Monthly Archive: December

Safety first for toys this Christmas with those last-minute buys

Safety first for toys this Christmas with those last-minute buys

A warning has gone out about toy safety as shoppers make last-minute Christmas purchases this week. Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards department is urging people to be vigilant as they shop for late gifts ahead of the weekend, especially from online retailers. In the past year, the team has received intelligence on sensory toys with […]

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Supermarket vouchers and activity clubs for families this Christmas

Supermarket vouchers and activity clubs for families this Christmas

Further support is being provided to struggling families over Christmas through school food vouchers and outdoor holiday activities. The City Council has consistently made £15-per-week vouchers available to all children who receive free school meals (FSM) over holiday periods, and these have been issued to parents. Alongside the supermarket vouchers will be a number of […]

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Nottingham City Council takes further action on Housing Revenue Account issue

Nottingham City Council takes further action on Housing Revenue Account issue

Nottingham City Council has taken further action following its recent announcement that it had identified a serious issue involving funds from the Housing Revenue Account being wrongly used for General Fund purposes for all council services. In line with local government law, the council’s section 151 officer and monitoring officer have issued legal notices which […]

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Heatherwick vision to reimagine City Centre and old shopping centre backed by Nottingham City Council

Heatherwick vision to reimagine City Centre and old shopping centre backed by Nottingham City Council

– New Vision re-imagines centre as cities around the world still reeling from devastation of Covid-19 and growth of online retailing – Proposed development set to deliver 6000 jobs, over 400,000 sq ft of commercial and business space and 750 homes – Frame of derelict shopping centre to be retained, reimagined and rewilded into unique […]

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E-vouchers to help with household food and energy bills

E-vouchers to help with household food and energy bills

Nottingham City Council is providing extra financial support to residents for food and energy bills this winter through the Household Support Grant. More than £1.5million is being pledged towards a package of vouchers for Nottingham residents who receive Council Tax Support. People can claim in two periods from 6 December to 31 January and again […]

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