Archive by category Coronavirus

Spread peace and joy, not Covid this Christmas

Spread peace and joy, not Covid this Christmas

There is a high chance of spreading Covid rather than peace and joy if you don’t take the necessary precautions this Christmas. That’s the message from Nottingham City Council’s Leader and Director of Public Health as families prepare for the festive period. People’s plans have unfortunately had to be scrapped or changed after the Government […]

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Nottingham to stay in Tier 3 restrictions for Covid-19

Nottingham to stay in Tier 3 restrictions for Covid-19

Nottingham is to stay in Tier 3 ‘Very High’ restrictions for Covid-19, following a national review today (17 Dec) by the Government. Cllr David Mellen, Leader of Nottingham City Council, said: “I know that people will be disappointed that Nottingham is remaining in Tier 3 restrictions for Covid-19. It has been a hard year for […]

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Bold new plan plots a positive future for Nottingham’s economy post-Covid

Bold new plan plots a positive future for Nottingham’s economy post-Covid

A major new plan has been put forward by key partners in Nottingham for building a prosperous future for the city’s economy post-Covid which is green, digital, creative and inclusive. The Nottingham Economic Recovery and Renewal Plan has been developed by the Nottingham Growth Board, a partnership of key city businesses, educational institutions and public […]

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Tier 3 Covid-19 Restrictions in Nottingham

Tier 3 Covid-19 Restrictions in Nottingham

Nottingham today (2 December) enters Tier 3 Very High Alert for Covid-19 restrictions. The move is part of the Government’s Winter Plan to reduce the spread of the virus following the end of the four-week national lockdown. Being in Tier 3 means: People must not meet socially with friends and family indoors in any setting […]

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Nottingham to enter Tier 3 Covid-19 Restrictions

Nottingham to enter Tier 3 Covid-19 Restrictions

Nottingham will enter Tier 3 Very High Alert for Covid-19 restrictions from Wednesday 2 December. The move is part of the Government’s Winter Plan to reduce the spread of the virus following the end of the four-week national lockdown. Nottingham City Council Leader Cllr David Mellen said: “It’s a bitter blow for people in Nottingham […]

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Stand by our communities during this crisis urges Councillor ahead of Government Spending Review

Stand by our communities during this crisis urges Councillor ahead of Government Spending Review

The City Council’s portfolio holder for finance and growth has written to the Chancellor ahead of the Government’s Spending Review on Wednesday, urging him to stick to his pledge to cover the costs of Covid, give councils a three-year funding package and to properly fund local key workers and public facilities. Cllr Sam Webster says: […]

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City Council encourages businesses to apply for financial support

City Council encourages businesses to apply for financial support

Nottingham City Council has opened applications for financial support for businesses affected by the tiered lockdown system and national lockdown. The grants, launched by Government along with the tiered system of restrictions across the country, are designed to support businesses forced to close or which have seen an adverse impact as a result of the […]

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Plans in place to help vulnerable people and their carers through a Covid winter

Plans in place to help vulnerable people and their carers through a Covid winter

Arrangements are in place to ensure that people relying on carers or in care homes, and the staff who look after them, are supported through the winter during the ongoing pandemic. The City Council’s winter pressures plan is put in place every year in conjunction with health services to identify local needs and make sure […]

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Councillor nominated for national award over pandemic efforts

Councillor nominated for national award over pandemic efforts

A Nottingham councillor has been shortlisted for a national award to recognise her efforts for the vulnerable during the Covid-19 pandemic. Councillor Salma Mumtaz, who represents Basford, has been nominated for the Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) and CCLA Councillor Awards 2020. The awards, now in their eleventh year, celebrate the contributions of councillors towards […]

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