Nottingham City Council sets out plan for recovery and improvement

Nottingham City Council sets out plan for recovery and improvement

Nottingham City Council has set out how over the next three years it will address the financial and governance issues raised in a Government review, to strengthen the authority for the future. A rapid non-statutory review was carried out last year on behalf of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, following a Public […]

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City Council’s Covid budget proposes £15.6m of cost savings in response to ‘extreme’ Covid challenges 

City Council’s Covid budget proposes £15.6m of cost savings in response to ‘extreme’ Covid challenges 

Nottingham City Council has set out proposals to make £15.6m of savings to help balance the budget for 2021/22 as it establishes a sustainable financial footing amid the Covid crisis. Anyone interested in finding out more about the proposals can take part in a consultation by clicking here The council is setting out new ways of […]

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Live or work in Forest Fields or Hyson Green? Protect your loved ones – get a Covid test

Live or work in Forest Fields or Hyson Green? Protect your loved ones – get a Covid test

A new pilot Asymptomatic Testing Centre for people who live and work in Forest Fields and Hyson Green will open at Djanogly Community Leisure Centre, Gregory Boulevard, on Wednesday 20 January 2021. The centre will be run by Nottingham City Council and will encourage people without symptoms of Covid-19 (asymptomatic) to drop in and get […]

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Ending benefit uplift would cut the thread some are hanging on by – Council Leader

Ending benefit uplift would cut the thread some are hanging on by – Council Leader

An uplift in Universal Credit introduced at the beginning of the pandemic should be kept, and extended to other benefit recipients, says the Leader of Nottingham City Council. If it ends in April, as is planned, it will “cut that very fine thread by which many people are hanging on,” according to Cllr David Mellen […]

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National Lockdown announced with immediate effect

National Lockdown announced with immediate effect

The Prime Minister has announced a new national lockdown which starts immediately, to be ratified in law on Wednesday and lasting at least six weeks. What this means is that people in Nottingham like the rest of the country must now follow new, stricter rules which aim to bring the spread of Covid19 under control.These […]

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Spread peace and joy, not Covid this Christmas

Spread peace and joy, not Covid this Christmas

There is a high chance of spreading Covid rather than peace and joy if you don’t take the necessary precautions this Christmas. That’s the message from Nottingham City Council’s Leader and Director of Public Health as families prepare for the festive period. People’s plans have unfortunately had to be scrapped or changed after the Government […]

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Nottingham world first: Electric bin lorries take to the streets

Nottingham world first: Electric bin lorries take to the streets

Two new electric bin lorries have started operating in Nottingham in a world first – and they’re outperforming their diesel counterparts. The sparkling new, clean and green answer to bin collections, the lorries have been doing the rounds for a few weeks and are already saving up to 70 litres of diesel and 360kg of […]

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Changing horizon promises a better entrance to Nottingham

Changing horizon promises a better entrance to Nottingham

Once an unwelcome sight on entering the city from Nottingham’s bus and rail stations, construction at the council’s new Broadmarsh development and the streets around it means the entrance to the city has already started to become a more welcoming one in 2020. Great progress has been made on transforming the area this year, with […]

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‘Outstanding’ council staff land two national awards for excellence

‘Outstanding’ council staff land two national awards for excellence

Staff working for Nottingham City Council’s Parks and Transport teams have been nationally acclaimed for their work. Parks, Grounds and Horticulture and Transport and Fleet Maintenance were named as Best Service Teams of the Year. The announcement was made during The Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Service Awards 2020, which are staged every year […]

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