Monthly Archive: December

City Council and partners help 5,000 into jobs and apprenticeships in 2016

City Council and partners help 5,000 into jobs and apprenticeships in 2016

Thousands of people have been helped into work and training in Nottingham in the last year, thanks to Nottingham City Council and its partners. The total of 4,809 includes 2,300 local residents who were helped into employment and 915 young people into apprenticeships supported through the council’s Nottingham Jobs Hub. Since April 2016, 830 unemployed […]

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Inspectors praise Nottingham residential home for high standards of care

Inspectors praise Nottingham residential home for high standards of care

A Nottingham care home which looks after elderly people with dementia has been rated as ‘good’ by regulators. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) carried out an unannounced inspection at the Cherry Trees Resource Centre, in Bestwood Park, at the beginning of December and found it to be performing well across all areas. The Chippenham Road […]

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Bulwell charities receive early Christmas present!

Bulwell charities receive early Christmas present!

Charities in Bulwell received an early Christmas present thanks to the good deeds of local people as the ‘Bin It For Good’ project results were announced! Nottingham City Council joined forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy and The Wrigley Company in September in a bid to keep the areas around Bulwell Market Place cleaner. […]

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Council makes £27m more savings as Government leaves bill to local taxpayers

Council makes £27m more savings as Government leaves bill to local taxpayers

Nottingham City Council is preparing to set next year’s budget against a backdrop of £130m of cuts to its Government grant since 2010 and a national shift towards local taxpayers footing the bill for services. Shifting the burden to local taxpayers includes the Government’s proposed additional 3% social care precept as a way to address […]

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Art, music and fun for Robin Hood Energy Light Night in event’s tenth year

Art, music and fun for Robin Hood Energy Light Night in event’s tenth year

Musicians on trams, multi-sensory art installations, a silent disco and a lantern parade will all feature in the Robin Hood Energy Light Night programme, which is now being finalised. The popular event will take place on Friday 10 February, with new venues for the event’s tenth year including the Arboretum and Nottingham Tennis Centre. The […]

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