Monthly Archive: February

Top marks! Council car parks commended for highest safety standards

Top marks! Council car parks commended for highest safety standards

Nottingham’s Council-run car parks have received a national award for high safety standards and the reassurance they provide to the public. All 21 of the City Council’s off-street facilities have been handed Park Mark status, which is issued by the British Parking Association on behalf of the police. Its primary focus is preventing crime and […]

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Over 417,000 rapid lateral flow tests were completed in Nottinghamshire and Nottingham in 2021

Over 417,000 rapid lateral flow tests were completed in Nottinghamshire and Nottingham in 2021

Last year over 281,500 test kits given out at Community Collect sites and a further 136,000 supervised lateral flow tests were completed across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Of the total number of tests completed, 14,692 were in the period since end of November when the Omicron variant was detected locally. Around one in three people with […]

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E-vouchers scheme extended to help with food and energy bills

E-vouchers scheme extended to help with food and energy bills

Nottingham City Council is extending its scheme to provide 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. The first wave of vouchers was given away in December […]

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More supermarket vouchers and activity clubs on the way for 2022

More supermarket vouchers and activity clubs on the way for 2022

Nottingham has secured another £1.8m to help struggling families in the school holidays with food vouchers and holiday clubs. The support comes as people are facing an ‘extremely challenging’ time because of the rising cost of living, including a huge increase in the price of gas and electricity announced last week. The City Council has […]

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Flicking the switch on Nottingham’s Light Night this weekend

Flicking the switch on Nottingham’s Light Night this weekend

It’s the return of Light Night this Friday and Saturday with free activities for the whole family, right across the city centre, offering locals and visitors alike the chance to explore the ‘Rebel City’ after dark. There are over 50 stunning light-based installations and attractions to enjoy created by local artists, performers, students, and community groups. […]

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Support is available to Nottingham residents to combat rising energy prices

Support is available to Nottingham residents to combat rising energy prices

Support is available through Nottingham City Council to cushion local residents from the impact of energy bill increases following the energy price cap rise. Energy regulator Ofgem has announced that the energy price cap will increase by 54% from 1st April this year, leading to an average annual bill going up to £1,971 for households […]

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