Coronavirus

Think you may have COVID-19? Information on the current mobile testing units in our area

With the current rise in Coronavirus cases across the county, a number of mobile testing units (MTUs) have been located across the area to improve testing facilities. If you think you may have symptoms such as a high temperature, a change to your sense of smell or taste or a new continuous cough you should book to visit one of […]
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Businesses and venues urged to create QR posters for ‘Test and Trace’

Businesses and venues in Nottinghamshire are being urged to ensure they remain Covid-compliant – and meet legal requirements – by creating a QR poster ahead of the launch of the NHS Covid-19 ‘Test and Trace’ app next week. The NHS Covid-19 app is due to launch on Thursday 24 September and will enable all users […]
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A message from the Nottinghamshire Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity, working tirelessly to challenge perceptions, to fund research, as well as to improve and provide care and support. There are 850,000 people with dementia – set to double in the next two decades. Too many are facing dementia alone without adequate support. We urgently need to find […]
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Birds brings back gamily favourites for doughnut week

Family-run Birds Bakery is hosting its very own Doughnut Week and bringing back two much-loved treats, following the cancellation of the national week earlier this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.    To celebrate Doughnut Week, which will be held from Saturday 12 September to Saturday 19 September, the bakery will be bringing back two specials for one week only – a strawberry doughnut, and a lemon and lime doughnut.   The new […]
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Nottingham lockdown moments captured in new gallery at intu Victoria Centre

intu Victoria Centre has unveiled a new Lockdown Gallery featuring a selection of 22 images captured by the local community during lockdown. Located on the lower mall next to HMV, the new gallery provides a snapshot into what life in the city was like just a few months ago as the nation adjusted to the strict social distancing […]
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Nottingham volunteer group needs your help to continue producing facemasks and scrubs

25,000 essential items have been made and donated to the NHS & Keyworkers by Nottingham’s ‘For the Love of Scrubs’ volunteer group! The Nottingham chapter of the national ‘For the Love of Scrubs’ movement began 13 weeks ago. Originally being set up by three women who just wanted to help and all these weeks later […]
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Avengers assemble outside Nottingham Schools bringing much needed positivity to local kids

Locals create a marvel by dressing up as superheroes outside schools bringing positivity to children throughout lockdown.  During the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown, Tom Bingley and his sister decided to dress up as superheroes and visit local children of their town to spread joy during the challenging times. Tom said, “During the full lockdown […]
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North Notts BID announces measures to help businesses bounce back

AS MANY businesses across North Nottinghamshire are preparing to reopen following lockdown, North Notts BID has been leading the way with several measures to help them return to normality. Working closely with Bassetlaw District Council in delivering the government funded Reopening the High Streets Safely initiative, the BID has stepped in to offer additional support in the […]
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Nottingham Good Causes Set For Community Boost

Charities and community groups across Nottingham are being given the chance to receive a helping hand in their coronavirus recovery programme – thanks to a leading builders merchant. Selco Builders Warehouse, which has 68 branches across England and Wales including in Nottingham, is offering charities and community groups from anywhere in the UK the chance […]
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Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival cancelled for summer 2020

Nottingham City Council has today announced the cancellation of two major summer events. Both the Nottingham Beach and Riverside Festival will not take place this year due to the coronavirus outbreak. It was hoped they could go ahead but, following careful consideration, the decision has been taken that it is not possible with the need […]
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