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Chancellor’s nod could trigger Devolution revolution for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Chancellor’s nod could trigger Devolution revolution for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Only ‘the nod’ from Chancellor George Osborne now stands between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire securing the biggest handover of powers from Government in generations. New laws received Royal Assent yesterday (28 January 2016) which could release “game-changing” investment in infrastructure, job creation, transport and skills. The UK currently has one of the most centralised systems of […]

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Government proposals present threat to vulnerable

Government proposals present threat to vulnerable

Thousands of vulnerable people in Nottingham could be placed at risk of losing specialist accommodation as a result of Government proposals to reduce housing benefit. Older people, those with mental ill health or learning disabilities, young mothers, those fleeing domestic violence, vulnerable young people, BME groups and refugees who are living in specialist accommodation with […]

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Robin Hood Energy undercuts competitors with new pay-as-you-go tariff

Robin Hood Energy undercuts competitors with new pay-as-you-go tariff

In anticipation of the start of a colder snap, the country’s first local authority-owned, licensed energy supplier, Robin Hood Energy, has launched a new prepayment tariff, Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG). PAYG is one of the cheapest prepayment tariffs available on the market today. It is £77.65 cheaper than British Gas’s cheapest dual fuel medium user tariff and […]

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City Council Deputy Leader reacts to Chancellor’s autumn statement

City Council Deputy Leader reacts to Chancellor’s autumn statement

The Chancellor’s autumn statement pulls even more funding from councils, undermining their ability to provide vital local services. That’s the reaction of the City Council’s Deputy Leader Councillor Graham Chapman to George Osborne’s Comprehensive Spending Review. Councillor Chapman said that the review had serious implications for looking after the increasing numbers of elderly and disabled […]

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Celebrate Christmas in our neighbourhoods!

Celebrate Christmas in our neighbourhoods!

Citizens across Nottingham can get into the Christmas spirit with the many light switch on events taking place across neighbourhoods! Cllr Nicola Heaton, Portfolio Holder for Community Services at Nottingham City Council, said: “Our neighbourhood Christmas celebrations are a great time for communities to come together. All ages can get into the festive spirit and […]

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