Landlords who knowingly let out substandard accommodation can face new Civil Penalty notices of up to £30,000.Read the full story ›
Nottingham City Council will make 2016 a ‘Smoke free Summer’ as it looks to dramatically reduce the number of smokers in the city.Read the full story ›
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Nottingham City Council is proposing increasing charges for adult social care services. The council says cuts in government funding mean users will have to contribute more. The council is proposing extending the range of paid-for services to include all people receiving long term support services. That would include increasing the charges for Day Care from £5 to £12 per day and increasing the charges for transport to Day Centres from £5 to £8 per return journey.
The council says the proposals will not affect people who are assessed as being financially unable to contribute towards the cost of their care.
A campaign has been launched to protect elderly Nottingham residents targeted by criminals looking to con them out of money.
Trading standards officers from Nottingham City Council will be at Wollaton Vale shops today providing advice to try to prevent people from losing thousands of pounds to criminals.
Nottingham City Council say it is estimated that UK consumers lose in the region of £5 billion to scams every year.
A night club in Nottingham has had its licence suspended after a man was stabbed outside last month.
Police asked the city council to review Dogma's licence after the attack on Byard Lane in the early hours of Sunday 22nd June.
At the time three men were arrested but were later bailed. The licence will be reviewed by a a Nottingham City Council licensing panel later this month.
Nottingham City Council says it hopes a new car scheme in the city will help to reduce congestion, parking issues and carbon emission levels. The Car Club allows residents and businesses to hire vehicles by the hour to make short trips around the city.
Protests will take place as Nottingham City Council meets to vote on budget cuts for 2014/15.
The council's executive board agreed to make savings of £25.5m for the next year which will now be put forward to a full council meeting.
More than £99m worth of cuts have already been made in the last three years with Deputy Leader, Councillor Graham Chapman, warning as much as £35m will need to be cut next year due to Government funding cuts.
Council Tax is also expected to rise once more to 1.95% while cuts will be made for children's services and adult social care.
New homes and shops are to be build at Robin Hood Chase in St Ann's, after Nottingham City Council granted planning permission.
Developers, Wilmott Dixon, have been granted permission to build 45 apartments, three retail units - including a new supermarket - and a public square.
Councillor Jon Collins, Leader of Nottingham City Council, said:
I visited Robin Hood Chase in December to see first hand the demolition work that is already underway...
... I am pleased that the redevelopment of this site can start to progress now that planning permission has been granted, and look forward to seeing the redevelopment work taking shape to bring this site back into full use.
More than two and a half thousand youngsters will be getting an extra Christmas present this year thanks to staff working for Nottingham City Council.
The presents have been donated as part of the Council's Christmas Stars appeal and will be given to children who are in care.