Saturday, December 2, 2023

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DARTS: Gedling Club remain...

Last years champions stay top after five rounds

The financial health of...

Nottingham City Council, which has a budget deficit of £23m, declared effective bankruptcy this week

Online fitness instructor launches...

Last year the food bank drive team collected almost 1/2 tonne of food - over 450kg

Lambley bus stop gets...

A bus stop in Lambley has had its latest makeover in a series of transformations that take place throughout the year.


Creative businesses in Gedling set to benefit from funding to help them thrive

Creative businesses across Gedling borough are set to benefit from new targeted support to help attract investment and create jobs across Nottinghamshire.

Increase to school meal prices expected from Nottinghamshire County Council after challenges fail

The Conservative-run council says it’s been forced to make the hike due to rising costs of food, energy and staffing.

Full-time standby begins for Nottinghamshire’s gritting teams

November is here, and that means Nottinghamshire’s gritting teams move to full-time standby, ready for the winter ahead.Each year the 31-strong fleet of gritters...

Nottingham NHS and care services in ‘positive position’ to cope with winter hospital pressures

Each year council care planners and medics work together to predict how they can best ensure hospitals can keep working effectively during colder weather.

Free school meals plan for all Nottinghamshire primary pupils narrowly rejected

A motion was submitted calling for a study into whether Nottinghamshire County Council could offer free meals to all primary-aged children.

Further delays to major review into Nottinghamshire recycling centres

Nottinghamshire County Council started the review in 2022 amid concerns some of the county’s 12 centres may not be “fit for purpose”.

Nottinghamshire County Council planning to leave County Hall and make move to £18m Top Wighay Farm site next year

All councillors will meet on July 13 as the Conservative-led council edges closer to leaving its West Bridgford base of more than 75 years.

Appeal for names of borough’s fallen World War II heroes to go on virtual roll of honour

The names of all Gedling borough men and women killed serving their country during World War II will be featured on a new roll of honour.

Veolia Orchard is back to help schools blossom with biodiversity across Gedling borough

It only takes five fruit trees to make an orchard but it takes a nation to grow a network of trees that can help us fight climate change and improve air quality for our children.

Avian flu detected on Gedling borough borders

Nottinghamshire County Council have released a statement regarding the discovery of avian flu in birds less than five miles from Gedling borough's border with Newark and Sherwood District.

Nottingham City Transport: Firm aims to break even after almost £1m loss caused by soaring gas prices

The company has increased its fare prices, with the anticipation it will become profitable again by the end of March 2025.

‘Gimmicky’: Labour motion to freeze county council tax bills through energy windfall rejected

The calls mirror a national policy being pushed by Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer promising tax precepts would be frozen under a future Labour Government.

NHS data: Notts GPs see twice as many patients than England average

644,260 appointments took place in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire in November 2022.

Council tax increase to fund Nottinghamshire Police approved by councillors

Caroline Henry, Nottinghamshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner brought her tax rise forward as she looks to balance the books at Nottinghamshire Police.

Nottinghamshire Police dismissed 32 officers in last two years following misconduct hearings

The force says most were for “honesty and integrity matters”, adding the dismissals show it takes incidents seriously.

Could parts of County Hall be transformed into restaurants and luxury flats in the future?

Senior councillors last week confirmed some of the historic Nottinghamshire County Council headquarters could be vacated in the future.

No EMR services from any Notts station on two days next week as strikes continue

EMR will not be operating any services on Wednesday, February 1, and Friday, February 3

Bad weather causes pothole reports to almost double on Notts roads

The council said freezing temperatures in December and recent heavy rainfall caused damage to the surface of the county’s highways.

£2 cap on single bus fares from January to March

From Jan 1 to March 31, a single bus journey will cost no more than £2 across Nottinghamshire where operators will be adopting the scheme.

Fire service issues stark safety warning over ‘dangerous’ TikTok trend

The trend on ‘TikTok’ uses a filter to make the persons surroundings look as though they are exploding

Consultation launched over £1.14bn East Midlands devolution deal

People across Gedling borough are being asked for their views on a historic £1.14bn devolution deal for the East Midlands.

Meet Barney, the new fire dog starting work with Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service

Barney the Sprocker Spaniel and dog handler Tim Marston will work together to detect ignitable fluids at the scenes of suspicious fires

Warning as elderly man cheated of money by men impersonating police officers

The fraudsters are manipulative and try to convince the person they are calling that they are assisting with an ongoing investigation.

“One suspect blew part of their hand off using one”: Police say criminals are getting seriously injured by weapons they’ve made themselves

Nottinghamshire Police has seized a number of ‘slam guns’ where metal pipes are used and hammered to discharge a cartridge.

Nottinghamshire County Council tasked with finding extra £24m to balance books next year

Soaring inflation and rising costs will mean Nottinghamshire County Council needs to find an extra £24m to balance its books next year.
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