Archive by category Public Health

Leader says ‘thank you’ as health leader takes up new challenge

Leader says ‘thank you’ as health leader takes up new challenge

The Leader of Nottingham City Council has thanked its outgoing Director of Public Health after she accepted a new role on the south coast, starting later this year. Councillor David Mellen has praised Alison Challenger for her leadership during the Covid pandemic and for her wider work on the city’s public health agenda over the […]

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Free travel to Covid-19 vaccination centres

Free travel to Covid-19 vaccination centres

To help people get to their Covid-19 vaccine appointments as safely and easily as possible, concessionary card holders in Nottingham can now travel for free before 9.30am. Nottingham City Council has worked with Nottinghamshire County Council, bus and tram operators to extend the existing free travel – which already applies from 9.30am until 11pm – […]

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City Council’s Covid budget proposes £15.6m of cost savings in response to ‘extreme’ Covid challenges 

City Council’s Covid budget proposes £15.6m of cost savings in response to ‘extreme’ Covid challenges 

Nottingham City Council has set out proposals to make £15.6m of savings to help balance the budget for 2021/22 as it establishes a sustainable financial footing amid the Covid crisis. Anyone interested in finding out more about the proposals can take part in a consultation by clicking here The council is setting out new ways of […]

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Live or work in Forest Fields or Hyson Green? Protect your loved ones – get a Covid test

Live or work in Forest Fields or Hyson Green? Protect your loved ones – get a Covid test

A new pilot Asymptomatic Testing Centre for people who live and work in Forest Fields and Hyson Green will open at Djanogly Community Leisure Centre, Gregory Boulevard, on Wednesday 20 January 2021. The centre will be run by Nottingham City Council and will encourage people without symptoms of Covid-19 (asymptomatic) to drop in and get […]

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National Lockdown announced with immediate effect

National Lockdown announced with immediate effect

The Prime Minister has announced a new national lockdown which starts immediately, to be ratified in law on Wednesday and lasting at least six weeks. What this means is that people in Nottingham like the rest of the country must now follow new, stricter rules which aim to bring the spread of Covid19 under control.These […]

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Spread peace and joy, not Covid this Christmas

Spread peace and joy, not Covid this Christmas

There is a high chance of spreading Covid rather than peace and joy if you don’t take the necessary precautions this Christmas. That’s the message from Nottingham City Council’s Leader and Director of Public Health as families prepare for the festive period. People’s plans have unfortunately had to be scrapped or changed after the Government […]

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Nottingham to stay in Tier 3 restrictions for Covid-19

Nottingham to stay in Tier 3 restrictions for Covid-19

Nottingham is to stay in Tier 3 ‘Very High’ restrictions for Covid-19, following a national review today (17 Dec) by the Government. Cllr David Mellen, Leader of Nottingham City Council, said: “I know that people will be disappointed that Nottingham is remaining in Tier 3 restrictions for Covid-19. It has been a hard year for […]

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