E-vouchers to help with household food and energy bills

E-vouchers to help with household food and energy bills

Nottingham City Council is providing extra financial support to residents for food and energy bills this winter through the Household Support Grant. More than £1.5million is being pledged towards a package of vouchers for Nottingham residents who receive Council Tax Support. People can claim in two periods from 6 December to 31 January and again […]

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New variant of Covid-19: Stay safe

New variant of Covid-19: Stay safe

Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council Directors of Public Health, Lucy Hubber and Jonathan Gribbin said: ‘The UK Health Security Agency continues to lead the ongoing investigation into the confirmed Omicron variant case in Nottingham and we are working closely to ensure that all appropriate actions to identify close contacts and arrange testing are […]

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‘Gold’ award for Covid-19 vaccination campaign

‘Gold’ award for Covid-19 vaccination campaign

Nottingham City Council has been praised for its work to increase the number of people having the Covid-19 vaccine. A targeted digital campaign run by the council with the NHS and local authorities across Nottinghamshire has won ‘Gold’ in the Public Service Communications Awards 2021. Organised by the Government Communication Service, which is part of […]

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Help to keep people safe from Covid-19

Help to keep people safe from Covid-19

Nottingham City Council and the NHS are working together to increase uptake of the Covid-19 vaccination among our diverse communities. We want to understand why people might not get their jabs. We are holding discussion groups to look at the main issues and barriers. We need people to lead these discussions who come from: The […]

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Council urges people to Take Care this winter

Council urges people to Take Care this winter

Nottingham City Council is asking people to ‘Take Care’ this winter as cases of Covid-19 start to rise. People should continue to follow the guidance on ‘Hands/Face/Space/Fresh Air’, test regularly for the virus and get vaccinated as soon as possible. Latest figures show Nottingham now has 309 cases of Covid-19 per 100,000 population, up from […]

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New Director of Public Health to lead Nottingham City’s response to Covid-19

New Director of Public Health to lead Nottingham City’s response to Covid-19

Nottingham’s new Director of Public Health, Lucy Hubber, has this week taken up her key role of leading the city’s ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Lucy joins the City Council after being Director of Public Health at Luton Borough Council. As well as the immediate and continuing effort to tackle Covid-19, Lucy’s key focus […]

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Protecting homeless people and rough sleepers from Covid-19

Protecting homeless people and rough sleepers from Covid-19

Homeless people and rough sleepers in Nottingham City have been supported to have the Covid-19 vaccination. A series of special clinics were set up at vaccination centres and GP surgeries after homelessness was identified as a priority cohort for the vaccine. Nottingham City Council and NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) worked with […]

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Nottingham to move to Tier 4 ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions for Covid-19 from 31 December

Nottingham to move to Tier 4 ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions for Covid-19 from 31 December

Nottingham will move to Tier 4 ‘Stay at Home’ Covid-19 restrictions from Thursday 31 December at 00:01am, following the Government announcement today. Tighter restrictions are being introduced across the country to help reduce the spread of the new strain of Covid-19. Around one in three people have no symptoms so will be spreading the virus without […]

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Nottingham to stay in Tier 3 restrictions for Covid-19

Nottingham to stay in Tier 3 restrictions for Covid-19

Nottingham is to stay in Tier 3 ‘Very High’ restrictions for Covid-19, following a national review today (17 Dec) by the Government. Cllr David Mellen, Leader of Nottingham City Council, said: “I know that people will be disappointed that Nottingham is remaining in Tier 3 restrictions for Covid-19. It has been a hard year for […]

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