Below are details of consultations which have recently closed
City Centre Digital Media Interim Planning Statement
Following a growing interest in developing large digital screens to show advertising and other information within Nottingham City Centre. Nottingham City Council is committed to maintaining and enhancing the City Centre as a prosperous and vibrant place in which to live, work and to visit and to ensure that new development respects and enhances the environment of the City Centre, so far as possible. In order to provide guidance to developers, planners and decision makers, the City Council prepared a draft City Centre Digital Media Interim Planning Statement, and asked citizens for their views.
Children’s Dental Services in Nottingham
Nottingham City Council is seeking to understand the health needs of children (0-18 years) as it relates to dental services. To do so, we invited parents/carers to complete a questionnaire.
Have your say on our proposed new St Anns Valley Library opening hours
We are currently reviewing the opening hours of the St Anns Valley library we would like your views on our proposals.
Southglade Leisure Centre
Nottingham City Council is investing in the Southglade Leisure Centre this autumn and wanted to hear citizens’ views about what they would like to see in the gym at the centre.
The Green Play Area (The Meadows)
Citizens were asked their views on the design for a new children’s play area at The Green, The Meadows. The consultation findings will be used in a funding application to WREN (a not-for-profit business that awards grants for community, biodiversity and heritage projects from funds donated by FCC Environment through the Landfill Communities Fund and Scottish Landfill Communities Fund.)
Stockhill Park Outdoor Gym (Old Basford)
Following a successful funding bid by Stockhill and Ladbrooke tenants and residents (SALTAR) and Nottingham City Council Parks and Open Spaces team to the Tesco’s 5p carrier bag fund we have secured £10,000 towards outdoor gym and fitness equipment for Stockhill Park. Citizens were asked for their views on the successful design and gym / fitness equipment.
Gawthorne Street Park
Nottingham City Council Parks and Open Spaces team are committed to providing good quality parks and open spaces for local citizens. We asked for citizens views on proposals to improve Gawthorne Street Park (Berridge Ward, off North gate - between Radford Road and Nottingham Road).
Nottingham City library opening hours
We recently asked citizens for their views on proposals to review the opening hours of libraries across the City. All views are now being considered.
Bilborough Library and Community Centre
Citizens have been engaged to ask what they would like at the Bilborough Community Centre and how it should be used. The consultation findings will be used to shape future use of the community centre.
Online Health and Social Care Service Directory
Nottingham City Council (NCC) and Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are to launch a new online health and social care service directory for citizens and professionals wanting to find out about any health and social care service on offer in Nottingham (for example home care, housing services, specific health information, child care etc).
As part of the implementation of the directory we consulted with as many people as possible. Their views are being used to tailor the website to meet the needs of Nottingham City citizens.
Colwick Country Park Proposed Improvements
Nottingham City Council Parks and Open Spaces team are committed to providing good quality parks and open spaces for local citizens. We asked citizens for their views on proposals to undertake some woodland habitat and access improvements works at Colwick Country Park.
The views gained via this consultation are to be used to support a funding bid for woodland habitat access improvements and works designed specifically to reduce opportunities for antisocial behaviour.
Clifton Central ‘Flower’ Park Play Area
Following initial consultation with the community an improvement project including a new play area, painting of the railings, a new noticeboard and the installation of some additional site furniture has been proposed. Some funding for this project has been secured.
Nottingham City Council Parks and Open Spaces team asked citizens to choose one of two short listed designs for the play area. Their choice and comments have been used in a funding application.
Smokefree Summer Events
Citizens were asked if they attended one of Nottingham City Councils Smokefree Summer events in 2016 and to have their say about the event and the fact that it was a Smokefree event.
The Michael Varnam Awards
Citizens were asked to nominate members of the community for The Michael Varnam Award which has been designed to honour the efforts of people and groups in Nottingham who work in their communities to improve other people’s health and wellbeing.
A short list will be drawn up from the nominations received.
Derby Nottingham Metropolitan Strategy
The City Councils in Derby and Nottingham have come together to develop a Metropolitan strategy which has been launched for consultation.
The new strategy sets out a bold joint vision that by ‘2030 Derby & Nottingham will have a global reputation as an exciting place to live, work and play.’
It heralds a new chapter in the relationship between the two cities, whose Leaders believe that by combining their weight they will have more muscle nationally and internationally, and create a strong city region which will contribute more to the economy of the East Midlands and the UK.
For further information about the Strategy please contact Peter Davies-Bright at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0115 876 3413.
Cycling in Nottingham
The Council’s Cycling & Roadspace Transformation Team engaged citizens to find out what citizens think about cycling in Nottingham and what could would make them cycle more or non-cyclists to start to cycling.
Bilborough Library Proposed Outdoor Gym
Nottingham City Council used citizen feedback to put together a funding bid to install an outdoor gym facility within the Bilborough Library garden. Citizens have recently been engaged to hear their views and ideas for the new gym.
Happier Healthier Lives
The Nottingham City Health and Wellbeing Board have been developing their new strategy for 2016 to 2020. We held a range of events with citizens and partners to find out what is important to people in terms of their health and happiness. Based on what people told us and other information gained we have now produced the strategy.
Proposed Merchandise Retail Unit at Central Library
Nottingham City Council consulted about a proposal to have a merchandise retail unit at Central Library. We are looking to create a small shop within Central Library. This would be on the ground floor in the front window space of the library so people on the high street as well as library users would see it. Our proposals are in the very early stages and we asked citizens for views, ideas and feedback on the proposed retail unit and for citizens to tell us what they thought about the proposal including the kind of merchandise they would like available, the pricing and the retail unit opening hours etc.
Green's Mill Park and Play Area
Nottingham City Council are planning to improve the park and play area at Green's Mill and wanted to hear citizens thoughts and ideas about Green’s Mill park and play area.
Nottingham City Council surveyed all parents/carers, regardless of whether or not they currently use any formal childcare provision. As a Local Authority we have a duty to ensure there is enough childcare provision in the places, and at the times, that parents need it. Survey findings are now being used with other information from across the City to help us understand the demand for current childcare in local areas and to contribute to the development of future childcare services across Nottingham.
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