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Cross-party call on Government to publish social care plan

Politicians from all parties have called on the Government to do more to provide a long-term plan for adult social care in Nottinghamshire.The issue...

Political row over Arnold flooding continues

Severe flooding which saw torrents of water flooding down streets and caused more than 40 properties to be badly damaged has again been the...

Council bosses respond to £1.5 billion social care boost

Social care bosses in Notts have reacted to news that an additional £1.5 billion is set to be made available to councils to help...

Council says Government funding cuts are hurting local people in letter to Chancellor

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has been urged by Nottingham City Council to restore the funding sources that previous Chancellors have taken away from...

Council approves new school for Edwalton

At the Planning Committee held today at Nottinghamshire County Council, members agreed to grant permission for the new Primary School and Nursery at Sharphill.The...

Pay rise for Nottinghamshire foster carers in council’s recruitment drive

Plans aimed at attracting new foster carers and retaining current carers have been approved at Children and Young People’s Committee today (Monday, 15 July).The...

Call for independent review into controversial gravel pit

A controversial plan which includes a new gravel mine in Barton-in-Fabis has taken a step forward.But calls are already being made for elements of...

Council trial scheme to give road verges ‘back to nature’

Hundreds of miles of road verges could be ‘given back to nature’, with less aggressive verge trimming, more trees planted, and current trees left...

Travellers bring ‘cloud of fear’ to Nottingham, says councillor

A Conservative councillor has likened a group of travellers heading to a planned horsefair as a ‘biblical plague’.From July 25, travellers will head to...

Mansfield residents asked where new traveller sites should go

A project to provide more regulated places for travellers to stop in Mansfield will see four new camps set aside, it has been revealed.A...

City Council pledges to become free of single-use plastic by 2023

Nottingham City Council is pledging to stop using single-use plastic over the next four years as part of its new Council Plan.Action includes looking...

City Council motion stands up for Nottingham’s private renters

Cllr Linda Woodings, Portfolio Holder for Housing, Planning and Heritage took a motion to July’s Full Council to highlight the insecurity many Nottingham renters...

Nottingham City Council to buy more homes to meet housing need

Nottingham City Council has approved plans to buy back more than 250 former council houses.The four-year scheme, which was approved at the Council’s Executive...

Sports facilities get share of £600,000 Council funding

Improvements to local sport clubs, new play areas and better access for people with disabilities are among the many projects set to benefit in...

Council to lobby Government about growing funding pressures

A new Council finance report reveals that Nottinghamshire County Council is spending an additional £7.5 million this year to meet a sharp rise in...

County Council £7.5m over child social care budget

The rising number of children being taken into care and fostering has left the county council £7.5m over its child social care budget.The Conservative-led...

£1.6m bonus for council from sale of land for cinema complex

Broxtowe Borough Council received significantly more than they expected for selling a plot of land.A multi-million pound development known as Beeston Square Phase Two...

Most disabled people in Notts out-of-pocket as care costs increase

Vulnerable people in Nottinghamshire are still considerably out of pocket, months after a controversial change to the way benefits are charged came into effect....

Council adds £220,000 to salary bill over four years

The party in charge of Ashfield District Council has been accused of creating new paid jobs for its councillors after a controversial decision was...

Nottingham City Council statement supporting Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) in schools

Nottingham City Council has released this statement saying that it supports Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) in schools.Below is the city council statement in...

City council launches consultation on increase in Adult Social Care charges

Nottingham City Council is proposing to increase charges for adult social care services – and is asking for feedback on its plans.The City Council,...

Coalition control Broxtowe after Lib Dems gain two seats from Conservatives

The rainbow coalition has kept control of Broxtowe Borough Council after the Liberal Democrats won both seats in a crucial by-election.Had the Conservatives held...

Public enquiry into Gedling Access Road withdrawn by planning inspector

The final outstanding objection to the Gedling Access Road Compulsory Purchase Order and Side Roads Order was formally withdrawn today (Tuesday 11 June).The Government...

Notts ‘Super council’ plan cost £126,000 before being scrapped

A plan to create a new ‘super council’ for Nottinghamshire cost £126,000 before it was shelved last year.One council leader described it as a...