Veterans from the famous Gurkha regiment attended a special ceremony on Saturday, to officially welcome them and their families to Nottinghamshire.
The County Council has used a £5,000 government grant to help around 50 ex-Gurkhas and their families integrate into their local communities.
Civic dignitaries greeted former Gurkha's & their families at Nottinghamshire County Council's County Hall building today.
Around 300 Nepalese have settled into the county since being granted British citizenship in 2009.
A special ceremony was held to welcome them and to thank the Gurkha's for their service to the British army.
Veterans of the famous Gurkha regiment are being welcomed to Nottingham at a reception today.
Nottinghamshire County Council have been working with around 50 veterans' families to help them to integrate in to the community.
A number of these veterans are of working age, and have already found jobs within the security industry.
A £5,000 grant is also funding English and computing courses at Central College, Nottingham and a Veterans Group that has links to the Nottingham Asian Arts Council, amongst other organisations.