Archive by year 2020

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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Nottingham City Council and Age UK Notts call for reinstatement of priority shopping hours

Nottingham City Council and Age UK Notts call for reinstatement of priority shopping hours

Nottingham City Council has written to all major and local independent supermarkets requesting a priority shopping hour for older and vulnerable citizens be reinstated with the pending national lockdown, with Age UK Notts backing the council’s call. In mid-October, the Deputy Leader of the council, Councillor Sally Longford, wrote to all major and local supermarkets […]

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Statement on Vienna attack

Statement on Vienna attack

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has condemned last night’s attack in Vienna, Austria. Councillor David Mellen said: “This shocking and senseless act of violence has come so soon after another attack in France last week, and my thoughts are with the friends and families of the victims.  “Appalling incidents like this, which kill innocent […]

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Statement on France attack

Statement on France attack

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has condemned this morning’s attack at a church in Nice, France Councillor David Mellen said: “My thoughts are with the friends and families of these victims, whose lives have been taken in a senseless act of violence.  “Attacks like this, which lead to the loss of innocent people, shock […]

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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire move to Tier 3 Very High restrictions for Covid-19

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire move to Tier 3 Very High restrictions for Covid-19

All nine councils have now agreed that Nottingham and Nottinghamshire should move together into Tier 3 restrictions for the city and the county following discussions between Government and Council Leaders. The ‘Very High’ alert measures come into force at one minute past midnight on Friday 30 October 2020. The Tier 3 restrictions mean: People must […]

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