Sunday, July 5, 2020

Nottingham City Council sets out vision to create 15,000 jobs

A plan which sets out Nottingham City Council’s priorities and ambitions for the start of a new decade has been published, indicating that it will create 15,000 new jobs.

The Plan makes a commitment that the Council will work in partnership with local organisations and businesses; take a customer focused approach to services; be more business-like to cut costs and maximise income; and use new digital technology to improve services.

The Council Plan for 2019-2023 was signed off by councillors at a City Council meeting yesterday (11 November). A resolution had previously been passed by the Council in May adopting the policies outlined in the Plan.

Alongside the new jobs, the Plan also includes a pledge to build or buy 1,000 Council or social homes for rent, build a new Central Library, and make it the best children’s library in the UK, cut crime and reduce anti-social behaviour by a quarter, and ensure Nottingham is the cleanest big city in England and keep neighbourhoods as clean as the city centre.

In addition, the Plan outlines the wide range of statutory responsibilities the Council has as well as making a total of 185 pledges under five key headings:

  • Nottingham People – support for children, young people, students, families , older people, education and health
  • Living in Nottingham – making Nottingham clean and green, improving transport, housing and providing opportunities
  • Growing Nottingham – developing neighbourhoods and the city centre, creating jobs and training opportunities and supporting businesses and inward investment.
  • Respect for Nottingham – tackling crime and anti-social behaviour and supporting strong local communities
  • Serving Nottingham better – improving council services and promoting equality.

In their foreword to the Plan, Council Leader, Councillor David Mellen and Chief Executive, Ian Curryer, say: “In this plan, we set out our priorities for 2019-23 with the aim of improving our great city while keeping citizens at the heart of everything we do. It is about the future of our city for all who live, work, study, invest and visit here. We will use this document to lead the plans and decisions we make over the next four years.

“Our goal is for Nottingham to be an internationally successful and prosperous city that offers its residents the opportunity to realise their potential. Nottingham will be a thriving, sustainable city both socially and economically. We will work with our partners and communities to ensure vulnerable citizens are supported to live independently and are safe from harm.”

A message from the Editor:

Thank you for reading this story on our news site - please take a moment to read this important message:

As you know, our aim is to bring you, the reader, an editorially led news site and magazine but journalism costs money and we rely on advertising, print and digital revenues to help to support them.

With the Covid-19 lockdown having a major impact on our industry as a whole, the advertising revenues we normally receive, which helps us cover the cost of our journalists and this website, have been drastically affected.

As such we need your help. If you can support our news sites/magazines with either a small donation of even £1, or a subscription to our magazine, which costs just £33.60 per year, (inc p&P and mailed direct to your door) your generosity will help us weather the storm and continue in our quest to deliver quality journalism.

As a subscriber, you will have unlimited access to our web site and magazine. You'll also be offered VIP invitations to our events, preferential rates to all our awards and get access to exclusive newsletters and content.

Just click here to subscribe and in the meantime may I wish you the very best.






Latest news

Broadmarsh retail partnership enters compulsory liquidation

The partnership redeveloping Nottingham's Broadmarsh shopping centre has been wound up. Petitions have also been presented against related companies and these have also entered compulsory...

Staton Young swoop for ‘The Post House’ in Derby

Staton Young Group has purchased ‘The Post House’ on Victoria Street, Derby for an undisclosed sum through FHP. In a record-breaking deal, Staton Young secured a...

East Midlands businesses’ cash generation worryingly low heading into COVID-19 crisis

East Midlands businesses’ cash generation has stayed worryingly low heading into the cash crunch triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, shows a new study by...

University of Lincoln research predicts digital future for law firm

Students participating in the University of Lincoln’s Graduate Skills Builder programme have recently submitted a report following a market research project to a regional...

Record year continues at GIC

A Lincolnshire packaging machinery manufacturer’s strong start to 2020 has continued this month, with the company sending a record number of machines out of...

Related news

£500k funding boost for Kegworth village centre

Kegworth village centre is set for a major revamp after £500,000 of funding was secured this week by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC). The...

Broadmarsh retail partnership enters compulsory liquidation

The partnership redeveloping Nottingham's Broadmarsh shopping centre has been wound up. Petitions have also been presented against related companies and these have also entered compulsory...

Staton Young swoop for ‘The Post House’ in Derby

Staton Young Group has purchased ‘The Post House’ on Victoria Street, Derby for an undisclosed sum through FHP. In a record-breaking deal, Staton Young secured a...

East Midlands businesses’ cash generation worryingly low heading into COVID-19 crisis

East Midlands businesses’ cash generation has stayed worryingly low heading into the cash crunch triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, shows a new study by...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close