Archive by category Public Health

Nottingham City Council pays out over £7million in Coronavirus grants to local businesses

Nottingham City Council pays out over £7million in Coronavirus grants to local businesses

Over £7 million of business grants have been processed by Nottingham City Council, as of Friday 17th April to support small businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic, with businesses who have not filed their claim for their grant urged to do so as soon as possible. A dedicated team are working on payments of grants to […]

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City swings behind Domestic Abuse campaign 

City swings behind Domestic Abuse campaign 

A new public awareness raising campaign has been launched to promote the help available for people at risk of, or experiencing, domestic violence and abuse (DVA). The campaign, under the hashtag #YouAreNotAlone, aims to reassure those affected by domestic violence and abuse that support services remain available during this difficult time. Members of the public […]

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City Council condemns Government’s ‘broken promises’ on PPE

City Council condemns Government’s ‘broken promises’ on PPE

Nottingham City Council is calling on the Government to provide the right level and quality of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline carers at the right time, as they heroically carry out their duties during the coronavirus pandemic. Council Leader Cllr David Mellen, who has written to Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock to […]

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Over 1,000 food parcels reach homes of vulnerable people in Nottingham

Over 1,000 food parcels reach homes of vulnerable people in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council is continuing to reach vulnerable people isolating in their homes in the city with vital food supplies – with around 1,250 parcels delivered so far. Over a thousand people have now called the City Council to request help during the coronavirus pandemic. Almost 300 of those requests were made over the Bank […]

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Stay at home this Easter – we’ve got things for you to do (and not do)

Stay at home this Easter – we’ve got things for you to do (and not do)

Stay at home this Easter – we’ve got things for you to do (and not do) Nottingham City Council is urging people to stay at home this Easter to prevent the spread of coronavirus and ease pressure on the NHS and other frontline services. It is providing help and guidance so people can enjoy Easter […]

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City Council food parcel operation swings into action 

City Council food parcel operation swings into action 

An army of council workers has begun distributing food parcels to vulnerable people isolating in their homes in Nottingham. Nottingham City Council is overseeing an operation which involves food parcels being put together at one of its leisure centres by a team of council staff, strictly observing social distancing rules. These are emergency food parcels […]

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Apply, SHARE, support

Apply, SHARE, support

A message from City Council Deputy Leader Cllr Sally Longford Jobs including on the homecare frontline During the Coronavirus outbreak, we are focused on looking after our most vulnerable citizens and supporting the care workers who work with them. We are encouraging people to apply for jobs in health and social care, as well as […]

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