Archive by category Armed Forces

Armed Forces Day continues our year of celebrating our serving personnel

Armed Forces Day continues our year of celebrating our serving personnel

Events across Nottingham are taking place to mark Armed Forces Day this Saturday. Nottingham Castle will mark the event with the last chance to see the Mercian Regiment museum before the gates close ahead of its £30m transformation, with free entry until Sunday. To thank our armed forces there will be an official banner displayed […]

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2018, a year of celebrations and commemorations for our Armed Forces

2018, a year of celebrations and commemorations for our Armed Forces

People across the city are being encouraged to help mark Armed Forces Day and the end of the First World War centenary. Different events are being held across the city to mark and celebrate the armed forces in 2018, up-coming events include: HMS Sherwood Freedom of the City Parade – Saturday 2 June One of the largest military […]

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Thieves steal lead from Victoria Embankment war memorial

Thieves steal lead from Victoria Embankment war memorial

Callous thieves have targeted Nottingham’s Grade II Listed War Memorial Archway at Victoria Embankment. The thieves stole lead protecting both wings of the memorial, causing damage to the stonework. They also stole bollards and broke windows on the undercroft. The council has reported the crime to the police. It’s thought the thieves struck at some point […]

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Freedom Parade for East Midlands Universities Air Squadron in Nottingham

Freedom Parade for East Midlands Universities Air Squadron in Nottingham

On Saturday 22 April 2017, Officer Cadets from the East Midlands Universities Air Squadron (EMUAS) will be taking part in a Freedom Parade in Nottingham City Centre. . The Beeston-based flying Squadron was granted Freedom of the City by Nottingham City Council in 2011, In 2016 EMUAS celebrated its 75th anniversary and this year marks […]

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City Council continues support for Armed Forces Day

City Council continues support for Armed Forces Day

Nottingham City Council remains committed to celebrating Armed Forces Day and will support events on Saturday 24 June this year with free venues and funding. In previous years the council has organised and funded the event on behalf of veteran groups – now it is inviting groups to organise events and use council venues such […]

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