Current disruption

Page last updated on 28 Sep 2021 at 10.30am

Latest update on buildings, services and events

Wedding and civil partnership ceremonies

From 21 June, the number of people, including the couple, who can attend a wedding or civil partnership ceremony at one of Nottinghamshire's registration offices will remain at a maximum of 30. This applies to:

Please note that the number of people permitted to attend a ceremony depends on the size of the room and the capacity while adhering to social distancing guidelines. 

Couples who are due to hold their ceremony at one of Nottinghamshire's licensed venues are advised to contact the venue directly to confirm the room capacity.

Birth registrations

There is limited capacity for birth registrations during the lockdown. To make an appointment please ring 0300 500 8080.

Death registrations

Deaths are currently being registered by telephone appointment ONLY until further notice. To make an appointment, please call 0300 500 8080.

Most Nottinghamshire County Libraries will open from Monday 12 April and Archives from Tuesday 13 April. 

Customers will be able to visit the library to browse, borrow, return and reserve, with advance booking required to use PCs, study space and to visit Nottinghamshire Archives to view archival documents.

Customers are advised to check opening hours before they visit as some libraries are unable to reopen at this time and times may be subject to change. Please visit the Inspire website for more information.

All 12 of our recycling centres for household waste currently remain open (8am - 8pm daily). 

Social distancing restrictions remain in place onsite.  Please avoid busy periods if possible, such as weekends and between 10am-4pm.

For more information please read our frequently asked questions.

Please note only pre-booked vehicles are allowed access to our West Bridgford Recycling Centre. Book a slot online

For the latest information please visit the websites below:

Notts Outdoors centres are open to the public and school groups for day and residential visits in line with Covid-19 guidance.

For the latest news and updates on Notts Outdoors venues including Hagg Farm, St Michaels, The Mill Adventure Base, Perlethorpe, Brackenhurst and Sherwood Forest, see the Notts Outdoors website.

Children's Centres continue to provide a range of services for parents to be and families with children under 5 years old. These include family support and parenting, child development including communication, support for new parents including breastfeeding support, help getting back into work and much more.

The service continues to offer appointments in family homes, outdoor activities for small groups, BABES groups, parenting groups, and from 21 June is offering indoor Stay and Play sessions and Under Ones Groups at main sites.  Places are limited and need to be booked 2 days before the session.

Visit our Children's Centre Service for further information and updates. We will also be updating information on Notts Help Yourself. Children’s Centre Service teams are still available by phone and online.  

Call your local Children’s Centre Service team for more information.


  • Butlers Hill and Broomhill Children's Centre: 0115 9773748
  • Summer House Children's Centre: 0115 9773741
  • Kirkby East Children's Centre (Summit Centre): 0115 9773746


  • Manton Children's Centre: 0115 9773758
  • Hallcroft Children's Centre: 0115 9773754
  • West Bassetlaw (Langold) Children's Centre: 0115 9773759


  • Chilwell Children's Centre: 0115 9773743
  • Eastwood Children's Centre: 0115 9773742


  • Arnbrook Children's Centre: 0115 9773752
  • Netherfield Children's Centre: 0115 9773751


  • Ladybrook Children's Centre: 0115 9773763
  • Mansfield Woodhouse Children's Centre: 0115 9773765
  • Ravensdale Children's Centre: 0115 9773740

Newark and Sherwood:

  • Hawtonville Children's Centre: 0115 9773745
  • Ollerton and Boughton Children's Centre: 0115 9773747
  • Sherwood Children's Centre: 0115 9773744


  • Bingham Children's Centre: 0115 9773749

As a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, and in response to the Coronavirus Act 2020, we are making some temporary but significant changes to the way we provide adult social care in Nottinghamshire. This is to make sure that we can support the most vulnerable people in our communities during this time. Find out more about our Adult Social Care offer

Day services

Nottinghamshire County Council internal Day Services reopened buildings and commenced a transitional service delivery on 31st August 2020. This offer comprises of a range of services including building based, community outreach support and virtual support. It is intended to continue providing services but these will remain under constant review to ensure there are enough resources to operate.

Direct payments

Guidance for people receiving direct payments and personal assistants

Using direct payments during the coronavirus outbreak: the most important things to know

Brooke Farm

The farm is open for trainees to attend and the farm shop and garden centre is open. The Café is closed. 


From Monday 17 May:

  • Early years settings, including nurseries and childminders, remain open for children
  • Supervised activities for children over 5, including childcare that schools provide outside normal school hours (like breakfast clubs or after school clubs) which take place indoors or outdoors, can be accessed by all children.
  • Nannies can continue to provide services, including in the home

Childcare providers: health and safety

All childcare providers have their own health and safety risk assessments, and keep them under review. The Government has asked childcare provider to implement certain approaches to reduce health risks. You can ask your childcare provider for more information, or for more information please use the links below:

Childcare bubbles

The government has published guidance about arrangements for informal childcare for children aged 13 or under, from friends or family members you don’t live with. You can make a childcare ‘bubble’ with another household. More details can be found here:

Meeting up with friends and family

From 17 May people will be able to meet with up to six people or one other household indoors.

More details: meeting friends and family

All primary and secondary schools, as well as colleges, reopened in March, when all pupils and students returned to face-to-face education, with various measures in place.

From 17 May, there are changes to the guidance for the use of face coverings in all schools. For more information please visit our back to school web page.

The service remains open for invite-only support groups due to COVID-19 restrictions, however the service continues with outreach and youth work intervention in local communities and via our online youth work.

All public transport provided by Nottinghamshire County Council and our bus stations is continuing, with measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in place.

Further information about the use of public transport during the lockdown can be found on the Government guidelines page.

School transport

Our dedicated school transport services will continue to run to accommodate pupils who will be travelling to school as per the Government guidelines.

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  • BBC Radio Nottingham: 103.8 and 95.5 FM
  • Capital FM: 96.2 to 96.5 FM
  • Lincs FM (Newark area only):102.2 FM
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