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21 October 2021 — Press release
A fifth Nightingale court will open its doors in the Midlands as the push to speed up justice in the region gathers pace.
14 October 2021 — Blog post
The Manchester super courtroom got underway with its first large trial last week, as HMCTS passed another significant milestone in recovering our ability to hear ‘multi-hander’ trials.
7 October 2021 — Press release
Courts and tribunals across England and Wales are going green thanks to a £40m government investment to cut their carbon emissions.
30 September 2021 — News story
HMCTS are aware of a telephone scam impacting members of the public.
30 September 2021 — Guidance
This page provides advice and guidance for all court and tribunal users during the COVID-19 pandemic and will be updated when new advice is available.
22 October 2021 — Guidance
A weekly summary of the latest HM Courts and Tribunals Service operational position for users. We will aim to update this every Friday at 4pm.
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