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New fund, playground closures, school arrangements … and some good news

New fund, playground closures, school arrangements … and some good news

Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Sally Longford: The world is experiencing an unprecedented challenge and it is important in this moment that we cooperate, doing what we can to support one another. Many of you have already supported people in your community by helping a neighbour or a friend in need so I want […]

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Thank you – and look after each other, says Council Leader

Thank you – and look after each other, says Council Leader

City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen: This week the council has had to take unprecedented measures as it responds to coronavirus and I want to thank people across the city for the way in which they have come together in supporting each other, whether it’s a colleague or a neighbour. I also want to thank […]

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School details announced to help key workers and vulnerable pupils

School details announced to help key workers and vulnerable pupils

Nottingham City Council has today announced school plans to support parents who are currently on the front line of tackling the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Following the Government’s announcement this week that schools would close to all pupils today (Friday 20 March), the city council is working with schools and academies to ensure arrangements have been […]

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Warning as fraudsters take advantage of the coronavirus outbreak

Warning as fraudsters take advantage of the coronavirus outbreak

Nottingham City Council has today warned residents not to fall victim to scams during the coronavirus outbreak. Members of the public are being urged to remain vigilant – and try to support elderly and vulnerable family members and neighbours – when dealing with doorstep callers, unsolicited phone calls and emails. No official organisation will contact […]

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The Robin Hood Fund Launches to Support Those Affected by Coronavirus in Nottingham

The Robin Hood Fund Launches to Support Those Affected by Coronavirus in Nottingham

The Fund appeals to the people of Nottingham to harness the spirit of Robin Hood and support those most at need in our city during unprecedented times – Nottingham City Council, Nottingham Post, LeftLion and stakeholders across the city have given full backing to the campaign. The Robin Hood Fund has launched today (Friday 20th […]

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A message from Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Sally Longford

A message from Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Sally Longford

As the Government announces new and emerging priorities for people across the country, I want to reassure everyone that we are working hard, not only to keep vital services running, but to find ways to support citizens coming to terms with these arrangements. We’re absolutely focused on the many issues that Coronavirus has created, working […]

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Council outlines impact of new Government measures on services and buildings

Council outlines impact of new Government measures on services and buildings

Today, we have outlined how the unprecedented measures announced by the Government in response to the coronavirus will affect its services, buildings and events, and how it will work with the voluntary sector and local communities to support elderly and vulnerable people in the city. People across the country are being asked to avoid gatherings […]

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City Council secures £16.7m to improve transport connectivity

City Council secures £16.7m to improve transport connectivity

Trials of e-scooters and e-bikes, plus improvements to traffic information and ticketing, have moved a step forward following the award of a £16.7m Government grant. Nottingham City Council has been successful in bidding for the grant money from the Department for Transport (DfT), and it will now be invested in joint projects with Derby to […]

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