Friday, March 5, 2021

Notts charities support law changes protecting disabled people

Two charity co-ordinators have backed changes to hate crime laws which address the lack of protection given to disabled victims.   Their comments come as...

Student protests cause university fencing backtrack

Student protests have caused the University of Manchester to reverse a controversial decision to fence off halls of residence.  The U-turn comes less than 24...

Nottingham hospitals outline plans to tackle maternity crisis

Nottingham University Hospitals have outlined plans to improve maternity operations after a report found that staffing levels and training standards were not up to...

Men in Nottingham ten times more likely to be stopped and searched

Men in Nottinghamshire are more than ten times more likely to be stopped and searched than women, police statistics show. Of the 492 individuals stopped...

Notts health officials welcome news of NHS mental health plans

Nottinghamshire County Council has welcomed the news that 345,000 additional young people will have easier access to essential mental health services by 2023. NHS England...

Council leader disappointed as Nottinghamshire looks set to re-enter tier three

A leading Nottinghamshire councillor has expressed his disappointment as it is announced that the county is being placed under tier three restrictions. It was announced...

Nottingham foodbanks warns donations are falling but lockdown demand remains

A Basford Food Bank is unable to meet demand following the recent spike in covid cases and concerns in the area. Mesopotamia, on Valley Road,...

How are Gedling pubs coping with Covid?

The independent pubs of Gedling are working hard to maintain high spirits with the uncertain tier system. Many pubs across the UK have faced both...

57% of students have reported poor mental health amidst university uncertainty

A large percentage of students felt their mental health had declined during the pandemic, ONS statistics show. A survey of 2000 students found that 57%...

Social rights activists join forces with Nottingham MP

  The country’s youngest MP has backed the fight for transgender rights by joining forces with famous feminists. Nottingham East Labour MP Nadia Whittome, 24, supported...

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