Archive by category Equalities

50 years of Pride

50 years of Pride

This year, as Pride season gets underway, it marks the 50th anniversary of the first march for LGBTQ+ rights in the UK. Pride events around the world typically happen during the month of June, marking the Stonewall Riots which happened on June 28th 1969 in New York. The first Pride parade in Nottingham took place […]

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City Council reports smallest pay gaps among Core City councils

City Council reports smallest pay gaps among Core City councils

Nottingham City Council is making good progress towards closing pay gaps between staff of different gender, ethnicity and disability. The authority compares well with other councils and local public sector organisations – with data showing that across the whole organisation, it has the smallest average gender pay gap among Core City councils and lower than […]

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Mel Barrett appointed as Lead for Nottingham City Place Based Partnership

Mel Barrett appointed as Lead for Nottingham City Place Based Partnership

Mel Barrett, Chief Executive of Nottingham City Council, has been appointed as Lead for Nottingham City Place Based Partnership (PBP). He will take over from Dr Hugh Porter as Interim Lead on 1 April 2022. The Nottingham City PBP, formerly known as the Integrated Care Partnership, was established in 2019 to bring together health and […]

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E-vouchers to help with household food and energy bills

E-vouchers to help with household food and energy bills

Nottingham City Council is providing extra financial support to residents for food and energy bills this winter through the Household Support Grant. More than £1.5million is being pledged towards a package of vouchers for Nottingham residents who receive Council Tax Support. People can claim in two periods from 6 December to 31 January and again […]

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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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Allowance proposed for councillors who become parents

Allowance proposed for councillors who become parents

Nottingham City Council is set to introduce maternity and paternity allowances for its councillors, after it became the first council in the country with a majority of female councillors. The move aims to reflect a younger and more diverse intake of councillors at the last elections and to make public office more of an option […]

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