Monthly Archive: March

Hundreds of thousands of kilowatt hours of power to be generated at Broadmarsh Car Park

Hundreds of thousands of kilowatt hours of power to be generated at Broadmarsh Car Park

While the new Broadmarsh Car Park and Bus Station has been constructed unseen by many in Nottingham due to Covid restrictions, the impressive new building has an unseen benefit to many in the city – it has been designed with the city’s carbon neutral targets in mind. The roof of the new building is covered […]

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Household tests available at Asymptomatic Testing Sites from Friday

Household tests available at Asymptomatic Testing Sites from Friday

H Rapid Lateral Flow Tests, to test for Covid-19, will be available to collect from Asymptomatic Testing Sites across Nottingham from Friday 19 March. As more pupils and students return to the classroom, the Government has asked all adults who are in households, childcare and support bubbles of nursery children, primary and secondary-age pupils and […]

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City Council sets its budget – agrees Government package for the future

City Council sets its budget –  agrees Government package for the future

Nottingham City Council has accepted an arrangement with Government allowing it to borrow £20m this year, which will help to secure stable finances over the coming years, as part of an overall package of £35m offered to the council. Earlier this week the council set its budget for the forthcoming 2021/22 financial year, making limited use of […]

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Council agrees budget for recovery following difficult Covid year

Council agrees budget for recovery following difficult Covid year

A meeting of Nottingham City Council’s Full Council today, Monday 8th March, agreed a package of budget proposals as it establishes a sustainable financial footing amid the Covid crisis. Whilst the medium term financial future contains many uncertainties, the council has approved £15.6m of savings and limited use of reserves to deliver a one-year balanced […]

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Tributes paid to director who ‘dedicated her life to helping children’

Tributes paid to director who ‘dedicated her life to helping children’

Tributes have been paid to a ‘much loved and respected’ senior officer at Nottingham City Council. Helen Blackman, who was the authority’s Director of Children’s Integrated Services, died on Wednesday morning. Mrs Blackman, aged 54 and who lived in Bulwell, first qualified as a social worker in 1989 and had dedicated her working life to […]

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Nottinghamshire parents urged to get twice-weekly testing as children return to classroom

Nottinghamshire parents urged to get twice-weekly testing as children return to classroom

Covid-19 rapid lateral flow tests are now available for anyone who is over the age of 18 who lives in the same home as a primary school, secondary school or college age student. As more pupils and students return to the classroom the Government has asked that all adults who live in households with primary […]

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Children’s charity delivers its 300,000th book in Nottingham

Children’s charity delivers its 300,000th book in Nottingham

A Nottingham campaign delivering free books to children has just passed a major milestone. Nottingham City Council has been working alongside the Rotary Club of Nottingham to co-ordinate fundraising for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library since the Club chose to adopt the scheme as a project in 2012. Since then, donations have increased to see more […]

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