Archive by category Finance and Money

Council reveals outcomes of consultation into Victoria Indoor Market’s future

Council reveals outcomes of consultation into Victoria Indoor Market’s future

Nottingham City Council has published the outcome of its consultation into the future of Victoria Indoor Market. The consultation was carried out between April and June this year after the council’s Executive Board agreed in January to review future options for the market’s operation, putting forward a proposal to end the lease. The Victoria Indoor […]

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Council kitchens will cook up meals from surplus food for local people in need

Council kitchens will cook up meals from surplus food for local people in need

Nottingham City Council has joined forces with food redistribution charity FareShare Midlands to help produce meals for local people in need from food that would otherwise be thrown away. The innovative new project – a partnership between Nottingham Catering, part of Nottingham City Council, FareShare UK, FareShare Midlands and Sainsbury’s – turns an environmental problem […]

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Council allocates £3.5 million to support the city’s most vulnerable

Council allocates £3.5 million to support the city’s most vulnerable

Nottingham City Council will give out over £3.5million to struggling pensioners, families and the city’s most vulnerable households to help with the rising cost-of-living crisis. The council’s Executive Board formally accepted the funds from the Government’s Household Support Fund in April. In previous funding rounds the Government grant has been used towards a package of […]

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City Council’s response to Government statement on proposed intervention

City Council’s response to Government statement on proposed intervention

Nottingham City Council has pledged that the major improvements it has been making to financial governance and management will continue in light of the Government’s announcement that it is minded to appoint Commissioners to take over some decision making functions to ensure compliance with the council’s best value duty. These include strategic financial management, governance […]

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Free School Meal vouchers return for Half-Term Holiday

Free School Meal vouchers return for Half-Term Holiday

Families eligible for Free School Meals will be provided with supermarket vouchers for the half term holiday next week (Monday 30 May – Friday 3 June). The City Council has consistently made £15-per-week vouchers available to all children who receive Free School Meals (FSM) over holiday periods. Once again the vouchers will be issued to […]

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£3.5m to help struggling Nottingham households

£3.5m to help struggling Nottingham households

Nottingham City Council has secured over £3.5million to support city residents struggling with the rising cost of living. Pensioners and families are set to benefit as the council take steps to help the most vulnerable households.  The council’s Executive Board on Thursday 28 April will consider the recommendation to formally accept the new funding and approve the next steps of […]

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External reports into misallocation of Housing Revenue Account to be considered by council

External reports into misallocation of Housing Revenue Account to be considered by council

Bringing the management of council housing back under the direct control of Nottingham City Council is a key recommendation made in one of two independent reports being considered by the council’s Executive Board this week. In line with ongoing work the council is undertaking to carry out improvements following the Government’s non-statutory review of the […]

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Drop-in advice events planned for those struggling with energy bills

Drop-in advice events planned for those struggling with energy bills

Nottingham City Council is running drop-in energy advice sessions in April to help residents to get advice to tackle rising energy bills. These free events will offer attendees a range of assistance, including energy saving advice, benefits advice and checks, boiler repair and replacement measures, and more. Alongside representatives from Nottingham City Council, partner organisations […]

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