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Aegon Open Nottingham teams up with local charity Rainbows for huge collection appeal

Aegon Open Nottingham teams up with local charity Rainbows for huge collection appeal

World-class tennis will again be served up for a good cause this summer, as 100% of gate receipts from one day of the Aegon Open Nottingham will go to Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People. All proceeds from tickets sold for the first day of the main draw event on Monday, June 12 will […]

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Former Champions join British Star Dan Evans in Aegon Open Nottingham

Former Champions join British Star Dan Evans in Aegon Open Nottingham

Two former Nottingham champions will return to the grass of their pre-Wimbledon triumphs to join British Davis Cup star Dan Evans at the Aegon Open in June. Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis and Dudi Sela of Israel, who collected titles at the Nottingham Tennis Centre in 2010 and 2011 respectively, will be looking to add to their […]

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Finnish visitors pass on the gift of reading

Finnish visitors pass on the gift of reading

Nottingham City Council’s Libraries Service will today receive ten books, courtesy of The Finnish Institute in London. The presentation will be made at Central Library today at just after 11am. The donation will be made by Head of Society and Culture Johanna Sumuvuori from the Embassy. The books will be received by Jane Brierley – Nottingham […]

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Elite triathlete inspires local schoolchildren to mark 100 days to go until showstopper event

Elite triathlete inspires local schoolchildren to mark 100 days to go until showstopper event

Local hero, Sophie Coldwell, visited Greenfields Community School today to share her top sporting tips with the pupils, 100 days before the British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup prepares to bring the city to life on Saturday 2 September. Fresh from her return from Japan, where the 22-year-old managed a stunning fourth place at the ITU […]

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End in sight – and new plans – for Broadmarsh car park and bus station

End in sight – and new plans – for Broadmarsh car park and bus station

Councillors are set to approve plans to demolish the Broadmarsh car park to make way for a brand new development. The City Council’s Executive Board, meeting next Thursday (June 1), will be told that demolishing and rebuilding the current car park is a better – and in the long-term cheaper – option than refurbishing it. […]

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Get involved as Nottingham Tennis Centre gears up for a summer of explosive tennis action

Get involved as Nottingham Tennis Centre gears up for a summer of explosive tennis action

Nottingham Tennis Centre is working hard to produce the next generation of Johanna Kontas and Andy Murrays with a programme of events, activities and school visits to encourage young people to take up tennis. Those keen to have a go should pop down to the Old Market Square on Saturday (20 May) between 10am  – […]

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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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