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Warning as fraudsters take advantage of coronavirus uncertainty

Warning as fraudsters take advantage of coronavirus uncertainty

Nottingham City Council has today issued a fresh warning to residents urging them not to fall victim to scams during the coronavirus outbreak. The authority’s Trading Standards team says that fraudsters continue to prey on members of the public and are attempting to exploit people at a time of national crisis. Scams involve people being […]

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Nottingham businesses urged to apply for support grant

Nottingham businesses urged to apply for support grant

The number of grants issued to small businesses by Nottingham City Council has now reached £36 million, with 87% of those who have submitted their application having now received their grant. Business support grants are available for thousands of businesses in Nottingham, including those in receipt of Small Business Rate Relief, Rural Rate Relief, whose […]

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Government’s latest Covid funding welcome – but not enough

Government’s latest Covid funding welcome – but not enough

Nottingham City Council has welcomed the news that an additional £9m has been provided by Government to support Covid 19 expenditure – but it reiterated that it won’t be anywhere near enough to deal with the overall impact the pandemic is having on the council’s finances. The latest emergency funding allocation follows an initial award […]

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COVID-19 grant support available from the Warm Homes Hub

COVID-19 grant support available from the Warm Homes Hub

Nottingham City Council, district and borough councils across Nottinghamshire have joined forces to launch their new £4.3m Warm Homes Hub to help residents struggling with their energy bills and household income during the COVID-19 crisis. Together with charities Nottingham Energy Partnership and Age UK Nottingham, and the energy company E.ON, much-needed help and support will […]

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Meals at Home staff go the extra mile to offer additional checks on the elderly

Meals at Home staff go the extra mile to offer additional checks on the elderly

Nottingham City Council’s Meals at Home delivery service is providing much-needed reassurance to relatives of elderly and vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic. Meals at Home is a low-cost service available to all city residents. As well as delivering hot meals, the service also provides families and relatives with regular wellbeing updates on their loved […]

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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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