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Lightest Night 2019: see the longest day of the year in a whole new light

Lightest Night 2019: see the longest day of the year in a whole new light

To celebrate the summer solstice, Nottingham will host its first-ever Lightest Night on Friday 21 June. Making the most of an expected 17 hours of daylight and building on the success and popularity of February’s long-running Light Night, the city will come to life from 5pm; offering all kinds of family-friendly entertainment as well as […]

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Councils team up to share Eastcroft depot

Councils team up to share Eastcroft depot

Nottingham City Council’s and Rushcliffe Borough Council’s waste teams have successfully completed the transition to a shared depot site at Eastcroft, realising valuable savings for both authorities. The collaboration sees the two authorities continue their respective services, with residents in both areas seeing no change to bin collections.  Rushcliffe’s team bid farewell to their Abbey […]

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Statue spruce-up for Forest legend for 40th anniversary celebrations

Statue spruce-up for Forest legend for 40th anniversary celebrations

The statue of the man who masterminded one of Nottingham Forest’s most famous moments in their history had a spruce-up this week to mark the 40 anniversary of that success. The legendary Brian Clough, together with his assistant manager Peter Taylor, were at the helm on Wednesday 30 May, 1979, when their Forest side beat […]

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Motorpoint Arena Nottingham to host Olympic qualifying tournament

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham to host Olympic qualifying tournament

Ice Hockey UK and the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham are honoured to announce that the venue will host a stage of the qualifiers for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The Olympic Pre-Qualification Round 3 Group J tournament will be held from Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th February 2020. Great Britain, who secured their top-flight World […]

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Double celebration as city exceeds national average for pupils at Good and Outstanding schools

Double celebration as city exceeds national average for pupils at Good and Outstanding schools

Two Nottingham primary schools are celebrating after improving standards so that Ofsted now judges them ‘Good’ again. Both Cantrell Primary in Bulwell and Seely Primary in Sherwood were previously rated as ‘requiring improvement’ – but new inspections have seen them reach the ‘Good’ standard set by the education watchdog. The latest improvements mean that the […]

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Men’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open Nottingham

Men’s field confirmed for Nature Valley Open Nottingham

British tennis stars Jay Clarke and James Ward are part of the main draw for next month’s Nature Valley Open, an LTA event held at the Nottingham Tennis Centre. The ATP Challenger – which runs concurrently alongside the women’s WTA tournament featuring last year’s champion Ash Barty and British No.1 Johanna Konta – takes place […]

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Rochelle Simpson is crowned Nottingham Young Creative Of The Year with emotional film about knife crime

Rochelle Simpson is crowned Nottingham Young Creative Of The Year with emotional film about knife crime

The Nottingham Young Creative Awards enjoyed another sell-out evening of performances and awards at the Nottingham Playhouse with 17 year old Rochelle Simpson winning the top award for her short film Catch 22. Rochelle’s film is a dramatised film about a knife murder in Nottingham. Rochelle was presented with the award by Nottingham actor Harry […]

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New era at Nottingham City Council

New era at Nottingham City Council

A new era begins at Nottingham City Council this week with a fresh Cabinet including new Leader and Deputy Leader and predominantly female executive councillors for the first time. The changes will be formally ratified on Monday 20 May at the first full council meeting since the local elections, which saw the Council Leader of […]

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