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Help to keep people safe from Covid-19

Help to keep people safe from Covid-19

Nottingham City Council and the NHS are working together to increase uptake of the Covid-19 vaccination among our diverse communities. We want to understand why people might not get their jabs. We are holding discussion groups to look at the main issues and barriers. We need people to lead these discussions who come from: The […]

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City lands £3m funding boost to support jobs growth and training

City lands £3m funding boost to support jobs growth and training

Nottingham has been successful in applying for almost £3million of funding to be spent on improving skills, boosting employment and helping businesses to grow. The City Council has received £2,879,496 from the Government’s UK Community Renewal Fund (UK CRF), which was the full amount of grant money applied for. The £220million fund is designed to […]

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Consultation to reduce carbon in new residential and commercial developments

Consultation to reduce carbon in new residential and commercial developments

Nottingham City Council is taking steps towards reducing carbon emissions in new developments across the city, by launching a consultation on a draft planning guide for residential and commercial developments. Nottingham City Council has made the commitment to become a carbon neutral city by 2028. This means cutting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from direct and indirect […]

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Miyawaki-style mini forest to be planted in Nottingham

Miyawaki-style mini forest to be planted in Nottingham

Green Hustle, in collaboration with the Sherwood People’s Forest Project, Nottingham Open Spaces Forum and Nottingham City Council Parks and Open Spaces team, is planting Nottingham’s first Miyawaki-style mini forest. The planting of what will be known as the Hustle Holt, takes place on Woodthorpe Grange Park on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 October. It’s […]

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Nottingham plan on domestic abuse to be shared across country

Nottingham plan on domestic abuse to be shared across country

A plan to support survivors of domestic abuse created by Nottingham City Council will now be used as a template for other areas across the country. The authority has published a Safe Accommodation Strategy 2021-2024 which sets out how it will provide housing support services to survivors and their children. This is a statutory requirement […]

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Devolution vision for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Devolution vision for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Leaders from the nine councils in Nottinghamshire have set out their ambitious joint vision for devolved powers to improve investment in the economy, the environment and health. In a paper to the joint City of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Economic Prosperity Committee, councils have outlined how they would work in partnership to help boost economic investment, […]

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‘Green’ menu lands national award for school catering service

‘Green’ menu lands national award for school catering service

Nottingham City Council’s catering team has won a national accolade for championing environmental issues through school menus. The authority scooped the ‘Green’ Menu & Marketing Award 2021 at the annual LACA Awards for Excellence, which celebrate the success of caterers providing meals for schoolchildren. LACA (The School Food People) seeks to recognise how caterers are […]

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