will be created as the […]

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Drivers to pay for on-street car parking again in Nottingham

Drivers to pay for on-street car parking again in Nottingham

On-street parking charges will be re-introduced on Nottingham’s streets next week – although key workers will still be able to park for free. Nottingham City Council relaxed charges and enforcement in March at the start of the coronavirus lockdown restrictions to help support the pandemic response. The aim was to allow people who absolutely needed […]

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Council praises partnership work to support care homes in Covid-19 crisis

Council praises partnership work to support care homes in Covid-19 crisis

City council joined with NHS to provide more staff cover, training, infection control support and essential PPE Care home teams praised for working tirelessly on frontline to support care home residents during lockdown But council says more funding is urgently needed from the Government for care homes in city Nottingham City Council has praised local […]

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Impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities

Impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities

A Public Health England review has found that people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups in the UK are more likely to die from coronavirus https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/889195/disparities_review.pdf Cllr Rebecca Langton, portfolio holder for Communities, said:  “We are pleased that following public pressure, Public Health England have published this long awaited report today. Whilst the findings […]

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Walking and cycling improvements planned as Covid restrictions are eased

Walking and cycling improvements planned as Covid restrictions are eased

The Government has announced £2.5m of new funding for Nottingham to introduce temporary measures to encourage walking and cycling as Covid restrictions are eased. The City Council has already invested in facilities for walking and cycling in Nottingham. There is extensive pedestrianisation in the city centre, with more planned, and many city centre pavements have […]

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