News from Nottingham and the surrounding area.

Mass Covid-19 Testing Roll Out for Nottingham

Writing in the Nottingham Post on Tuesday 10 November 2020, Andrew Topping reported that Government has confirmed that Nottingham and Nottinghamshire will be sent an initial batch of 10,000 Covid-19 tests this week as the initial part of a planned roll out.

Nottingham's Universities Respond to Claims That Many Students will Leave the city During Lockdown

Gurjeet Nanrah, Nottingham Post Community Reporter, writing on Friday 6 November 2020, reported on the response from Nottingham's universities to claims that many students will leave the city they are studying during the lockdown and that it is 'unrealistic' to expect them to stay.

Nottinghamshire Chief Constable Calls on Universities to Expel Students

On Sunday 1 November 2020, Matt Jarram, Nottingham Post Senior digital Reporter and Crime Correspondent, reported that, following on from officers handing out 83 fines, mostly to students, for organising house parties and large gatherings, Nottinghamshire Police's Chief Constable has called the behaviour 'unbelievable' and is calling on the universities to expel students as a strong deterrent.

"We're Paying the Price for Reckless Behaviour'"

On Sunday 1 November 2020, in an update from a report filed the previous evening, Nottingham Post's Senior Digital Reporter and Crime Correspondent, Matt Jarram, reported on the reaction of Nottinghamshire Council leaders to the announcement that the whole of England will go into lockdown on 5 November.

"We Are Now Less Education & More Enforcement."

Under the headline '9pm alcohol sales ban will help stop house parties, says police chief', on 30 October 2020, Matt Jarram, Senior Digital Reporter and Crime Correspondent of the Nottingham Post reported that Nottinghamshire's Chief Constable believes the ban on alcohol sales after 9.00 pm will stop 'impromptu' house parties.