Archive by category Community Protection

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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Council to check local businesses comply with Covid guidelines

Council to check local businesses comply with Covid guidelines

Businesses in Nottingham are to be visited by City Council officers to check they are complying with the Government’s Covid guidelines. Many businesses in Nottingham have done tremendous work to implement controls so that their businesses are COVID-secure. Nottingham City Council is grateful to these businesses and the public for following the guidelines and playing […]

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Further warning on COVID scams during fortnight of action

Further warning on COVID scams during fortnight of action

Nottingham City Council has today issued a fresh warning of coronavirus scams as part of a national campaign of action. This week sees the start of Scams Awareness Fortnight, run by Citizens Advice, which has a focus on raising awareness of the scams that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The council’s […]

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Warning as fraudsters take advantage of coronavirus uncertainty

Warning as fraudsters take advantage of coronavirus uncertainty

Nottingham City Council has today issued a fresh warning to residents urging them not to fall victim to scams during the coronavirus outbreak. The authority’s Trading Standards team says that fraudsters continue to prey on members of the public and are attempting to exploit people at a time of national crisis. Scams involve people being […]

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