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Work set to begin fitting out new Central Library this summer

Work set to begin fitting out new Central Library this summer

Work set to begin fitting out new Central Library this summer Nottingham City Council has announced plans for the £10.5m fit-out of the city’s new Central Library and for it to be ready to open to the public next summer. The development is part of the building that houses the new Broad Marsh Car Park […]

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External reports into misallocation of Housing Revenue Account to be considered by council

External reports into misallocation of Housing Revenue Account to be considered by council

Bringing the management of council housing back under the direct control of Nottingham City Council is a key recommendation made in one of two independent reports being considered by the council’s Executive Board this week. In line with ongoing work the council is undertaking to carry out improvements following the Government’s non-statutory review of the […]

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City Council sets balanced budget and four-year financial plan

City Council sets balanced budget and four-year financial plan

Nottingham City Council has formally approved its 2022/23 budget by making savings to close a starting budget gap of £28m and a four-year plan to set the organisation on a stable financial course for the future. The meeting of the Full Council today (Monday 7) agreed a range of proposals for the forthcoming financial year […]

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Next phase of consultation on changes to children’s centres gets underway

Next phase of consultation on changes to children’s centres gets underway

Council children’s centres that are proposed to remain open and those to close have been named by Nottingham City Council as it seeks partners to run services and embarks on further consultation on this budget proposal. Already eight of the 17 children’s centres in Nottingham are operated by schools, which are not affected by this […]

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Public feedback results in changes to City Council budget savings proposals

Public feedback results in changes to City Council budget savings proposals

Retention of an additional Children’s Centre and reducing proposed cuts to the Youth Service will be recommended to councillors at a meeting of Executive Board on Tuesday 22nd February. The changes follow feedback from residents and businesses, trade unions and staff in the biggest-ever consultation on Nottingham City Council’s budget for the coming year. Executive […]

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Give us your views on proposed changes to Nottingham City Libraries

Give us your views on proposed changes to Nottingham City Libraries

Nottingham City Council is launching a 12-week public consultation on proposed changes to its library service. Launching on Monday 31 January, the consultation recommends a number of changes to buildings and ways of working, including the closure of three libraries that have some of the lowest usage and highest costs – and that have better, […]

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Proposed consultation on future of libraries in the city

Proposed consultation on future of libraries in the city

Draft proposals for consultation regarding the modernisation of Nottingham City’s Library Service are set to be discussed at a meeting of the Council’s Executive Board on Tuesday 18th January.  The draft proposals are being put forward in light of the council’s difficult financial situation and include consideration of closing three libraries that have low usage […]

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Nottingham City Council takes further action on Housing Revenue Account issue

Nottingham City Council takes further action on Housing Revenue Account issue

Nottingham City Council has taken further action following its recent announcement that it had identified a serious issue involving funds from the Housing Revenue Account being wrongly used for General Fund purposes for all council services. In line with local government law, the council’s section 151 officer and monitoring officer have issued legal notices which […]

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Have your say about Council’s proposals to balance 2022/23 budget

Have your say about Council’s proposals to balance 2022/23 budget

A formal consultation process is now under way as Nottingham City Council seeks to make £28m of savings and balance its 2022/23 budget. The authority’s Executive Board discussed and approved its first stage of consultation proposals today (Tuesday) and the public now has the opportunity to offer views until 10 January, 2022. Councils across the […]

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City Council sets out proposals for savings to balance its 2022/23 budget amid rising demand for social care services 

City Council sets out proposals for savings to balance its 2022/23 budget amid rising demand for social care services 

Nottingham City Council’s Executive Board will consider its first stage of consultation proposals next Tuesday (November 16) towards making £28m of savings as it looks to balance its 2022/23 budget. Councils across the country face financial challenges from rising demand for services and lower levels of grant, as seen in recent authoritative reports from the […]

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