News from Nottingham and the surrounding area.
As the New Academic Year is About to Start Nottingham's Universities & Police Outline Measures to Support New Coronavirus Regulations
Writing in the Nottingham Post, on Monday 14 September 2020 Community Reporter Gurjeet Nanrah posted a report outlining what Nottingham's universities and Nottinghamshire Police are putting in place to stop students from flouting the new coronavirus regulations.
James Robinson and Raven Saunt ( Sunday 13 September) writing for the Mail Online, have revealed the name of the Nottingham University student fined £10,000 by Nottinghamshire Police when he failed to shut down a party with 50 guests.
On Tuesday 25 August 2020, Kit Sanderman, Local Democracy Reporter for the Nottingham Post filed a report on a public meeting at which the Director of Public Health for Nottingham, Alison Challenger warned that cases of Covid-19 are expected to rise in September. She also addressed concerns about the return of students to Nottingham's universities and the potential for this to result in Covid-19 transmission and a possible spike.
Under the heading 'More Covid testing planned when thousands of students arrive in Nottingham' Matt Jarram (Senior Digital Reporter and Crime Correspondent of the Nottingham Post) reported on Sunday 23 August 2020 that 'enhanced resting of students' is being explored as a way of managing potential Covid-19 outbreaks when students return to the city.
Covid-19: Nottingham University & Nottingham Trent Students to Commit to 'Covid 19 Community Pledge'
Writing in the Nottingham Post (Wednesday 29 July 2020) under the banner headline 'Nottingham universities reveal plans to shut down student parties when term starts' Community Reporter Gurjeet Nanrah reported on plans by Nottingham's universities to use Community Protection officers to clamp down on behaviour, including parties in residential areas, judged to be a public health risk.