Monthly Archive: May

Free School Meal vouchers return for Half-Term Holiday

Free School Meal vouchers return for Half-Term Holiday

Families eligible for Free School Meals will be provided with supermarket vouchers for the half term holiday next week (Monday 30 May – Friday 3 June). The City Council has consistently made £15-per-week vouchers available to all children who receive Free School Meals (FSM) over holiday periods. Once again the vouchers will be issued to […]

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Approval for new Central Library will see work start within months

Approval for new Central Library will see work start within months

Councillors have today (Tuesday 24 May) approved plans for work to get underway on Nottingham’s new Central Library in July, creating a landmark development at the heart of the city’s regenerated Southside. The replacement for the old Central Library on Angel Row will be ready to open to the public next summer after the work […]

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New licensing scheme approved to support private rented housing improvements 

New licensing scheme approved to support private rented housing improvements 

A new Selective Licensing scheme for private landlords in Nottingham has been approved by Nottingham City Council to help safeguard and improve housing standards for tenants. Plans for a new Selective Licensing scheme were approved at the councils Executive Board today (Tuesday 24 May). Selective Licensing requires all landlords to licence any privately rented property […]

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City announces themed exhibition to commemorate Platinum Jubilee

City announces themed exhibition to commemorate Platinum Jubilee

Nottingham City Council has announced the latest event to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. An exhibition entitled 70 Glorious Years – The Queen in Nottingham will be a large format open-air photographic exhibition staged in Old Market Square between Friday 27 May – Sunday 5 June. A collection of 22 images will celebrate the Queen’s […]

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Council committee calls for urgent action on leadership of NUH maternity review

Council committee calls for urgent action on leadership of NUH maternity review

The Council’s Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee has today written to the Health Secretary Sajid Javid and NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I) calling for urgent action around the issue of maternity care in Nottingham.  Councillors heard this morning from representatives of Nottingham University Hospital’s (NUH) NHS Trust who updated the Committee on progress in recent weeks and months. […]

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Turning exciting Broad Marsh vision into reality

Turning exciting Broad Marsh vision into reality

The transformation of the Broad Marsh site is taking a step forward with plans to appoint experts to support the next stage of turning an exciting vision into reality. The site of the former shopping centre presents a unique opportunity for the city to create something special, with a vision for how it could change […]

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City Council reports smallest pay gaps among Core City councils

City Council reports smallest pay gaps among Core City councils

Nottingham City Council is making good progress towards closing pay gaps between staff of different gender, ethnicity and disability. The authority compares well with other councils and local public sector organisations – with data showing that across the whole organisation, it has the smallest average gender pay gap among Core City councils and lower than […]

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City announces first events to mark Platinum Jubilee

City announces first events to mark Platinum Jubilee

Events to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the throne are being planned across the world, and Nottingham is no exception. A series of events, activities, and installations will take place between Thursday 2 – Sunday 5 June across Nottingham that everybody can enjoy over the extended Bank Holiday […]

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What a bright idea! New car park, bus station and Central Library powered by the sun

What a bright idea! New car park, bus station and Central Library powered by the sun

An installation of 720 solar panels on the roof of the new state-of-the-art Broad Marsh Car Park, Bus Station and Central Library is helping to power the building and support Nottingham’s carbon neutral targets. The array of panels and a host of other smart technology mean the building is playing its part in Nottingham’s ambition […]

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