British No. 1 Johanna Konta set to play hat-trick of pre-Wimbledon summer tournaments

British No. 1 Johanna Konta set to play hat-trick of pre-Wimbledon summer tournaments

… in Nottingham, Birmingham and Eastbourne The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) announced today that British star Johanna Konta has confirmed her intention to play at the Nottingham Open, Birmingham Classic, and Eastbourne International in the lead up to Wimbledon. Konta, who headlines a strong GB Fed Cup team for next week’s tie in Estonia, enjoyed […]

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Second Lace Unravelled Roadshow to run in the city

Second Lace Unravelled Roadshow to run in the city

Local lace workers are invited to share their experiences in the industry with visitors to a one-day exhibition in Nottingham. The Lace Unravelled roadshow will take place on 3 February 2018 at the Broadway Cinema, 10am-4pm, as part of a project to study Nottingham City Museums and Galleries’ lace collection – recently designated of national […]

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Triathlon Trios Invited to Compete Alongside World’s Best in Nottingham

Triathlon Trios Invited to Compete Alongside World’s Best in Nottingham

Both triathlon beginners and seasoned competitors are being asked to team up and take part alongside the world’s best when the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham comes to town in 2018. British Triathlon Home Nation members can access the Priority window for both entry and grandstand tickets, with information on how to access both […]

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December at Nottingham Castle thanks to The National Lottery! #ThanksToYou

December at Nottingham Castle thanks to The National Lottery! #ThanksToYou

From 11 to 15 December 2017, Nottingham Castle is opening its doors and offering a free visit for National Lottery players. Nottingham Castle is one of 350 participating National Lottery funded visitor attractions across the UK that will be saying ‘thanks’ to people who have raised money for good causes by buying a lottery ticket. […]

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City Museums and Galleries Service scoops three prestigious Awards

City Museums and Galleries Service scoops three prestigious Awards

Projects involving Nottingham City Council’s Museums and Galleries Service (NCMG) have recently been awarded top honours in three categories at the East Midlands Heritage Awards. The awards are designed to highlight progress and successes, recognise the hard work of staff and volunteers and to share best practice across the heritage and museums sector. The first […]

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Tennis Centre Crew beats Wimbledon to major groundsman award

Tennis Centre Crew beats Wimbledon to major groundsman award

The grounds team from Nottingham Tennis Centre has been awarded the title of Infinicut Professional Tennis Grounds Team of the Year. The victory was announced Wednesday night at the prestigious Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) Awards presented at a glittering ceremony at the National Conference Centre in Birmingham. The team beat last year’s winners – the All […]

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New café to open on Wollaton Park next week

New café to open on Wollaton Park next week

Nottingham City Council’s latest café project will be officially opened on Monday 23 October. The building is the last remaining World War Two hut on the site and will be named Wollaton 508 in memory of Parachute Infantry Regiment 508 which was based there. More recently it was the park’s sports pavilion, but has not […]

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Newstead Abbey Celebrates Ada Lovelace Day this weekend

Newstead Abbey Celebrates Ada Lovelace Day this weekend

Celebrated on the second Tuesday of October, Ada Lovelace Day promotes the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. Newstead Abbey will be running its own Ada Lovelace Day celebrations this weekend. Ada Lovelace was the daughter of Lord Byron and mathematics-loving Annabella Milbanke. She became a mathematician and writer, publishing her notes on […]

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