News from Nottingham and the surrounding area.
David Pittam (Nottingham Post Friday 9 February 2018) reported that students from Nottingham University's Veterinary School have received a £5000 grant to help with their project to provide health checks, vaccinations and treatment to the pets of homeless people in Nottingham.
A press release from Nottingham City Council (Tuesday 13 February 2018) has confirmed that Government has given approval for the city to go ahead with a new private rented sector housing licensing scheme which will give tenants in the private rented sector better quality accommodation and greater protection from rogue landlords.
The Nottingham Post on Saturday 23 December 2017 reported that a student's night out ended up with her jumping on the roof of a council van and kneeing a worker in the groin. Nottingham Magistrates said 'We are not impressed by this behaviour ... .' and fined her £345.
The Nottingham Post reported on Tuesday 19 December that planning permission had been given for student purpose build developments on three sites across the city.
New Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs), which came into force on Friday 20 October 2017, have given Nottingham's CPOs powers to deal with street drinkers.