Archive by category Children and Families

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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Join the fun at Southglade Park Live!

Join the fun at Southglade Park Live!

Southglade Park will play host to a fantastic free family fun day on Thursday 30 July from 12 – 4pm. The Park, near Ridgeway, Southglade Road, Gala Way and Parkview Road, will be transformed with over 50 stalls and exciting activities taking place for the whole family to enjoy. There will be free activities, giveaways […]

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Parklives brings summer of free fun to Nottingham

Parklives brings summer of free fun to Nottingham

Nottingham parents and their purses will be spared this summer as Nottingham ParkLives launches hundreds of new free summer activity sessions in local parks, with families encouraged to try their hand at everything from Zumba to Tai Chi. With different activity types to try entirely free of charge, this is one summer outing that won’t […]

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Partnership to provide support for vulnerable families

Partnership to provide support for vulnerable families

Vulnerable families and children are to get extra help and support thanks to a new partnership between Nottingham City Council and Safe Families for Children. Safe Families for Children provides support for families in crisis. Volunteers offer friendship and help for families in difficulty – and can even offer a place for children to stay […]

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