Council to ‘tweet’ updates during meetings

Residents will now be able to get live twitter updates from Nottinghamshire County Council meetings.

The number of council followers on the website doubled to 1,760 after the launch of ‘Gritter Twitter’, which updates people on which roads were being gritted, and the twitter pilot updating residents on the budget meeting in February.

The council will be tweeting the goings-on during full council meetings to help engage residents in its decision-making processes.

People can sign up at to receive live updates.