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St George’s Day celebrations cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

St George’s Day celebrations cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Like many other events nationally, Nottingham’s annual St George’s Day celebrations will not go ahead as planned due to coronavirus restrictions. The event is usually marked with a traditional parade by the Radford branch of the Royal Society of St George across the city centre to the Old Market Square. The parade is always headed by […]

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Nottingham City Council pays out over £7million in Coronavirus grants to local businesses

Nottingham City Council pays out over £7million in Coronavirus grants to local businesses

Over £7 million of business grants have been processed by Nottingham City Council, as of Friday 17th April to support small businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic, with businesses who have not filed their claim for their grant urged to do so as soon as possible. A dedicated team are working on payments of grants to […]

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Repairs to take place for six months at Lace Market Car Park

Repairs to take place for six months at Lace Market Car Park

Important maintenance and repair works are to take place at Lace Market Car Park, beginning on Monday 20 April for around six months. The car park, situated on the corner of Pilcher Gate and Fletcher Gate, requires important structural repairs. which have been planned for some time. However the current Coronavirus pandemic means use of […]

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City swings behind Domestic Abuse campaign 

City swings behind Domestic Abuse campaign 

A new public awareness raising campaign has been launched to promote the help available for people at risk of, or experiencing, domestic violence and abuse (DVA). The campaign, under the hashtag #YouAreNotAlone, aims to reassure those affected by domestic violence and abuse that support services remain available during this difficult time. Members of the public […]

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City Council condemns Government’s ‘broken promises’ on PPE

City Council condemns Government’s ‘broken promises’ on PPE

Nottingham City Council is calling on the Government to provide the right level and quality of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline carers at the right time, as they heroically carry out their duties during the coronavirus pandemic. Council Leader Cllr David Mellen, who has written to Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock to […]

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Over 95% get top choice of primary school in Nottingham City

Over 95% get top choice of primary school in Nottingham City

95.2% (3,509) of children in Nottingham have been offered a place at their first or second-choice primary school starting in September. Figures out today (Thursday 16 April) show that 88.7% (3268) will be going to their first-choice school, while 6.5% (241) got their second choice. On time Primary school applications in Nottingham have increased from […]

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Alternative arrangements for Medilink following suspension of CT4N bus services

Alternative arrangements for Medilink following suspension of CT4N bus services

With CT4N unfortunately needing to temporarily suspend its services until further notice, special transport arrangements have been put in place next week for NHS staff ahead of a replacement service for Medilink starting from Monday 20 April to be run by Nottingham City Transport. Councillor Adele Williams, the City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Local Transport, […]

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Stay at home this Easter – we’ve got things for you to do (and not do)

Stay at home this Easter – we’ve got things for you to do (and not do)

Stay at home this Easter – we’ve got things for you to do (and not do) Nottingham City Council is urging people to stay at home this Easter to prevent the spread of coronavirus and ease pressure on the NHS and other frontline services. It is providing help and guidance so people can enjoy Easter […]

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