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Nottingham urged to carefully take next step on the Covid-19 roadmap

Nottingham urged to carefully take next step on the Covid-19 roadmap

People in Nottingham are being urged to continue to follow the guidance on ‘hands, face, space, fresh air’ after Step Four is reached on the roadmap out of Covid-19 restrictions. The Government confirmed this week that restrictions will be lifted on 19 July when there will be no limits on mixing indoors with people from […]

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Construction starts on new affordable council homes in Nottingham

Construction starts on new affordable council homes in Nottingham

Work to build 36 new affordable rent council apartments has started in Clifton. Nottingham City Homes were granted planning to build the one-bedroom apartments on the site of the former Southchurch garages, off Hamilton Court. Construction is starting this week, with the new homes due to be completed in 2022.  These will be owned by Nottingham […]

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Allowance proposed for councillors who become parents

Allowance proposed for councillors who become parents

Nottingham City Council is set to introduce maternity and paternity allowances for its councillors, after it became the first council in the country with a majority of female councillors. The move aims to reflect a younger and more diverse intake of councillors at the last elections and to make public office more of an option […]

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Uncertainty over Government Covid guidance leads to cancellation of Nottingham’s Riverside Festival

Uncertainty over Government Covid guidance leads to cancellation of Nottingham’s Riverside Festival

Ongoing uncertainty around Covid restrictions as part of the next stage of the Government’s roadmap to recovery has led to Nottingham City Council taking the decision to cancel this year’s Riverside Festival, due to be held from Friday 6 – Sunday 8 August on Victoria Embankment. The news follows the cancellation of this year’s Splendour […]

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Accessing a Covid-19 test has never been easier with more city collection sites

Accessing a Covid-19 test has never been easier with more city collection sites

Covid-19 home testing kits for people without symptoms, are now available to collect at more sites across Nottingham City as the City Council works to make picking up a test even easier for communities. Regular, twice weekly Covid-19 testing is vital in helping to protect family, friends and loved ones. It is important to test […]

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Over 6,000 young people supported by employment and skills project

Over 6,000 young people supported by employment and skills project

Nottingham City Council’s employment and skills service, Nottingham Jobs, is marking the successful completion of the Nottingham Works project. Launched in 2016 to support unemployed young people aged 16 to 29, the project was extended in 2018. In total, the project has worked with over 6,000 young unemployed Nottingham City residents in this time. During […]

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Grants support hospitality businesses in Nottingham

Grants support hospitality businesses in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council urges businesses affected by step four Coronavirus restrictions to apply for grants ahead of the extended deadline of Thursday 8 July 2021. Applications are encouraged from hospitality businesses which have been unable to fully reopen, or which remain closed. This includes: Cafes, bars and pubs Hotels and accommodation Night clubs and Shisha bars  Theatres and […]

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Over 100 new council homes move a step closer for Nottingham site

Over 100 new council homes move a step closer for Nottingham site

One of Nottingham’s biggest council housing developments has taken another big step this week, as Nottingham City Homes appoints a construction delivery partner. Planning permission to build up to 130 council homes in Bestwood was granted last year. The homes, which consist of two and three bedroom houses, bungalows and flats, which are all in high demand from […]

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