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Making Nottingham more accessible for disabled people

Making Nottingham more accessible for disabled people

Nottingham City Council has been given a top award for making its buildings more accessible to disabled people. Earlier this year eight leisure centres were inspected and awarded the CredAbility Verified Accessible Award by Nimbus – a disability and equality consultancy that is led and managed by disabled people. Now 11 further council buildings have […]

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City’s approach to partnership working wins award

City’s approach to partnership working wins award

Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), working alongside Nottingham CityCare Partnership and partner organisations, won the Improved Partnerships between Health and Local Government at last night’s Health Service Journal (HSJ) awards 2016. The organisations won the award for their work on integrating health and social care in the city. It is […]

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Help to make a difference to others…

Help to make a difference to others…

People are being encouraged to do more to help others in Nottingham as part of a new Looking After Each Other campaign. A menu of ‘How to Make a Difference’ is being introduced in the city (7 November) to give ideas and suggestions of how people can help. Ideas range from things that people can […]

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More people to ‘Get Out Get Active’ as programme goes live in the city  

More people to ‘Get Out Get Active’ as programme goes live in the city  

Tuesday marks the start of the Get Out Get Active (GOGA) programme in Nottingham. The three year project has been developed to get some of the UK’s least active people moving more. GOGA will concentrate on fun and inclusive activities and supporting disabled and non-disabled people who don’t necessarily have regular access to sport and […]

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Brushing Buddies programme set to expand

Brushing Buddies programme set to expand

More than 1,300 children in Nottingham have benefited from a public health programme to promote the importance of brushing their teeth. Brushing Buddies was launched in November 2015 with the intention of helping improve levels of dental health among infants. It started out at 25 nurseries and pre-schools in targeted areas of the city and […]

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Astronaut Tim Peake backs Nottingham kids in the Space to Earth challenge

Astronaut Tim Peake backs Nottingham kids in the Space to Earth challenge

Children in Nottingham are being challenged to swim, cycle and run the distance from earth to the International Space Station. To celebrate Tim Peake’s mission in the station, the Triathlon Trust and the UK Space Agency are holding an ‘out-of-this-world’ triathlon event for children at Harvey Hadden Sports Village in Bilborough tomorrow (Tuesday 11 October). Major Tim […]

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Give your views on autism

People are being asked for their views on making Nottingham better for autistic people at two engagement events. The ‘Listening and Sharing’ workshops have been arranged by the Nottingham Autism Co-Production Group and the aim is to hear from autistic people, their parents and carers about what is working well in the city and what […]

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