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City’s services to safeguard children are rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

City’s services to safeguard children are rated ‘good’ by Ofsted

Services to protect and support children in Nottingham have been rated ‘good’ following an inspection by Ofsted. Children’s teams at Nottingham City Council were praised for creative ways of working that make a positive difference to children and families. Strong leadership and a clear vision have successfully created an environment where social work can flourish […]

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East Midlands careers service rated Outstanding by Ofsted

East Midlands careers service rated Outstanding by Ofsted

Futures Advice, Skills and Employment – the organisation responsible for the National Careers Service across the East Midlands – has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted. The Nottingham-based careers guidance experts are the first ever National Careers Service prime contractor to have achieved this rating. As part of its assessment, Ofsted looked at the: effectiveness of […]

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City Council will invest in new city centre library

City Council will invest in new city centre library

Nottingham City Council is undertaking a deal which will allow it to develop brand new library facilities in the city centre. The council has sold its Angel Row library site to developers Henry Boot which provides funding for the council to reinvest in a new and updated library facility. It also paves the way for […]

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Council announces extra £100,000 to support rough sleepers this winter 

Council announces extra £100,000 to support rough sleepers this winter 

An extra £100,000 is being provided by Nottingham City Council to provide additional support for rough sleepers this winter. The funding will enable the Council and partners to continue to support the city’s No Second Night Out approach despite Nottingham, like other parts of country, experiencing a significant increase in the number of rough sleepers […]

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HS2 benefits will come to Nottingham, Government confirms

HS2 benefits will come to Nottingham, Government confirms

The Government’s announcement confirming the local leg of HS2 with a station at Toton has been welcomed by Nottingham City Council. The Department for Transport has today confirmed the eastern leg of its HS2 proposals – the stretch from the West Midlands to Sheffield and Leeds via the East Midlands – will be taken forward […]

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Sign of the times

Sign of the times

This year Nottingham City Council has fitted over one hundred bus stops with real-time electronic displays to give passengers up-to-the-minute information about their bus services. The council has invested £0.8m in the latest phase of a ten-year project to provide blanket coverage of real-time travel information for bus passengers across the city. There are now […]

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Nottingham is China’s ‘sister city of the year’

Nottingham is China’s ‘sister city of the year’

Today (Friday 11 November) Nottingham City Council will be awarded the ‘sister city of year’ by the Chinese Government for the links the city has developed with Ningbo, China. The Nottingham-Ningbo relationship was chosen by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries as the ‘sister city relations of the year’ because of the […]

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Nottingham delegation joins PM in India

Nottingham delegation joins PM in India

A delegation from Nottingham is in Delhi to develop trade and investment opportunities as part of the UK Government’s trade visit to India. Nottingham has been building trade and investment bridges with India for the past three years, working closely with the Indian business community and UK Government. Nottingham delegates attended the UK India Tech […]

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Work progresses on new homes in Bobbersmill

Work progresses on new homes in Bobbersmill

A well-known former factory site in Nottingham is being transformed into 47 new affordable homes through a partnership between Nottingham City Council, Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) and house builder Westleigh The £5.3m scheme on the site of the former Speedo factory on Ascot Road in Bobbersmill will comprise of a mix of one-bedroom apartments, […]

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Government favours southern councils in cash hand-out – and won’t give reasons

Government favours southern councils in cash hand-out – and won’t give reasons

Nottingham City Council’s deputy leader is calling on the Government to play fair when it allocates the second instalment of a £300m special fund to councils to soften the blow of budget cuts. Nottingham City Council, and other cities in the North and Midlands which serve some of the most disadvantaged communities in the country, […]

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