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Thank You Day
Wednesday 2 June 2021
On Sunday 4 July (2021) the country is coming together to celebrate Thank You Day. This new national day of recognition, to mark the Covid-19 pandemic, is being supported by hundreds or organisations across the country and has received backing from celebrities, religious leaders and sports stars. The aim is to encourage as many people as possible to get involved, however they would like, so... Read More
The Life of William Chong a Windrush Passenger
Wednesday 2 June 2021
A new book about a Windrush passenger who came to Nottingham is being launched by Bishop James Stapleton and his daughter Esther Stapleton-Stone. James is the Chairman of the Windrush Awards. The organisation acknowledges people who have served by promoting unity and understanding in Nottingham City's communities. William Chong was one such individual who received a special lifetime award for... Read More
Book your Covid-19 vaccine
Wednesday 2 June 2021
A fresh call has gone out for adults in Nottingham to get vaccinated – to help the city’s continued unlocking of Covid-19 restrictions. Adults aged 30 and over (or people who will turn 30 before 1 July 2021) are currently eligible and Nottingham City Council is urging everyone to come forward when their turn arrives. Those aged between 40 and 49 no longer need an appointment – they can simply... Read More
Explore SSBC's new website.
Wednesday 2 June 2021
SSBC (Small Steps Big Changes) has a brand new website! In case you’re not familiar with SSBC, they are funded by the National Lottery Community Fund to improve outcomes for children in Nottingham, and commission services for families with children aged 0-four in Aspley, Bulwell, Hyson Green & Arboretum and St Ann’s. SSBC's new website was designed with input from local families, workforce... Read More
Wednesday 19 May 2021
National charity Leaders Unlocked is currently recruiting for a new group of UK Young Advisors to make a difference to young people and their long-term futures. The UK Young Advisors will work closely with the Health Foundation and selected expert organisations to influence research and policy at a national level.  This opportunity is open to 16-25-year-olds across the UK - including England,... Read More
Donate your unwanted bike to RideWise
Wednesday 19 May 2021
Nottingham-based charity RideWise has issued an urgent plea for donations of unwanted bicycles. The bicycles will be refurbished by volunteers and given to people that really need the chance to gain travel independence. Over the last year, the charity has donated refurbished bicycles to over 500 people, including helping hundreds of keyworkers to get to their homes or workplaces during Covid-19... Read More
Covid Vax Facts website
Tuesday 18 May 2021
An innovative new website has been launched to support members of the public who are hesitant about having a Covid-19 vaccination. Researchers at the University of Nottingham have been looking at the reasons why people are unsure and have found that most people have very similar questions and concerns. A team of experts from the Universities of Nottingham, Southampton, Kings College London, and... Read More
The Next Chapter for Nottingham City Libraries
Tuesday 18 May 2021
Local residents in Nottingham, including library users and non-users, partners and stakeholders, are being invited to help shape a modern library service for Nottingham via an initial survey. The ten-minute questionnaire gives everyone in Nottingham an opportunity to share their ideas about the more general, post-pandemic services and facilities they need and want in their communities as well as... Read More
Tuesday 18 May 2021
Every year, local voluntary and community organisations can apply to become a Co-op Local Community Cause. The Co-op Local Community Fund supports local groups by raising money for specific projects. Co-op staff members choose three groups in their area from those which apply. Every time a Co-op member buys Co-op branded goods, 1p in every £1 goes to the member’s chosen cause and an additional 1p... Read More
GreenSpace, a partnership approach to green social prescribing
Thursday 13 May 2021
The new Green Social Prescribing Programme for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire has launched. The two-year programme, called GreenSpace, looks to improve the mental health and wellbeing of communities hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, by connecting local people with nature-based activities and green community projects and initiatives in the city and county. Nottingham was selected as one of... Read More