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Warning for locals about council tax scams (NCH, NCC and Notts police multi-agency release)
Community Protection's Trading Standards Team is warning Nottingham people to be vigilant about telephone callers running various scams about Council Tax.
(Wed, 29 Dec 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

High rise nuisance neighbour evicted! (NCC and Notts police release)
A tenant who threw his belongings from a thirteenth floor flat has today been evicted.
(Wed, 29 Dec 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

How was your cab journey? Have your say! (NCC and Notts police release)
A campaign launched in Nottingham City Council licensed vehicles this week will encourage Nottingham residents and visitors to feedback on their journey.
(Tue, 21 Dec 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Offender gets prison time for harassment and hoax calls (NCH, NCC and Notts police multi-agency release)
A Nottingham resident who subjected neighbours and strangers to months of abuse has been jailed for three years.
(Tue, 21 Dec 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Car checks for Nottingham cabbies (NCC and Notts police release)
A multi-agency check operation took place at Broadmarsh car park last week in order to check the safety of licensed vehicles operating in Nottingham.
(Tue, 21 Dec 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Photocall. Brand new homes in time for Christmas!
Eight families will spend this Christmas in a brand new home as the first council properties in 20 years are completed - three months ahead of schedule!
(Thu, 16 Dec 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Is your alarm being set off by cold weather? Advice for residents (NCC and Notts police release)
The recent cold weather has caused numerous intruder alarms to ring throughout the city. Community Protection's Noise Pollution team are advising citizens to check their systems, particularly as more cold weather is forecase for later this week.
(Thu, 16 Dec 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Worried about a neighbour or relative? Ring us for a welfare check (NCC and Notts police release)
As temperatures plummet and we all crank up the heating, Community Protection is urging Nottingham citizens to consider elderly or vulnerable neighbours and relatives who may be in need of a welfare check.
(Thu, 16 Dec 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Could you help keep a dog warm this Christmas? (NCC and Notts police release)
As temperatures plummet and we all crank up the heating, Community Protection's Dog warden service are urging Nottingham's citizens to spare a thought for stray dogs by donating old blankets and towels.
(Wed, 8 Dec 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Dealing with our noisy neighbours survey (NCC and Notts police release)
According to a national survey by popular website www.upmystreet.com a significant number of UK citizens find noisy neighbours a difficult thing to live with.
(Wed, 8 Dec 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Dedicated helpline for hate crime victims (NCC and Notts police release)
A new and independent 24 hour support helpline for Nottingham was officially launched next on Tuesday 30th November.
(Wed, 8 Dec 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Cleaning up for local communities!
A Community Payback team will be working with Nottingham City Homes this week to clean up estates in Aspley.
(Wed, 24 Nov 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Big fines and penalty points for illegal cabbies (NCC and Notts police release)
A crackdown on illegal cabbies has seen 16 taxi drivers prosecuted in the last three months.
(Mon, 22 Nov 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Turning up the heat on fuel poverty!
As energy prices rise and the days get colder, it becomes even more important to heat our homes for less. But how do we do that?
(Mon, 22 Nov 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Dedicated helpline for hate crime victims (NCC and Notts police release)
A new and independent 24hr support helpline opened this week, committed to helping citizens across the City and County who may have been affected by hate crime.
(Fri, 05 Nov 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Tackle money troubles over tea and toast
As the Government talks about cuts, the kids talk about Christmas presents and the bills start to mount, it is easy for your money worries to escalate.
(Fri, 27 Oct 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Loan sharking crackdown leads to two arrests (NCC and Notts police release)
Two Nottingham men have been arrested as part of an operation to tackle loan sharks.
(Fri, 27 Oct 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Big fine for breach of noise notice (NCC and Notts police release)
An Aspley resident who plagued neighbours has been fined for two breaches of a Noise Abatement Notice.
(Fri, 22 Oct 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Warning for locals about council tax scams (NCC and Notts police release)
Community Protection's Trading Standards Team are warning Nottingham people to be vigilant about telephone callers running various scams about council tax.
(Fri, 22 Oct 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

NCH is best client in the East Midlands!
Nottingham City Homes has walked away with an award for being the Best Client of the Year.
(Fri, 22 Oct 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Closing date looms to make your community's case in the Dragons' Den!
Residents of Nottingham city's estates can get their hands on up to £5,000 to improve their community but first they have to get past the Dragons' Den!
(Wed, 13 Oct 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

NCH builds on new homes programme
Brand new council homes are being built across Nottingham for the first time in 25 years. Local MP, Graham Allen, will pay a visit to two of the sites this week to check on the progress of the builds.
(Wed, 06 Oct 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

On your marks for tenant training!
Nottingham City Homes' (NCH) tenants and leaseholders have the chance to take part in valuable training to build their skills, knowledge and future.
(Fri, 01 Oct 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Succesful waste cheat operation continues (NCC and Notts police release)
In the sixth operation of its kind this year, Nottingham City Council will again be taking part in a major operation to target offenders of fly tipping, and those with unroadworthy vehicles.
(Wed, 29 Sep 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Efficiency East Midlands continues to grow!
Chesterfield Borough Council is the latest organisation to join Efficiency East Midlands (EEM) – a brand new Procurement and Benchmarking Consortium of housing providers.
(Thu, 23 Sep 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Local MP sees Clifton building for the future
Nottingham South MP, Lilian Greenwood, yesterday ((21st September) took to the streets of Clifton to learn more about the work Nottingham City Homes is doing in the area.
(Thu, 23 Sep 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

5 year ASBO bans woman from soliciting in Nottingham City (NCC and Notts police release)
A 27 year old woman has been served a five year ASBO banning her from soliciting in the City of Nottingham.
(Thu, 02 Sep 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

ASBO forbids woman from soliciting in the midlands NCC and Notts police release)
A woman has been issued with an ASBO banning her from loitering for prostitution in the midlands, for the next two years.
(Thu, 02 Sep 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Nottingham nightclub promoter becomes second in the country to receive flyering fine (NCC and Notts police release)
The promotions manager of a local nightclub has become the second person in Nottingham to be fined for allowing flyering staff to distribute promotional material without displaying the correct documentation.
(Thu, 02 Sep 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Major operation to sweep up waste cheats (NCC and Notts police release)
Nottingham City Council is taking part in a major operation on Wednesday 25th August 2010 targeting offenders of fly tipping, and those with unroadworthy vehicles.
(Fri, 27 Aug 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Catch up or get ahead during rent free week - Monday 30th August to Sunday 5th September
There are two weeks each year where we don't charge tenants any rent.
(Fri, 27 Aug 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Jail time for drunk after racist abuse (NCC and Notts police release)
A man who racially attacked a Community Protection Officer (CPO) has received a custodial sentence.
(Fri, 27 Aug 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Voting starts in NCH Board Member elections!
Board Member elections are now underway at Nottingham City Homes.
(Fri, 20 Aug 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Make your community's case in the Dragons' Den!
Residents of Nottingham city's estates can get their hands on up to £5,000 to improve their community - but first they have to get past the Dragons' Den!
(Fri, 20 Aug 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Consortium up for top public service award
Nottingham City Homes (NCH) is up for a national public service award for the innovative way it procures goods and services.
(Tue, 17 Aug 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Efficiency East Midlands continues to grow!
Nottingham Community Housing Organisation (NCHA) is the latest organisation to join Efficiency East Midlands (EEM) - a brand new Procurement and Benchmarking Consortium of housing providers.
(Tue, 17 Aug 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Gang leader issued two year ASBO for terrorising neighbourhood (NCC and Notts police release)
A 17-year-old male gang leader has been issued with an ASBO for terrorising the Sneinton neighbourhood.
(Fri, 6 Aug 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Noisy nuisance pays the price (NCC and Notts police release)
A City resident has been prosecuted after ignoring a court imposed Noise Abatement Order.
(Fri, 6 Aug 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Nuisance neighbour issued injunction (NCC release and Notts police release)
An antisocial resident, who threw his belongings from the thirteenth floor of a block of flats, has been issued with an injunction.
(Fri, 6 Aug 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Got a grot spot? (Trent FM release)
Is there a local grot spot that you want to see receive a Big Summer Clean from Trent FM and Nottingham City Council?
(Mon, 2 Aug 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Sheltered housing in Medfest celebrations
As part of the Medfest celebrations next week in the Meadows, Kirkwhite Court Sheltered Scheme is holding a 'celebration of culture' event on 28th July, from 10am to 1pm.
(Fri, 23 Jul 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

New member joins EEM right before launch
Charnwood Neighbourhood Housing and Tuntum Housing Association are the latest two organisations to join Efficiency East Midlands (EEM).
(Thu, 15 Jul 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Prostitution taskforce catches 1000th man for kerb crawling (NCC and Notts Police release)
Community Protection's On Street Prostitution team has caught its 1000th man for offences relating to purchasing, or attempting to purchase sexual acts on the streets of Nottingham.
(Thu, 15 Jul 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

NCH starts work on landmark new homes (photocall)
Work to build the first council houses in Nottingham for more than 20 years is now well underway.
(Thu, 08 Jul 2010 16:00:00 GMT)

Teenager issued ASBO for making neighbours lives a misery (NCC and Notts Police release)
A teenager has been issued with an ASBO for making local residents lives a misery in Sneinton.
(Mon, 05 Jul 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Third family member fined for fly-tipping (NCC and Notts Police release)
A woman from Bestwood has become the third person from the same family to be fined for fly-tipping at the Beckhampton Road Recycling Centre.
(Mon, 05 Jul 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Noisy neighbour's equipment seized (NCC and Notts Police release)
A resident who plagued neighbours with loud music has had 23 items of electrical equipment seized and been fined for three breaches of a Noise Abatement Notice.
(Mon, 05 Jul 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Kids get involved in cleaning up our city
Nottingham City Homes tenant, Ruth Haywood, is leading a drive to clean up her local area.
(Wed, 30 Jun 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Remembering the old St Anns
Sheltered housing tenants in St Ann’s will come together later this month to celebrate the history of their local area.
(Wed, 23 Jun 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Consortium shows the way to savings
A groundbreaking consortium of East Midlands housing organisations is set to be launched next month to show how working together can make huge cash and efficiency savings.
(Mon, 21 Jun 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Be a Board Member – help us build a bright future for Nottingham
Nottingham City Homes (NCH) is looking for four new Board Members to help make the key decisions about the future of the company.
(Fri, 18 Jun 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Making time for child safety (Notts fire and rescue release)
Fire fighters across Nottinghamshire will be giving children important messages about how to stay safe and spot potential fire hazards as part of National Child Safety Week, 21–27 June.
(Thu, 17 Jun 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Brightening up Bulwell with buckets of blooms
A dedicated team of residents will unveil their brand new flower displays on Thursday (10th June) after months of hard work to brighten up a shopping area on Rufford Walk in Bulwell.
(Tue, 8 Jun 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Multi-agency approach stamps out fly tipping at recycling centre (Notts police press release)
A multi-agency approach has almost eradicated fly tipping at Beckhampton recycling centre in Bestwood.
(Tue, 8 Jun 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Nuisance neighbour evicted from home (Notts police press release)
An anti-social resident, who made his neighbours’ lives a misery, has been evicted from his Nottingham City Homes’ (NCH) property.
(Fri, 4 Jun 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Get set for gardening this summer
It’s time for our tenants and leaseholders to make their front lawns fancy, hanging baskets beautiful and their pots perfect –it’s the Best Garden Competition 2010.
(Fri, 4 Jun 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Good neighbour gong up for grabs
Is there someone on your street who does a lot for your community? Do you have a neighbour who helps out whenever you need it?
(Fri, 4 Jun 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Is sheltered housing for you?
Are you, or a member of your family, looking for a new home that offers independent living with the extra support you need for greater peace of mind?
(Fri, 4 Jun 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Fine for food store (Notts police press release)
A Nottingham store has been prosecuted for seven food offences after out of date patties and packets of bacon were found on display for sale during a routine inspection.
(Wed, 02 June 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Join for Joel - bone marrow registration session (from BBC Radio Nottingham)
In 2008, a six year old boy from Nottinghamshire touched the hearts of listeners to BBC Radio Nottingham.
(Fri, 28 May 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Nottingham’s young people get multi-million state-of-the-art youth centre (NCC press release)
Young people living in Nottingham City will soon be enjoying a state-of-the-art youth centre after successfully bidding for a multi-million pound grant.
(Tue, 11 May 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Fine for fly tip pair (Notts police press release)
A husband and wife have been prosecuted for fly tipping after being caught on CCTV.
(Tue, 11 May 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Hefty fine for noisy neighbour (NCC press release)
A noise nuisance had his equipment seized and was given a £1916 fine this week after persistently ignoring warnings about the levels of noise coming from his property.
(Fri, 16 Apr 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Getting on top of your Money Matters
Nottingham’s council tenants can find out more about saving money, beating debt, cutting bills and much more at this year’s Money Matters Road Show.
(Mon, 12 Apr 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Five years old and our best year yet!
As we look ahead to our sixth year, Nottingham City Homes is not only marking its anniversary today it is also celebrating its best year to date.
(Fri, 02 Apr 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Victim and witness champion appointed for Nottingham city
Jane Overton, the City’s Branch Manager for Victim Support has been appointed as Nottingham City's anti-social behaviour victim and witness champion.
(Fri, 26 Mar 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Young people get helping hand with homes
Young people can get help and advice on finding their first home at a special drop-in session being held at Nottingham City Homes this month.
(Wed, 24 Feb 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

BBC Radio Nottingham experiments to save energy
As a company we have again committed to BBC Radio Nottingham's energy experiment.
(Mon, 22 Feb 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Denham calls for community champions to tackle anti-social behaviour (Homes and Communities release)
Communities Secretary John Denham today (9 February 2010) issued a rallying call for an army of community champions to challenge anti-social behaviour in their neighbourhoods.
(Tue, 9 Feb 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Customer care at heart of Secure Warm Modern programme
The Secure Warm Modern programme is improving thousands of homes across Nottingham every year.
(Wed, 3 Feb 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Consulting on changes to cash collection
This week we have asked tenants what they think about our plans to stop collecting rent and council tax through some of our housing offices and by rent collectors.
(Fri, 22 Jan 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Dusting off the winter blues as weeks of action come to Basford
Spring’s coming early to Basford as the first Week of Action in 2010 gets underway from Monday 25th January.
(Fri, 22 Jan 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Ice warning
As temperatures continue to plummet, Nottinghamshire’s emergency services are joining forces to warn children of the dangers of playing on frozen lakes and ponds.
(Fri, 08 Jan 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Resource Centre helps Nottingham community
The Lord Mayor of Nottingham, Jeannie Packer, will next week launch a new Tenant and Leaseholder Resource Centre in the heart of the city.
(Fri, 08 Jan 2010 09:00:00 GMT)

Nottingham's 'Decent Homes' impact to be assessed (Nottingham Trent University release)
Nottingham Trent University has joined forces with Nottingham City Homes to look at the impact of the government’s 'decent homes' scheme on the city.
(Tue, 05 Jan 2010 09:00:00 GMT)


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