Can you help a child in care in Nottingham?

Can you help a child in care in Nottingham?

The importance of the wider family, together with strong professional support, is being highlighted this year as part of National Adoption Week 2017. The support and stability that can be provided by grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins is a vital part of the whole adoption process. The family unit, and the role that extended family […]

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More at-risk groups urged to take up flu vaccination in Nottingham

More at-risk groups urged to take up flu vaccination in Nottingham

Pregnant women and young children are once again being targeted to increase take-up of the flu vaccination. The common virus, spread by coughs and sneezes, usually clears up within a week but can cause serious health complications among vulnerable groups of people – and in extreme cases be life-threatening. However, the numbers of pregnant women […]

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Council gets tough on pupils not in school

Council gets tough on pupils not in school

Nottingham City Council is cracking down on truancy by carrying out patrols to ensure children are in school. Truancy ‘hotspots’ across the city will be targeted by the council’s Education Welfare Service (EWOs) and Community Protection Officers (CPOs) supported by Nottinghamshire Police on Tuesday (26 September). Any children found outside of school, may be taken […]

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Changes to the exam system for 2017

Changes to the exam system for 2017

As parents anxiously await their child’s A-level or GCSE results coming out in the next few days, here is a helpful guide to explain how both sets of exams are slightly different this year… A new type of A-level was introduced in 2015 and the first results will be published in August 2017. Certain subjects […]

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Council sends good luck to Nottingham students awaiting exam results

Council sends good luck to Nottingham students awaiting exam results

It’s a nervous time for teenagers as they await their A-level and GCSE results but they have been assured that there are plenty of options in Nottingham – whether that’s education, training or employment. Councillor Sam Webster, Nottingham City Council’s Portfolio Holder for Business, Education and Skills, has wished students good luck as they prepare […]

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Awards seek to recognise those who help others in Nottingham

Awards seek to recognise those who help others in Nottingham

Nominations are being sought to recognise the efforts of people in Nottingham who strive to improve the health and wellbeing of others. The Michael Varnam Awards 2017 will particularly champion those who work tirelessly in the city’s more disadvantaged communities. They take their name from former Sneinton GP Dr Michael Varnam who dedicated 35 years […]

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Nottingham reflects on successful 10 years since introduction of smoking ban

Nottingham reflects on successful 10 years since introduction of smoking ban

Health professionals have praised Nottingham’s positive steps over the past decade since the national smoking ban was brought in – but insisted there is still work to be done. It was at 6am on July 1, 2007, that smoking was outlawed for indoor public spaces and workplaces across England – overnight the image of smoky […]

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