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NottsHelpYourself Site Statistics

Web hits

Please find below the last 6 months’ statistics on the usage of the site. This provides information on how many pages are visited per month and how individual sessions were completed.


Page Requests

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Top 5 Search Terms

Please find below the top 5 search terms and the top 3 search locations looked for in the last 6 months. This information can be used to understand what people are looking for and what locations within Nottinghamshire are regularly searched for.


Top Locations

Top 5 Search Terms


Worksop, Nottingham, Beeston

Dementia, Young Carers, Autism, Independent Living, Lifelines


West Bridgford, Nottingham, Mansfield

Whats On, Sitting Service, Dementia, Lifelines, Young Carers


Nottingham, Mansfield, Gedling

Bereavement, Short Breaks, Social Care Support, Lifelines, Mental Health


Mansfield, Nottingham, NG19

Social Care Support, Bereavement, Young Carers, Befriending schemes, Autism


Nottingham, Mansfield, Hucknall

Social Care Support, Befriending shemes, cancer, lifelines, mental health


Mansfield, Nottingham, Gedling

Social Care Support, Day Services, Lifelines, Befriending Schemes, Deaf

Null searches

Please find below a list of search terms that have generated null searches within the last 6 months. This information can be used to give an indication of where there are potential Gaps in the market and what services there may be a demand for.


Null Search Term


Befriending Services in Broxtowe and Gedling, Arts and Crafts group within 5 miles of NG17 4LL, Pastors in Nottinghamshire,

May 19

Childrens Short Breaks Services, Holiday Club Nottingham, Men in Sheds across the County except Broxtowe and Newark and Sherwood, Cerebal Palsy services in Newark,


Befriending Scemes in Gedling, Tai Chi in Bassetlaw, Gardeners covering NG5, Computer Courses in Rushcliffe, Wheelchair hire Arnold,


Gardening Services within 5 miles of NG14 7GD, HIV support groups, Gardening services in West Bridgford, Befriending Scheme covering S80 2DY area, Dog Walking services within 5 miles of NG4 3HJ


Food Banks Rushcliffe excluding West Bridgford, Drama Groups DN22 6JE, Diabetic Eye Screening, Stroke Support groups within 5 miles of NG10 4PT, Cleaner within 5 miles of LE12 5NN


Befriending Schemes in Gedling, Community café in Newark, Food Banks Rushcliffe excluding West Bridgford, Yoga Classes in Bassetlaw, Amputee Support Groups in Nottinghamshire, Reablement services in Nottinghamshire, Transgender Support Groups excluding Nottingham and Nuthall, Tai Chi classes in Bassetlaw, Parkinson’s Support group within 5 miles of NG22 9BS, Activities for the Elderly in Bingham


Gaps filled

Following the postings of the null searches on the NottsHelpYourself we now have:

  • Befriending Services in Broxtowe
  • Arts and Crafts Groups within 5 Miles of NG17 4LL
  • Pastors in Nottinghamshire
  • Childrens Short Breaks Services
  • Men in Sheds Groups Bassetlaw, Newark, Broxtowe,
  • Computer Courses in Rushcliffe
  • HIV Support Groups

The table below shows cases in the Bassetlaw and Newark areas where  NCC Childrens Short Breaks Team  have been unable to commission a short breaks provider service due to no provision being available over the past three months (March to end of May 2019).


 Cases couldn’t commission due to lack of provision


Age Disability District Referrer (CDS/ICDS) Provision Number of hours
13 Charcot Marie Tooth Syndrome Rushcliffe   Befriending 241
10 ASD/ADHD mansfield   Befriending 120


To meet the above, Nottinghamshire County Council are seeking new providers for their short breaks service for disabled children and young people aged 5-18. This a countywide service and includes individual support such as sitting/befriending and group support such as holiday playschemes. The following are service gaps that we currently need to fill:


  • Provision in Bassetlaw, Newark and rural areas of Rushcliffe;
  • Providers who can support with complex health/medical needs and personal care needs;
  • Group provision for young people 12 +;
  • Providers with experience of challenging behaviours.


You can apply to become an approved provider for this service through the East Midlands Tenders Portal and the tender reference is DN315665. 


Or if you would like to discuss this opportunity further please call Phil Smith, Market Development Officer, on 0115 8040944 or email:


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