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Solar flare activity lights up Nottingham as Corona installation is switched on 

Solar flare activity lights up Nottingham as Corona installation is switched on 

A new sculpture using live activity from the surface of the sun to illuminate a building has been unveiled in Nottingham. The artwork will adorn the front of the new £30m BioCity Discovery building on Lower Parliament Street as a Brise Soleil. The new five-storey building will support more than 700 new bioscience roles in […]

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New cinema operator signals progress for intu Broadmarsh

New cinema operator signals progress for intu Broadmarsh

Nottingham City Council has welcomed the announcement by intu of a new cinema operator for the redeveloped Broadmarsh centre. Intu announced the signing of The Light Cinemas as its first leisure anchor for the redevelopment of intu Broadmarsh. The operator has committed to a 32,000 sq ft, 9 screen cinema on a 25 year lease, […]

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Dinosaurs of China will offer Access for All sessions

Dinosaurs of China will offer Access for All sessions

The world-exclusive Dinosaurs of China exhibition is offering visitors with special needs or disabilities a ‘roarsome’ experience this summer, through dedicated Access for All tours. Dinosaurs of China, which takes place at Wollaton Hall from 1 July to 29 October will run a number of special tours in September, providing an ideal opportunity for those […]

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Nottingham Castle purchases Luddite Sword at Auction

Nottingham Castle purchases Luddite Sword at Auction

Nottingham City Council’s Museums and Galleries Service has successfully secured an important artefact from the history of Nottingham after a bid at auction was accepted today. The purchase was made possible with donations from the Nottingham Civic Society and Nottingham Castle Trust. Over two hundred years to the day since he was caught, a notorious […]

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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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‘Storysmash’ libraries project receives Arts Council funding 

‘Storysmash’ libraries project receives Arts Council funding 

An innovative project that will see Nottingham City Council’s Libraries Service work with The National Videogame Foundation to improve literacy and digital skills has been funded by Arts Council England (ACE) to the value of £226,235. Other partners include the University of Nottingham and Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature. ‘Storysmash’ will start on 1 April […]

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New funding allows Nottingham to charge ahead with taxi ambitions

New funding allows Nottingham to charge ahead with taxi ambitions

Nottingham’s ambitions to promote zero-emission taxis in the city have been given a £936,000 funding boost. The Government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has announced that Nottingham was successful in its bid for £702,064 – topped up to £936,090 through separate Government transport funds for Nottingham – to help convert the local taxi fleet […]

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Nottingham Heritage Action Zone will help revive the city centre and reveal its history

Nottingham Heritage Action Zone will help revive the city centre and reveal its history

Nottingham has been chosen as one of the country’s first 10 ‘Heritage Action Zones’, Historic England announced today (Monday 20 March 2017).  The project will breathe new life into some of the city’s neglected historic buildings and sites, bringing them back into use as housing or retail spaces, and transform the city centre’s ‘at risk’ […]

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