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It’s good to talk – don’t fall victim to a scam or con artist

It’s good to talk – don’t fall victim to a scam or con artist

Nottingham residents are being urged to talk to friends and family if they suspect being targeted by con artists. The advice from Nottingham City Council Trading Standards Service comes as part of national campaign Scams Awareness Fortnight, which is led by Citizens Advice. Research from Citizens Advice found that 68 per cent of people targeted […]

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City Council sets out refreshed vision

City Council sets out refreshed vision

Nottingham City Council has produced a refreshed Council Plan to set out its renewed priorities and direction for the next two years. The council has taken stock in light of the Covid pandemic and a non-statutory review of its financial and governance arrangements on behalf of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, to […]

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Website signposts veterans in Nottingham to help and support

Website signposts veterans in Nottingham to help and support

A one-stop-shop website has been created to help Army veterans from Nottingham to access support services. The link from the main Nottingham City Council site provides advice on a range of areas, including housing, employment, education or health concerns. It comes ahead of national Armed Forces Day on Saturday. Nottingham has a proud history of […]

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Nottingham schools prepare for event on relationships and sex education

Nottingham schools prepare for event on relationships and sex education

Schools in Nottingham are gearing up for the fourth annual Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) Day tomorrow (Thursday). The event is now in its fourth year and involves pupils at schools right across the country – but was launched in Nottingham in 2018. RSE Day encourages all people to see the topic of relationships and […]

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City Council joins safety partners in backing ‘A-Z of Consent’ campaign

City Council joins safety partners in backing ‘A-Z of Consent’ campaign

Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Caroline Henry has joined forces with the Nottingham Consent Coalition to support a new campaign highlighting the importance of sexual consent. The ‘A-Z of Consent’ campaign is being unveiled today <MON 21 JUNE> by the Consent Coalition– a partnership of statutory and voluntary sector organisations with the shared aim of […]

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New faces on City Council’s top team

New faces on City Council’s top team

Two new senior leaders are joining Nottingham City Council’s top team to help guide the authority forward. Frank Jordan and Sajeeda Rose will take up their respective posts of Corporate Director for Resident Services and Corporate Director for Growth and City Development from early September. The appointments come as the council implements a recovery and […]

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Final high-rise fire safety works carried out on council blocks in Nottingham

Final high-rise fire safety works carried out on council blocks in Nottingham

Work to enhance the safety of high rise council apartment blocks in the city is nearing completion, with over 1500 properties across the city installed with sprinklers. Following the devastating fire at Grenfell, which happened four years ago today, Nottingham City Council agreed to fund £8.5m in fire safety enhancement works to tower blocks and […]

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Konta wins fourth career title at LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham

Konta wins fourth career title at LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham

Johanna Konta lifted the fourth WTA title of her career and first on grass at the LTA’s Viking Open Nottingham after defeating fourth seed Zhang Shuai 6-2, 6-1 in just one hour.   Konta became the first British woman to win a WTA singles title on home soil since Sue Barker triumphed in Brighton in 1981.   Having finished runner-up […]

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Exciting city changes this summer and beyond

Exciting city changes this summer and beyond

This summer will see the skyline of Nottingham change further, as a series of significant developments take shape or are completed. Despite the pandemic, construction has continued at a number of key sites across Nottingham, especially around the Southside regeneration area: The jewel in the crown is Nottingham Castle – due to reopen on June […]

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