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Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival cancelled for summer 2020

Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival cancelled for summer 2020

Nottingham City Council has today announced the cancellation of two major summer events. Both the Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival will not take place this year due to the coronavirus outbreak. It was hoped they could go ahead but, following careful consideration, the decision has been taken that it is not possible with the need […]

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Council faces severe financial consequences unless Government delivers on its promises

Council faces severe financial consequences unless Government delivers on its promises

The financial impact of Covid-19 on Nottingham City Council is now estimated at around £86 million, the authority has revealed today. Like councils across the country, this means severe consequences for Nottingham unless the Government delivers on its promises to provide adequate compensation for the costs of the pandemic. The full scale of the financial […]

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Council to support schools to open to more pupils from 15 June

Council to support schools to open to more pupils from 15 June

Nottingham City Council is to support primary schools to reopen for more pupils from Monday 15 June. Following discussions with education unions, head teachers and public health officials, the City Council is supportive that primary schools should prepare for a gradual increase in Year 6 pupils for the remainder of the summer term. Schools will […]

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Council praises partnership work to support care homes in Covid-19 crisis

Council praises partnership work to support care homes in Covid-19 crisis

City council joined with NHS to provide more staff cover, training, infection control support and essential PPE Care home teams praised for working tirelessly on frontline to support care home residents during lockdown But council says more funding is urgently needed from the Government for care homes in city Nottingham City Council has praised local […]

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Too soon to bring more children back to Nottingham Schools

Too soon to bring more children back to Nottingham Schools

Nottingham City Council has set out its clear position on the phased reopening of Nottingham schools to pupils from Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 from Monday 1 June. Cllr Neghat Khan, Portfolio Holder for Early Years, Education and Employment, said: “The City Council has been working with schools to understand how we might gradually […]

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Apply, SHARE, support

Apply, SHARE, support

A message from City Council Deputy Leader Cllr Sally Longford Jobs including on the homecare frontline During the Coronavirus outbreak, we are focused on looking after our most vulnerable citizens and supporting the care workers who work with them. We are encouraging people to apply for jobs in health and social care, as well as […]

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