The Robin Hood Fund Launches to Support Those Affected by Coronavirus in Nottingham

The Robin Hood Fund Launches to Support Those Affected by Coronavirus in Nottingham

The Fund appeals to the people of Nottingham to harness the spirit of Robin Hood and support those most at need in our city during unprecedented times – Nottingham City Council, Nottingham Post, LeftLion and stakeholders across the city have given full backing to the campaign. The Robin Hood Fund has launched today (Friday 20th […]

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Free early bird bus & tram travel for elderly and disabled

Free early bird bus & tram travel for elderly and disabled

Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council have agreed to reimburse local bus and tram operators for free trips made by concessionary pass holders before 9.30am on weekdays. The move means that if the elderly and disabled need to get essentials from supermarkets and shops or attend medical appointments, they can now do so for […]

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A message from Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Sally Longford

A message from Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Sally Longford

As the Government announces new and emerging priorities for people across the country, I want to reassure everyone that we are working hard, not only to keep vital services running, but to find ways to support citizens coming to terms with these arrangements. We’re absolutely focused on the many issues that Coronavirus has created, working […]

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Council outlines impact of new Government measures on services and buildings

Council outlines impact of new Government measures on services and buildings

Today, we have outlined how the unprecedented measures announced by the Government in response to the coronavirus will affect its services, buildings and events, and how it will work with the voluntary sector and local communities to support elderly and vulnerable people in the city. People across the country are being asked to avoid gatherings […]

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Nottingham and Derby receive £161m for transport improvements

Nottingham and Derby receive £161m for transport improvements

Nottingham and Derby have received £161m for transport improvements – the only bid to receive the full amount requested from the Department of Transport. This forms the second, major phase of the Government’s ‘Transforming Cities’ Fund, aimed at improving connections between major employment sites and promoting active travel and public transport. Confirmed in the Chancellor’s […]

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Council calls on Government for support to ease the impact of Highways England’s Clifton Bridge works

Council calls on Government for support to ease the impact of Highways England’s Clifton Bridge works

Nottingham City Council’s portfolio holder for transport has written to the Secretary of State for Transport to ask for help in easing the impact on the city of Highways England’s works on Clifton Bridge. The council has outlined a set of proposals totalling £1m for Highways England to consider funding which would help to keep […]

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City Councillors call for an end to funding unfairness as they agree £15.6m savings after more Government cuts

City Councillors call for an end to funding unfairness as they agree £15.6m savings after more Government cuts

Nottingham City councillors have approved a range of service changes and a Council Tax increase, which includes the Government’s adult social care precept to achieve overall savings of £15.6m in next year’s budget. The budget was agreed at a meeting of the Council on Monday 9th March following public consultation on the proposals. The budget is being set against the backdrop of the City Council having its […]

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