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Audio: County Council leader comments on £1.2m rough sleepers support grant

Nottinghamshire County Council leader Ben Bradley MP reacts to this morning’s announcement that the county will receive £1,277,900 to help rough sleepers to get off the streets.


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The funding has been allocated to councils across England and will support vital projects such as shelters, specialist mental health or addiction services, and targeted support to help rough sleepers off the streets for good.

It will be used by councils, charities and other local groups to fund up to 14,500 bed spaces and 2,700 support staff across England.

Other councils in Nottinghamshire also receive the funds below:

Ashfield District Council £25,000

Bassetlaw District –  £5,000

Broxtowe Borough Council – £60,000

Gedling Borough Council – £25,000

Mansfield District Council – £392,289

Newark & Sherwood District Counci – £25,000

Nottingham City Council – £2,068,790

Nottinghamshire County Council – £1,277,900

Rushcliffe Borough Council £25,000

•  More detail on this story here – Nottinghamshire councils given further £4 million in next stage of rough sleeping programme

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