Monthly Archive: July

Housing scheme helping to free beds in local hospitals

Housing scheme helping to free beds in local hospitals

A Nottingham housing scheme that works to reduce hospital admissions has helped residents avoid 27,000 extra bed days in hospital or social care.   Nottingham’s Housing to Health (H2H) project works within local hospitals to support patients whose discharge is being delayed due to housing issues. It speeds up the re-housing process so that patients […]

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Seaside is back in the city as Nottingham Beach returns with Giant Slip ‘n Slide

Seaside is back in the city as Nottingham Beach returns with Giant Slip ‘n Slide

Nottingham Beach will be making a welcome return this year for everybody to enjoy over the summer holidays. Engulfing Old Market Square in summer fun, it will open on Monday 25 July and run until the end of the school holidays on Sunday 4 September. New for 2022 is the Giant Slip ‘n Slide, a […]

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Young bookworms invited to join ‘Gadgeteers’ Summer Reading Challenge

Young bookworms invited to join ‘Gadgeteers’ Summer Reading Challenge

Children of all ages can visit Nottingham City Libraries this summer to meet the Gadgeteers and get involved in a science and innovation-themed Summer Reading Challenge. Through taking part in the challenge, with free materials from the library and online via the website,  Gadgeteers encourages youngsters to keep reading over the holidays by offering rewards, […]

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Homes in Nottingham receive solar panels for free through energy efficiency scheme

Homes in Nottingham receive solar panels for free through energy efficiency scheme

134 privately owned homes across the city have now had solar panels installed for free through the Local Authority Delivery scheme. The funding from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy aims to improve the energy efficiency of homes that are costly to power and heat – reducing bills and carbon footprints. This scheme […]

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Council allocates £3.5 million to support the city’s most vulnerable

Council allocates £3.5 million to support the city’s most vulnerable

Nottingham City Council will give out over £3.5million to struggling pensioners, families and the city’s most vulnerable households to help with the rising cost-of-living crisis. The council’s Executive Board formally accepted the funds from the Government’s Household Support Fund in April. In previous funding rounds the Government grant has been used towards a package of […]

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Flexible travelcard set to save commuters up to 30% on the cost of tickets

Flexible travelcard set to save commuters up to 30% on the cost of tickets

Nottingham bus and tram travellers can now bulk-buy individual days of multi-operator travel following today’s launch of the Robin Hood Flexible Days travel card. Ideal for workers who are part-time or work from both home and the workplace, Robin Hood Flexible Days offers travel savings of up to 30%, compared to paying by the day. […]

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Active Nottingham Physical Activity Hero wins big at the 2022 ukactive Awards

Active Nottingham Physical Activity Hero wins big at the 2022 ukactive Awards

Image credit: ukactive. ukactive presented awards across 24 categories Active Nottingham, part of Nottingham City Council, brought home two impressive wins last night after entering the ukactive Awards 2022 for the first time. Charmaine Daley scooped the award for Physical Activity Hero and the This Girl Can Nottingham project received a ‘Highly Commended’ accolade for […]

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Residents invited to Nottingham Castle Queen’s Baton Relay event

Residents invited to Nottingham Castle Queen’s Baton Relay event

The Queen’s Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games (Birmingham 2022) will arrive in the city on Sunday 10 July. This is the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay – a journey which brings together and celebrates communities across the Commonwealth during the build-up to the Games which commence on Thursday 28 July. To celebrate the baton […]

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More than 17,000 Nottingham children offered free summer clubs

More than 17,000 Nottingham children offered free summer clubs

Thousands of Nottingham children are set to benefit from free holiday clubs again this Summer. Nottingham City Council has secured £1.8m from the Government’s Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme. This funding will be used to provide clubs for the 17,800 city pupils who are eligible for free school meals (FSM). At the holiday clubs, […]

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