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Safarova joins 10 of the world’s top 50 for Aegon Open Nottingham

Safarova joins 10 of the world’s top 50 for Aegon Open Nottingham

Highly-decorated Grand Slam finalist Lucie Safarova will begin her summer on grass at the Aegon Open Nottingham, which runs between June 10 and 18. The 30-year-old former World No. 5 and four-time doubles major winner is among 10 top 50 players, including Britain’s World No. 7 Johanna Konta, last year’s Aegon Open Nottingham runner-up Alison […]

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Nottingham from the Air

Nottingham from the Air

Due to its enormous popularity Nottingham City Council is extending the stunning outdoor exhibition of aerial photographs on Station Street until 18 June. The photos – including images of Nottingham Castle, Goose Fair, the Old Market Square and Nottingham Forest’s City Ground – will form part of the acclaimed Britain from the Air exhibition of […]

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Three year ban for persistent beggar

Three year ban for persistent beggar

A persistent beggar has been banned from begging anywhere in Nottingham for the next three years following numerous complaints about his abusive and threatening behaviour. Nathan Jackson, aged 27, of no fixed abode, has been a regular sight on the streets of the city centre since 2015, approaching passers-by for cash. These incidents have happened […]

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‘Storysmash’ Jumps into Action

‘Storysmash’ Jumps into Action

The £226,335 Storysmash Creative Writing project gets underway this week. Storysmash is a 12 month programme of activity using the close connection between creative writing, reading and digital games focusing on people primarily aged 11-25 years to help address issues of low literacy in Nottingham City. Participants will take part in a range of activities […]

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TV Presenter Lends Support to World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition

TV Presenter Lends Support to World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition

The ground-breaking Dinosaurs of China exhibition, which is bringing some of the best-preserved dinosaur fossils in the world to the UK this summer, has a new high profile supporter in the form of respected TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham. The wildlife expert is known for presenting popular nature programmes on TV, as well as […]

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Landlord’s flat clearance for prospective tenants results in £2,200 fine

Landlord’s flat clearance for prospective tenants results in £2,200 fine

Blocking a pavement with dumped household items including a sofa, mattresses and rugs before showing prospective tenants around a flat has resulted in a fine of over £2,200 for a Nottingham landlord. Mr Afzal Azad, of Bakersfield  pleaded guilty at Nottingham Magistrates court on Wednesday 26 April to one offence of fly-tipping in August last […]

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All aboard for a tale of two cities!

All aboard for a tale of two cities!

Bus travellers between Derby and Nottingham are being offered a cheaper ticket to attend top summer attractions in each city. The new Metro ticket will provide a £1 saving on any trentbarton route for people going to selected events marks the formal launch of the Metro Strategy, strengthening co-operation between the two cities. The strategy sets […]

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Chance to get involved in World-Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition this summer

Chance to get involved in World-Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition this summer

Nottingham City Council is offering the opportunity to be a part of the incredible Dinosaurs of China, Ground Shakers to Feathered Flyers Exhibition coming to Wollaton Hall and Nottingham Lakeside Arts from 1 July to 29 October with a number of exciting volunteering roles. The City Council’s award winning Museums and Galleries volunteer programme is […]

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