Monthly Archive: November

Have your say about Council’s proposals to balance 2022/23 budget

Have your say about Council’s proposals to balance 2022/23 budget

A formal consultation process is now under way as Nottingham City Council seeks to make £28m of savings and balance its 2022/23 budget. The authority’s Executive Board discussed and approved its first stage of consultation proposals today (Tuesday) and the public now has the opportunity to offer views until 10 January, 2022. Councils across the […]

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Wollaton Hall & Deer Park wins VisitEngland Award

Wollaton Hall & Deer Park wins VisitEngland Award

Wollaton Hall & Deer Park has been recognised with a VisitEngland award for going the extra mile in providing a quality visitor experience. The award issued by VisitEngland Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme (VAQAS) aims to reward and celebrate attractions that give all visitors an entertaining and interactive visit. As an established heritage site, Wollaton Hall […]

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City lands £3m funding boost to support jobs growth and training

City lands £3m funding boost to support jobs growth and training

Nottingham has been successful in applying for almost £3million of funding to be spent on improving skills, boosting employment and helping businesses to grow. The City Council has received £2,879,496 from the Government’s UK Community Renewal Fund (UK CRF), which was the full amount of grant money applied for. The £220million fund is designed to […]

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Nottingham’s green investments at COP26

Nottingham’s green investments at COP26

Nottingham City Council’s Deputy Leader and sustainability boss are attending COP26 today to share Nottingham’s success in attracting green investment to the city and learn lessons from others around the world. The pivotal conference underway in Glasgow is bringing world leaders together to discuss how to collectively address the climate emergency and keep global temperature […]

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‘Pop-up’ space gives the green light to climate-change conversation

‘Pop-up’ space gives the green light to climate-change conversation

While all eyes have been on Glasgow for the COP26 talks, a group of Nottingham organisations have come together to create  a space for climate change discussions. Green Light In The City opens tomorrow (Thursday) in Bridlesmith Gate and its organisers – drawn from both universities, the City Council, and local education and arts organisations […]

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City Council sets out proposals for savings to balance its 2022/23 budget amid rising demand for social care services 

City Council sets out proposals for savings to balance its 2022/23 budget amid rising demand for social care services 

Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board will consider its first stage of consultation proposals next Tuesday (November 16) towards making £28m of savings as it looks to balance its 2022/23 budget. Councils across the country face financial challenges from rising demand for services and lower levels of grant, as seen in recent authoritative reports from the […]

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City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

Plans to mark this year’s Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 14 November) have now been finalised. The traditional wreath laying and two-minute silence at the city’s war memorial on Victoria Embankment will take place on Sunday with the ceremony beginning at 10.45am. There will be a full service with music played throughout by The Nottinghamshire Band of […]

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Council urges people to Take Care this winter

Council urges people to Take Care this winter

Nottingham City Council is asking people to ‘Take Care’ this winter as cases of Covid-19 start to rise. People should continue to follow the guidance on ‘Hands/Face/Space/Fresh Air’, test regularly for the virus and get vaccinated as soon as possible. Latest figures show Nottingham now has 309 cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 population, up from […]

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New mental health and wellbeing website by and for local young people

New mental health and wellbeing website by and for local young people

A new website developed with input from and aiming to help young people with mental health issues has been launched in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. NottAlone brings a range of local mental health advice and help for young people together in one place. The site has been developed by young people, parents, carers and professionals from […]

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