Archive by category Children and Families

There’s lots of Easter half term fun for families in Nottingham

There’s lots of Easter half term fun for families in Nottingham

There are plenty of Easter themed events to keep families and children of all ages active and entertained over the Easter school holidays. On Sunday 17 April, families can get free entry to Nottingham Castle and Newstead Abbey. Visitors will be able to enjoy the surrounding gardens and parkland, explore the buildings, discover exhibits and […]

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Raising awareness of domestic abuse in faith communities

Raising awareness of domestic abuse in faith communities

The Lord Mayor of Nottingham is raising awareness of domestic abuse in faith communities in the city. Councillor Jackie Morris will hold a special event at the Council House on Wednesday 23 March, where people can speak to specialist support services and watch a unique play called ‘Someone Prayed’. This interactive drama will explore issues […]

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Councils back campaign on safer sleeping for babies

Councils back campaign on safer sleeping for babies

Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County councils have teamed up to support national Safer Sleep Week 2016. The campaign, organised by the Lullaby Trust and running this week, aims to highlight the importance of safer sleeping for babies. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) claims the lives of around five babies a week in the UK and the […]

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One week until entries close for the Young Creative Awards 2016

One week until entries close for the Young Creative Awards 2016

Goals and Dreams There’s just over one week left to enter into this year’s Young Creative Awards. The theme this year is “Goals and Dreams”. Young people, aged 13 to 24 who live, study or work in Nottingham are encouraged to let their imaginations flow and to enter pieces of work that reflect their aspirations […]

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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire speak out against Child Sexual Exploitation

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire speak out against Child Sexual Exploitation

A week of awareness about child sexual exploitation (CSE) begins across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire today 14 March 2016. CSE is a type of sexual abuse in which the victim is given something (affection, food, money, drugs, alcohol or gifts) in exchange for sexual activity with one or more abusers. CSE can affect any child under […]

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Have your say on specialist health care

Have your say on specialist health care

Nottinghamshire Transforming Care Programme 2016 People in Nottingham are being asked for their views to help transform and deliver the right services for children, young people and adults with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism who display behaviour that challenges. Nottinghamshire is one of five areas nationally which has been selected by NHS England to lead the […]

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The Lord Mayor of Nottingham to host a volunteer fair

The Lord Mayor of Nottingham to host a volunteer fair

Anyone looking to volunteer in Nottingham can come and talk to the experts at The Lord Mayor of Nottingham’s Volunteer Fair. Councillor Jackie Morris will be hosting the fair at Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service this Thursday (25 February). Anyone who is interested in volunteering, or would like to find out how they can get […]

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Sporting fun across the city this half term

School’s Out offers 8 to 15 year olds living in the city, the chance to try out a range of sports and play board games as well as trying their hand at arts and crafts during half term (15-19 February 2016). Sports sessions delivered by Notts County – Football in the Community coaches include: badminton, […]

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Nottingham Tennis Centre Open Weekend – 13-14 February

Nottingham Tennis Centre Open Weekend – 13-14 February

Nottingham Tennis Centre is opening its doors this weekend with an invitation to the whole community to come and experience the facilities on offer for free. As well as junior and adult tennis coaching sessions, visitors can use the state of the art gym facilities, take part in fitness classes, and relax in the steam […]

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