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Joe Locker, Local Democracy Reporter

New police commissioner expecting “robust response” to officers’ conduct after Nottingham attacks

10 May 2024
New police commissioner expecting “robust response” to officers’ conduct after Nottingham attacks

New police commissioner expecting “robust response” to officers’ conduct after Nottingham attacks

10 May 2024

Nottinghamshire’s new police commissioner says he will be expecting a “robust response” to officers’ conduct after the Nottingham attacks.

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Mayor Claire Ward will step down as hospital chair ‘over next month’

08 May 2024
Mayor Claire Ward will step down as hospital chair ‘over next month’

Mayor Claire Ward will step down as hospital chair ‘over next month’

08 May 2024

The new East Midlands Mayor says arrangements for her to step down as the chair of a hospital trust will be taking place “over the next month”.

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First-ever East Midlands Mayor named

03 May 2024
First-ever East Midlands Mayor named

First-ever East Midlands Mayor named

03 May 2024

Labour’s Claire Ward has been voted in as the first-ever Mayor for the East Midlands.

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Government urged to take ‘essential actions’ as more families join maternity review inquiry

26 April 2024
Government urged to take ‘essential actions’ as more families join maternity review inquiry

Government urged to take ‘essential actions’ as more families join maternity review inquiry

26 April 2024

The chairman of a major maternity review has urged the government to implement a series of urgent actions as dozens more families join the inquiry.


‘Total chaos’ as parents unable to confirm school places due to system crash

16 April 2024
‘Total chaos’ as parents unable to confirm school places due to system crash

‘Total chaos’ as parents unable to confirm school places due to system crash

16 April 2024

A council has sought to reassure parents and carers after a system crash left them unable to confirm primary school places offered to their children.

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Plans to cut length of free town centre parking scrapped

11 April 2024
Plans to cut length of free town centre parking scrapped

Plans to cut length of free town centre parking scrapped

11 April 2024

Plans to slash free parking in a town centre from two hours to one hour have been dropped.

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Green industrial revolution pledge made by mayoral candidate

13 February 2024
Green industrial revolution pledge made by mayoral candidate

Green industrial revolution pledge made by mayoral candidate

13 February 2024

The Green Party has selected its candidate to run in the East Midlands mayoral race in May.


Gymnasts recognised in 2024 New Year Honours for speaking out about abuse

02 January 2024
Gymnasts recognised in 2024 New Year Honours for speaking out about abuse

Gymnasts recognised in 2024 New Year Honours for speaking out about abuse

02 January 2024

World championship gymnastic medallists who spoke out against shocking abuse in British gymnastics recognised in the New Year Honours List for 2024.


Council leader calls on Government for more funding to save important services

07 December 2023
Council leader calls on Government for more funding to save important services

Council leader calls on Government for more funding to save important services

07 December 2023

The leader of County Council has signed a letter to the Government calling for more funding for local authorities as budgets are squeezed.


Minimum wage increase adds £5m in costs to council budget

29 November 2023
Minimum wage increase adds £5m in costs to council budget

Minimum wage increase adds £5m in costs to council budget

29 November 2023

Around £5m in costs have been added to Nottinghamshire County Council’s budget after the Government increased the national minimum wage.

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East Midlands mayoral election likely to cost £2m

08 November 2023
East Midlands mayoral election likely to cost £2m

East Midlands mayoral election likely to cost £2m

08 November 2023

The cost of the East Midlands mayoral election next year is likely to cost around £2 million.

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School meal price rise paused after opposition

09 October 2023
School meal price rise paused after opposition

School meal price rise paused after opposition

09 October 2023

A council has paused its plans to increase the price of school meals by 40p after facing a backlash.

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Council is doubling matchday parking fees at its headquarters

22 August 2023
Council is doubling matchday parking fees at its headquarters

Council is doubling matchday parking fees at its headquarters

22 August 2023

Nottinghamshire County Council is doubling the price of matchday parking at its County Hall headquarters from September.


Traveller speaks out as village ‘up in arms’ over caravan site plans

07 August 2023
Traveller speaks out as village ‘up in arms’ over caravan site plans

Traveller speaks out as village ‘up in arms’ over caravan site plans

07 August 2023

A traveller seeking permission for a new caravan park says his community “does not have anywhere to live” as more than 100 villagers objected.

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Scheme for 87 homes expected to be rejected for sixth time

05 August 2023
Scheme for 87 homes expected to be rejected for sixth time

Scheme for 87 homes expected to be rejected for sixth time

05 August 2023

A scheme for 87 new homes is expected to be rejected for the sixth time after “much local opposition” and concerns over environmental impact.

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Controversial warehouse given green light as long as traffic concerns addressed

12 June 2023
Controversial warehouse given green light as long as traffic concerns addressed

Controversial warehouse given green light as long as traffic concerns addressed

12 June 2023

Plans to build a warehouse the size of three RAF aircraft hangars combined have been given the go-ahead.


Almost 50 formal complaints about crime commissioner’s speeding offences

07 June 2023
Almost 50 formal complaints about crime commissioner’s speeding offences

Almost 50 formal complaints about crime commissioner’s speeding offences

07 June 2023

Almost 50 formal complaints were made against crime commissioner Caroline Henry after she was found guilty of speeding five times in 12 weeks.

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Full-time police officer numbers still below figures from a decade ago

06 June 2023
Full-time police officer numbers still below figures from a decade ago

Full-time police officer numbers still below figures from a decade ago

06 June 2023

The number of Nottinghamshire Police officers working full-time in the county is still lower than just over a decade ago despite recruitment drives.

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Hundreds of voters turned away because of lack of photo ID

19 May 2023
Hundreds of voters turned away because of lack of photo ID

Hundreds of voters turned away because of lack of photo ID

19 May 2023

Hundreds of Nottinghamshire people were turned away at the local elections because of a new ID law, although most who wanted to vote did so.

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Fundraising helps give refugees a warm welcome

12 May 2023
Fundraising helps give refugees a warm welcome

Fundraising helps give refugees a warm welcome

12 May 2023

A chairman’s fundraising has helped welcome refugees who have fled the war in Ukraine to Nottinghamshire, with some saying it reminds them of home.


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