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News from Rushcliffe Borough Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, Nottingham City Council and other Nottinghamshire authorities.

Notts council chairman’s engagements this week

Nottinghamshire County Council Chairman Councillor John Handley has a number of engagements this week. He will be at the opening event for Gladstone House in...

Latest plans to help protect Nottinghamshire communities from flooding announced

Latest plans to help protect residents in a number of flood-risk communities from future flooding of their homes and business have been endorsed by...

£2.7m boost to reduce bus exhaust emissions for Nottingham

Nottingham City Council has secured a £2.7m grant from the Government's Clean Vehicle Technology fund to retro-fit NCT buses with technology to clean up...

Council appoints Director for Growth and Investment

Nottinghamshire County Council has appointed a prominent regeneration expert to lead on major investment projects across the county. David Hughes has taken up the newly...
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Plans to double ‘housing with care’ for Notts older people – includes two West...

A plan to double the number of ‘housing with care’ units over the next three years to benefit Nottinghamshire older people has been approved...

Over 93% of Nottinghamshire parents get first choice primary school place

More than 9 out of ten Notts parents have secured a place at their first preferred primary school for their children in September 2018,...
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Residents and business owners can now ask questions at Full Council and Cabinet meetings

Residents and business owners can now ask specific questions at Rushcliffe Borough Council’s Full Council and Cabinet meetings. Citizen’s Questions will allow an opportunity...
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Gedling Borough Council sign up to Derby – Nottingham Metro Strategy

Gedling Borough Council has formally signed up to be part of the Derby Nottingham Metro Strategy which is strengthening co-operation between councils and businesses...

New multi-purpose development could be built in West Bridgford

Nottinghamshire County Council has set the ball rolling on a number of major infrastructure projects aimed at kick-starting significant economic growth across the county...

Government action on Mansfield council for delays to housing plans

Sajid Javid has written to Mansfield District Council to inform them of decisions on intervention following continued failure to produce a local plan. See letter. Housing...

Tory councillor resigns over ‘irregularities’

A Conservative councillor has resigned from the party and become an independent after what she called ‘irregularities’ in the candidate selection process for councillors. Now,...
Chief Executive Allen Graham and Leader of the Council Cllr Simon Robinson were among those to receive the Entrepreneurial Council LGC award from TV's Jon Snow

Rushcliffe Borough Council named Entrepreneurial Council of the Year

Rushcliffe Borough Council has been named Entrepreneurial Council of the Year at the prestigious annual LGC Awards. Run by the Local Government Chronicle, the accolades...
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MP Ben Bradley at centre of row over universal credit at council meeting

There were heated exchanges of views over the introduction of universal credit in Nottinghamshire at a meeting at County Hall today ( 22 March...

Council supports the dualling of the Mansfield and Ashfield Regeneration Route

Plans to upgrade the A617 Mansfield and Ashfield Regeneration Route (MARR) to a dual carriageway have received support in principle from Nottinghamshire County Council...

Nottinghamshire selected for new £1m Government health and social care pilot

Nottinghamshire has been selected as one of three areas in England to roll out joint health and social care personal budgets for all adults...

Over 50% of children in parts of Nottingham live in poverty

Thousands of children are living in poverty in Nottingham, which is the fourth-worst area in the country in terms of child poverty according to...

Charitable company could be formed to manage youth services

At a meeting of the council’s Children and Young People’s Committee (March 19) it was agreed that a project will launch into the feasibility...
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Children’s Centres to focus on supporting education and family

At A meeting today of the council’s Children and Young People’s Committee ( 19 March ) it was agreed that Children's Centres should...

Update from the Leader of Rushcliffe Borough Council

The leader of Rushcliffe Borough Council, Cllr Simon Robinson addresses the community in this latest update: Incudes public speaking at meetings, Fairham Pastures, extra...

Council plans to move garden waste and street cleaning services to Bingham

Rushcliffe Borough Council has outlined proposals to move out of its Abbey Road Depot in West Bridgford.  Rushcliffe Borough Council says: 'The Council is further outlining...

Council sets out action plan to reduce Gender Pay Gap further

It is well reported that in the UK today there is a Gender Pay Gap ( GPG ) where women earn on average...

Conservatives made ‘misleading claims’ in by-election leaflets, says Labour

A row over a Conservative leaflet which contained ‘misleading’ claims about Robin Hood Energy has escalated, with the firm now sending letters to thousands...

Council Budgets: Nottingham city council tax set to rise 5.99%

Nottingham City Council is set to approve £27m of savings and a 5.99% increase in council tax and the adult social care levy at...

Council Budgets: Rushcliffe Council tax to rise 3.87%

At a meeting of full council at Rushcliffe Arena in West Bridgford tomorrow ( 1 March ) it is recommended that the following are...

Council Budgets: £20 million for road repairs among spending plans in Nottinghamshire

An extra £20m - the biggest ever single increase in highways spending - was a major part of Nottinghamshire County Council's budget, agreed...

Council Budgets: Notts County Council up 4.99% for 2018/19

At a meeting of full council today at County Hall in West Bridgford ( 28 Feb ) budgets were agreed for 2018/2019. The 'county'...

Councils warn residents about fake news and misinformation

Local authorities are warning of the dangers of misinformation from agents purporting to be from council services, ranging from fake parking notices to fake...

City Council bids for £984,000 Warm Homes Fund grant

Nottingham City Council will be the lead in a consortium bid for Warm Homes Fund cash to deliver energy efficiency advice to householders in...

Ward elections at Ruddington Parish Council

There is an upcoming Parish Councillor election for Flawford and Manor wards at Ruddington Parish Council.
Cllr Debbie Mason addresses the Rushcliffe Learning Alliance Pupil Parliament at Rushcliffe Arenavideo

Pupils from more than 20 Rushcliffe schools probe councillors on local issues

The politicians and voters of tomorrow have taken the chance to probe councillors and officers as part of a Pupil Parliament at Rushcliffe Borough...

Eight in ten councils fear for their financial future

New research out today reveals that nearly all councils in England plan to raise council tax (95%) and increase charging (93%) to make ends...
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New council tax freedoms will raise just one sixth of budget reductions for Nottinghamshire,...

New freedoms to raise an additional 1% in council tax will raise just one sixth of what is being cut from Nottinghamshire County Council’s...

Green light for 3,000 new homes at Fairham Pastures, Rushcliffe

At tonight's Rushcliffe Borough Council planning meeting - councillors agreed outline planning permission for up to 3,000 new homes, community facilities and employment land...
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Notts Health and Wellbeing Strategy to tackle the big killers

Key statistics highlight health issues facing the county which are being addressed as part of the Nottinghamshire Health and Wellbeing Board’s Health and Wellbeing...

Council helping to stamp out modern slavery in Nottinghamshire

Councillor Kay Cutts, Leader of Nottinghamshire County Council, welcomes the Council’s commitment to preventing victims of modern slavery and human trafficking working at the...
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Council: ‘We’re planning ahead for 1,400 new school places’

Nottinghamshire County Council's Children and young people’s committee chairman, Councillor Philip Owen says the County Council is wasting no time planning ahead when it...
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