Archive by category Community Protection

New plan unveiled to tackle crime and drugs in Nottingham

New plan unveiled to tackle crime and drugs in Nottingham

Partners in Nottingham have unveiled their new four-year plan to tackle issues such as crime, ASB, substance misuse and reoffending. The Nottingham Crime and Drugs Partnership (CDP) has set out its new plan to address issues that matter the most to Nottingham residents. With a main focus on areas such as:   Anti-Social Behaviour Drugs […]

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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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City Council joins safety partners in backing ‘A-Z of Consent’ campaign

City Council joins safety partners in backing ‘A-Z of Consent’ campaign

Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Caroline Henry has joined forces with the Nottingham Consent Coalition to support a new campaign highlighting the importance of sexual consent. The ‘A-Z of Consent’ campaign is being unveiled today <MON 21 JUNE> by the Consent Coalition– a partnership of statutory and voluntary sector organisations with the shared aim of […]

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Local residents’ top issues to be tackled in 20 Days of Action

Local residents’ top issues to be tackled in 20 Days of Action

Partners across the city are joining forces 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 year. It comes after feedback from members of the public about issues in their neighbourhoods and what they want […]

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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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