Archive by category Children and Families

Nottingham Gets Set to Celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’

Nottingham Gets Set to Celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’

On Saturday 20 May, Nottingham residents are invited to put their best foot forward and celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’ – a series of fun, free walking activities hosted by ParkLives and Nottingham City Council. The event will take place from 2.30 – 4.30pm at Wollaton Country Park, and […]

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Businesses donate close to 3,000 Easter eggs for Nottingham children

Businesses donate close to 3,000 Easter eggs for Nottingham children

Thousands of children, including those in care, are getting an Easter treat after companies in Nottingham donated chocolate eggs. Staff at businesses across the city have been donating the treats to Nottingham City Council, which has distributed them to youngsters who may need a happy Easter treat this weekend. They have been given out to […]

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School’s Out this Easter, keep your children active over the holidays! 

Nottingham City Council is inviting young people to get down to one of Nottingham’s Leisure Centres this Easter to make the most of a fantastic holiday offer – School’s Out. From Monday 3 April to Thursday 13 April, Clifton Leisure Centre, John Carroll Leisure Centre, and Southglade Leisure Centre along with Portland Centre, and Minver […]

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Nottingham to lead United Nations event in Vienna to end Female Genital Mutilation

Nottingham to lead United Nations event in Vienna to end Female Genital Mutilation

Nottingham will be the key speakers at a United Nations-led event on ending Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), as the UK’s first city to take a zero-tolerance policy. After becoming the first city in the UK to take the stance in September 2016, Nottingham has been internationally recognised as a leading figure in the fight to […]

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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire speak out against Child Sexual Exploitation

Nottingham and Nottinghamshire speak out against Child Sexual Exploitation

A day of awareness about child sexual exploitation (CSE) is being held for people who work closely with children and young people. Organised by the Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County Safeguarding Children Boards, the CSE Showcase event on Wednesday 8 March 2017 will be attended by 100 frontline workers from the voluntary and statutory services […]

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Voting for the Nottingham Children’s Book Award

Voting for the Nottingham Children’s Book Award

Pre-school children can vote for their favourite story in the annual Nottingham Children’s Book Award. The award, which was launched in 2001, has been aimed at pre-school children since 2008 and encourages them to develop a love of books and reading. Last year, nearly 6,000 youngsters voted for their favourite book. Library staff and local […]

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