Thoughts on preparing for a pandemic – and the need for a cuppa!

Thoughts on preparing for a pandemic – and the need for a cuppa!

By City Council Deputy Leader Cllr Sally Longford [This article was written last week before the Government lockdown and appeared in today’s Nottingham Post] When I took over responsibility for Emergency Planning last year it all seemed quite other worldly, on reflection you could say I drew the short straw. At my first briefing with […]

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Stay home, stay apart when out, stay safe

Stay home, stay apart when out, stay safe

City Council Leader Cllr David Mellen outlines the latest on: Staying at home The importance of social distancing when out Closing playgrounds Relaxing parking charges Benefits advice Last night, the Government instructed everyone to stay at home to protect our NHS and save lives. The coronavirus is the biggest threat this country has faced for […]

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Good news in difficult times is a boost for Nottingham

Good news in difficult times is a boost for Nottingham

Nottingham City Council’s leader has welcomed the good news, in these difficult times, that Nottingham has been declared Britain’s buzziest and most improved small city by the Sunday Times. In a ‘best places to live’ guide, the national newspaper pointed to Nottingham’s cultural scene, including the Nottingham  Contemporary, theatres, cinemas and live music venues as […]

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New fund, playground closures, school arrangements … and some good news

New fund, playground closures, school arrangements … and some good news

Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Sally Longford: The world is experiencing an unprecedented challenge and it is important in this moment that we cooperate, doing what we can to support one another. Many of you have already supported people in your community by helping a neighbour or a friend in need so I want […]

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Thank you – and look after each other, says Council Leader

Thank you – and look after each other, says Council Leader

City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen: This week the council has had to take unprecedented measures as it responds to coronavirus and I want to thank people across the city for the way in which they have come together in supporting each other, whether it’s a colleague or a neighbour. I also want to thank […]

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