Archive by category Public Health

New fund, playground closures, school arrangements … and some good news

New fund, playground closures, school arrangements … and some good news

Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Sally Longford: The world is experiencing an unprecedented challenge and it is important in this moment that we cooperate, doing what we can to support one another. Many of you have already supported people in your community by helping a neighbour or a friend in need so I want […]

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Thank you – and look after each other, says Council Leader

Thank you – and look after each other, says Council Leader

City Council Leader, Cllr David Mellen: This week the council has had to take unprecedented measures as it responds to coronavirus and I want to thank people across the city for the way in which they have come together in supporting each other, whether it’s a colleague or a neighbour. I also want to thank […]

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The Robin Hood Fund Launches to Support Those Affected by Coronavirus in Nottingham

The Robin Hood Fund Launches to Support Those Affected by Coronavirus in Nottingham

The Fund appeals to the people of Nottingham to harness the spirit of Robin Hood and support those most at need in our city during unprecedented times – Nottingham City Council, Nottingham Post, LeftLion and stakeholders across the city have given full backing to the campaign. The Robin Hood Fund has launched today (Friday 20th […]

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Free early bird bus & tram travel for elderly and disabled

Free early bird bus & tram travel for elderly and disabled

Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council have agreed to reimburse local bus and tram operators for free trips made by concessionary pass holders before 9.30am on weekdays. The move means that if the elderly and disabled need to get essentials from supermarkets and shops or attend medical appointments, they can now do so for […]

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A message from Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Sally Longford

A message from Nottingham City Council Deputy Leader, Councillor Sally Longford

As the Government announces new and emerging priorities for people across the country, I want to reassure everyone that we are working hard, not only to keep vital services running, but to find ways to support citizens coming to terms with these arrangements. We’re absolutely focused on the many issues that Coronavirus has created, working […]

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Council outlines impact of new Government measures on services and buildings

Council outlines impact of new Government measures on services and buildings

Today, we have outlined how the unprecedented measures announced by the Government in response to the coronavirus will affect its services, buildings and events, and how it will work with the voluntary sector and local communities to support elderly and vulnerable people in the city. People across the country are being asked to avoid gatherings […]

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Statement on confirmed COVID-19 case in Nottingham

Statement on confirmed COVID-19 case in Nottingham

A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Nottingham. Dr Fu-Meng Khaw, Centre Director, Public Health England East Midlands, said: “Public Health England is contacting people who had close contact with one of the latest confirmed cases of COVID-19. The case is a resident of Nottingham city and recently returned from South Korea. “Close contacts […]

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Awards to honour those who help others in Nottingham

Awards to honour those who help others in Nottingham

Nominations are now open to recognise the efforts of people in Nottingham who strive to improve the health and wellbeing of others. The Michael Varnam Awards 2019 will particularly champion those who work tirelessly in the city’s more disadvantaged communities. They are organised jointly by Nottingham City Council, Nottingham City Health and Wellbeing Board, NHS […]

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