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‘Super-strength’ illegal vaping products seized during city raids

‘Super-strength’ illegal vaping products seized during city raids

Trading Standards officers in Nottingham have seized illegal vaping products – some containing five times the legal amount of nicotine and e-liquid. Nottingham City Council officers bagged up hundreds of branded vape bars, with a street value close to £8,000, during an operation involving eight separate premises across the city. The average product carried up […]

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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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Nottingham city centre internationally recognised as safe place to socialise

Nottingham city centre internationally recognised as safe place to socialise

Metal detectors outside bars, high-visibility police patrols and a joined-up CCTV network that sees suspects arrested within minutes are just some of the reasons why Nottingham has been officially declared one of the UK’s safest places for a night out. Purple Flag is an international award which recognises excellence in the management of a safe […]

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Green light for £62k expansion of CCTV network in Nottingham

Green light for £62k expansion of CCTV network in Nottingham

Nottingham is to benefit from an extra 12 state-of-the-art surveillance cameras as part of a project to keep people safe and catch criminals. The Home Office has approved plans for the installation of 10 new fixed CCTV cameras across the City Centre and two re-deployable cameras that can be moved throughout the City when necessary. […]

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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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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 surveillance equipment installed to prevent crime in Nottingham Park

New surveillance equipment installed to prevent crime in Nottingham Park

A new high-quality CCTV camera has been installed in a busy Nottingham park as part of a six-figure project to tackle crime and make people safer. The camera has been fitted in Bridlington Street Playground in Nottingham to prevent and detect robbery and theft in the area and reassure park users. It has been funded […]

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Meet the officer taking on burglars in Nottingham

Meet the officer taking on burglars in Nottingham

Residents in parts of Nottingham are getting their own dedicated Burglary Reduction Officer. Julian Best will work with the local community undertaking risk assessments of properties at risk of burglary, organising improvements to security, which could include new door locks, Ring doorbells, window alarms, security lighting and/or CCTV. His role is possible thanks to the […]

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It’s good to talk – don’t fall victim to a scam or con artist

It’s good to talk – don’t fall victim to a scam or con artist

Nottingham residents are being urged to talk to friends and family if they suspect being targeted by con artists. The advice from Nottingham City Council Trading Standards Service comes as part of national campaign Scams Awareness Fortnight, which is led by Citizens Advice. Research from Citizens Advice found that 68 per cent of people targeted […]

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