Monthly Archive: March

Covid-19 Memorial Event to remember those lost to the virus in Nottingham

Covid-19 Memorial Event to remember those lost to the virus in Nottingham

People are invited to join a public memorial event on the steps of the Council House in Nottingham to remember those who have lost their lives to Covid-19. Hosted by Nottingham City Council, the event will include a minute’s silence and will bring together faith leaders and Civic guests, including the Lord Mayor and the […]

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Drop-in advice events planned for those struggling with energy bills

Drop-in advice events planned for those struggling with energy bills

Nottingham City Council is running drop-in energy advice sessions in April to help residents to get advice to tackle rising energy bills. These free events will offer attendees a range of assistance, including energy saving advice, benefits advice and checks, boiler repair and replacement measures, and more. Alongside representatives from Nottingham City Council, partner organisations […]

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Council leaders bid for combined devolution deal for more funding and new local powers

Council leaders bid for combined devolution deal for more funding and new local powers

Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, Derby City Council and Derbyshire County Council have sent initial proposals to negotiate a combined devolution deal. The four councils were named as pathfinder areas by the Government in February and were invited to apply for a devolution deal. The councils are now at the front of the queue […]

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City centre job fair offers over 1,500 vacancies from local employers

City centre job fair offers over 1,500 vacancies from local employers

Nottingham City Council can confirm that over 50 employers will be coming to the Old Market Square on 28 March to help local people find jobs, training and employment support. The first big jobs fair to be held since the coronavirus pandemic will see employers from the retail, public transport, healthcare, emergency services, hospitality, local […]

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Government praise for Nottingham over support for SEND children

Government praise for Nottingham over support for SEND children

Nottingham has been praised by the Government following an inspection into support for children with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND). A letter was sent by the Department for Education to Nottingham City Council and the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Both organisations were congratulated for their ‘collective commitment to improving outcomes for […]

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City Council to create ‘living memorials’ for those who lost their lives to Covid-19 in Nottingham

City Council to create ‘living memorials’ for those who lost their lives to Covid-19 in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council is to create ‘living memorials’ to remember those who lost their lives to Covid-19 in Nottingham. A Covid Memorial Garden is to be created in Bulwell Forest, while 1,000 trees will be planted across the city to represent the Nottingham residents who died during the pandemic. A Covid Memorial Tree will be […]

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Time to start booking activity clubs for Easter school holidays

Time to start booking activity clubs for Easter school holidays

Parents and carers can now book activity clubs for their children over the Easter holidays. More than 15,000 youngsters who receive free school meals (FSM) attended similar events and were fed over the summer holiday in Nottingham last year. The clubs will run for one week at Easter, three weeks in the summer, one week […]

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