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Complaints against county council are upheld by ombudsman

05 October 2021
Complaints against county council are upheld by ombudsman

Complaints against county council are upheld by ombudsman

05 October 2021

A council has outlined its plan to address concerns after several complaints were upheld by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman.


Children's home closure costs council £1.2m

07 September 2021
Children's home closure costs council £1.2m

Children's home closure costs council £1.2m

07 September 2021

The temporary closure of a children’s home has caused a £1.2m overspend to the county council’s finances, it has been revealed.


Primary school costs revealed

30 August 2021
Primary school costs revealed

Primary school costs revealed

30 August 2021

The creation of a new 315-place school will cost £7.9m to deliver, council documents have revealed.


Review of district sites for potential Traveller plots 'will meet minimum need'

06 August 2021
Review of district sites for potential Traveller plots 'will meet minimum need'

Review of district sites for potential Traveller plots 'will meet minimum need'

06 August 2021

Review of Newark and Sherwood sites for potential Gypsy and Traveller plots will meet the minimum need, says the chief of a Traveller organisation.

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No grounds to appeal for Flowserve decision

04 August 2021
No grounds to appeal for Flowserve decision

No grounds to appeal for Flowserve decision

04 August 2021

Councillors have been told they are unable to appeal a decision to overturn their refusal of a 322-home housing development.


Summer holiday 2022 to start a day early for pupils

27 July 2021
Summer holiday 2022 to start a day early for pupils

Summer holiday 2022 to start a day early for pupils

27 July 2021

Schools in Nottinghamshire will finish their 2022 summer term one day earlier to factor in the Queen’s platinum jubilee.


Some senior members of county council to receive more in allowances

26 July 2021
Some senior members of county council to receive more in allowances

Some senior members of county council to receive more in allowances

26 July 2021

Senior members of opposition parties on Nottinghamshire County Council will receive more in allowances following an independent review.

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Nottinghamshire Day plans announced

24 July 2021
Nottinghamshire Day plans announced

Nottinghamshire Day plans announced

24 July 2021

Nottinghamshire will have its own day of celebration next month after the county council approved plans for a new event.


Council backs East Midlands devolution

23 July 2021
Council backs East Midlands devolution

Council backs East Midlands devolution

23 July 2021

Members of Nottinghamshire County Council have agreed to write to the government in support of East Midlands devolution after a lengthy debate.


Council leader defends accepting £2,000 England ticket

19 July 2021
Council leader defends accepting £2,000 England ticket

Council leader defends accepting £2,000 England ticket

19 July 2021

County council leader Ben Bradley has defended accepting a hospitality ticket from an online betting firm for the England versus Germany game.


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