Archive by category Public Health

Give your views on autism

People are being asked for their views on making Nottingham better for autistic people at two engagement events. The ‘Listening and Sharing’ workshops have been arranged by the Nottingham Autism Co-Production Group and the aim is to hear from autistic people, their parents and carers about what is working well in the city and what […]

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10th anniversary of pioneering disabled toilet designed in Nottingham

10th anniversary of pioneering disabled toilet designed in Nottingham

An international concept, born and developed in Nottingham, which has ‘changed the lives’ of disabled people is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Back in 2006 a project team from Nottingham City Council created a new type of disabled toilet which was introduced in Greyhound Street, off Old Market Square. The toilets are specially-designed for children and […]

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Make sure babies are sleeping safely this summer

Make sure babies are sleeping safely this summer

Public health experts are reminding parents, carers and grandparents to remember the importance of safer sleeping for babies during the summer holidays. Risks increase significantly at this time of year as families spend longer periods of time away from home and sleeping routines change. Officials at Nottinghamshire County and Nottingham City councils have teamed up […]

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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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