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Council grass cutters take to the road for the first time this year

With the arrival of British Summer Time last weekend and temperatures getting warmer, Nottinghamshire County Council’s grass cutting teams take to the roads on Monday for the first time this year.

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Nottinghamshire County Council celebrates 125 year milestone

A major milestone in the history of Nottinghamshire County Council is marked this week – as it’s officially 125 years since the date of the first council meeting.

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Food bank collection inspired me

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Morven Park Primary School and got the chance to see real community heroes in action.

Posters target roadwork accidents drop

New posters alerting motorists to the presence of road workers operating on the highway are being launched by Nottinghamshire County Council.

Get advance notice of roadworks across Nottinghamshire

Motorists in Nottinghamshire are being reminded that they can plan their journeys and get advance notice of road works by using the County Council’s online road works map.

New book service for the disabled

A series of specialist Bookstart packs are available in Nottinghamshire libraries to support families of children with disabilities and/or who have additional needs.

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Coun Alan Rhodes guest column: Cuts to public services is the ‘grim reality’

We have just had the Government’s budget, which presented a rosy picture of Britain’s economy, and yet the grim reality of its cuts to public services continues to bite.

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Motorists urged to take extra care on the roads as clocks change

Nottinghamshire County Council is reminding motorists to take extra care on the roads as children begin to play out in the evenings after British Summer Time officially arrives next weekend.

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Ashfeld MP Gloria De Piero backs school food collection

Ashfield MP Gloria De Piero will show her support for Sport Relief 2014 by donating a number of items to a charity food collection organised by Morven Park Primary School.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne outside 11 Downing Street before heading to the House of Commons to deliver his annual Budget statement. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday March 19, 2014. See PA BUDGET stories. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Chamber of Commerce is positive over budget

An East Midlands Chamber of Commerce chief has described the Chancellor’s budget as encouraging for business in the area.

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne outside 11 Downing Street before heading to the House of Commons to deliver his annual Budget statement. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday March 19, 2014. See PA BUDGET stories. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Nottinghamshire County Council pay to be discussed

The annual Pay Policy Statement, listing the pay, terms and conditions of 9,428 employees directly employed by Nottinghamshire County Council will be discussed at next week’s full council meeting (27th March).

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