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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire move to Tier 3 Very High restrictions for Covid-19

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire move to Tier 3 Very High restrictions for Covid-19

All nine councils have now agreed that Nottingham and Nottinghamshire should move together into Tier 3 restrictions for the city and the county following discussions between Government and Council Leaders. The ‘Very High’ alert measures come into force at one minute past midnight on Friday 30 October 2020. The Tier 3 restrictions mean: People must […]

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Joint statement

Tuesday 27 October 2020 “We appreciate that our communities and businesses are awaiting clarity and certainty about how the Tier 3 measures will impact on them. We await confirmation from government about their progress in drafting the necessary legislation for Nottingham, Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe. At the earliest opportunity, we will publish details of the […]

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Council Leaders confirm move to Tier 3 restrictions.

Council Leaders confirm move to Tier 3 restrictions.

Nottingham, Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe Council areas are set to move to Tier 3 Covid-19 restrictions following discussions between Government and Council Leaders. These measures come into force at one minute past midnight on Thursday 29th October.  The new measures will expire in 28 days and will be closely monitored by Government and local partners.  […]

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Joint statement regarding Government talks with Nottinghamshire Leaders

“We can confirm that talks are continuing between government and the council leaders of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Broxtowe, Gedling and Rushcliffe and that those discussions have been constructive. “Our collective priority is to reach a position where any additional measures would offer the strongest possible protection for our most vulnerable people while aiming to also achieve […]

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New ‘high’ alert level announced by Government for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

New ‘high’ alert level announced by Government for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Organisations across the city and county have jointly welcomed the new restrictions which have been set out by the Government today. The changes will be a new system of local Covid alert levels in which different parts of England will be placed into ‘medium’, ‘high’ and ‘very high’ alert levels. Both city and county have […]

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City Council raises concern over Government’s delay on extra restrictions for Nottingham

City Council raises concern over Government’s delay on extra restrictions for Nottingham

The Government’s decision to delay introducing extra measures in Nottingham as Covid cases spiral in the city causes concern and a burden for local resources, say the City Council’s Leader. The City Council had been in discussions with the Government and had understood they intended introducing extra restrictions this week – a move the council […]

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Council urges people to follow stricter guidelines on Covid-19

Council urges people to follow stricter guidelines on Covid-19

Nottingham City Council is urging people in Nottingham to follower stricter guidelines to help stop the spread of Covid-19. It follows a dramatic increase in positive cases of Covid-19 in Nottingham as well as a rise in the rate of infection. The city is expecting the Government to introduce tougher rules in Nottingham later this […]

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Sticking to the rules will save lives, say local leaders

Sticking to the rules will save lives, say local leaders

Police, council and university leaders across the city and county have pledged their commitment to working together in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Today (Monday) sees the implementation of new rules as set out by the Government which limits the numbers gathering in a social capacity to just six people at any one […]

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Hoax messages concerning Nottingham schools and Covid-19 testing of children

Hoax messages concerning Nottingham schools and Covid-19 testing of children

Nottingham City Council is aware of hoax messages that have been   circulating on social media regarding schools having children tested for Covid-19 without seeking permission from parents; and children being taken into quarantine if they test positive for the virus. Cllr David Mellen, Leader of Nottingham City Council, said: “We been alerted to these very […]

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