Have your say about Council’s proposals to balance 2022/23 budget

Have your say about Council’s proposals to balance 2022/23 budget

A formal consultation process is now under way as Nottingham City Council seeks to make £28m of savings and balance its 2022/23 budget. The authority’s Executive Board discussed and approved its first stage of consultation proposals today (Tuesday) and the public now has the opportunity to offer views until 10 January, 2022. Councils across the […]

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City lands £3m funding boost to support jobs growth and training

City lands £3m funding boost to support jobs growth and training

Nottingham has been successful in applying for almost £3million of funding to be spent on improving skills, boosting employment and helping businesses to grow. The City Council has received £2,879,496 from the Government’s UK Community Renewal Fund (UK CRF), which was the full amount of grant money applied for. The £220million fund is designed to […]

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‘Pop-up’ space gives the green light to climate-change conversation

‘Pop-up’ space gives the green light to climate-change conversation

While all eyes have been on Glasgow for the COP26 talks, a group of Nottingham organisations have come together to create  a space for climate change discussions. Green Light In The City opens tomorrow (Thursday) in Bridlesmith Gate and its organisers – drawn from both universities, the City Council, and local education and arts organisations […]

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Safety first this Bonfire Night, says Nottingham’s Trading Standards

Safety first this Bonfire Night, says Nottingham’s Trading Standards

Safety advice has been given out to families looking to buy fireworks to celebrate Bonfire Night this week. Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards is urging people to only buy from reputable and licensed traders. Shoppers can check with the team or the fire service whether an outlet is licensed to sell fireworks, or simply ask […]

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Nottingham plan on domestic abuse to be shared across country

Nottingham plan on domestic abuse to be shared across country

A plan to support survivors of domestic abuse created by Nottingham City Council will now be used as a template for other areas across the country. The authority has published a Safe Accommodation Strategy 2021-2024 which sets out how it will provide housing support services to survivors and their children. This is a statutory requirement […]

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Get great discounts and prizes when you combat climate change with Green Rewards

Get great discounts and prizes when you combat climate change with Green Rewards

Join Green Rewards today and earn great discounts, vouchers and prizes at local businesses in your community for playing your part to combat climate change and achieve net zero. That’s the message from all nine local councils in Nottinghamshire who have joined forces with local universities and creator Jump for a trailblazing partnership. It provides […]

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Make sure this year’s Halloween is remembered for the right reasons

Make sure this year’s Halloween is remembered for the right reasons

A warning has gone out about the dangers of some costumes and toys sold ahead of Halloween at the end of the month. Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards department has issued advice to make sure people are aware of how to stay safe while having fun. This includes: Buy toys and costumes from reputable traders, […]

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Energy projects help scoop regional title for second successive year

Energy projects help scoop regional title for second successive year

Nottingham City Council has defended its ‘Best Local Authority’ title at a regional energy awards ceremony. The Council held off strong competition from Derby, Leicester and Peterborough to land the East Midlands Energy Efficiency Award for the second year running. The accolade recognises one ‘exceptional’ council which has shown a true commitment to promoting energy […]

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‘Green’ menu lands national award for school catering service

‘Green’ menu lands national award for school catering service

Nottingham City Council’s catering team has won a national accolade for championing environmental issues through school menus. The authority scooped the ‘Green’ Menu & Marketing Award 2021 at the annual LACA Awards for Excellence, which celebrate the success of caterers providing meals for schoolchildren. LACA (The School Food People) seeks to recognise how caterers are […]

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