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Final reminder for parents to apply for their child’s reception or year 3 school place

School admissions infographic

Don’t forget to apply for your child’s school place by 15 January if they start school or transfer from infant to junior school in September 2022!

Remember to use all four of your school preferences - only listing one school does not increase your chances at getting a place there.

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County council outlines vision to provide high-quality children's homes

Cllr Taylor

The council has set out its vision to provide high-quality residential accommodation for children and young people in its care.

The council is set to push ahead with proposals to purchase four more children’s homes as part of an ongoing investment in its two-bedroom homes programme – helped, in part, with annual savings of £1,685,000 from the closure of Minster View children's home.

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Nottinghamshire needs YOU to care

Care worker with older person

A major recruitment campaign has been launched by Nottinghamshire County Council to help care providers fill vacancies across the county.

There are various roles available working as a care professional with younger and older adults, offering full training and flexible hours.

If you’d like to support others to live their best life, apply today to join one of our caring teams where every day is different and every day you make the difference.

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Review of Nottinghamshire recycling facilities to ensure they meet residents’ needs


Last week the council approved a Strategic Review of the recycling centre network across Nottinghamshire to ensure it continues to meet the increasing needs of the county’s growing population.

As part of the Review, site access, facilities, and capacity at each of the county’s 12 recycling centres will be assessed to highlight any potential opportunities for improvement.

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Beeston through road closure will make cycling safer


A road in Beeston is set to be closed to through traffic as part of a trial to promote safe cycling in the town.

Dovecote Lane is a key cycle route, linking the town centre with the train station, and will now be subject to an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO) to close the road to through traffic north of West End.

The order comes as part of the county council’s Active Travel Fund (ATF) proposals and will ensure that local residents, cyclists and motorists can feed back on the scheme while it is in place.

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Regatta Way works to start in January

Cycle lane

Works are set to begin in January on a new cycle and footpath on Regatta Way in West Bridgford.

Once complete, pedestrians, cyclists and other footway users will benefit from an upgraded two-way route which will run from A6011 Radcliffe Road to Adbolton Lane, where it will join with the existing shared cycle and footway.

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