Crackdown on illegal cigarettes as Nottingham marks ‘No Tobacco Day’

Crackdown on illegal cigarettes as Nottingham marks ‘No Tobacco Day’

More than 217,000 illegal cigarettes have been seized in Nottingham in the last two years as part of the city’s commitment to tackling the sale of illegal tobacco. Nottingham City Trading Standards teamed up with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to launch Operation CeCe in 2020. In that time, Trading Standards teams have seized […]

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Covid-19 Memorial Event to remember those lost to the virus in Nottingham

Covid-19 Memorial Event to remember those lost to the virus in Nottingham

People are invited to join a public memorial event on the steps of the Council House in Nottingham to remember those who have lost their lives to Covid-19. Hosted by Nottingham City Council, the event will include a minute’s silence and will bring together faith leaders and Civic guests, including the Lord Mayor and the […]

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City Council to create ‘living memorials’ for those who lost their lives to Covid-19 in Nottingham

City Council to create ‘living memorials’ for those who lost their lives to Covid-19 in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council is to create ‘living memorials’ to remember those who lost their lives to Covid-19 in Nottingham. A Covid Memorial Garden is to be created in Bulwell Forest, while 1,000 trees will be planted across the city to represent the Nottingham residents who died during the pandemic. A Covid Memorial Tree will be […]

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Mel Barrett appointed as Lead for Nottingham City Place Based Partnership

Mel Barrett appointed as Lead for Nottingham City Place Based Partnership

Mel Barrett, Chief Executive of Nottingham City Council, has been appointed as Lead for Nottingham City Place Based Partnership (PBP). He will take over from Dr Hugh Porter as Interim Lead on 1 April 2022. The Nottingham City PBP, formerly known as the Integrated Care Partnership, was established in 2019 to bring together health and […]

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E-vouchers scheme extended to help with food and energy bills

E-vouchers scheme extended to help with food and energy bills

Nottingham City Council is extending its scheme to provide 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. The first wave of vouchers was given away in December […]

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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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