Archive by category Public Health

Council announces winners of Smokefree Summer poster competition

Council announces winners of Smokefree Summer poster competition

The winning designs have been chosen in Nottingham City Council’s poster competition to promote its Smokefree Summer. Six winners have been selected from four city schools and their designs will now be turned into large, eye-catching posters to advertise family events over the coming days and weeks where smokers will be asked not to light […]

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Black minority ethnic community members needed for health focus groups

Black minority ethnic community members needed for health focus groups

Nottingham City Council is seeking the views of black and minority ethnic (BME) communities across Nottingham City to help the council fully understand the health needs of their population and how they can work with the council to make Nottingham a happier and healthier city. Research by the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK and […]

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ParkLives launches brand new timetable in Nottingham in time for summer

ParkLives launches brand new timetable in Nottingham in time for summer

Nottingham’s summer ParkLives programme is now underway, with residents able to take advantage of free and fun sessions taking place across the city. The June and July programme includes 16 fun and informal activities, with everything from lakeside yoga and health walks, to bowls, family tennis and a ‘Couch to 5K’ running club. A number […]

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Ping! When you’re winning – Call for volunteers to grow table tennis in the city

Ping! When you’re winning – Call for volunteers to grow table tennis in the city

Ping!, the innovative ping pong festival will be back on the streets of Nottingham this summer with tables popping up across the city anywhere with sites including Clifton Playing Fields and Nottingham Station. While the emphasis is very much on playing, the project also wants to encourage a team of volunteers to help spread the […]

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New sexual health service ‘one-stop shops’ will offer improved support

New sexual health service ‘one-stop shops’ will offer improved support

Citizens in Nottingham and south Nottinghamshire will now benefit from improved sexual health support following the launch of ‘one-stop shops’. A new contract has been agreed by Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County councils which will see the implementation of an up-to-date Integrated Sexual Health Service. The new service went live on Monday (April 4) and will […]

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Councils back campaign on safer sleeping for babies

Councils back campaign on safer sleeping for babies

Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County councils have teamed up to support national Safer Sleep Week 2016. The campaign, organised by the Lullaby Trust and running this week, aims to highlight the importance of safer sleeping for babies. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) claims the lives of around five babies a week in the UK and the […]

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