Monthly Archive: January

Chancellor’s nod could trigger Devolution revolution for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Chancellor’s nod could trigger Devolution revolution for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

Only ‘the nod’ from Chancellor George Osborne now stands between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire securing the biggest handover of powers from Government in generations. New laws received Royal Assent yesterday (28 January 2016) which could release “game-changing” investment in infrastructure, job creation, transport and skills. The UK currently has one of the most centralised systems of […]

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Nottingham praised as top city to visit

Nottingham praised as top city to visit

Nottingham has been hailed by Rough Guides as a great city to visit – boasting a range of fantastic attractions in coming months. A special report by the Rough Guides website highlights Nottingham’s new attractions planned for 2016, a recently expanded tram network and a burgeoning independent arts scene. Restaurants, hotels, shops – and the […]

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Local health firm opens new manufacturing facility in Nottingham

Local health firm opens new manufacturing facility in Nottingham

A new manufacturing facility in Nottingham is creating jobs for local people and supplying products to some of the biggest global health and wellbeing brands. Chrysalis Health & Beauty Business Solutions Limited (Chrysalis Health & Beauty), a specialist in the development and manufacture of health and personal care products, will open a new, dedicated manufacturing […]

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Government proposals present threat to vulnerable

Government proposals present threat to vulnerable

Thousands of vulnerable people in Nottingham could be placed at risk of losing specialist accommodation as a result of Government proposals to reduce housing benefit. Older people, those with mental ill health or learning disabilities, young mothers, those fleeing domestic violence, vulnerable young people, BME groups and refugees who are living in specialist accommodation with […]

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Summer to be smokefree as Nottingham gets tough on tobacco

Summer to be smokefree as Nottingham gets tough on tobacco

Nottingham City Council will make 2016 a ‘Smokefree Summer’ as it looks to dramatically reduce the number of smokers in the city. Key family events in public spaces will be declared ‘smokefree’ in a bid to protect children and young people. The ambitious move is part of the Council’s latest five-year Tobacco Control Strategy, which […]

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Fernwood Primary pupil to give piano performance in Monaco

Fernwood Primary pupil to give piano performance in Monaco

Seven-year-old Summer Catachanas, a Fernwood Primary School pupil, has been selected to represent the UK in Monaco at the Yamaha European Junior Original Concert. During the concert, 12 young composers from all over Europe (France, Germany, England, Italy, Spain, Sweden) aged seven to 16 will perform their music on stage. The Yamaha Junior Original Concert (JOC) program offers Yamaha […]

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Nottingham City Council is a ‘Safe Place’ for vulnerable people

Nottingham City Council is a ‘Safe Place’ for vulnerable people

A scheme which provides places for vulnerable people to go to if they are abused or harassed in public has been launched in Nottingham City Council’s headquarters and eight city leisure centres. The council offices, located on Station Street, are now a designated safe place in the community where vulnerable people with learning disabilities can go […]

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