Monthly Archive: January

Free travel to Covid-19 vaccination centres

Free travel to Covid-19 vaccination centres

To help people get to their Covid-19 vaccine appointments as safely and easily as possible, concessionary card holders in Nottingham can now travel for free before 9.30am. Nottingham City Council has worked with Nottinghamshire County Council, bus and tram operators to extend the existing free travel – which already applies from 9.30am until 11pm – […]

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Nottingham lights candles to remember victims of the Holocaust

Nottingham lights candles to remember victims of the Holocaust

An online candle-lighting event will take place on Wednesday 27th January this week as part of Nottingham’s annual commemoration for victims of the Holocaust. To join the event please contact ncbinotts@ncbi.org.uk. In normal times, a civic service is held at the Council House which allows people from all backgrounds to come together, remember the past, […]

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Nottingham landlord sentenced over dangerous property

Nottingham landlord sentenced over dangerous property

A Nottingham landlord, who failed to improve his rental property, leaving his tenants in dangerous conditions has been fined. 34-year-old Haroon Karim, from Bramcote in Nottingham, pleaded guilty to two offences under the Housing Act 2004, section 72(3) and (6) failing to comply with Housing of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) licence conditions and section 30(1) and […]

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Nottingham City Council sets out plan for recovery and improvement

Nottingham City Council sets out plan for recovery and improvement

Nottingham City Council has set out how over the next three years it will address the financial and governance issues raised in a Government review, to strengthen the authority for the future. A rapid non-statutory review was carried out last year on behalf of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, following a Public […]

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City Council’s Covid budget proposes £15.6m of cost savings in response to ‘extreme’ Covid challenges 

City Council’s Covid budget proposes £15.6m of cost savings in response to ‘extreme’ Covid challenges 

Nottingham City Council has set out proposals to make £15.6m of savings to help balance the budget for 2021/22 as it establishes a sustainable financial footing amid the Covid crisis. Anyone interested in finding out more about the proposals can take part in a consultation by clicking here The council is setting out new ways of […]

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Council secures grant funding to buy longer-term homes for homeless individuals

Council secures grant funding to buy longer-term homes for homeless individuals

Nottingham City Council has successfully secured almost £1m of Government funding to go towards buying 15 one-bed flats for homeless people. Grants totalling £942,000 have been allocated from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) Next Steps Accommodation Programme. Most of the homes have already been identified by the council and will help […]

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Live or work in Forest Fields or Hyson Green? Protect your loved ones – get a Covid test

Live or work in Forest Fields or Hyson Green? Protect your loved ones – get a Covid test

A new pilot Asymptomatic Testing Centre for people who live and work in Forest Fields and Hyson Green will open at Djanogly Community Leisure Centre, Gregory Boulevard, on Wednesday 20 January 2021. The centre will be run by Nottingham City Council and will encourage people without symptoms of Covid-19 (asymptomatic) to drop in and get […]

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Ending benefit uplift would cut the thread some are hanging on by – Council Leader

Ending benefit uplift would cut the thread some are hanging on by – Council Leader

An uplift in Universal Credit introduced at the beginning of the pandemic should be kept, and extended to other benefit recipients, says the Leader of Nottingham City Council. If it ends in April, as is planned, it will “cut that very fine thread by which many people are hanging on,” according to Cllr David Mellen […]

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