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Nottingham Citizens

Who are we?

We are Nottingham Citizens, a Citizens UK Chapter.

Over 30 organisations form our alliance, from schools, universities, trade unions, faith groups, charities and community groups. Together, we organise to tackle injustices and bring about change in our local communities.

What have our members been organising around in the past 6 months? What are we excited about in the coming months? In March 2024, our members put this video together to let you know!

Since our founding in 2013, we have:

Find out how Nottingham Citizens work together to organise and campaign for social justice in the city.

What are we fighting for?

The priority issues voted on by members in our community include:

We take safeguarding seriously. Read our Safeguarding Policy and Standards.

Citizens UK Safeguarding lead: Safeguarding Lead

Strategic partners

  • Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham
  • Nottingham College
  • Archway Learning Trust


  • Bluecoat Academy (Aspley)
  • Bluecoat Academy (Wollaton)
  • Bluecoat Primary Academy
  • CenSCE (Centre for Student & Community Engagement, NTU)
  • Cloudside Academy
  • Djanogly City Academy
  • Huntingdon Primary
  • Jubilee Academy
  • The Samworth Church Academy
  • National Education Union (Nottingham branch)
  • Nottingham Girls Academy
  • Radford Academy
  • Sycamore Academy
  • Nottingham Emmanuel School Sixth Form
  • Nottingham Student Partnership
  • University of Nottingham School of Geography
  • University of Nottingham School of Politics
  • University of Nottingham School of Sociology


  • God’s Vineyard Church
  • The Karimia Institute
  • Nottingham North-East Methodist Circuit
  • Nottingham Liberal Synagogue
  • Parish of the Annunciation, Rushcliffe
  • St. Ann with Emmanuel Church
  • St. Barnabas Catholic Cathedral
  • St. Nic’s Church
  • St Peters and All Saints Parish
  • The Pilgrim Church
  • Trent Vineyard Church

Community & Trade Union Organisations

  • Himmah
  • Muslim Hands
  • Positively Empowered Kids
  • Nottingham Counselling Service
  • University and College Union, University of Nottingham

Want to join our Chapter?

We are an alliance of diverse communities and we are always looking for new members to join us in driving change on the things that you and your local communities care about most.

Learn about the benefits of becoming a Citizens UK member by watching this video of Nottingham leaders!

Find out about our training, actions and more by visiting

Contact our staff

Pete Rogers is our full-time organiser: / 07376009949

Heidi Shewell-Cooper works two days a week with a particular focus on schools: / 07376013644

Sage Abdi is a full-time organiser working in our Migrants and Refugees organising team and working mainly in Nottingham. / 07301283654

Daniel Mackintosh is an Assistant Director at Citizens UK and oversees our Midlands Chapters / 07475724658

Our organisers would be delighted to have a conversation with you.

Nottingham Citizens - Benefits of Membership

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