Archive by category Community Protection

Two parks regretfully closed following earlier problems

Two parks regretfully closed following earlier problems

The City Council has temporarily closed the Arboretum and Lenton recreation ground following issues earlier this week. The move has reluctantly been taken as the council seeks to deploy already stretched community protection officers and cleansing crews across the city. City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen, said: “We have taken steps to prevent a repeat […]

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Plan to tackle hate crime goes to Full Council

Plan to tackle hate crime goes to Full Council

City councillors will be asked on Monday to formally approve a new plan to tackle hate crime in Nottingham. The Hate Crime Strategy, announced in October last year, has been written with partners from across the city, including Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire Police, The Police and Crime Commissioner, Nottingham City Homes, Nottingham City Hate Crime […]

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Students urged to check before paying landlord and agent fees

Students urged to check before paying landlord and agent fees

A warning about illegal fees has gone out to students in Nottingham as their thoughts turn to accommodation for the next academic year. It has come from Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards team and, while the advice applies to everyone, it is particularly timely for students seeking a place to live in 2021/22. The aim […]

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Warning of unsafe toys bought online ahead of ‘Black Friday’

Warning of unsafe toys bought online ahead of ‘Black Friday’

Shoppers are being told to watch out for unsafe toys being sold by third-party online sellers as special deals for Black Friday and Christmas. With the Covid pandemic and current Government restrictions affecting the whole country, many people will be relying on online shopping in the coming days and weeks. Both Nottingham City Council and […]

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City Council working with HSE to make sure local businesses are Covid-secure

City Council working with HSE to make sure local businesses are Covid-secure

Nottingham City Council’s Environmental Health Officers are working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and local public health authorities to make sure local businesses are Covid-secure. Checks are being carried out to help tackle coronavirus and to identify any patterns in confirmed coronavirus cases in the city. During the checks, advice and guidance is […]

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City takes action to stand against hate

City takes action to stand against hate

City leaders will come together this week to launch a new plan to tackle hate crime in Nottingham. Nottingham City’s Hate Crime Strategy has been written with partners from across the city, including Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire Police, The Police and Crime Commissioner, Nottingham City Homes, Nottingham City Hate Crime Voluntary Sector Network and local […]

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Public urged to ask questions about tackling rogue traders

Public urged to ask questions about tackling rogue traders

Two virtual question-and-answer sessions will take place this week to raise awareness of rogue traders and scams. The digital events will be held on Twitter and have been arranged by Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards team as part of a Rogue Trader Week. The first, taking place tomorrow (Tuesday), will be aimed at consumers who […]

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Views sought on proposals to increase safety in Nottingham’s multi-storey car parks

Views sought on proposals to increase safety in Nottingham’s multi-storey car parks

Nottingham City Council has launched a consultation into proposed new measures to tackle anti-social behaviour in multi-storey car parks in the city centre. Crime and anti-social behaviour data, customer complaints and service requests show that ten city centre multi-storey car parks can sometimes be used for a variety of activities that can have a detrimental […]

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