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Protecting homeless people and rough sleepers from Covid-19

Protecting homeless people and rough sleepers from Covid-19

Homeless people and rough sleepers in Nottingham City have been supported to have the Covid-19 vaccination. A series of special clinics were set up at vaccination centres and GP surgeries after homelessness was identified as a priority cohort for the vaccine. Nottingham City Council and NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) worked with […]

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Twice-weekly rapid Covid tests to be offered to all adults with no symptoms

Twice-weekly rapid Covid tests to be offered to all adults with no symptoms

All adults in Nottingham, with no Covid symptoms, will now be able to access twice-weekly rapid tests from Friday (9 April).  The Government has announced this important step to encourage everyone to play their part in making sure the country can move forward safely to the next stage of the roadmap.   For those over 18 years old, two boxes of seven tests per person are […]

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Protect your loved ones – get a Covid test at the new testing centres in Bulwell, Strelley and Top Valley

Protect your loved ones – get a Covid test at the new testing centres in Bulwell, Strelley and Top Valley

Three new Asymptomatic Testing Centres, for people who are not displaying Covid-19 symptoms, will open in Bulwell, Strelley and Top Valley. The three new testing centres will open in the car parks at the following sites: Buzz Bingo on Gala Way, Top Valley – opens on Wednesday 31 March (mobile unit) Strelley Social Club, Strelley […]

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Household tests available at Asymptomatic Testing Sites from Friday

Household tests available at Asymptomatic Testing Sites from Friday

H Rapid Lateral Flow Tests, to test for Covid-19, will be available to collect from Asymptomatic Testing Sites across Nottingham from Friday 19 March. As more pupils and students return to the classroom, the Government has asked all adults who are in households, childcare and support bubbles of nursery children, primary and secondary-age pupils and […]

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Famous Nottingham faces all agree: get the jab to get back to normal

Famous Nottingham faces all agree: get the jab to get back to normal

Robin Hood and Nottingham’s famous Left Lion feature in a new video produced by Nottingham City Council to encourage people to take up the offer of a Covid vaccine once they are eligible. The video also includes Nottingham Forest legend John McGovern, celebrated local musical prodigy Sheku Kanneh-Mason and world-renowned Nottingham-based chef Sat Bains. These […]

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New support hub unveiled as Nottinghamshire marks Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week

New support hub unveiled as Nottinghamshire marks Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week

A pioneering support hub which delivers the specialist help survivors of sexual violence have long been calling for has been officially unveiled as part of a national awareness week. The new Adult Sexual Violence Hub and Specialist Therapy Support Service, which has been called “Asa” by survivors and stakeholders – a unisex name with multicultural […]

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Council secures grant funding to buy longer-term homes for homeless individuals

Council secures grant funding to buy longer-term homes for homeless individuals

Nottingham City Council has successfully secured almost £1m of Government funding to go towards buying 15 one-bed flats for homeless people. Grants totalling £942,000 have been allocated from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) Next Steps Accommodation Programme. Most of the homes have already been identified by the council and will help […]

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Nottingham to move to Tier 4 ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions for Covid-19 from 31 December

Nottingham to move to Tier 4 ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions for Covid-19 from 31 December

Nottingham will move to Tier 4 ‘Stay at Home’ Covid-19 restrictions from Thursday 31 December at 00:01am, following the Government announcement today. Tighter restrictions are being introduced across the country to help reduce the spread of the new strain of Covid-19. Around one in three people have no symptoms so will be spreading the virus without […]

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