Archive by year 2021

Nottingham flying the flag for premier parks

Nottingham flying the flag for premier parks

Nottingham parks has maintained its Green Flag Awards this year, bringing the total in the city with the nationally-recognised standard to 72 – the most for any council area in the country. This international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, […]

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‘Green’ menu lands national award for school catering service

‘Green’ menu lands national award for school catering service

Nottingham City Council’s catering team has won a national accolade for championing environmental issues through school menus. The authority scooped the ‘Green’ Menu & Marketing Award 2021 at the annual LACA Awards for Excellence, which celebrate the success of caterers providing meals for schoolchildren. LACA (The School Food People) seeks to recognise how caterers are […]

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Supporting Nottingham’s hardest-hit families through Covid and cost-of-living crisis

Supporting Nottingham’s hardest-hit families through Covid and cost-of-living crisis

Nottingham City Homes (NCH) has helped some of the city’s hardest hit families to get £3.7million in financial support. NCH has seen a significant increase in the number of people needing help and support since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. They have dedicated teams who support tenants with financial help and work with them […]

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Nottingham takes part in national film to promote fostering service

Nottingham takes part in national film to promote fostering service

Nottingham City Council’s fostering service is showcasing a national film designed to increase the number of carers. Local authorities across the country have joined forces on the unique film project, which has been developed by the West Midlands Regional Fostering Recruitment Forum. The short film, called Out There, highlights the ways fostering can make a […]

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Free school meal vouchers available for half-term holidays

Free school meal vouchers available for half-term holidays

Food vouchers will be available to pupils in Nottingham for the October half-term next week after the Council secured a £3.5m grant. The money, made available by Government, will support pupils who are eligible for free school meals over the fortnight’s break, as well as funding additional vouchers over the Christmas holidays. The Council had […]

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Mental health services for children and young people set to expand in Nottingham

Mental health services for children and young people set to expand in Nottingham

Mental health support services for children and young people in Nottingham are set to reach double the number of educational settings, thanks to £1m of extra national funding. Children and young people have been significantly impacted by the Covid pandemic, with an increase in those suffering with mental health issues. The Mental Health Support Teams […]

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Could you care?

Could you care?

Nottingham City Council is joining forces with homecare providers across the city to help recruit people to provide much needed support to vulnerable residents in our communities. Local homecare providers have open positions in homecare available now, with full pay, flexible hours and training and opportunities for people to progress their career within the sector. […]

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Libraries Week 2021: Nottingham and Nottinghamshire libraries to launch business support in local Business and IP Centres

Libraries Week 2021: Nottingham and Nottinghamshire libraries to launch business support in local Business and IP Centres

Throughout October, four Business and IP Centres locals will be opening in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire libraries. Bulwell Riverside has opened their Business & IP local centre during this Libraries Week, and additional centres at Beeston, Mansfield Central, Sutton-in-Ashfield libraries will follow in coming weeks. At these locations, entrepreneurs and business owners can meet with […]

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