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Over 400 homeless households helped into private rented housing in Nottingham

Over 400 homeless households helped into private rented housing in Nottingham

Over the last year, 409 homeless households have been given somewhere to live thanks to a support service at Nottingham City Council. The council’s Nottingham Private Rented Assistance Scheme (NPRAS) has worked with individuals and families to find them homes to rent, by providing support and incentives to landlords and homeless people in the city. […]

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Drop in for a ‘virtual cuppa’ and learn about being a foster carer

Drop in for a ‘virtual cuppa’ and learn about being a foster carer

People interested in discovering more about fostering in Nottingham are invited to a series of online events. As part of the annual Foster Care Fortnight campaign, which starts on Monday with a theme of #WhyWeCare, staff will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about opportunities to provide a loving home for a […]

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New powers and funding to tackle domestic violence welcomed

New powers and funding to tackle domestic violence welcomed

Nottingham City Council has welcomed extra funding and responsibilities to help it tackle domestic violence. The council has received £871,000 of Government funding which comes as a new Domestic Abuse Bill has been signed into law, providing further protections to the millions of people who experience domestic abuse and strengthening measures to tackle perpetrators. The Domestic Abuse Act […]

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Disabled City Council staff paid the same or slightly better than non-disabled colleagues

Disabled City Council staff paid the same or slightly better than non-disabled colleagues

Staff with disabilities working for Nottingham City Council are paid the same or slightly better than those who are not disabled, figures published for the first time show. Disabled employees make up 6% of the council’s workforce, with slightly higher representation in higher-paid posts. This accounts for the average pay gap among disabled middle earners […]

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Help write ‘The Next Chapter’ for Nottingham City Libraries

Help write ‘The Next Chapter’ for Nottingham City Libraries

From Tuesday 4 May, the first phase of public consultation begins for ‘The Next Chapter’: Nottingham City Council’s review of its library service. Local residents, including library users and non-users, partners and stakeholders, are being invited to help shape a modern library service for Nottingham via an initial survey. The ten-minute questionnaire gives everyone in […]

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Over 2,000 calls for help from renters in Nottingham

Over 2,000 calls for help from renters in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council dealt with 2,103 requests for help from people living in private rented housing in the last year – many about serious housing condition issues. Following the council’s intervention, improvements were carried out at 221 properties, over 3,033 letters and legal notices have been sent to landlords and 61 Formal Written Warnings were […]

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New council homes in Nottingham a step closer

New council homes in Nottingham a step closer

Plans to build new council homes in Clifton have reached an important milestone this week, as Nottingham City Homes (NCH) appoints a construction delivery partner. Planning permission to build 36 one-bedroom apartments on the site of the former Southchurch garages, off Hamilton Court in Clifton was granted last year. The flats, once built will be owned […]

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New Sheriff of Nottingham and Lord Mayor revealed at Full Council

New Sheriff of Nottingham and Lord Mayor revealed at Full Council

The new Lord Mayor of Nottingham and Sheriff of Nottingham were formally announced this afternoon. During a meeting of Full Council, Councillor Dave Trimble was named as the Lord Mayor for 2021/22 and Councillor Merlita Bryan the new Sheriff. They have replaced councillors Rosemary Healy and Patience Ifediora in their respective posts. Councillor Trimble has served […]

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How working in partnership is helping to save Nottingham’s heritage

How working in partnership is helping to save Nottingham’s heritage

Thanks to the people of Nottingham, leading heritage experts and Nottingham City Council, some of Nottingham’s most important heritage assets and buildings have been saved, restored or given extra protection. Since the launch of the Nottingham Heritage Strategy in 2015, Nottingham City Council working in partnership with leading public and private sector partners as well […]

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