Archive by category Community Protection

Twenty Days of Action to tackle local residents’ top issues

Twenty Days of Action to tackle local residents’ top issues

Following a successful programme of Days of Action in 2021/22, partners across the city are joining forces again to tackle issues in local areas, including crime, anti-social behaviour, fly-tipping and dog fouling. A series of Days of Action will be taking place across Nottingham over the next six months, following feedback from members of the […]

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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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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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Safety first for toys this Christmas with those last-minute buys

Safety first for toys this Christmas with those last-minute buys

A warning has gone out about toy safety as shoppers make last-minute Christmas purchases this week. Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards department is urging people to be vigilant as they shop for late gifts ahead of the weekend, especially from online retailers. In the past year, the team has received intelligence on sensory toys with […]

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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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Safety first this Bonfire Night, says Nottingham’s Trading Standards

Safety first this Bonfire Night, says Nottingham’s Trading Standards

Safety advice has been given out to families looking to buy fireworks to celebrate Bonfire Night this week. Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards is urging people to only buy from reputable and licensed traders. Shoppers can check with the team or the fire service whether an outlet is licensed to sell fireworks, or simply ask […]

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Nottingham plan on domestic abuse to be shared across country

Nottingham plan on domestic abuse to be shared across country

A plan to support survivors of domestic abuse created by Nottingham City Council will now be used as a template for other areas across the country. The authority has published a Safe Accommodation Strategy 2021-2024 which sets out how it will provide housing support services to survivors and their children. This is a statutory requirement […]

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Make sure this year’s Halloween is remembered for the right reasons

Make sure this year’s Halloween is remembered for the right reasons

A warning has gone out about the dangers of some costumes and toys sold ahead of Halloween at the end of the month. Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards department has issued advice to make sure people are aware of how to stay safe while having fun. This includes: Buy toys and costumes from reputable traders, […]

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National campaign highlights the dangers of high-powered magnets

National campaign highlights the dangers of high-powered magnets

A warning has gone out to parents in Nottingham about the dangers of small magnets found in their children’s toys. It has come from Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards team and is part of a national safety campaign running from today (Monday) until 9 October. This is being run in partnership with the Office for […]

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