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Free school meal vouchers available for half-term holidays

Free school meal vouchers available for half-term holidays

Food vouchers will be available to pupils in Nottingham for the October half-term next week after the Council secured a £3.5m grant. The money, made available by Government, will support pupils who are eligible for free school meals over the fortnight’s break, as well as funding additional vouchers over the Christmas holidays. The Council had […]

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Mental health services for children and young people set to expand in Nottingham

Mental health services for children and young people set to expand in Nottingham

Mental health support services for children and young people in Nottingham are set to reach double the number of educational settings, thanks to £1m of extra national funding. Children and young people have been significantly impacted by the Covid pandemic, with an increase in those suffering with mental health issues. The Mental Health Support Teams […]

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Libraries Week 2021: Nottingham and Nottinghamshire libraries to launch business support in local Business and IP Centres

Libraries Week 2021: Nottingham and Nottinghamshire libraries to launch business support in local Business and IP Centres

Throughout October, four Business and IP Centres locals will be opening in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire libraries. Bulwell Riverside has opened their Business & IP local centre during this Libraries Week, and additional centres at Beeston, Mansfield Central, Sutton-in-Ashfield libraries will follow in coming weeks. At these locations, entrepreneurs and business owners can meet with […]

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Council ‘reluctantly’ cancels Bonfire Night event at city park

Council ‘reluctantly’ cancels Bonfire Night event at city park

Nottingham City Council has today announced the cancellation of its Bonfire Night and fireworks display. The popular annual event, organised in partnership with Mellors Group Events, was due to be staged at its regular home of the Forest Recreation Ground on Friday 5 November. Other large-scale Bonfire Night celebrations around the country have already been […]

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Nottingham’s connection to Byron forges Greek friendship

Nottingham’s connection to Byron forges Greek friendship

Owing to Lord Byron’s connection to Nottingham and a Greek municipality, named after him, a friendship has formed. Nottingham City Council has announced it will formally enter into a friendship agreement with a municipality in Attiki, Greece, called Vyronas – which means ‘Byron’ in Greek. The council owns and operates Newstead Abbey, Byron’s ancestral home, […]

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Second Mural of Nottingham’s Street Art Project Officially Unveiled

Second Mural of Nottingham’s Street Art Project Officially Unveiled

– Design honours the life and achievements of Eric Irons OBE, the first blackmagistrate in the UK – – Created by local artist Honey Williams it highlights the incredible work of Eric Irons,from RAF Serviceman during WWII to fighting for the rights of the black community inNottingham – The mural has been created along the […]

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Giant wall and roof panels to be craned in to make greener homes 

Giant wall and roof panels to be craned in to make greener homes 

The first of the super energy efficient wall panels will be craned in and installed on council homes in Sneinton this week, as work continues to make them greener and more energy efficient. This work is part of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded Deep Retrofit Energy Model (DREeM) project. This project will make 138 […]

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Free solar energy for over 600 city homes

Free solar energy for over 600 city homes

Low-income homeowners and private renters in Nottingham can apply to the City Council to have solar panels fitted to their properties free of charge, in a bid to reduce energy bills and reduce carbon emissions. Nottingham City Council has secured £4,367,540 from the Government’s Green Homes Grant to fit solar panels to around 655 properties […]

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