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Winter Wildlife with Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

Whilst it might require a little more planning and preparation to ensure that you can stay warm and make the most of the short daylight hours, in many ways, winter is one of the best times to observe our native wildlife – especially the ducks, swans and other water birds that make our wetlands so […]
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Nottinghamshire to see thousands of trees planted for 500 hectares of new woodland in 2021

Greenwood Community Forest, hosted and supported by Nottinghamshire County Council, will be one of ten community forests across England planting 500 hectares of new woodland over the next five months, in a push to help deliver against the Government’s target of up to 30,000 hectares of trees per year, across the UK. DEFRA have announced […]
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Nottingham goes from Tier 3 to National lockdown in less than a week

On Saturday 31st October, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced there will be a 2nd UK National Lockdown from Thursday 5th November. On Friday 30 October, Nottingham was moved into ‘Very High’ Tier 3 restrictions. These measures were taken due to the county’s dramatic rise in Coronavirus cases. These new measures were to last just 6 […]
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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire moves into Tier 3 high restrictions for Covid-19

All nine councils have now agreed that Nottingham and Nottinghamshire should move together into Tier 3 restrictions for the city and the county following discussions between Government and Council Leaders. The ‘Very High’ alert measures come into force at one minute past midnight on Friday 30 October 2020. The Tier 3 restrictions mean: People must not meet […]
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New school in Gedling will be named Rivendell Flying High Academy

A new school to be built on the Teal Close development in Colwick, Nottinghamshire offering 210 primary places will be called the Rivendell Flying High Academy. The school is set to open in September 2022 and will meet demand for places arising from the building of new homes in the area and the increased demand […]
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There’s more to winter than just snow

Winter may bring snowflakes, ice and cold temperatures to mind, but flooding and storms are also conditions that council staff prepare for all year round. The 2019/20 winter season saw 69 outings for our 30-strong fleet of gritters, and preparations for potential adverse weather this year have once again seen 18,000 tonnes of salt arrive […]
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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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Helping Nottinghamshire get back to school and back on the move

Nottinghamshire County Council has been working with schools to support them as they reopen for the autumn term, as well as helping our transport network respond to the impact of COVID-19. All 337 schools across the county have now reopened, with appropriate measures in place, following national public health guidance. Transport services have been adapted […]
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Nottingham couple raffle gorgeous cottage at £2 per ticket

Jodie Paget and her husband are giving you the chance to win their beautiful cottage home in a raffle for just £2 per ticket.  The couple’s detached cottage located in Ollerton consists of a lounge, dining room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, storage room, bathroom and a large garden. The drive also hosts enough room to comfortably […]
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