News from Nottingham and the surrounding area.
On Tuesday 22 June 2021, Mustafa Qadri and Anna Whittaker reported in the Nottingham Post that Nottingham Trent University has now released historic data on the number of students who tested positive for Covid-19 in the Autumn Term 2020 peak of the coronavirus pandemic, and explain why the data were not released at the time.
Joseph Locker, Digital News Correspondent, writing in the Nottingham Post on Friday 18 June 2021, reported that coronavirus cases in Nottinghamshire, particularly Nottingham and Rushcliffe have surged in the last week and that the county is in a 'race against time' to get people vaccinated.
Matt Jarram, Senior Digital Reporter & Crime Correspondent of the Nottingham Post, reported on Monday 14 June 2021 that Nottinghamshire Police are warning about the 'new trend' of cannabis chocolate and sweet factories, and the additional concern that turning cannabis production into a quick cash opportunity is emerging as a trend in Nottingham's student population.
On Tuesday 1 June 2021, Jamie Barlow, Digital News Correspondent of the Nottingham Post, highlighted that '30 Days Wild', the UK's biggest nature challenge, is running throughout the 30 days of June and readers are encouraged to take on the challenge with Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust to do one wild thing a day throughout June for their health, wellbeing, for wildlife and for the planet.
On Sunday, 23 May 2021 Joseph Locker, Digital News Correspondent of the Nottingham Post, reported that the Nottingham NHS Trust Chief Executive has revealed the staggering impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the QMC and the City Hospital since the first case was recorded in February 2020.