Archive by category Children and Families

Plenty to keep children and teenagers entertained over October half term.

Plenty to keep children and teenagers entertained over October half term.

With the autumn half term upon us, Nottingham City Council has organised events to give children and teenagers exciting and rewarding activities. There are some special seasonal events, but many of the activities are actually run all year round by Nottingham City Council’s Play & Youth service. There’ll be something for all the family including […]

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Park set to unveil new children’s playground

Park set to unveil new children’s playground

A new £80,000 children’s playground in Basford is ready to be officially opened this week. The facility at Stockhill Park, which has a theme in keeping with the nearby fire station, has come about after a partnership between Nottingham City Council and the local residents’ group, Saltar. It includes climbing frames, two sets of swings, […]

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Jam packed family fun day comes to Nottingham this summer

Jam packed family fun day comes to Nottingham this summer

Children and parents in Nottingham are invited to try their hand at a whole host of free, fun activities as ParkLives hosts its biggest event in the city yet this summer. The Family Fun Day will take place on Wednesday 12th August, 10am – 4pm at Forest Recreation Ground. Families will have the chance to […]

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Fabulous Fun Day on Farndon Green!

Fabulous Fun Day on Farndon Green!

Farndon Green, in Wollaton Park Estate, will play host to a fabulous fun day on Friday 14 August from 1pm until 4pm. Nottingham City Council and Wollaton Park Residents Association are working with Sustrans, the SEND Project and other partners to organise the community event which is for people of all ages. The Sheriff of […]

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Be bright and turn out the light

Be bright and turn out the light

Recently Stanstead nursery and primary School in Rise Park was awarded its SCoRE (Schools’ Collaboration on Resource Efficiency) status.  The children at Stanstead took part in a week-long Eco programme taking an active part in measuring and assessing their school’s current energy efficiency. They used the results of their work to decide which five energy […]

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We’ve got lots to keep children and teenagers entertained all summer long

We’ve got lots to keep children and teenagers entertained all summer long

The summer break is here and Nottingham City Council has organised events to give children and teenagers exciting activities and rewarding experiences every week of the school summer holidays. Some are part of an enhanced programme for the summer period but many of the activities are actually run all year round by Nottingham City Council’s […]

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