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Hospital trust 'coping well' with covid and hot weather pressures

04 August 2022
Hospital trust 'coping well' with covid and hot weather pressures

Hospital trust 'coping well' with covid and hot weather pressures

04 August 2022

Managers at a hospital trust say they coped well with recent hot weather and steep rises in covid cases.


Threat to social care services over government funding

04 August 2022
Threat to social care services over government funding

Threat to social care services over government funding

04 August 2022

Nottinghamshire County Council could reduce its services if ministers don’t provide enough money to fund upcoming reforms in adult social care.


Cause of County Hall fire revealed by councillor

03 August 2022
Cause of County Hall fire revealed by councillor

Cause of County Hall fire revealed by councillor

03 August 2022

The councillor whose office went up in flames as a fire tore through parts of County Hall says the it was caused by a suspected electrical failure.


Clean-up starts at fire-hit County Hall

01 August 2022
Clean-up starts at fire-hit County Hall

Clean-up starts at fire-hit County Hall

01 August 2022

County Hall has been handed back to Nottinghamshire County Council but continues to be closed to staff following a fire that spread to four floors.


Significant disruption to council services after blaze

29 July 2022
Significant disruption to council services after blaze

Significant disruption to council services after blaze

29 July 2022

Significant disruption is expected at Nottinghamshire County Council following a fire at its County Hall headquarters that spread across four floors.


City ground redevelopment approved

29 July 2022
City ground redevelopment approved

City ground redevelopment approved

29 July 2022

Nottingham Forest’s plans to redevelop the City Ground have been approved.


Communities consulted over conservation area review

27 July 2022
Communities consulted over conservation area review

Communities consulted over conservation area review

27 July 2022

Thirty communities classed as conservation areas are to be asked for help by a council in determining how to protect their towns and villages.


Multi-million council office approved

27 July 2022
Multi-million council office approved

Multi-million council office approved

27 July 2022

Nottinghamshire County Council has approved its multi-million-pound new office building at Top Wighay Farm.


More support to prevent homelessness

25 July 2022
More support to prevent homelessness

More support to prevent homelessness

25 July 2022

More support is planned for homeless people in Nottinghamshire suffering health problems to try to reduce the number of people sleeping rough.


Council set to approve multi-million-pound office development

24 July 2022
Council set to approve multi-million-pound office development

Council set to approve multi-million-pound office development

24 July 2022

Nottinghamshire County Council is expected to approve its multi-million-pound new office development at Top Wighay Farm next week.


Council considers quitting County Hall

18 July 2022
Council considers quitting County Hall

Council considers quitting County Hall

18 July 2022

Nottinghamshire County Council could move out of County Hall because maintenance costs are expected to reach “tens of millions of pounds”.


Pay rise approved for agency care support staff

16 July 2022
Pay rise approved for agency care support staff

Pay rise approved for agency care support staff

16 July 2022

A £1 per hour uplift has been approved on the amount a council pays to care agencies to ensure key workers in the industry get a better rate of pay.


Council facing funding shortfall for social care reform

15 July 2022
Council facing funding shortfall for social care reform

Council facing funding shortfall for social care reform

15 July 2022

Nottinghamshire County Council could be hit with a bill of as much as £90m in bringing forward the government-led social care reforms.


Devolution negotiations unlikely to be delayed

14 July 2022
Devolution negotiations unlikely to be delayed

Devolution negotiations unlikely to be delayed

14 July 2022

Negotiations for a devolution deal are unlikely to be delayed by a series of ministerial resignations, according to the county council leader.


12-week wait for bridge to fully re-open

14 July 2022
12-week wait for bridge to fully re-open

12-week wait for bridge to fully re-open

14 July 2022

It could take as long as 12 weeks to reopen Nottingham's Lady Bay Bridge in both directions after a serious crash destroyed part of the structure.


Grant scheme launched to support Ukrainian refugees

13 July 2022
Grant scheme launched to support Ukrainian refugees

Grant scheme launched to support Ukrainian refugees

13 July 2022

A grant scheme for community organisations supporting Ukrainian refugees in Nottinghamshire will open next week.


Ben Bradley backs local government minister for PM

12 July 2022
Ben Bradley backs local government minister for PM

Ben Bradley backs local government minister for PM

12 July 2022

Nottinghamshire County Council leader, the Mansfield MP Ben Bradley has confirmed he is backing the local government minister, Kemi Badenoch, for PM.


Hospital trust reports 250% increase in covid cases

11 July 2022
Hospital trust reports 250% increase in covid cases

Hospital trust reports 250% increase in covid cases

11 July 2022

The trust that runs Newark hospital has reintroduced the need to wear masks after a large rise in the number of patients positive for covid.


£4.25m to be spent providing free numeracy skills support to adults without basic maths qualifications

09 July 2022
£4.25m to be spent providing free numeracy skills support to adults without basic maths qualifications

£4.25m to be spent providing free numeracy skills support to adults without basic maths qualifications

09 July 2022

Plans are outlined to spend £4.25m over three years providing free numeracy skills support to adults without basic maths qualifications.


Financial boost expected from Forest's top flight return

08 July 2022
Financial boost expected from Forest's top flight return

Financial boost expected from Forest's top flight return

08 July 2022

Nottingham Forest's return to the Premier League next month could deliver a “phenomenal” financial boost to the city and county, councillors believe.


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