Archive by category Public Health

Nottingham City Council backs Food for Life Roast Dinner Day

Nottingham City Council backs Food for Life Roast Dinner Day

Schools across Nottingham will be taking part in the sixth annual Food for Life Roast Dinner Day on Wednesday 4 November. This day of celebration, held during LACA’s National School Meals Week, recognises the dedicated, hard-working and talented school cooks who serve our children with nutritious, freshly prepared and locally sourced school dinners. Schools have […]

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Your view counts: Help us make Nottingham a happier and healthier place to live

Your view counts: Help us make Nottingham a happier and healthier place to live

Nottingham City’s Health and Wellbeing Board wants to hear your views on how to make Nottingham City a happier and healthier place in which to live, as planning gets under way to develop the next Health and Wellbeing Strategy. Citizens’ views and opinions on improving health will enable the Board to understand which health and […]

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Substantial fine for takeaway bosses responsible for food poisoning outbreak

Substantial fine for takeaway bosses responsible for food poisoning outbreak

The owners of a takeaway whose poor hygiene practices led to over a hundred people suffering the effects of food poisoning have been issued with a legal bill of over £50,000. Owners of the Khyber Pass restaurant on Gregory Boulevard, Mohammad Abdul Basit and Amjad Bhatti, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court on September 23rd after […]

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Wheels in motion at Harvey Hadden Sports Village

Wheels in motion at Harvey Hadden Sports Village

The 1.5km closed road cycling circuit at the recently opened Harvey Hadden Sports Village in Nottingham has been welcome by British Cycling. The new circuit has been part funded by British Cycling along with a contribution from Sport England’s Iconic Facilities fund. It will provide a focal point for cycling development within the city and […]

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Grand unveiling celebrates Harvey Hadden through the decades

Grand unveiling celebrates Harvey Hadden through the decades

A programme of free activities is part of the celebrations to mark the official opening of Harvey Hadden Sports Village on Saturday 12 September. The activities will showcase the state-of-the-art facilities with sessions running from 11.30am – 4.30pm for all ages and abilities. The indoor programme features the latest workout crazes as well as taster […]

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Jam packed family fun day comes to Nottingham this summer

Jam packed family fun day comes to Nottingham this summer

Children and parents in Nottingham are invited to try their hand at a whole host of free, fun activities as ParkLives hosts its biggest event in the city yet this summer. The Family Fun Day will take place on Wednesday 12th August, 10am – 4pm at Forest Recreation Ground. Families will have the chance to […]

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City Council consults on increasing adult social care charges

Nottingham City Council is encouraging people to take part in a consultation looking at the future of charging for adult social care services. The council is committed to maintaining quality services for elderly, disabled and vulnerable people. However, the number of people in need of social care services is going up, while the budget available […]

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Shake it up and get active with Change4Life and Disney this summer

Shake it up and get active with Change4Life and Disney this summer

Parents looking for ways to keep their children entertained and physically active throughout the summer holiday are being urged to sign up to this year’s Change4Life 10 Minute Shake Up campaign by the City Council’s Public Health officials. The new 10 Minute Shake Up campaign again uses popular Disney characters alongside recognisable Change4Life animations to […]

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Nottingham City Caterers Win Top Award

Nottingham City Caterers Win Top Award

Nottingham City caterers have been recognised for providing quality school food. On Thursday, special guests, head teachers, schools cooks and midday supervisors from forty local schools visited Greenfields Community School to celebrate the City Caterers achieving the Soil Association’s bronze Food for Life Catering Mark; a guarantee that the food served across the city is freshly […]

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