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Nottingham hosts national planning conference as city’s growth accelerates

Nottingham hosts national planning conference as city’s growth accelerates

Planning officers from around the country are converging on Nottingham this week and will hear how the current explosion of development in the city is being managed. Nottingham is hosting the annual conference of the Planning Officers Society at a time when billions of pounds of development is underway in the city. It also coincides […]

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Funding boost set to help Nottingham’s Tiny Talkers

Funding boost set to help Nottingham’s Tiny Talkers

Children who need additional help with their early speech and communication skills are set to benefit from a Nottingham City Council initiative to improve training for early years professionals. The council has been successful in securing £186,500 through a joint funding bid in partnership with Derby City and Leicester City. The funding will be used […]

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StoryParks helps celebrate the legacy of our own fantastic Mr Fox

StoryParks helps celebrate the legacy of our own fantastic Mr Fox

The StoryParks project is less than a month from launch. July and August will see a five-week interactive outdoor pop-up reading and numeracy camp of stories, activities and games take place in five of Nottingham city’s Green Flag parks. The city council is partnering with Nottingham Building Society – known as The Nottingham – for […]

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Wimbledon hopeful urges more to take part in tennis across the city this summer

Wimbledon hopeful urges more to take part in tennis across the city this summer

A Nottingham tennis player who is heading to the prestigious Wimbledon championships in a fortnight is part of a push to encourage more people to pick up a racket this summer. With Wimbledon just around the corner and another successful Nature Valley Open grass court tournament just taken place in the city, Nottingham City Council […]

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HRH the Duke of Kent to unveil Great War Memorial

HRH the Duke of Kent to unveil Great War Memorial

HRH Duke of Kent will officially unveil the Great War Memorial to Nottinghamshire’s fallen on 28h June 2019. The memorial on the Victoria Embankment will feature the names of all 13,482 from Nottinghamshire who lost their lives in the 1914 – 18 War, as well as civilian casualties, including nurses, two people killed in a […]

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Overwhelming support for Nottingham Great Get Together

Overwhelming support for Nottingham Great Get Together

Hundreds of people across Nottingham are getting together with neighbours and friends to share food and celebrate all that we have in common. Nottingham City Council is proud to support the Great Get Together and celebrate all of the community organised events taking place between now and early July. The Nottingham Together team have been […]

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New events added and handy guides available as city prepares for first Lightest Night on Friday

New events added and handy guides available as city prepares for first Lightest Night on Friday

To celebrate the summer solstice, Nottingham will host its first-ever Lightest Night this Friday – 21 June. The city will come to life from 5pm; offering all kinds of free, family-friendly entertainment as well as special, later opening times at some of the city’s favourite venues. From the Arboretum to Green’s Windmill; performances, music, dance, […]

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Council grants new long-term lease to support Nottingham Forest’s ground development

Council grants new long-term lease to support Nottingham Forest’s ground development

The City Council has agreed to grant Nottingham Forest a new 250-year lease to enable to the club to redevelop the City Ground. Forest announced in February its plans to build a new Peter Taylor Stand, plus make improvements to the Trentside area, Brian Clough and Bridgford stands. The City Council leases the land that […]

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Cash boost for parks as successful Nottingham bid lands share of £11m

Cash boost for parks as successful Nottingham bid lands share of £11m

Nottingham has been successful in securing a share of £11m to safeguard the future of the city’s parks and open spaces. The National Trust has teamed up with The National Lottery Heritage Fund to launch ‘Future Parks’ and eight areas around the country have now been chosen to take part in the pioneering scheme. Each […]

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Garcia beats Vekic to capture Nature Valley Open title in Nottingham

Garcia beats Vekic to capture Nature Valley Open title in Nottingham

French top seed Caroline Garcia came from a set down to defeat second seed Donna Vekic 2-6 7-6(4) 7-6(4) and clinch the WTA International singles title at the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham – an LTA summer grass court event.  The World No. 28, who has now won two of her seven WTA singles titles on grass, […]

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