Tags : Nottingham City Council

Borough residents slam smoke-free plan for city’s summer events

GEDLING borough residents have slammed plans by Nottingham City Council to make a number of its outdoor events smoke-free this summer. The council announced today that the move is to protect children and young people who attend these events. Smoking won’t be allowed at the Lord Mayor’s Parade, the family area at the Riverside Festival, or […]Read More

Rogue landlords rumbled by students over lack of safety standards

Two rogue landlords have been fined over £30,000 after knowledgeable building surveyor students renting their property in Mapperley Park exposed their lack of safety standards to local authorities. Mr Irfan Tariq and Mrs Sajadah Tariq, of Ringwood Crescent, Wollaton, were found guilty for multiple breaches of safety standards and lack of licensing at Nottingham Magistrates’ […]Read More

Council issues storm tree warning to borough residents

Nottingham City Council is advising people across the borough to avoid wooded areas of parks after a severe weather warning was issued for the region this evening. The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for the East Midlands, with west to southwesterly gales and locally severe gales likely to sweep eastwards across the […]Read More

Foster carers wanted in Gedling for Syrian refugee children

FOSTER carers across Gedling are being asked to help find homes for Syrian refugee children arriving in the city over the next few months. More foster families are being sought to help care for unaccompanied children arriving here after fleeing Syria. Three million people have so far been displaced from Syria in a bid to escape […]Read More

E-cigarettes stubbed out for under-18s

A ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes to under-18s will come into force from the beginning of next month, Nottingham City Council has revealed From October 1, retailers in England will face prosecution if they attempt to sell electronic cigarettes to children under the age of 18; it will also become a criminal offence […]Read More